Luxury EV startup plans for AutoMobility LA debut
Rivian Automotive, an upstart electric vehicle maker headquartered in suburban Detroit, plans to introduce its first pair of electric, off-road vehicles -- a crossover and a pickup -- in November at AutoMobility LA.
Ford Territory crossover part of plan to regain China ground
Ford, while unveiling the new Territory crossover, said its plan to release a spate of new models will help turn around tumbling sales in the world's top auto market beginning next year.
BLOG: Jay Ramey
Will Jaguar go EV only?
Could Jaguar become an EV-only brand? That's the strategy under consideration by company leaders, according to Autocar, one in which the longtime British luxury marque would replace its conventional vehicles with battery-electric models over the next five to seven years.
Keep your secret plans to yourself
Rolls-Royce debuted its new Privacy Suite at the Chengdu auto show in China recently. It's a partition meant to soundproof its passenger area from the driver's compartment.
A force for good GM design
A new coffee table collection, Maestro: Bill Mitchell and the Iconic Cars of GM Styling, recalls icons of the 20th century.
Volvo shifts safety strategy for self-driving future
Volvo, with a bevy of new tools to ensure passenger safety, is shifting its safety strategy from passenger protection to accident prediction and avoidance, says the director of the Swedish carmaker's Car Safety Center.
What they're saying about BMW's next-gen 3 series
A roundup of buff-book reaction to what may have been the most important launch at the Paris auto show -- the redesigned BMW 3 series
Opel to end production of Buick Cascada
Opel, General Motors' former European unit, said last week it plans to stop producing the Buick Cascada in 2019.
Paris auto show was a showcase for wagons, hatchbacks
Europeans still are showing some love for wagons and hatchbacks even as sales of crossovers and SUVs boom, just as in the U.S. While these models won't be arriving stateside, they attracted attention (and some wishful thinking from American enthusiasts) during the Paris auto show this month.
Redesigned Nissan Altima wows on performance
Nissan's sixth-generation Altima leverages the largest investment in powertrain in the company's history.
5 questions for the man behind the Ford Edge ST
Ford engineer Ed Krenz talks the future of the Ford Edge ST.
Mercedes GLE plug-in to get 62-mile electric range
Daimler could be the first automaker to offer a combustion engine car with a 62-mile electric range, when it launches the Mercedes GLE plug-in hybrid vehicle in the second half of next year.
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GM's 2.7-liter turbo engine is in the wrong truck
I'll give General Motors' new four-cylinder exactly one year in the redesigned Silverado before it fades into the Colorado and becomes a big success. A misfire of this magnitude is rare for GM these days.
Chevy's 2019 Silverado with 4-cylinder engine rated at 21 mpg combined
The redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Silverado equipped with a new four-cylinder engine will achieve an EPA-estimated 21 mpg combined, which is close to entry-level pickup V-6 offerings from Ford and Fiat Chrysler that are rated 22 mpg combined.
Mercedes will roll out GLC fuel cell crossover to help refine tech
Mercedes will soon start handing over its GLC F-Cell model to fleet customers in a bid to refine its fuel cell technology through real-world testing.
Opel confirms it will end Cascada convertible
Opel said it would stop selling the Cascada, the Adam city car and the KARL at the end of 2019. A spokesman for Buick, which sells the Cascada in the U.S., would not confirm its plans for the car.
BLOG: Michael Martinez
Ford's 2019 Edge ST is capable, but don't compare it to a Maserati or Porsche
When is comes to engineering and performance, Ford is convinced its first crossover to wear the ST badge stacks up favorably to luxury entries from Mercedes, Maserati and Porsche.