New York Auto Show

Why Buick balked at 4-door Avista

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 4, 2016

Buick has studied a four-door version of the Avista coupe that wowed crowds at the Detroit auto show in January.... Read More »

BMW plug-in hybrids to get iPerformance badge

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 4, 2016

BMW will badge hybrid versions of its mainstream nameplates as iPerformance to highlight the link to technology developed for its i subbrand.... Read More »

Auto-show tweets spur clicks, not just kicks (of tires)

12:19 pm U.S. ET | March 31, 2016

With flashy displays and teams of social media producers, automakers are looking to amplify attention on their brands as U.S. auto sales roll toward what's expected to be another record year.... Read More »

Toyota gives Corolla nip, tuck, special edition for 50th birthday

11:30 am U.S. ET | March 29, 2016

The Corolla is turning 50 and to mark the milestone Toyota is giving the compact sedan a slight refresh and a special edition.... Read More »

Toyota: Look past Prime's EV range

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2016

Isn't it odd that Toyota, which has been so superlative in its development and sales of hybrid vehicles, turns out to be a slacker on such a key metric as EV range with its new Prius Prime? Not really, given the overall importance Toyota, and the marketplace, have given to plug-in EVs.... Read More »

HITS & MISSES

Touring the N.Y. show ... with attitude

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2016

Reporters Nick Bunkley and Mike Colias were on the floor of the New York auto show last week, issuing snap judgments on the hardware faster than Dutch Mandel at Detroit Autorama. Here's a bit of their back-and-forth.... Read More »

Can MDX nose job help rejuvenate Acura?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2016

The beak is going away. Acura used last week's New York auto show to introduce a refreshed MDX midsize crossover bearing just the first hints of a new design direction that will eventually wash over the entire Acura lineup.... Read More »

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NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Broadway debuts

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2016

Gullwing doors on a Navigator? Retractable roof on an MX-5? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in a subcompact? Now that's entertainment.... Read More »

Lumps and punches: What people are saying about Subaru's 2017 Impreza

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2016

Subaru's retooled 2017 Impreza will offer new driver-assist technology and multimedia features. Here's what journalists and others are saying about it.... Read More »

Aldred 'thrilled' with Buick lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2016

When Duncan Aldred took over Buick, he envisioned needing a slew of fresh entries to fill out a relatively thin lineup. Now, with three sedans, three crossovers and a halo car, he's "thrilled" with the brand's portfolio.... Read More »

Wagging tongues: Mazda's MX-5 RF and what people think

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2016

What people are saying following the MX-5 RF’s debut at the New York auto show.... Read More »

A lesson for Lexus, HMI, J.J. Abrams: What people think of Genesis New York concept

1:00 pm U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

Genesis offered an advance look at where its sedan lineup may be headed with the New York Concept introduced at the New York auto show. A roundup of what people are saying about it... Read More »

Porsche's 20-year plan is a gamble on efficiency, starting with the Macan

6:35 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

Porsche introduced three model upgrades -- the 911R, 718 Boxster and an efficient four-cylinder Macan -- along with its new president of North America, Klaus Zellmer.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: March blows in strong U.S. sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

March blows in strong U.S. sales; at NY auto show: Hits from Mazda, Toyota; misses from Nissan, Lincoln; Autoliv steps up amid Takata troubles; Mirai named 2016 World Green Car.... Read More »

Green cars featured at New York show amid cheap gasoline

9:16 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

Automakers revealed an assortment of fuel-efficient electric and hybrid models at the New York auto show, demonstrating their efforts to meet regulatory demands even as U.S. consumers snap up SUVs and pickups amid relatively cheap gasoline.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Lawsuit a 'smear' attempt, FCA says

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

Lawsuit an attempted 'smear,' FCA says; Secret Honda safety fix?; Ford's Odell on why brands still matter; Feds grant BMW extension on airbag repairs; UAW ranks rise again.... Read More »

Father of Audi TT roadster has big design plans for Hyundai, Kia

10:46 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

Hyundai Motor Group wants to be known for world-class -- not just cheap -- cars, and one of Germany's top designers is helping lead its transformation. Peter Schreyer, a president of the company that controls Kia and Hyundai, made his mark at VW, where he began his career.... Read More »

