New York Auto Show

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Toyota concept's got the look

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2017

Toyota's FT-4X concept, a compact crossover introduced at the New York auto show this month, is packed with funky features and daring design cues aimed at millennials with a taste for the great outdoors... Read More »

Soft-roaders, mashups and beacons: Toyota's FT-4X and what people are saying

11:00 am U.S. ET | April 18, 2017

Toyota's FT-4X checks the boxes of features aimed at millennials and their outdoor-focused adventures. Here's what people are saying about the subcompact crossover concept:... Read More »

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Brassy in the Big Apple

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Nobody ever succeeded in New York by being modest. These concepts and production models show the variety and audacity of some of the New York show's best.... Read More »

Sleeker Buick Enclave adds Avenir subbrand

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

The Buick Enclave undergoes a dramatic transformation for 2018, including a lower profile.... Read More »

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Hits, misses from the show that never sleeps

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

A month ago, the word on the street was that "New York looks light this year." "Nothing's happening this year," the wise guys said. "Nobody's going." And of course, they were wrong.... Read More »

The new face of AMG

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Mercedes will give AMG's high-performance part of the lineup a new signature face inspired by its racing heritage.... Read More »

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

What to do about cars?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Behind the scenes at the New York auto show, industry executives were grappling with questions about cars. How low will their market share go, amid hot crossovers and SUVs? How to reignite the appeal of cars?... Read More »

Mercedes' redesigned G class stays boxy

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

The venerable G class will be new inside and out after a coming redesign, Mercedes design chief Gorden Wagener confirms. But as for its iconic boxy shape...... Read More »

Outback snags some love, too

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Most of the attention Subaru garnered at the New York auto show last week went to its Ascent concept and redesigned Crosstrek. But no less significant was a freshened 2018 Outback.... Read More »

Strong prospects for AMG GLCs

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Mercedes expects demand for high-performance crossovers to power sales of its top-of-the-line AMG GLC models.... Read More »

Lincoln hopes Navigator can regain its glory

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Lincoln expects the redesigned 2018 Navigator, which goes on sale this fall, to recapture the nameplate's now-faded prominence in a growing segment.... Read More »

Genesis boss: Fuel cells where we're headed

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Genesis' brand boss believes the industry ultimately will shift to fuel cell powertrains. Not everyone agrees.... Read More »

PRO AND CON

Dodge Demon: Devilishly clever or evil incarnate?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2017

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, unveiled at the New York auto show, traded in the performance brand's halo for horns with performance numbers normally associated with much more expensive brands. Staff writers Mike Wayland and Richard Truett debate the logic of Dodge's decision.... Read More »

Toyota FT-4X designed to be 'doable'

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2017

Toyota's rollout of the cheery but rugged FT-4X concept crossover is more of a trial balloon than an esoteric design project.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Mazda plan: Keep humans in driver's seat

8:00 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2017

Mazda's autonomous-car goal: Keep humans in charge; GM adding 1,100 Cruise Automation jobs; Tesla's truck timeline; NADA: Dealership jobs, wages rise; Bosch cybersecurity patch.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Nissan, Porsche, Audi speedsters

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2017

Fast times in NY: Nissan, Porsche, Audi speedsters; Infiniti's bolder SUV styling; Volvo dealers are 'hot' for the XC60; No Mercedes-Benz diesel decision; China-built Volvo EV?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Genesis plots crossover course

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2017

From NY: Genesis plots CUV course with GV80 concept, a 'sure-footed' Hyundai Sonata, double win for Jaguar F-Pace, 707-hp Jeep; GM retooling downtime; Maserati U.S. HQ move?... Read More »

Koenigsegg strikes monster throttle with 1,360-hp Agera RS1

9:19 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2017

Sweden's Koenigsegg plans a limited run, including U.S. sales, of the 1,360-hp, V-8 supercar christened "RS1" by the father-son duo who commissioned it.... Read More »

