M-B finds a better way around the 'chicken tax'

Mercedes-Benz is investing in South Carolina after years of producing vans through an odd global supply stream to sidestep U.S. tariffs.

Porsche's 4-cyl. Macan tops expectations

Since arriving this summer, the four-cylinder-powered Porsche Macan has become 40 percent of the nameplate's mix, answering the question of whether U.S. customers would accept a four-cylinder engine in a Porsche. Many of the buyers are new to the brand.

Texas auto auction company acquired by Capital Partners for XLerate Group

Huron Capital Partners, a Detroit investment group, has acquired a Texas-based auto auction for one of its portfolio companies, the Indianapolis-

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Porsche's 4-cyl. Macan tops expectations

Since arriving this summer, the four-cylinder-powered Porsche Macan has become 40 percent of the nameplate's mix, answering the question of whether U.S. customers would accept a four-cylinder engine in a Porsche. Many of the buyers are new to the brand.

Honda prices retooled 2017 CR-V from $24,925

Honda's redesigned 2017 CR-V will go on sale next month with a price tag remarkably similar to the outgoing model. The fifth-generation CR-V will hit dealers on December 21 with a starting price of $24,925 for the base LX model, a $200 increase over the older 2016 version.

Toyota Supra profile emerges in new photos

Toyota's next-gen Supra, being developed in collaboration with BMW, has been spotted again by spy photographers, this time with less camouflage. The best view of the sporty coupe reveals a compact body, long front and taillights that look similar to those of the previous Supra, which was last seen in 2002.

BMW X7 takes shape

BMW is planning two versions of the X7 large crossover: a seven-seat entry model and a four-seat ultraluxury variant. Spy photos of an X7 prototype show the seven-seat model that will be based on the same platform as BMW's flagship 7-series sedan.

Tron-ified and snakes: Jaguar's I-Pace and what people think

Jaguar took the stage at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil the I-Pace Concept, the first vehicle on its new electric platform. A production version of the I-Pace will be shown in late 2017 and is set to go on sale in the U.S. in 2018. Here's what people are saying about the concept.

In L.A., a rare back seat for EVs

Electric cars are taking a back seat to more profitable trucks, crossovers and SUVs at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, a venue that recently has been a showcase for green cars.

With Atlas, VW seeks redemption with U.S. dealers, consumers

VW, aiming to recover from emissions violations, is betting that a jumbo-sized crossover will persuade more U.S. consumers to give it another chance -- now that the seven-seater has a name they can pronounce: Atlas. The name initially proposed by company bosses in Germany -- the Teramont -- landed with a thud when it was run by U.S. dealers months ago.

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