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Two-tone cars are back in vogue

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2017

It could be the first inkling of a trend -- or a strictly European phenomenon. But two-tone cars are increasingly showing up in automakers' lineups there, mostly in upper trim levels.... Read More »

Despite startup hurdles, Tesla Model 3 wins early praise

4:23 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2017

Tesla may be behind on internal production targets for the new Model 3, but that doesn't mean Consumer Reports hasn't predicted its reliability.... Read More »

2017 TOKYO AUTO SHOW

Toyota to unveil fuel cell family cruiser and city bus

Oct. 18, 2017 11:17 CET

Toyota is targeting a 1,000-km (620-mile) range for the Fine-Comfort Ride fuel concept that will be unveiled at the Tokyo auto show.... Read More »

EYE ON TESLA

Polestar debuts with performance coupe, subscription sales model

7:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2017

Volvo and its parent, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, are initially investing about $752 million in the stand-alone electrified vehicle brand, mostly for a China assembly plant. Only 500 Polestar 1 coupes will be produced annually and customers can preorder the vehicle starting Tuesday.... Read More »

JAY RAMEY

BLOG: The VW Scirocco is dead (again)

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

On the occasion of the second departure of the Scirocco from the VW lineup, a brief look at all three generations of the sporty coupe.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Land Rover design chief dangles more clues on next Defender

10:35 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2017

The next Defender is the most important vehicle in Land Rover's 70-year history.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler's Ram sports new face for 2019

3:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2017

Fiat Chrysler plans major styling changes to the Ram pickup for 2019 as evidenced by new spy photos of the truck at the company's technical center near Detroit. The redesigned Ram 1500, which carries the DT designation, is to be formally unveiled in January at the Detroit auto show.... Read More »

TOKYO AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Toyota expands mobility, AI reach with 2 concepts

6:42 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2017

Toyota plans to broaden its vision of future mobility at the Tokyo Motor Show with two tiny electric runabouts that predict the driver's emotions and guide them away from danger.... Read More »

Q&A: MATTHIAS KLIETZ

BMW stays committed to fuel cells

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

Matthias Klietz, head of BMW's alternative powertrain group, talks to Automotive News about where BMW is in its hydrogen efforts and what hurdles it still faces.... Read More »

Range Rover to show pair of plug-ins in L.A.

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

Plug-in hybrid versions of the Range Rover and Range Rover sport are coming to the U.S. market next summer.... Read More »

Leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler user guide gives details of off-roader's amenities

10:57 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2017

The user's guide for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler has been leaked before the start of production, showing some of the off-roader's modern goodies.... Read More »

Nissan CEO hands off to Toyota CEO

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

In decorum-obsessed Japan, the auto industry is cooperating to keep Nissan's recent factory inspection scandal from dimming the glitz at this month's Tokyo Motor Show.... Read More »

An auto show's lingering impact

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

An auto show's influence on new-vehicle purchase decisions lasts for nearly a year after the show ends, a study found.... Read More »

TOKYO AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Tokyo show spotlights home team's EV ambitions

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

Japan's automakers aim to electrify at the Tokyo Motor Show with a cavalcade of battery-powered cars as well as visions for autonomous driving and connectivity under the banner "Beyond the Motor."... Read More »

Chevy's midengine Corvette shows more styling cues

11:56 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2017

Another, more production-looking C8 Corvette mule has been spotted in camouflage -- this time near Cadillac, Mich.... Read More »

FCA rescinds 368-hp rating on 2018 Jeep Wrangler's 4-cylinder

12:26 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 11, 2017

FCA has rescinded the information it filed with NHTSA concerning the power output of the 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine it plans to put in some versions of the upcoming 2018 Jeep Wrangler.... Read More »

2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Mazda signals new engine, design language

2:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2017

Mazda will showcase future trends in drivetrain technology and exterior design with two concept cars at this month's Tokyo Motor Show.... Read More »

Mercedes GLS to get luxe upgrade

12:16 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2017

The Mercedes-Benz GLS will get lighter and more luxurious when the next-generation large SUV goes on sale in 2019.... Read More »

JAY RAMEY

BLOG: Polestar's 'puzzling' first concept takes shape

10:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2017

Polestar, Volvo's electric vehicle subbrand, is releasing small segments of its first concept car via its Instagram account.... Read More »

Mitsubishi's make it or break it moment

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2017

In the waning days of 2017, the mainstream midsize crossover segment in the U.S. will get its first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.... Read More »

