Insurance Institute trains its sights on headlights

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is developing a new stand-alone ratings program for automobile headlights, with the first batch of results due out next year.

After 40 years, BMW's 3 series rules a tougher league

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
After 40 years, BMW's 3 series still rules the sporty-compact segment. But tougher competition and changing market tastes pose challenges.

BMW concept shown in China previews 1-series sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
BMW unveiled a compact sedan concept at China's Guangzhou auto show that previews a small sedan expected to be badged as a 1 series.

Kia's redesigned Cadenza gets a more angular look

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Few exterior images of the redesigned Kia Cadenza for 2017 show a sharper, more angular look than the previous generation, which marked Kia's entry...

Mercedes GLC will get a fuel-cell variant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Yet another powertrain variant is in the works for the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the recently renamed and redesigned compact crossover.

Next-gen Honda Ridgeline goes mainstream

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
More revealing spy photos of Honda's second-generation Ridgeline pickup confirm what many in the industry had expected -- that Honda would ditch the...

Mini wind tunnel fine-tunes GM designs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
General Motors is counting on four core strategies to meet rising fuel-economy standards: weight reduction, advanced powertrain technologies, more...

Cadillac's sedan overlap? Don't ask

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
To understand why Cadillac's U.S.

GM's new wind tunnel aims to improve, quicken design work

10:42 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
General Motors has cited some impressive vitals on its redesigned 2016 models to show off the success of its weight-cutting strategy: The new Volt...

2017 Kia Cadenza looks sharper, more angular

10:49 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Kia Motors unveiled today the exterior of the redesigned, sportier 2017 Cadenza luxury car, which will go on sale next year.

Honda Ridgeline ditches flying buttress profile

10:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Honda's second-generation Ridgeline truck shed a few more layers of camouflage recently, as spy photographers snapped the upcoming pickup ahead of...

Land Rover Defender ends 70-year run ferrying farmers and royals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.

Cadillac wants its new vehicles to earn prices

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2015
Cadillac's decision to price the soon-to-launch CT6 sedan well below competing vehicles says a lot about the cutthroat state of the market for big...


Technology upgrades zoom into small cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
High-end technology is quickly making its way into compact cars that were long conceived as cheap, basic transportation.


L.A.'s Galpin Motors fills an exhibit hall with its custom rides

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Galpin Motors uses a 26,000-square-foot exhibit space at the Los Angeles Convention Center to display its custom vehicles, showcase the many brands...

Los Angeles' hits & mehs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Like any auto show, Los Angeles was supposed to be chockablock with astonishing, flabbergasting production models, honey-will-you-look-at-that...

Infiniti's new San Diego design studio pens QX30 crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
The QX30 compact cross-over that debuted at the auto show here is one of the early fruits of Infiniti's expanded global design team.

Nissan restyles Sentra

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Nissan unveiled the 2016 Sentra last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

How Toyota channeled Lady Gaga in primping the Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Shunsaku Kodama, chief designer of the next-generation Toyota Prius, embarked on a risky mission: Spice up Toyota's flagship hybrid so it's no longer...

Phone shrines, electronic shifter and infotaining: What people think of the Cadillac XT5

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015
Cadillac, notably lacking in the hot crossover market, is betting a lot on the XT5 as a replacement for the SRX, the brand's aging but still...


Spider 'ain't a badge exercise'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2015
The task seemed simple: Re-create the most popular Fiat ever sold in the U.S. for the 21st century.

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