SUVs, crossovers and green wheels share Big Apple spotlight

8:30 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2017

Another wave of new and redesigned SUVs and crossovers are sharing the spotlight at the New York auto show, boosted by low U.S. gasoline prices and increasing consumer demand, but automakers are also moving ahead with new electric, plug-in hybrid and other green vehicles.... Read More »

Jaguar slots 4-cylinder turbo motor in new entry-level F-Type

7:00 am U.S. ET | April 12, 2017

Jaguar is slotting a new 296-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged motor in the F-Type for 2018 that marks the first time since before World War II that the famed British brand has equipped a sports cars with a four-cylinder engine. The F-Type will be one of the few sports cars available with a four-, six- or eight-cylinder engine.... Read More »

Lincoln's 2018 Navigator lighter, faster and more spacious

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 12, 2017

Ford's Lincoln Navigator has been redesigned and re-engineered to be lighter, faster, more spacious and more luxurious to help the brand recapture lost ground in the profitable full-size luxury SUV market.... Read More »

Toyota's FT-4X concept is a rugged rolling toolbox

9:30 am U.S. ET | April 12, 2017

Toyota is hinting at plans to market an all-wheel-drive vehicle that's more rugged than the typical subcompact crossover but not as hardcore as the larger, body-on-frame FJ Cruiser that was dropped in 2014.... Read More »

Acura adds A Spec trim to freshened TLX

9:00 pm U.S. ET | April 12, 2017

Acura is doubling down on its sedan-based reinvention with the release of the 2018 TLX. The freshening of Acura's midsize sedan is aimed at juicing consumer interest in the car and the brand amid declining sales for both.... Read More »

Genesis readies first crossover with fuel cell concept

3:30 pm U.S. ET | April 12, 2017

Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand is affirming its belief in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as a pillar of its zero-emissions strategy with an early concept of the brand's first crossover.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Subaru's Ascent back into hot segment

2:30 pm U.S. ET | April 12, 2017

In NY: A successor to Subaru Tribeca, Toyota goes rugged with AWD concept, Lincoln Navigator lightens up, Honda expands Clarity line with EV, plug-in hybrid; VW's Model X-fighter?... Read More »

 
Why Volvo picked XC40 to launch VIP service

Douglas A. Bolduc
5:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21 2017

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Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson knew long ago that he wanted to do something special with the XC40, which is the first expansion of the Swedish automaker's portfolio since the... ...
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Volvo designer achieves rare feat with XC40

Douglas A. Bolduc
7:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21 2017

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With the XC40, Volvo designer Ian Kettle achieved a rare feat. The new SUV's look remains true to th ...
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Zetsche strikes a humble tone for German automakers

Peter Sigal
3:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 19 2017

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These have not been the happiest of times for the German auto industry. Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche recently conveyed that message. ...
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How Ghosn will push alliance to 14 million sales

Peter Sigal
8:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15 2017

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Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn wants the alliance to increase vehicle sales by 33 percent to 1 ...
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Ex-BMW design wunderkind Bangle resurfaces and riffs on 'banality'

Richard Johnson
1:01 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 13 2017

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Chris Bangle, the Ohio boy who was all of 36 when he took over as head of BMW design in 1992, is onc ...
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What's really juicing the latest 'armada' of EVs?

Richard Johnson
5:49 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12 2017

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What exactly did happen around mid-2016 that got automakers around the world recharged and back on t ...
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Daimler reveals the dark secret behind EVs

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 12 2017

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Daimler has revealed the dark secret that explains exactly why the German auto industry has been so ...
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Carlos and Dieter show takes a break

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11 2017

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The “Carlos and Dieter Show” will not take place this year at the Frankfurt auto show. I ...
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Fast-changing Frankfurt

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9 2017

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At the 2015 Frankfurt auto show, Martin Winterkorn was leading VW and GM was predicting Opel was on the verge of finally being profitable. How things have changed. ...
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Why Jaguar won't show the I-Pace at Frankfurt

