Ford expands use of augmented reality for design

Ford is hoping to speed up vehicle design time and supplement traditional techniques like clay modeling with a new-age technology: augmented reality.


PSA making cars for U.S. standards

PSA is engineering its next generation of vehicles to meet United States regulations, allowing vehicles produced as soon as three years from now to be part of the automaker's return to North America.

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Honda's packs N-Box with surprises

Honda's redesigned N-Box minicar touts an improved powertrain and driver assist safety technologies to hang on to its title as Japan's No.1 minicar .

Frankfurt's best and wurst

Spread out over an area roughly the size of Delaware but with better currywurst, the biennial Frankfurt Motor Show is the perfect place to take in the sights and flavors of the German auto industry while bleeding through your loafers from all the walking. Our man David Undercoffler loves walking — and Delaware. Here's what he saw:

The in-your-face face of Toyota design

Ian Cartabiano enjoys a good bowl of ramen and cruising backstreet boutiques in Tokyo. But it's his California flair that's giving his U.S. design studio outsized influence at Japan's No. 1 carmaker.

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BMW concept will give i subbrand a boost

BMW's i Vision Dynamics concept previews an upcoming third model for the stalled low-emissions i subbrand that will be a rival to the Tesla Model 3.

Kia to unveil fastback wagon concept

Kia will reveal a sporty wagon concept at the Frankfurt auto show intended to preview design elements of the next Cee'd compact and a possible stand-alone model.

VW updates EV crossover concept

Volkswagen on Monday introduced a version of the I.D. Crozz electric crossover that will be closer to what will be produced in 2020.

VW Group's EV push gains momentum

Volkswagen Group's massive global electrification strategy, which uses as many as three new EV platforms, will take place alongside the normal cadence of redesigns and freshenings of existing models.

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