BMW remaps the roadster with Concept Z4

BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.

Reborn JLR and Volvo hitting their strides

New products, new strategies and bigger sales are keeping JLR and Volvo on the climb.

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Volvo's battery-powered revival

The automaker will offer three electrified vehicles in 2019 and spin out the high-performance Polestar line as an EV-only subbrand.

Jaguar lineup will keep growing

The F-Pace crossover is selling about the same number of units each month as all of the brand's cars combined. The winning streak should continue into 2018 when two new crossovers arrive

Where are all the other mandates?

In public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention do not prescribe, under threat of penalty, a date by which pharmaceutical companies shall produce a drug to immunize against a certain disease. With cars, it's different.

Speedy design cycles goal for Hyundai's new studio

Hyundai and Genesis are aiming to halve product design cycles, slashing the time it would take them to roll out full model changes. It's a bid to respond quickly to changing trends and keep products fresh amid toughening competition.

Nissan's next Altima slips out

The 2018 Nissan Altima, based on new spy images, will feature less rounded surfaces than the current sedan, and a more pronounced back side. Body sculpting appears to have traces of the Vmotion 2.0 concept car that Nissan introduced at this year's Detroit auto show.

Fresh peek at midengine Corvette

New spy photos have emerged of the midengine Chevrolet Corvette, which would give General Motors a true competitor to Ford's midengine GT as well as supercars from Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche.

C-HR makes an impact on landing

There are certainly critics of Toyota's new aesthetic, but customers seem to like it so far, and not just because it's the first Toyota product to come in this size and shape.

Sculpture at Nissan HQ honors Ghosn

A "Wheels of Innovation" sculpture at Nissan's headquarters in Japan represents the company's values and transformation under Carlos Ghosn over the past 17 years.