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9 2017

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Jaguar's I-Pace crossover will not make an appearance as a production model at next week's Frankfurt ...
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European sales rose 6% in August
European new-car sales rose nearly 6 percent in August with Nissan, Renault, Toyota and VW Group's S ...
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W. Europe sales rise 5 percent, lifted by France, Italy, Spain
Western European car sales rose 5 percent in August, lifted by strong demand in France, Italy and Sp ...
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UK sales fall 6% on Brexit, diesel concerns
UK new-car sales fell 6 percent in August, the fifth consecutive monthly decline, as uncertainty ove ...
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German sales hit 8-year high despite big diesel decline
New-car registrations in Germany rose to the highest level in eight years in August despite plunging ...
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Skoda, Dacia among winners as French sales rise 9%
French new-car sales rose 9.4 percent in August, with gains by mass-market brands outpacing the prem ...
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Russia sales increase 19% as market rebound continues
New-car registrations in Russia increased 19 percent in July, the fifth consecutive month of increas ...
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Europe's H1 sales hit post-crisis high; rebound may be losing momentum
Europe's first-half vehicle sales rose by nearly 5 percent despite predictions that the market would ...
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UK sales fall 9% on Brexit uncertainty
UK registrations fell 9 percent in July, the fourth consecutive month of declines. ...
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French sales rise 11% in July on strong mass-market demand
French new-car sales rose 11 percent in July as most mass-market brands enjoyed a significant jump i ...
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Business sales boost Italian car market in July
Business demand helped drive a 5.9 percent increase in new-car sales in Italy last month as registra ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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Hyundai recruits BMW exec as Europe marketing chief
Hyundai named former BMW executive Andreas-Christoph Hofmann as its new marketing chief in Europe. ...
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Kia hires ex-BMW designer as styling chief
Kia has hired former BMW and Great Wall designer Pierre Leclercq as its head of styling, in a move e ...
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Nissan manufacturing veteran Martin gets global alliance role
Irishman John Martin is tasked with accelerating the integration of manufacturing and supply strateg ...
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Bentley's new manufacturing boss is VW veteran
Bentley named Peter Bosch, a veteran VW Group executive, as its new manufacturing chief. ...
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Ford recruits industry veteran Vignon as France head
Ford named industry veteran Louis-Carl Vignon to head its France operations. Vignon returns to Ford ...
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Hyundai names new China boss after supplier disputes
Hyundai has appointed Tao Hung Tan as its new chief of China operations. ...
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Aston Martin marketing chief Sproule adds Americas role
Simon Sproule, Aston Martin's global chief marketing officer, has added a new position: chief of the ...
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Fiat Chrysler appoints Keegan to head of N.A. communications
Fiat Chrysler appointed Mike Keegan, a 25-year veteran of the company, to lead communications in North America, a new position. ...
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Volvo names Kerssemakers as Europe boss
Volvo named Lex Kerssemakers as head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Kerssemakers retu ...
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VW shuffles product development team
VW Group is shuffling its product development team as the automaker prepares for a move to future mo ...
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Renault moves Koleos upscale for Europe
Renault is counting on high-end features to make its new Koleos SUV more successful in Europe than t ...
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Ford expands Fiesta family
Ford expects buyers of its new Fiesta subcompact to fall into two categories – previous Fiesta ...
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Mazda makes CX-5 an even better drive
Mazda hopes to boost demand for its CX-5, the brand's top-selling model in Europe, with a new genera ...
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Kia Picanto adds tech but stays small
Kia has bucked the trend that cars grow larger with every new generation by increasing the new Pican ...
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Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
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Alfa's big bet on the Stelvio
Alfa Romeo is betting on the Stelvio and its fun-to-drive characteristics to boost the appeal of wha ...
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Opel moves Insignia upscale
Opel hopes a wide selection of advanced safety equipment in its new Insignia will move the model upm ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
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Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
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