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Subaru seeks more traction in mid-sized sedan segment with '15 Legacy

Subaru seeks more traction in mid-sized sedan segment with '15 Legacy

GM adds Nissan-built van to take on Transit Connect

GM adds Nissan-built van to take on Transit Connect

Nissan hints at a smaller pickup with a diesel

Nissan hints at a smaller pickup with a diesel

 
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    Toyota: Fuel cell math is right

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Toyota believes just a few hydrogen stations will go a long way toward meeting its needs for launching hydrogen fuel cell vehicles next year in the United States. A few dozen stations strategically concentrated in California will get fuel cell transportation up and running, says Bob Carter, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.... Read More »

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    Subaru will build more Legacy sedans in Indiana

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Now that it has redesigned its Legacy sedan, Subaru plans to increase production at its Lafayette, Ind., plant, said Subaru of America President Tom Doll.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Mazda stays flexible in Mexico

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Mazda will keep its newly opened North American factory flexible in its mix of Mazda3 and Mazda2 models.... Read More »

  • PHOTOS

    Nissan diesel Frontier

    Nissan Motor Co. is exploring plans to put a small but powerful four-cylinder Cummins diesel engine in its mid-sized Frontier pickup. The diesel engine would improve the Frontier's fuel efficiency by more than 35 percent over the current 4.0 V-6-powered version of the truck, said Fred Diaz, Nissan's senior vice president for U.S. sales & marketing, parts and service. Go to the Gallery »

  • PHOTOS

    2015 Chevrolet City Express

    General Motors is introducing a new cargo van, built by Nissan Motor Co. under a supply alliance formed last year, to compete with Ford Motor Co.'s Transit Connect in the U.S. Go to the Gallery »

  • PHOTOS

    2015 Nissan Versa Note SR

    The Versa Note SR is one of two new trim lines being added to the Versa Note lineup in its second year of production, along with the Versa Note SL. Both new grade levels go on sale this spring at Nissan dealers nationwide, joining the Versa Note S, S Plus and SV. Go to the Gallery »

  • PHOTOS

    2015 Kia Soul EV

    The Soul EV will be Kia's first zero-emission vehicle sold in the United States when it arrives in select markets in the third quarter. Go to the Gallery »

  • PHOTOS

    2015 Subaru Legacy

    The revamped 2015 Legacy boasts improved fuel economy and new safety, communications and entertainment features. Go to the Gallery »

  • NEWS

    Nissan mulls small diesel, seeks input

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Nissan wants consumers, dealers and the media to help decide whether to put a turbocharged four-cylinder Cummins diesel engine into its mid-sized Frontier pickup, which would make it one of the few small-diesel trucks in the United States.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Chevy joins growing small-van market

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Ford's Transit Connect will have its first real challenger this fall when the City Express compact cargo van arrives at Chevrolet dealerships. The Nissan-built City, which was introduced last week at the Chicago Auto Show, has a tightly focused mission: appeal to small business owners who need a nimble, fuel-efficient cargo hauler with a versatile interior.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Ford people mover targets minivan buyers

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Ford hopes the 2014 Transit Connect Wagon will give shoppers a smaller, cheaper alternative to minivans such as the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna or Chrysler Group's minivan siblings.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Speedy Volvos

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
    Volvo introduced Polestar Performance versions of the V60 wagon, shown, and S60 sedan at the Chicago Auto Show. Production for the United States will be limited to 120 units of each body style out of 500 globally.... Read More »

  • BLOG

    In Chicago, trucks get their mojo back

    1:53 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2014
    LINDSAY CHAPPELL: A new groundswell is taking place for sporty trucks. Of all the vehicles on display this week at the Chicago Auto Show, the pickup segment stands out.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Toyota readies sport hybrid version of top-selling Camry

    2:19 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014
    Toyota, looking to keep its Camry as the top-selling car in the United States, plans to introduce a sport hybrid version of the family sedan, said Bob Carter, senior vice president for the world's largest automaker.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Kia Soul EV to launch in 3rd quarter

    8:33 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014
    The Soul EV will be Kia's first zero-emission vehicle sold in the United States when it arrives in select markets in the third quarter.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Toyota kicks up off-road appeal for trucks

    10:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014
    Toyota will take three of its best-selling trucks to a new trim level of off-roading features and styling under the banner of TRD Pro Series. Toyota will introduce TRD Pro options on the 4Runner this fall and on the Tundra and Tacoma pickups in the 2015 model year, the company said today at the Chicago Auto Show.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Subaru Legacy, Kia Soul EV and Chevy's Transit Connect fighter set to debut in Chicago

    8:16 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2014
    Subaru's redesigned Legacy sedan, Kia's Soul EV, Chevrolet's new Nissan-built small commercial van and two high-performance Volvos highlight the world debuts next week at the Chicago Auto Show.
    Kia hopes to lure buyers from the Nissan Leaf sedan, the top-selling electric vehicle, with the larger Soul EV.... Read More »

  • BLOG

    Subaru unwraps 2015 Legacy, slowly

    2:53 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2014
    DIANA T. KURYLKO: Subaru's redesigned 2015 Legacy will join the growing group of family sedans with coupe styling and could give the brand a real competitor in the mid-sized sedan segment.... Read More »

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