How Ford pulled up its quality score

The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago. Joe Hinrichs credits the turnaround to a series of moves begun in early 2013.

More conventional shape for Nissan Leaf

The 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the five-door battery-powered hatchback, is losing some of the dramatic styling on the original model.


FCA tweaks trims on 3 sagging vehicles

The changes come as FCA seeks to keep consumers interested in what is the oldest product lineup of any major automaker.

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UPDATED: 6/22/17 11:54 am ET - corrected
Jaguar's compact E-Pace crossover coming in '18

The E-Pace compact crossover will become Jaguar's second utility vehicle next year, after the F-Pace. A third crossover, the battery-powered I-Pace, will join Jaguar's lineup after the E-Pace, but also next year.

UPDATED: 6/20/17 10:10 am ET - corrected
Lincoln unwraps extended-length Navigator SUV

Lincoln's new extended-length Navigator will be nearly a foot longer than the redesigned 2018 Navigator and include more cargo space than the regular version.

A Model 3 for the world to see

An undisguised Tesla Model 3, which goes into production next month, was photographed charging outside a restaurant near Coalinga, Calif.

UPDATED: 6/14/17 6:19 pm ET - adds details
Jaguar returns to U.S. wagon market

Jaguar is rejoining the premium wagon market with the XF Sportbrake. It will be the first XF wagon sold in the U.S. and is expected to deliver incremental volume for the brand.

BMW introduces 6 series GT

Just months after it dropped the 5 series Gran Turismo, BMW is introducing the larger 2018 6 series GT model this fall. The move will give the 6 series lineup a third body style once again.

UPDATED: 6/13/17 8:08 pm ET - corrected
Hyundai to join tiny-crossover fray with Kona

Hyundai will be a latecomer to the growing subcompact crossover market yet is counting on the Kona to help lift overall U.S. sales that have slumped this year.

Audi plots crossover alternatives

Some traditional Audi sedan buyers aren't ready for crossovers, which is one reason the luxury brand is offering its new A5 and S5 Sportback models.

Honda Accord goes turbo, drops V-6 for 2018

Honda's retooled 2018 Accord will follow an industry-wide trend of using turbos and multi-speed transmissions to aid power and performance without sacrificing mpg when it goes on sale this fall.

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