Nissan readies the Titan's volume model

11:30 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

Nissan today unveiled the volume portion of its plan to take a bigger share of the burgeoning U.S. pickup segment, a half-ton version of its redesigned full-size 2017 Titan.... Read More »

Pterodactyls and Range Rover-esque: What people think of Lincoln Navigator concept

8:00 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

Lincoln is hatching major changes for the Navigator as previewed with a new concept. Here's what people are saying about the newest Navigator, Lincoln's alternative to the Cadillac Escalade.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Nissan's F-150 fighter enters ring

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

In New York: Nissan's F-150 fighter enters ring; Showy debut for plug-in Mitsu Outlander; Audi dealer morale strong, U.S. boss says; Mazda, BMW 'world cars'; VW deadline extended.... Read More »

Genesis previews expanded sedan lineup with New York Concept

1:00 pm U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

Genesis, Hyundai's upstart luxury brand, previewed where its expanded sedan lineup is headed with the introduction Wednesday of the New York Concept.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Genesis' BMW 3-series fighter?

7:45 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

Genesis in NY state of mind with possible 3-series fighter; A 'perfect' Benz, for some; Lexus preps 3-row RX; Kia's 'masculine' Cadenza; Jeep climbs steps, trails.... Read More »

Lincoln aims for anti-Cadillac style with Navigator concept

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2016

After overhauling the core of its lineup, Lincoln is remaking its biggest vehicle, the Navigator, into a more understated, serene alternative to the high-flying Cadillac Escalade.... Read More »

Lexus readies 3-row RX crossover

6:30 pm U.S. ET | March 23, 2016

After months of speculation, and pleading from U.S. dealers, Lexus has finalized plans to build a three-row version of the popular RX crossover.... Read More »

Nissan tries tiny mobility concept on New York

9:00 pm U.S. ET | March 23, 2016

Nissan's Future Lab wants to determine whether consumers in urban markets will use the ultra-compact New Mobility Concept, from Renault.... Read More »

 
Lightweighting push puts pressure on leather

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29 2016

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Automakers' growing desire to cut weight from cars wherever they can is significantly boosting sales of an upmarket leather alternative, says the boss of the company that... ...
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VW's other headache: workers' demand for a 5% pay hike

Christiaan Hetzner
4:06 am U.S. ET | April 20 2016

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Volkswagen has enough money to cover the costs of its emissions-rigging scandal. ...
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VW's tone-deaf management


8:56 am U.S. ET | April 13 2016

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In view of Volkswagen's emissions-rigging scandal, it's amazingly tone-deaf and irresponsible that t ...
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Google and Apple can be good for industry, Renault-Nissan connectivity chief says

Bruce Gain
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13 2016

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Are Google and Apple enablers or disruptors? A little of both, says Ogi Redzic, Renault-Nissan's head of connected vehicles and mobility services. ...
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Will the Mercedes pickup truck be called X class?

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 8 2016

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Mercedes will preview its upcoming pickup truck at the Paris auto show this autumn, according to a m ...
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Bo Andersson shares lessons learned at Lada

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7 2016

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Bo Andersson, the departing CEO of Lada maker AvtoVAZ, used his farewell email to say he was “ ...
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Is CNG the future? Yes, but…

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6 2016

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Rinaldo Rinolfi, one of the fathers of the common-rail diesel, and a true powertrain guru, is someon ...
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PSA demonstrates realistic way of measuring fuel economy

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2 2016

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PSA says it aims to win back trust from consumers in the wake of VW's emissions-cheating scandal by ...
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VW's Seat profit is actually a loss

Christiaan Hetzner
5:29 am U.S. ET | March 23 2016

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When is making a profit actually a loss? When you're the accountant at VW Group's underperforming Se ...
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Evoque convertible could challenge sporty German coupes

