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Toyota says Sienna and Yaris get more USB ports, additional safety tech

Toyota is upgrading the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatch at next month's New York auto show. Technology is on the menu for both.

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

Volkswagen will launch the T-Roc compact crossover in the United States in 2019 ...

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Pininfarina-designed Tesla fighter due in 2019-20

Chinese electric vehicle startup Hybrid Kinetic Group says it will challenge Tesla ...

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Faraday exec accuses EV startup of design 'imitation'

Nio debuted the Eve concept in Austin, Texas, alongside the news the startup would ...

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Toyota says Sienna and Yaris get more USB ports, additional safety tech

Toyota is upgrading the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatch at next month's New York auto show. Technology is on the menu for both.

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.

Pininfarina-designed Tesla fighter due in 2019-20

Chinese electric vehicle startup Hybrid Kinetic Group says it will challenge Tesla with its H600 luxury sedan in the U.S. by the end of the decade.

Faraday exec accuses EV startup of design 'imitation'

Nio debuted the Eve concept in Austin, Texas, alongside the news the startup would deliver autonomous EVs to the U.S. in 2020.

Buick expected to replace Regal sedan with 5-door hatch, wagon

General Motors plans to replace the Buick Regal sedan in the United States with a sedan-styled five-door hatchback and Buick's first wagon in two decades, according to two auto forecast firms.

Primal styling and 'mirror cam' pods: Mercedes-AMG's GT Concept and what people think

Mercedes-AMG, with its eyes on Tesla and Porsche, was a key player at the Geneva auto show with the GT Concept. The four-door featured design elements that are similar to the AMG GT coupe and

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.

Honda's Civic Type R to take on hot hatches

Honda's 306-hp Civic Type R hatchback, which debuted last week at the Geneva auto show, will challenge other hot hatches such as the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R.

Subaru Crosstrek gets big changes, but most are beneath the surface

Subaru rebuilds the popular Crosstrek, adding a new stiffer platform and a direct-injected engine. But the looks stick close to the original.

Sturdy crossovers, supercars, EVs under Geneva lights

A dizzying range of vehicles -- from sturdy crossovers to lightning-fast supercars to an app-summoned autonomous two-seat EV -- sparkled under the bright lights at the Geneva auto show.

Exotic vehicles tout customization, limited editions to tempt deep pockets

Customization and derivation were everywhere at the Geneva show as ultra-premium brands launched new ways to build a bespoke model or upped the power ante and exclusivity of existing vehicles.

CEO: First Volvo EV's range to be 250 miles

Volvo's first-ever electric vehicle will likely have a range of at least 250 miles and a price starting between $35,000 and $40,000 when it debuts in 2019, Volvo Americas CEO said.

Italdesign buyers get a say in Zerouno supercar design

Italdesign is famous for designing cars for automotive customers. So when designing a car for individual customers, it followed the same route: Show them the design and ask what changes they'd make.

Ford's new 3-banger can run on 2 cylinders

Ford is introducing a second 3-cylinder engine, a 1.5-liter, that features cylinder deactivation and can run on two-cylinders

Infiniti taps Renault racing tech for concept

Infiniti's newest performance concept comes not from its parent company Nissan but from its stepparent - Renault.

In Europe, mainstream brands feel the heat

Volume automakers have good reason to fear luxury brands in Europe - mainly the German trio of Mercedes, Audi and BMW, but increasingly Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover. Luxury brands are gaining sales

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.

The flying car could take off in 7 years

Design house Italdesign and Airbus offered a glimpse of a possible future solution to traffic congestion at the Geneva auto show.

Judging Geneva: Swiss bliss and big-time bummers

Reporter and vintage croissant collector David Undercoffler sorts out the industry's hits and misses at the Geneva auto show.

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

Lexus takes aim at Mercedes, Tesla with new hybrid sedan

Lexus's newest hybrid sedan, the LS 500h, is aimed squarely at luxury plug-in hybrid and full electric rivals from Mercedes and Tesla.

Hyundai wants new fuel cell crossover to have 'own identity'

Hyundai has revealed a fuel cell crossover concept that previews a stand-alone model due at the beginning of next year. “We wanted a specific design to give the fuel cell its own identity,

Bentley surprises with first electric concept

Although most of the notable debuts at the Geneva auto show are teased well ahead of time, Bentley came out with the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, a surprise showing of the marque's first full-electric

Honda Civic Type R, packing 306 hp, ends performance drought

Honda will bring a 306-hp Civic Type R hatchback to the U.S. this spring for the first time, ending the brand's years-long performance-car drought.

Aston Martin revs up performance with AMR subbrand

Aston Martin plans to capitalize on the global thirst for low-volume performance models and its own racing heritage by introducing an AMR subbrand.

