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VW to bring Golf Alltrack to U.S. in 2016 to take on Subaru

3:22 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

VW has decided to offer the Golf SportWagen with 4Motion all-wheel drive in the United States starting in 2016, both as a pure wagon and as a crossover-styled variant called the Alltrack.... Read More »

Jaguar beefs up powertrain options on F-Type

11:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Jaguar is building on its successful return to the sports car market by expanding the powertrain options in the F-Type coupe and convertible. The 2016 models arriving next spring will offer all-wheel drive, a manual transmission on V-6 models, electric power steering and other improvements.... Read More »

Chrysler 300 refreshed with rotary shifter, updated front fascia

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Designers used a light touch to refresh the 2015 Chrysler 300, with a new front fascia and the addition of a rotary shifter as the biggest differences for what will be the 60th anniversary of the original 300 in 1955.... Read More »

Cadillac chief envisions $250,000 flagship car -- in 2029

10:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Cadillac's new boss believes General Motors' luxury brand could eventually sell ultra-luxury cars that retail for a quarter-million dollars by 2029. Cadillac may also get more crossover models to supplement the SRX.... Read More »

Chevy Colorado, in ZR2 gear, is ready to hit the rocky trails

7:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Chevrolet's off-road Colorado concept is its boldest effort yet to position the midsize pickup as a versatile truck for active, outdoorsy types. A production version of the Colorado ZR2 would give GM an answer to Ford's F-150 SVT Raptor.... Read More »

Scion looks to end product drought with iM hatchback

6:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Scion formally unveiled the long-awaited five-door iM Concept hatchback, marking the struggling brand's first new design in three years. The hatchback will arrive in dealerships next year after Scion shows a production version of the car at the New York auto show in April.... Read More »

Lexus LF-C2 concept zeros in on younger buyers

4:50 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Lexus took another step toward overcoming its midlife crisis with the unveiling Wednesday of the LF-C2 convertible concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It's a “powerful, emotional car” created to appeal to younger customers, said Jeff Bracken, Lexus Division general manager.... Read More »

Honda joins small-crossover fray with HR-V

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

The Honda HR-V, based on the Fit subcompact, arrives early next year and will compete with small crossovers such as the Buick Encore, Fiat 500X and Mini Countryman.... Read More »

VW embraces hydrogen with Golf SportWagen HyMotion

5:23 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Volkswagen is next in line to join the hydrogen party at the Los Angeles Auto Show with a concept version of its new Golf SportWagen compact powered by a fuel cell electric drivetrain.... Read More »

Ford freshens Explorer with higher trim package for '16

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Aiming to lure more upscale customers to its Explorer crossover, Ford today at the Los Angeles Auto Show unveiled a freshened 2016 Explorer with more available content.... Read More »

Maybach returns with lavish interior, lower price

8:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

After falling short of attempts to sell an ultraluxury sedan to compete with Rolls-Royce and Bentley, Mercedes-Benz is resurrecting the historic Maybach badge but setting lower expectations.... Read More »


BLOG: Honda opens Calif. garage to get Android rolling

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

To help Google's new Android Auto system gain favor, Honda is doing something rare in the auto industry: subsidizing its rivals.... Read More »

Mazda zoom zooms into tiny CUVs with CX-3

11:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

With the CX-3, which stands 4 inches taller than a Mazda3 compact five-door from road to roof but 7 inches shorter from bumper to bumper, Mazda joins the growing list of automakers offering off-road looks and premium content in a package that was once considered too small for anything but economy cars.... Read More »

Cadillac rolls out V series versions of ATS sedan, coupe

10:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

Cadillac is seeking some much-needed momentum for its entry-level ATS nameplate with the launch next spring of V series track-ready versions of the sedan and coupe.... Read More »

Audi Prologue concept marks new styling direction

11:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

Audi unveiled a prototype of a coupe that signals the future styling direction of the luxury brand under new design chief Marc Lichte. The show car signals exterior and interior styling that will emphasize sportiness, lightweight design and all-wheel drive.... Read More »

Ford preps larger, 3-row Edge for China

6:13 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

Ford will make a version of the Ford Edge with three rows of seats for the Chinese market, Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president of global marketing, sales and service, told journalists Tuesday on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »


BLOG: Just how bad is that traffic jam ahead? New tech lets drivers see it

3:36 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

Traffic apps that alert users of upcoming delays aren't unheard of these days. But what if drivers could actually see what's happening at a particular location on their vehicle screens when they're 5 miles -- or even a couple states -- away?... Read More »

VW Golf R wagon -- a first -- packs 296 hp

10:57 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

Volkswagen is introducing a wagon variant of its tuned-up Golf R compact this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »

Shelby GT350 Mustang guns for Europe's performance cars

9:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

With the newest Shelby GT350 Mustang, unveiled Monday in the garage of the late Carroll Shelby in Gardena, Calif., Ford aims to lure a new breed of customers who want the kind of performance normally found in Porsches and Ferraris at a bargain price.... Read More »


Flagships, cute utes headline L.A. show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

Pint-size crossovers and extra-large luxury sedans will share the spotlight at the Los Angeles Auto Show, as Mercedes-Benz revives the Maybach name with a top-of-the-line sedan, Audi unveils a concept for a future flagship and Honda and Mazda roll out crossovers slotted beneath the Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5.... Read More »

Scion's iM and what comes after

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

After teasing the iM concept hatchback last month with shots of the nose and rear, Scion has released pictures of the entire car before its debut this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »

Scion readies iM Concept for L.A. Auto Show

7:15 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2014

Scion, aiming to regain momentum in the U.S., will use the Los Angeles Auto Show to showcase the iM Concept, a hatchback designed with young, adventurous drivers in mind.... Read More »

Porsche goes bling with two-tone Panamera Exclusive Series

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014

Porsche is introducing the Panamera Exclusive Series, which features more luxury than the company has ever offered before. The limited-edition series is based on the already-exclusive Panamera Turbo S and will be unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »

A new Audi range-topper?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

This screen shot from a teaser video Audi released last week offers a glimpse at a concept car to be unveiled this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »

Maybach to make its comeback in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Mercedes-Benz will unveil its Mercedes-Maybach S600 sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show this month.... Read More »

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