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22 2016

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Jaguar Land Rover finally has a model to compete with convertible versions of German premium coupes. ...
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European car sales rise 6% in March but VW brand dips
European new-car sales rose nearly 6 percent last month despite a fall in sales for Volkswagen's cor ...
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Russia's March car sales drop 10% as decline slows
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Western Europe car sales rise 5% in March
Western European car sales rose 5.2 percent in March on strong growth in the UK, France and Italy. F ...
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VW brand trails rivals as Europe sales rise 14% in February
European new-car sales rose 14 percent in February, but Volkswagen lost market share for the sixth m ...
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Nissan Qashqai, Audi Q3 lead continued sales surge for SUVs in Europe
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Western Europe car sales rose 14% in February
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European car sales rise 6% in January but VW share hit by diesel scandal
European car sales rose 6.3 percent last month, although Volkswagen, the region's No. ...
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Why French and Germans still believe in the compact minivan sector
Compact minivan sales remain valuable to French and German automakers even though more brands are qu ...
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Western European car sales rise 6% on Spain, Italy rebound
Western European car sales rose nearly 6 percent in January as the southern markets of Spain and Ita ...
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Jeep, Smart, Jaguar benefit most from Europe's forecast-beating 2015 sales
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BMW promotes Petter Witt to N.A. vice president of operations
BMW has rewarded a regional manager who “fully embraced” the automaker's efforts to create its Future Retail dealership standards. ...
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IAC promotes two execs to head N.A., Europe operations
International Automotive Components named Maurice Sessel and Kelli Carney to run its North American and European operations, respectively. ...
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Mini appoints new head of Americas
David Duncan, head of Mini of the Americas, will take on a new role as head of BMW Group's corporate and special sales. ...
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Renault names new finance chief as Thormann retires due to poor health
Renault finance director Dominique Thormann is retiring for health reasons. He will be succeeded by Clotilde Delbos, currently a senior vice president at the automaker. ...
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Renault picks company veteran to head Dacia
Renault named veteran executive Yves Caracatzanis as head of its Dacia low-cost brand in Romania. ...
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PSA promotes Italy chief to run Changan JV in China
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen named veteran manager Olivier Mornet as president of its Chongqing Changan Auto ...
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GM appoints veteran Brazilian executive as Europe engineering chief
GM named Brazilian national William Bertagni as head of its European vehicle engineering unit. Berta ...
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New Lamborghini CEO is ex-Ferrari F1 team boss Domenicali
Lamborghini named Stefano Domenicali, a former head of Ferrari's Formula One team, as its new CEO. ...
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Honda names new Europe and North America chiefs
Honda named new chiefs for the company's operations in Europe and North America. ...
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Toyota counts on big boost from greener, zippier Prius
Toyota expects to solidify its position as the region's leader in hybrid sales with the new Prius, w ...
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High-tech E class pushes Mercedes ahead of rivals
Mercedes-Benz makes a big leap toward self-driving cars with the new E class, which debuts a hands-f ...
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Kia renews Sportage but drops the price
Kia has reduced the price of its new Sportage in the key German market even though the SUV is roomie ...
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Audi focuses on battery to make Q7 e-tron stand out from plug-in rivals
Audi expects its Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid to stand out from a fast-growing list of competitors that ...
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Subaru wants Levorg to help brand forget losing Legacy
Subaru expects its new Levorg station wagon to have success in Europe that eluded the vehicle it rep ...
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SsangYong adds diesel, awd to Tivoli SUV
SsangYong hopes the addition of a diesel engine will boost sales of its Tivoli in Europe's booming s ...
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Range Rover Evoque convertible is not a 'niche too far'
Land Rover says its Range Rover Evoque created a new niche for sporty premium compact SUVs when the ...
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Hyundai Tucson gets big boost from Europe's SUV boom
Hyundai expects the Tucson to change perceptions of the brand in Europe, thanks to its bolder design ...
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Product launches follow a faster cadence
New model launches are getting faster, more frequent and less certain. They also might be a lot fart ...
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Opel boosts connectivity offer in new Karl
Opel's new entry-level model, the Karl, is the brand's cheapest car but it now offers advanced conne ...
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Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
Assembly of the third-generation Skoda Superb began in April 2015 at Skoda's factory in Kvasiny, Cze ...
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Suppliers to the new Ford S-Max
Assembly of the second-generation Ford S-Max began in May 2015 at Ford's factory in Valencia, Spain. ...
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Suppliers to the new Mercedes GLC
Production of the first-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC began in June 2015 at parent Daimler's factory ...
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Suppliers to the new Jaguar XF
Assembly of the second-generation Jaguar XF began in June 2015 at Jaguar Land Rover's factory in Cas ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q7
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