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S90, V90 are key to Volvo's continued revival

Sept. 27, 2016 06:01 CET

Volvo expects the S90 and V90 will be big steps in the automaker's revival but a challenge looms. It will be difficult to fulfill orders for the new cars while keeping pace with demand for the XC90. "It's a very positive problem," a senior executive said.
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Audi Q2 targets affluent downsizers
Sept. 8, 2016 06:01 CET

The Audi Q2 is the first subcompact SUV/crossover from a German luxury brand. Audi hopes the model will appeal to buyers of larger cars from Mercedes and BMW who are look ...

 

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Hyundai sees Ioniq as brand hero
Aug. 25, 2016 06:01 CET

Hyundai sees its new Ioniq as its green flagship and a key image booster in Europe even if sales will be relatively small. The Ioniq will be offered as a hybrid, plug-in ...

 




 
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Seat expects Ateca to strengthen its profitability

Aug. 15, 2016 06:01 CET
Seat, which recently returned to profitability after years of losses, expects to further strengthen its balance sheet by launching the Ateca into Europe's booming SUV/crossover market.

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Ford makes Edge its European flagship

Aug. 5, 2016 06:01 CET
Ford says it will target premium rivals including the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5 with its new European flagship, the Edge. The automaker says the European version of the large SUV will be more upscale than the model sold in the U.S.

Cadillac XT5 price undercuts rivals in Europe

July 26, 2016 06:01 CET
Cadillac aims to increase its SUV market share in Europe by pricing its new XT5 below German premium rivals such as the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, and by offering more equipment.

Honda hopes NSX halo effect will give automaker a boost in Europe

July 20, 2016 06:01 CET
Honda hopes for a halo effect boost in Europe from its NSX supercar. The NSX is a "branding exercise and also a showcase for engineering excellence," Honda said.

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Alfa touts Giulia's driving dynamics

July 8, 2016 06:01 CET
Alfa Romeo claims its new Giulia has better driving dynamics than rivals such as the BMW 3 series because the standard models were derived from the car's Quadrifoglio performance version rather than the other way around.

Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid

June 24, 2016 06:01 CET
Suzuki has boosted fuel economy in its new Baleno hatchback by using a mild hybrid system for the first time in one of its models sold in Europe.

MG aims first SUV at budget buyers

June 23, 2016 06:01 CET
MG Motor, a Chinese-owned UK brand, is aiming its first SUV, the GS, at families looking for a budget vehicle.

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Maserati expects first SUV to become its best-seller

June 14, 2016 06:01 CET
Maserati is embracing the boom in luxury SUV sales with the launch of its Levante crossover, which the brand expects to become its No. 1 seller.

McLaren aims cozy 570GT at new audience

June 12, 2016 06:01 CET
McLaren says that the 570GT is the first supercar it has produced that was not conceived primarily with the racetrack in mind. The reason is that McLaren wants to lure new buyers to the UK brand by offering an elegant, comfortable luxury sports car that provides plenty of power but in a more understated package.

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VW Tiguan offers more room, less weight

June 9, 2016 10:32 CET
Volkswagen has made its new Tiguan lighter, roomier and added more technology as standard equipment in a bid to keep the car among Europe's top-selling compact SUVs. Last year the Tiguan ranked second in the segment behind the Nissan Qashqai.

Audi SQ7's electric compressor banishes turbo lag

May 26, 2016 06:01 CET
Audi's SQ7 is the world's first production vehicle equipped with an electric powered compressor, which the automaker says eliminates turbo lag and ensures smooth acceleration.

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F-Pace set to become Jaguar's top-seller

May 11, 2016 06:01 CET
Jaguar expects the F-Pace to become the brand's best-selling model to date after record advance sales for the automaker's first crossover.

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Porsche turbocharges new Boxster

May 3, 2016 06:01 CET
Porsche is repositioning its latest Boxster with a new name, a higher price tag, and a new four-cylinder turbocharged engine.

 
Bye-bye Bentley, hello Dyson?

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27 2016

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The list of exhibitors for this week's Paris auto show is the latest indication that the industry is changing fast. ...
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Mercedes takes another swing at EV van niche


12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22 2016

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Mercedes will jump back into the battery-powered delivery van niche in 2018, a move that shows pressure is rising to reduce harmful emissions in Europe's congested cities. ...
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For VW, it's not the crime, it's the coverup

Larry P. Vellequette
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22 2016

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I am not in the business of weighing sins, but I have noticed -- over the last year as the VW diesel emissions scandal has unfolded -- that all automotive sins are not... ...
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The car as a social evil: Author has hope for driverless future

Bradford Wernle
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21 2016

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Is the automobile a social problem? In author and Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Humes's view, the car is worse than that -- it's a health and economic problem as well. ...
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Nissan's ProPilot system lightens the load of driving

Hans Greimel
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 20 2016

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Nissan's ProPilot semi-autonomous driving technology can steer around curves and slow down for traff ...
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Why Tesla is a different story

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16 2016

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Tesla's ability to create desire for its products and to build fierce brand loyalty resembles what A ...
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Why GM won't sell 'breakthrough' EV in the UK

Nick Gibbs
7:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14 2016

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General Motors decided not to sell the Ampera-e, its first full EV, in the UK because the automaker was burned by the sales failure of the Ampera plug-in hybrid. ...
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Opel's Ampera bombed, but thankfully for its successor no one noticed


12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 13 2016

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One of the eco-friendly highlights premiering at the Paris auto show will be the Ampera-e, Opel's se ...
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Renault movie fishes for new Scenic buyers

Luca Ciferri
8:57 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8 2016

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To give a modern take on its latest Scenic model, Renault has recruited an Italian movie maker to ma ...
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A year later, VW's diesel cheat proves costly

Christiaan Hetzner
5:52 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2 2016

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A year ago Volkswagen Group confessed in private to U.S. authorities that it had rigged diesel engin ...
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