Opel was once the little engine that could

Europe has been a drain on General Motors for a long time, but Opel did have its glory days and at least once helped keep GM afloat. Automotive News Print Editor RIck Johnson was there when it happened.

 

Toyota sees wider window for TRD

Toyota's expansion of Toyota Racing Development trims across its truck line opens the door for a sporty subbrand that could find its way onto higher-volume products such as the RAV4 and Camry as the automaker chases younger and more affluent buyers.

When driverless cars call for backup

Technology suppliers see redundant systems as the most logical answer to the driverless car dilemma - what happens if an autonomous drive function

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Redesigned Hyundai Accent grows slightly, takes on siblings' look

The 2018 redesign of the Hyundai Accent brings the subcompact sedan's styling into line with the brand's other offerings. The Accent, which made its world debut today at the Canadian International Auto Show, features a grille, headlights and wraparound taillights similar to other recently redesigned models in the Hyundai lineup such as the Elantra GT, unveiled earlier this month in Chicago.

Mitsubishi revives Eclipse badge for new compact crossover

Mitsubishi will resurrect the venerable Eclipse name in the new compact crossover it unveils at next month's Geneva auto show, hoping to marshal memories of the popular sporty coupe that helped build the brand's reputation for performance.

Audi's 2018 A6 styling stands apart from A4, A8

Spy shots taken in Germany of the redesigned 2018 Audi A6 show that the sedan will largely keep true to its current form, but become further differentiated from the smaller A4 and larger A8 sedans.

Redesigned Expedition 'sets the new standard'

The redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition, unveiled last week in Dallas, could signal the big utility's return to prominence in the Ford SUV lineup after it languished since its last freshening in 2003.

Subaru polishes Legacy for 2018

A midcycle refresh for Subaru's Legacy sedan includes a retouched grille, redesigned headlights, improved handling and a more premium interior for the 2018 model year.

9 Chevys get the Redline treatment

Nine Chevrolet vehicles will get the Redline treatment, featuring black wheels with red hash marks and blacked-out nameplates, Chevy logos and grilles.

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