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Big auto shows forced to share the spotlight

Nissan's effort to grab headlines with a solo launch event in Miami shows how automakers increasingly are weighing alternatives to the major international auto shows.

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Porsche to skip 2017 Detroit auto show

Porsche will skip the Detroit auto show next year as part of plans to focus on trade ...

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Why Buick balked at 4-door Avista

Buick has studied a four-door version of the Avista coupe that wowed crowds at the ...

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BMW plug-in hybrids to get iPerformance badge

BMW will badge hybrid versions of its mainstream nameplates as iPerformance to ...

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Big auto shows forced to share the spotlight

Nissan's effort to grab headlines with a solo launch event in Miami shows how automakers increasingly are weighing alternatives to the major international auto shows.

Porsche to skip 2017 Detroit auto show

Porsche will skip the Detroit auto show next year as part of plans to focus on trade shows in New York and its most important U.S. market for sports cars, Los Angeles.

Why Buick balked at 4-door Avista

Buick has studied a four-door version of the Avista coupe that wowed crowds at the Detroit auto show in January.

BMW plug-in hybrids to get iPerformance badge

BMW will badge hybrid versions of its mainstream nameplates as iPerformance to highlight the link to technology developed for its i subbrand.

Auto-show tweets spur clicks, not just kicks (of tires)

With flashy displays and teams of social media producers, automakers are looking to amplify attention on their brands as U.S. auto sales roll toward what's expected to be another record year.

Toyota gives Corolla nip, tuck, special edition for 50th birthday

The Corolla is turning 50 and to mark the milestone Toyota is giving the compact sedan a slight refresh and a special edition.

Broadway debuts

Gullwing doors on a Navigator? Retractable roof on an MX-5? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in a subcompact? Now that's entertainment.

Can MDX nose job help rejuvenate Acura?

The beak is going away. Acura used last week's New York auto show to introduce a refreshed MDX midsize crossover bearing just the first hints of a new design direction that will eventually wash over

Toyota: Look past Prime's EV range

Isn't it odd that Toyota, which has been so superlative in its development and sales of hybrid vehicles, turns out to be a slacker on such a key metric as EV range with its new Prius Prime? Not

Touring the N.Y. show ... with attitude

Reporters Nick Bunkley and Mike Colias were on the floor of the New York auto show last week, issuing snap judgments on the hardware faster than Dutch Mandel at Detroit Autorama. Here's a bit of

Lumps and punches: What people are saying about Subaru's 2017 Impreza

Subaru's retooled 2017 Impreza will offer new driver-assist technology and multimedia features. Here's what journalists and others are saying about it.

Aldred 'thrilled' with Buick lineup

When Duncan Aldred took over Buick, he envisioned needing a slew of fresh entries to fill out a relatively thin lineup. Now, with three sedans, three crossovers and a halo car, he's "thrilled" with

Wagging tongues: Mazda's MX-5 RF and what people think

What people are saying following the MX-5 RF’s debut at the New York auto show.

Green cars featured at New York show amid cheap gasoline

Automakers revealed an assortment of fuel-efficient electric and hybrid models at the New York auto show, demonstrating their efforts to meet regulatory demands even as U.S. consumers snap up SUVs

Porsche's 20-year plan is a gamble on efficiency, starting with the Macan

Porsche introduced three model upgrades -- the 911R, 718 Boxster and an efficient four-cylinder Macan -- along with its new president of North America, Klaus Zellmer.

AutoNews Now: March blows in strong U.S. sales

March blows in strong U.S. sales; at NY auto show: Hits from Mazda, Toyota; misses from Nissan, Lincoln; Autoliv steps up amid Takata troubles; Mirai named 2016 World Green Car.

First Shift: Lawsuit a 'smear' attempt, FCA says

Lawsuit an attempted 'smear,' FCA says; Secret Honda safety fix?; Ford's Odell on why brands still matter; Feds grant BMW extension on airbag repairs; UAW ranks rise again.

A lesson for Lexus, HMI, J.J. Abrams: What people think of Genesis New York concept

Genesis offered an advance look at where its sedan lineup may be headed with the New York Concept introduced at the New York auto show. A roundup of what people are saying about it

Mini tries to go maxi without losing fans who saved brand

BMW's iconic Mini brand is launching bigger cars as it seeks to broaden its appeal without losing the true fans who helped to bring the marque back to life in 2002.

First Shift: Genesis' BMW 3-series fighter?

Genesis in NY state of mind with possible 3-series fighter; A 'perfect' Benz, for some; Lexus preps 3-row RX; Kia's 'masculine' Cadenza; Jeep climbs steps, trails.

Genesis previews expanded sedan lineup with New York Concept

Genesis, Hyundai's upstart luxury brand, previewed where its expanded sedan lineup is headed with the introduction Wednesday of the New York Concept.

AutoNews Now: Nissan's F-150 fighter enters ring

In New York: Nissan's F-150 fighter enters ring; Showy debut for plug-in Mitsu Outlander; Audi dealer morale strong, U.S. boss says; Mazda, BMW 'world cars'; VW deadline extended.

Father of Audi TT roadster has big design plans for Hyundai, Kia

Hyundai Motor Group wants to be known for world-class -- not just cheap -- cars, and one of Germany's top designers is helping lead its transformation. Peter Schreyer, a president of the company that

Pterodactyls and Range Rover-esque: What people think of Lincoln Navigator concept

Lincoln is hatching major changes for the Navigator as previewed with a new concept. Here's what people are saying about the newest Navigator, Lincoln's alternative to the Cadillac Escalade.

