Paris Motor Show

Land Rover sets base Discovery Sport price at $38,920

7:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2014
The seven-seat Discovery Sport, the first vehicle in a new family of Land Rovers aimed at buyers in the middle of the luxury market, will go on sale in early 2015 with a base price of $38,920, including shipping.... Read More »



Suzuki gives the Vitara SUV a sleeker look

Aug. 29, 2014 06:01 CET
Suzuki is giving is new Vitara a more mainstream look to broaden the subcompact SUV's appeal. The five-door Vitara will go on sale in Europe early next year.... Read More »


Kia targets 270,000 sales of the new Sorento next year

Aug. 28, 2014 10:05 CET
Kia unveiled its redesigned Sorento, saying it aims to sell 270,000 units of the SUV globally next year as the automaker seeks to maintain its momentum in the U.S., Europe and other key markets.... Read More »


Volvo unveils new XC90 flagship SUV

Aug. 26, 2014 14:51 CET
Volvo unveiled the new XC90, a key part of the automaker's plan to nearly double annual vehicle sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2020.... Read More »



Skoda releases images of the new Fabia

Aug. 21, 2014 15:21 CET
Skoda has released images of its new Fabia subcompact, which will launch in Europe early next year after debuting at the Paris auto show in October.... Read More »


Kia Sorento to get bigger footprint for 2016

2:47 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014
The next-generation Kia Sorento crossover will be longer, lower and have more interior space than the outgoing version. Kia released the first images of the 2016 Sorento today ahead of an unveiling this month in South Korea.... Read More »



Hyundai gives the i20 a sleeker look

Aug. 8, 2014 06:01 CET
Hyundai has given its new i20 subcompact a sleeker, sportier design to help the car compete better against rivals such as the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo.... Read More »


Kia hints at next Sorento with design sketches

9:58 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2014
Kia Motors plans to unveil the redesigned, third-generation Sorento next month in Korea.... Read More »



Skoda bets on sporty design to boost Fabia sales

July 29, 2014 06:01 CET
Skoda has given its Fabia subcompact a more dynamic, sharper and sportier design. The latest-generation Fabia will debut at the Paris auto show in October.... Read More »


Jaguar will debut XE sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2014
Jaguar will unveil its XE sedan at a Sept. 8 event here, rather than wait to launch the car in October at the Paris auto show.... Read More »


Daimler seeks boost for Smart from new 4-seat model

July 16, 2014 16:10 CET
Smart took the wraps off a four-seat model that it hopes will give the small-car brand a more solid foundation. The new ForFour was unveiled alongside the latest version of the ForTwo two-seater, currently the brand's only model.... Read More »


Daimler to unveil new Smart 4- and 2-seat cars

July 16, 2014 12:02 CET
The new-generation Smart ForFour and ForTwo will be unveiled today. The arrival of the ForFour gives the Daimler subsidiary a second model in its European portfolio for the first time since 2006.... Read More »


Nissan Pulsar price undercuts VW Golf, Ford Focus

July 10, 2014 11:31 CET
Nissan has priced its Pulsar compact hatchback to undercut equivalent versions of the Ford Focus and VW Golf, the segment's top-selling models.... Read More »


Opel hopes fresh design will boost Corsa sales

July 9, 2014 13:05 CET
Opel/Vauxhall unveiled the first images of the upcoming Corsa subcompact, hoping the same design cues sported by most other new Opels will rejuvenate sales of the key model.... Read More »


Jag gives a peek at 3-series fighter

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014
Jaguar's XE compact sports sedan is taking shape and is on schedule for a reveal in early October at the Paris auto show.... Read More »


Redesigned Lexus IS will take cues from LF-CC concept

1:57 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2012
Lexus Division will show its redesigned 2013 IS sedan at the Detroit auto show in January. In a statement today, Lexus said the production sedan will carry design cues of the LF-CC coupe concept that was shown at the Paris auto show in October.... Read More »


Panamera wagon ranks among 10 most significant designs from Paris auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2012
The gloomy European market outlook and a worsening price war were the dominant topics of discussion at last month's Paris auto show, but the Mondial de l'Automobile also delivered a number of significant new products.... Read More »



A European car factory where times are good

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2012
At Kia's car factory in Zilina in Slovakia, which lies in the heart of middle Europe, there is no sign of the crisis gripping the region's auto industry.... Read More »



VW Golf, McLaren concept were Paris Web winners

3:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2012
Volkswagen's seventh-generation Golf and McLaren's P1 supercar concept were the big Web winners from the Paris auto show this month, according to a study. The Golf was the media favorite while the P1 generated more than 2,900 mentions in the social media realm.... Read More »


Volvo counts on sedan updates to boost global sales

Oct. 3, 2012 06:01 CET
Volvo's sedans will get a major refresh next year that should boost sales, said Doug Speck, global head of marketing and sales for Volvo Car.... Read More »



BMW plans up to 12 models on new platform

Oct. 1, 2012 06:01 CET
BMW will develop 10 to 12 compact models based on its new front-wheel-drive platform, said Ian Robertson, board member for sales and marketing. The platform, known as UKL, debuted on the Concept Active Tourer at the Paris auto show.... Read More »


Europe: It's 'a disaster'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2012
As bad as European auto sales have been this year, they're about to get worse. That was the verdict from industry executives gathered at the Paris auto show last week. It marks a sharp turn from other European auto shows since the onset of the continent's stubborn debt crisis.... Read More »



Panamera wagon is 'more likely'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2012
Porsche's Panamera Sport Turismo concept got such rave reviews at the auto show that it may get a green light for production. The Sport Turismo concept, based on the four-door Panamera, is a plug-in hybrid.... Read More »



Crosslane to join Audi's crossover lineup?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2012
Audi's Crosslane concept, shown at the Paris auto show last week, may become the junior member of its crossover lineup -- perhaps the Q2.... Read More »



Audi: RS 5 convertible, more diesels on the way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2012
Audi's decision to bring the RS 5 convertible to the United States in the first quarter of 2013 shows the increasing confidence of the brand's German executives in this market, says Scott Keogh, U.S. brand chief.... Read More »


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