TVR back with new Griffith

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2017

British niche automaker TVR will begin production of its two-seat Griffith sports car next year.... Read More »

Marchionne stokes Ferrari SUV interest

11:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2017

Sergio Marchionne confirmed speculation that Ferrari will make its first SUV while tamping down rumors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may part ways with Jeep.... Read More »

Toyota looks to past and future for Tokyo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2017

Toyota will update two of its most staid and storied nameplates at the Tokyo Motor Show while exploring new hybrid ideas with a sporty car and crossover concept.... Read More »

Q&A: J MAYS

How J Mays views the future of design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2017

Three years removed from the auto industry, ex-Ford design boss J Mays still has something to say about where auto design is headed.... Read More »

Toyota readies sporty, boxy hybrid concepts for Tokyo

7:11 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2017

Toyota is taking its hybrid know-how into new territory at the Tokyo Motor Show with electrified concepts for a sleek sporty coupe and big boxy crossover.... Read More »

 
Land Rover design chief dangles more clues on next Defender

Richard Truett
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20 2017

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Gerry McGovern, Land Rover's chief design officer, said the design work for the new Defender is comp ...
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Why PSA is axing jobs at Vauxhall's Astra plant

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2017

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Vauxhall and PSA have cited declining sales in the compact segment as a reason for cutting 400 jobs ...
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Auto industry cold on UK joining NAFTA post-Brexit

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18 2017

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The UK joining the North American Free Trade Agreement is an idea reportedly being floated as an alt ...
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Volvo's Polestar could become a credible BMW, Tesla rival

Luca Ciferri
4:24 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18 2017

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Volvo's Polestar brand claimed some world firsts while unveiling its debut model, the Polestar 1. ...
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No steering wheel? Not so fast, ZF CEO says

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11 2017

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If you're not ready to trust a computer-driven vehicle that has no steering wheel you're not alone. ...
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How Mercedes turned a 'crazy' idea into gold

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6 2017

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A little more than 20 years ago, the Mercedes W163 rolled off the assembly line at the company's U.S ...
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Why Renault predicts big profits from EVs

Luca Ciferri
6:38 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6 2017

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Renault's investment in electric vehicles is already paying dividends and the automaker said today that its profits from EVs will rise significantly in the next five years,... ...
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Why Marchionne thinks EVs threaten the planet

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3 2017

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne believes that a widespread move to electric vehicles ...
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Industry shifts blame, again, for diesel woes

Christiaan Hetzner
4:37 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3 2017

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The industry's favorite tactic since the diesel has come under attack in Europe for excessive emissi ...
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Renault Alaskan shows how Europe's pickup segment is going upscale

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29 2017

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In many parts of Europe, you're as likely to see a high-end sports car like a Porsche Carrera as a p ...
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Europe sales drop 2% as Brexit concerns hit UK demand
European new-car sales fell 2 percent in September as concerns about Brexit among UK consumers offse ...
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Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rose 18% in Sept.
Russia's car market is expected to grow by 11 percent this year after sales rose 18 percent last mon ...
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German sales fall 3% in Sept. on diesel worries
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered ...
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Germany's 2017 sales to beat expectations, group says
Germany's new-car sales will be stronger than expected this year, helped by incentives for older die ...
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Spain sales rise 4% in Sept. on fleet demand
Spanish new-car sales rose 4.6 percent in September as sales to companies continued to outpace slugg ...
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Italy's September sales increase 8%
Italy's new-car sales rose 8 percent in September to 166,956 units, which was the highest volume the ...
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French sales rise 1% in September
New-car sales rose 1.1 percent in France in September, as the fall selling season began with mixed r ...
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Sales of gasoline cars overtake diesels in Europe
Diesel's European market share fell to 46.3 percent of new-car registrations in the first half, the ...
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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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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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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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Infiniti appoints French exec Meunier as global sales chief
Nissan's Infiniti appointed company veteran Christian Meunier to the newly created role of head of g ...
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Uber's European policy chief quits to join Chargepoint
Uber's head of policy for Europe, Christopher Burghardt, is quitting to join the electric vehicle ch ...
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GM appoints Chevy Bolt's top engineer as EV programs chief
GM promoted Pamela Fletcher to the new position of vice president of global electric vehicle program ...
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Opel's Mueller to head German cosmetics company
Opel's marketing chief, Tina Mueller, will join German cosmetics retailer Douglas as CEO on Nov. 1. ...
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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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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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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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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
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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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