Nissan readies the Titan's volume model

Nissan today unveiled the volume portion of its plan to take a bigger share of the burgeoning U.S. pickup segment, a half-ton version of its redesigned full-size 2017 Titan.

Nissan hushes the beast in GT-R

Nissan is giving the GT-R supercar the biggest design and engineering overhaul since its U.S. debut in 2008, making it simultaneously more threatening and more refined.

Refreshed Acura MDX crossover heralds new face

Acura revealed the new face of the brand with the introduction of the 2017 MDX crossover. The mid-life refresh of Acura's most popular model also adds an optional hybrid variant to the mix for the

Lincoln aims for anti-Cadillac style with Navigator concept

After overhauling the core of its lineup, Lincoln is remaking its biggest vehicle, the Navigator, into a more understated, serene alternative to the high-flying Cadillac Escalade.

Welcome back to 2003

If you thought the auto industry had moved on to 2016, or was looking ahead to 2017, welcome back to the good old days of 2003.

Kia's redesigned 2017 Cadenza lighter, more efficient

Kia added a dose of light-weighting and efficiency improvements to the Cadenza full-size sedan for its 2017 model year redesign.

Toyota looks to boost Prius with all-new plug-in Prime

Looking to create some distance between its garden variety Prius, Toyota plans an all-new plug-in model called the Prius Prime. Pure electric range rises to 22 miles, and new technologies have been

Jeep revives Trailhawk Grand Cherokee for 2017

Jeep is restoring its off-road-centric Trailhawk trim on the Grand Cherokee for the 2017 model year after a four-year absence.

Mercedes C63 Cabriolet sports a 4.0-liter V8 with 469 hp

The C63 Cabriolet, the latest addition to the Mercedes-Benz C-class convertible roster, will hit U.S. showroom floors this fall. It offers a 4.0-liter, V8 biturbo engine that puts out 469 hp.

First Shift: Lincoln's 'elegant' Navigator concept

Lincoln’s ‘elegant’ Navigator concept; Mazda’s hardtop Miata; Mercedes’ SUV-like coupe;BMW’s ‘punch’ pressure; Google’s Krafcik doesn’t

AutoNews Now: Supercars shine in Big Apple

NY Auto Show: Nissan juices up GT-R; Audi R8 Spyder's racecar feel; 'Huge' change for Prius; MDX shows new face of Acura; McConaughey bullish on Lincoln ads; Showing love to Google.

Subaru stuffs bigger 2017 Impreza with tech, safety gear

Subaru's slightly larger and redesigned Impreza compact car, with a new athletic stance, improved technology and additional safety features, aims to close a wide sales gap with Honda and Toyota.

Lexus readies 3-row RX crossover

After months of speculation, and pleading from U.S. dealers, Lexus has finalized plans to build a three-row version of the popular RX crossover.

Nissan tries tiny mobility concept on New York

Nissan's Future Lab wants to determine whether consumers in urban markets will use the ultra-compact New Mobility Concept, from Renault.

Mercedes gives GLC sporty coupe variant

Mercedes-Benz's new GLC coupe will feature styling similar to that of an SUV as the luxury brand looks to lure buyers attracted to roomy, sporty vehicles.

AutoNews Now: VW dealers at a 'crossroads'

VW dealers at a 'crossroads,' NADA president says; Attacks in Brussels: Industry reacts, Audi shutters local factory; U.S. sales warning signs?; Buick Encore's new look; Big ideas, tiny Nissans.

Buick repolishes Encore

Buick is offering an extensive freshening of the Encore subcompact crossover for the 2017 model year, bidding to extend the surprising sales success of the brand's top selling vehicle.

Mazda MX-5 Miata goes fastback with 'RF' lid

Mazda welcomed spring late Tuesday by unveiling the MX-5 RF, a power-folding hardtop version of its MX-5 Miata roadster.

VW's jacked-up SportWagen is the 2017 Golf Alltrack

The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack made its debut on Monday, almost one year exactly after we first saw the concept. Underneath, the Alltrack is mostly Golf.

GMC adds Nightfall edition to Terrain lineup for 2017

The Terrain compact crossover is the latest GMC nameplate to receive a Nightfall edition.

Who's showing what at the New York auto show

You don't think of New York City as a place to cut loose with a supercar - but the city's auto show seems to draw buyers of those ultraperformance marvels.

Chevy updates Sonic styling, infotainment for 2017

Chevrolet is giving the subcompact Sonic a midcycle freshening for the 2017 model year with updated styling, more connectivity features and a few upscale touches, such as an available heated steering

Scion tC bows out with racey Release Series 10.0

Scion is closing out its auto show run in New York and will send the tC coupe off with the end-of-the-line Release Series 10.0.

Hyundai to preview Genesis concept, styling direction at New York show

Next week at the New York auto show, Hyundai plans to show a concept car that provides the clearest picture yet of the styling direction for the company's new Genesis brand of luxury vehicles.

Maserati Levante to start in U.S. at $72,000

The 2017 Maserati Levante, the luxury brand's first-ever crossover, will go on sale in U.S. dealerships this fall, with pricing starting at $72,000, excluding delivery, the brand said today.

Toyota renames 3 Scion models as brand goes offline

Toyota said three models formerly under the Scion banner will have new names when they're sold as Toyotas starting in the 2017 model year. The name changes come in the wake of Toyota's announcement

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