McLaren fine-tunes Super Series with 720S

When British supercar builder McLaren set about creating the successor to the popular 650S, the exotic brand did the usual: It cut weight, boosted power and ushered in a new design language. But the

BMW champions profit over wow factor as product lull persists

BMW product on display at the Geneva auto show this week include a wagon version of the long-running 5 series and the 4-series coupe with an upgraded interior -- hardly the stuff to make a car lover

Volvo's redesigned XC60 bigger, smarter, safer

Volvo is counting on a bigger, safer and more technologically advanced redesigned XC60 to match or exceed the success of its predecessor, which is the brand's global best-seller. Volvo will start

Subaru pads 2nd-gen Crosstrek with more safety gear, off-road capability

The Crosstrek, Subaru's No. 3 seller in the U.S., will be replaced in August with a version that rides on a new, stiffer global platform.

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

Bloodlines and reductionism: What people are saying about Range Rover Velar

Range Rover now has an entry in the ultracompetitive midsize luxury SUV segment and its name is Velar. Here's what people are saying about the Range Rover Velar.

A Merc with thin red lines

Mercedes-AMG will have a special edition SLC43 at the Geneva auto show.

Range Rover aims high with Velar

Range Rover's first midsize SUV, the Velar, will be positioned between the smaller Evoque and the larger Range Rover Sport.

VW unveils Sedric 'robo-taxi'

VW Group unveiled the Sedric self-driving concept car that gives a glimpse of how robo-taxis could operate in the future.

Gems in Geneva

Mercedes will contribute to the glitz at the Geneva auto show, while Italdesign, Audi's design and engineering subsidiary, will present a vehicle that takes shared individual mobility to new heights.

A peek at potential Tesla Model S fighter styled by Pininfarina

A potential rival to Tesla's Model S will be unveiled this week at the Geneva auto show.

Volkswagen to replace CC with Arteon

VW's new premium sedan, the Arteon Gran Turismo, will replace the CC and slot above the Passat in the brand's global lineup. The VW Arteon will go on sale in mid-June in Germany, but it won't make it

Mercedes-AMG hints at 4-door GT with Geneva concept

Mercedes-AMG is hinting at plans for an all-new, four-door GT based on a concept set to debut in Geneva.

Italdesign, Airbus develop car that can be airlifted above traffic

Italdesign and aircraft manufacturer Airbus are working on a futuristic car whose upper body can be airlifted by a drone and flown above traffic congestion.

Porsche offers a 'practical' car with first wagon

Porsche aims to boost sales of the Panamera by offering a wagon version of the four-door sedan. The wagon will offer three seats in the rear instead of the two in the sedan. The lack of the

Infiniti preps freshened Q50, sporty hybrid

Infiniti aims to burnish its high-tech cred at the Geneva motor show with two cars showcasing its latest autonomous driving and steer-by-wire systems and a sporty hybrid system derived from Formula

F1 champion Fittipaldi partners with Pininfarina for 600-hp supercar

A new sports-car company fronted by the Brazilian racing driver Emerson Fittipaldi will debut its first production model at the Geneva auto show. The Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo, designed by

Mercedes will show X-class pickup concept

Mercedes will give Geneva auto showgoers a glimpse of its first pickup that's due to go on sale toward the end of the year.

Range Rover aims high with Velar

Jaguar Land Rover is giving Range Rover its first midsize SUV, the Velar. The new model will be positioned between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and the larger Range Rover Sport. It goes on sale in

Volvo closes in on 2 key goals with redesigned XC60

Volvo will use the redesigned XC60 to move closer to two of its midterm goals: having a fully autonomous car on the road in 2021 and making sure no one is killed or seriously injured in one of its

Mitsubishi pads crossover lineup with Eclipse Cross

Mitsubishi will kick off its long-promised product revival with a new compact crossover dubbed the Eclipse Cross, slated to hit the U.S. market in 2018.

Land Rover's Velar to take on Porsche's Macan

Land Rover will challenge the Porsche Macan with a new crossover to be called the Velar.

Ferrari beast, Porsche wagon to star in Geneva

Next week’s Geneva auto show will highlight a mix of supercars, everyday models and cars you never expected, such as a Porsche station wagon and a Mercedes-Benz pickup.

Range Rover will add Velar as Porsche Macan rival

Land Rover confirmed Velar as the name for a new model that will be a rival to the Porsche Macan. The Velar will be the fourth member of the Range Rover family and will be positioned between the

Audi's Italdesign launches new division for limited-edition models

Italdesign has formed a business division to build limited-edition supercars. The new unit will unveil its first car, a $1.6 million coupe, at the Geneva auto show next month.

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