Mouse that roared: Porsche hires Disney for training

Exciting customers is about to become more than a mission statement at Porsche Cars North America.

| UPDATED: 3/24/17 10:31 pm ET - corrected
Calif. upholds Obama emissions rules, setting up clash with EPA over mpg targets

California approved light-vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration has put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal

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Subaru's Tribeca successor spied

Subaru's second crack at a large three-row crossover will get its official debut next month as a concept at the New York International Auto Show. But new spy photos give the clearest look yet to the vehicle that will replace the discontinued and unloved Tribeca.


VW to launch T-Roc in U.S. in '19

Volkswagen will launch the T-Roc compact crossover in the United States in 2019 after dealers gave a firm commitment they can sell enough of the vehicle to make it profitable.


Search for synergies delays Mitsubishi products

Mitsubishi is delaying the next-generation redesigns of the Outlander crossover and Outlander Sport compact crossover, key pillars of its lineup, as engineers seek ways to share components with Nissan under a new alliance.

| UPDATED: 3/17/17 3:03 pm ET - adds details, photo gallery
Buick Regal wagon spotted testing in U.S., Germany

A test mule of the Buick Regal TourX -- a name trademarked by General Motors in 2015 -- has been spotted in Michigan and Germany, and it looks nearly identical to the Opel Insignia Sports Tourer wagon that debuted at the Geneva auto show this month.


Porsche drops more details on EV

Porsche's first electric vehicle appears to be more than just a one-off creation. Porsche chairman Oliver Blume, in an interview with Autocar, says there are plans to offer model variants of the EV, believed to slot below the Panamera, with different levels of power and over-the-air update capability.


Bentley tests EV waters with concept

Bentley debuted a sultry convertible concept, the EXP 12 Speed 6e, which represented both the brand's first all-electric concept powertrain and a styling shift for the brand.


VW's brawny successor to the CC

Volkswagen's new Arteon Gran Turismo premium sedan will be a more muscular-looking successor to the CC when in arrives in the U.S. next year as a 2019 model.


Station wagons back on stage to cure SUV fatigue

At the Geneva auto show, the world's blue-blooded European carmakers showed off their newest creations in a parade of carbon-fiber reptiles that command six-figure sums. But across the show floor, an even stranger beast appeared -- one many thought to be extinct: the station wagon.


Toyota C-HR crossover priced from $23,460

Toyota's new C-HR crossover will mostly use the “mono-spec” pricing and equipment formula that the defunct Scion brand employed to get young drivers into well-equipped vehicles at relatively low prices.


Mercedes-AMG goes greener with 4-door GT Concept

Mercedes-AMG plans a four-door sports car with optional electric power based on a concept introduced at the Geneva auto show. The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept is the second AMG model equipped with “EQ Power+” and can be operated in three modes: pure electric, pure combustion or a combination of both.

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