New York Auto Show

Aeronautics, baby Navigator and better grip: What people are saying about Lincoln Aviator

10:30 am U.S. ET | April 10, 2018

Here is a roundup of initial Aviator reaction from the automotive media.... Read More »

Baby 4Runner, homely and adventure: What people are saying about '19 Toyota RAV4

10:00 am U.S. ET | April 3, 2018

Here's a roundup of initial reaction from the automotive media on the 2019 Toyota RAV4.... Read More »

BMW iNext, i4 coming; i3, i8 futures in doubt

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

BMW will introduce the i4 and iNext EVs in 2020 and 2021, but the cars that kicked off BMW's i electric subbrand — the i3 and i8 — may not have a future beyond their current generation.... Read More »

Toyota expands RAV4 family to defend crown

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

The unassuming compact crossover now represents Toyota's principal weapon in an intensifying battle for sales volume, market share and brand loyalty.... Read More »

A perfect Manhattan

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

The new truck and a truckload of new crossovers were jammed into the Javits Center last week. Here are our notes on the noteworthy debuts.... Read More »

Subaru not afraid to tinker with winner in Forester

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

How did Subaru approach the redesign of one of its key components in the Forester? By not being afraid.... Read More »

Kona EV highlights Hyundai's powertrain versatility

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Hyundai's new electric subcompact crossover has an estimated range of 250 miles on a charge.... Read More »

Who can make business case for VW pickup? Women.

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Female buyers may be the key to success if Volkswagen decides to build its pickup concept.... Read More »

New York auto show hits and misses

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Engineering reporter and car critic nonpareil Richard Truett made his jaunt through the Javits Center and, yes, did a bit of fault-finding. But our man liked a lot of what he saw -- even some of the cars. Remember cars?... Read More »

A reconfigured K900

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Kia’s second-generation K900, which debuted last week at the New York auto show, is a little longer and wider than its predecessor.... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG's 35 line to debut with A class

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Mercedes-AMG will introduce another new entry-performance line in 2019 with the A35.... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG will stop selling V-12s

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

There will be no new V-12-powered AMG 65 models coming.... Read More »

BMW Group looks into a Rolls EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

With China as an impetus, an electric Rolls-Royce is on the table.... Read More »

Redesigned RAV4 has a little something for everyone

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Fans of competing crossovers might recognize some design touches in the redesigned RAV4.... Read More »

Nissan pledges faith in sedans

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2018

Nissan has stuffed the new Altima with the latest and greatest of its technology. Now the company wants to make the sedan segment come back.... Read More »

Cadillac 'halo vehicle' not coming until after 2022

1:11 pm U.S. ET | March 29, 2018

Cadillac will realign its product portfolio and get operations in order before releasing a "halo vehicle."... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Bigger Subaru Forester has 'crisper' handling

7:45 am U.S. ET | March 29, 2018

At N.Y. Auto Show: Subaru Forester gets bigger, more powerful; RDX ushers in 'new era' at Acura; Next-gen Kia K900 has a lot of Stinger in it; Genesis Essentia electrifies.... Read More »

Kia refreshes 2 models for 2019

1:15 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

Kia is upgrading its lineup with a trio of vehicles that will replace models that are losing traction: the Optima sedan, Sedona minivan and the upmarket K900 sedan.... Read More »

Genesis adds halo with electric Essentia concept

4:30 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

Genesis, taking a page out of the playbook of Germany's luxury brands, is reimagining its "athletic elegance" styling with the electric Essentia concept, a bonafide halo car.... Read More »

Subaru Forester gets bigger, adds safety features

2:00 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

The Subaru Forester, one of the brand's best-sellers in the U.S. and a key cog for the automaker's growth, is getting bigger, with additional safety features and an updated design for 2019.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: VW debuts pickup concept for U.S.

2:00 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

At New York auto show: VW eyes U.S. truck market with Atlas Tanoak concept; Can redesigned RAV4 keep wooing buyers?; Nissan arms Altima in Accord, Camry attack; Lincoln Aviator gets its wings, plugs into hangar.... Read More »

VW dips toe in pickup waters with unibody Tanoak

10:30 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

Volkswagen doesn't have formal plans to build the Atlas Tanoak concept pickup unveiled Wednesday in New York, but is using it to gauge potential consumer interest. The Tanoak features a 276-hp, V-6 engine mated to an eight speed transmission.... Read More »

Lincoln Aviator crossover to take flight in 2019

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

Lincoln's three-row Aviator crossover, which sits on a new rear-wheel-drive platform and is available in gasoline or plug-in hybrid form, returns at a key time for the brand. Lincoln aims to hit 300,000 global sales by the end of the decade and will rely heavily on utility vehicles to get there.... Read More »

Nissan Altima makes AWD, turbo, tech play

9:45 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

Nissan is giving the Altima a radical makeover in hopes of bringing U.S. buyers back to the shrinking midsize sedan segment. All-wheel drive will be offered to boost sales in cold-weather markets where consumers often buy crossovers and SUVs.... Read More »

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

BLOG: There's a hidden message in VW's MQB-based pickup concept

10:30 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

Bringing an MQB-based small unibody pickup to the US market would never be enough on its own for VW to gain 3 percentage points of market share. But it could help.... Read More »

 
VW Group's new CEO Diess may have too much power

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24 2018

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Former BMW executive Herbert Diess now heads both VW Group and its core VW brand, which may be conce ...
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BMW envisions its iNext as an SUV

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 23 2018

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BMW looks likely to follow Audi's e-tron and Mercedes's EQC with its own battery-powered full-size S ...
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Can autonomous vehicles be developed without risking lives?

Dave Guilford
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 14 2018

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It's easy to become enamoured of the accident-free future with autonomous cars, but before that time ...
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Porsche wants Chinese buyers to love the 911

Christiaan Hetzner
4:31 am U.S. ET | May 11 2018

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China may be Porsche's biggest market but sales of its 911 sports car are poor. ...
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Lessons learned from DaimlerChrysler

Richard Johnson
8:50 am U.S. ET | May 9 2018

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Conventional wisdom is that the combining of Daimler-Benz with Chrysler failed because of a clash of cultures, but that's an oversimplification. ...
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VW hopes marketing overhaul will banish diesel stain

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 1 2018

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VW will support the launch of its I.D. ...
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Renault's push to grow outside Europe is off to a mixed start

Peter Sigal
8:50 am U.S. ET | April 27 2018

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Carlos Ghosn is betting that Renault's sales outside of Europe will drive revenues over the next six years. ...
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Why it won't be easy for global automakers to part with Chinese partners

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 23 2018

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The Chinese government will phase out restrictions on foreign ownership of joint ventures with domes ...
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Schaeffler looks beyond ball-bearings with future urban mobility ideas

Peter Sigal
4:52 am U.S. ET | April 19 2018

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Schaeffler is looking toward the future of mobility with new products that include the Mover, a comp ...
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Key takeaways from VW's wild week

Christiaan Hetzner
7:13 am U.S. ET | April 13 2018

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Audi loses, Porsche wins and why VW Group parted ways with Matthias Mueller were among the key takea ...
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