Los Angeles Auto Show

Daimler said to plan Maybach S class unveiling at Los Angeles show

5:02 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Daimler will revive the Maybach name with an exclusive version of its S-class limousine that will be unveiled at the Guangzhou and Los Angeles auto shows in November, a person familiar with the company's plans said.... Read More »

 

Daimler to unveil Maybach S class at Los Angeles show, report says

April 16, 2014 11:02 CET
Daimler will revive the Maybach name with an exclusive version of its S-class limousine that will be unveiled at the Guangzhou and Los Angeles auto shows in November, a person familiar with the company's plans said.... Read More »

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Will autonomous mean anonymous?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show had an unusual level of significance for the future, present and past.... Read More »

 

UNVEILED IN LOS ANGELES

One last look at some key models introduced at the L.A. auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Check out the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept, the Honda FCEV Concept, the Chevrolet Sonic Dusk and more.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. Auto Show

When the Mustang goes global, marketing boss Farley will be in ...

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
To make the point that it has global aspirations for the Mustang, Ford announced last week that the redesigned version marking the car's 50th anniversary will be introduced Dec. 5 in six cities around the globe: New York, Dearborn, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Shanghai and Sydney.... Read More »

 

LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

Hyundai's salvo may signal the start of a fuel cell fight

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
A battle is brewing in, of all segments, hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. As Honda and Toyota announced plans last week to move their fuel cell EV projects from the drawing board to the road, Hyundai elbowed past them with a hydrogen-powered version of its Tucson compact crossover and a free-fuel, $499-a-month lease deal to go with it, all due out in the spring.... Read More »

 

BMW's fwd Active Tourer coming in 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
BMW's first front-wheel-drive crossover, the Active Tourer, will go on sale in the United States in early 2015. The Active Tourer will share a fwd architecture and new three- and four-cylinder engines with the next-generation Mini Cooper that debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week, said Ian Robertson, BMW AG's board member for sales and marketing.... Read More »

 

Subaru's Doll: Improved interior shores up Legacy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The redesigned Subaru Legacy sedan, expected next summer in U.S. showrooms, will take styling cues from the sleek concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. But the most important changes will be a revamped interior with improved navigation and Bluetooth connectivity, "areas where we are weaker," said Tom Doll, president of Subaru of America.... Read More »

 

Reuss would 'love' high-performance version of Sonic

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
General Motors North America President Mark Reuss said he would like to add a pocket-rocket version of the Sonic to Chevrolet's lineup. "Yeah, I'd love to do that," he said on the sidelines of the auto show here last week. "We've got the ride-and-handling vehicle dynamics for it."... Read More »

 

Jag's new coupe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The Jaguar F-Type coupe, unveiled last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, goes on sale in the United States in the spring. The coupe, top, starts at $65,895, including shipping. The top-of-the-line R version, above, is priced at $99,895, including shipping, and will get a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine that makes 550 hp.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. Auto Show

Porsche Macan jumps into the compact crossover fray

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
A decade ago, some people thought Porsche executives were crazy for veering away from a legacy of building high-performance sports cars and bringing out a mid-sized crossover, the Cayenne.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. Auto Show

Ford Edge Concept has enhanced park assist, obstacle avoidance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The Ford Edge Concept can locate a perpendicular parking space -- the kind in a shopping mall parking lot, for example -- and maneuver into it with little or no input from the driver.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. Auto Show

Mini reworks Cooper interior after dings by customers, J.D. Power

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2013
Responding to consumer complaints, Mini has gone mainstream with its interior layout.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. Auto Show

GM considers all-terrain Colorado

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2013
Before the wraps even came off the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, Chevy dealers were in the factory's ear about a future off-road variant.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW: ANALYSIS

Stars come out in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Auto Show proved fertile ground for four important world debuts. Here are the highlights.... Read More »

 

LUCA CIFERRI

BMW: wagons for Europe, GTs for the rest of the world

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
BMW's GT models are aimed at countries such as the U.S. and China, while Europe is the main market for the automaker's station wagons.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda Accord named Green Car of Year

3:17 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Honda's mid-sized Accord sedan was named Green Car of the Year on Thursday. The Accord won in large part because it offers high fuel economy ratings for gasoline, gasoline-battery hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the venerable sedan, said Ron Cogan, editor of the Green Car Journal, which organizes and sponsors the award.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Fuel cell nearing leap from lab to highway

2:42 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles are moving slowly out of the science project phase and onto the roads of the real world. Now the struggle shifts from making the technology reliable to bringing down the price. And the United States needs nationwide distribution of hydrogen fuel.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda touts hydrogen fuel cell concept vehicle

10:10 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Honda has high hopes for its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle and its advanced technology to reduce tailpipe emissions, although the Japanese carmaker concedes consumers may take a few years to warm to the concept.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Work ethic, comic hero make Koreans hot shots in design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
As competition in the industry becomes ever more cut-throat, partly as gaps in quality and technology narrow, automakers need bolder, edgier designs to differentiate. From a global talent pool, South Koreans stand out.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Hyundai to launch hydrogen-powered Tucson

7:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Hyundai's decadelong effort to develop a fuel cell vehicle pays off next spring with the launch of the hydrogen-powered Tucson crossover. At the Los Angeles Auto Show Wednesday, Hyundai said the Tucson will be available as a lease-only vehicle in California for $2,999 down and $499 per month -- and that includes fuel, regardless of how much hydrogen the lessee uses.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Kia plans Super Bowl pitch to introduce K900 flagship

6:01 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Kia Motors plans to return to the Super Bowl next year with new advertising to help launch its new K900 rear-wheel drive flagship sedan in the United States. The car was introduced Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Ford preps 'aggressive' roll out of start-stop

8:35 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Ford, aiming to become a leader in fuel economy, plans to expand its start-stop feature to all of its major volume vehicle programs. Ford executives made the announcement as the automaker introduced an Edge Concept crossover equipped with the feature on Wednesday.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda fuel cell concept boasts extended range

4:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Honda's successor to the FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will have a range of 300 miles and its fuel cell stack will be housed in the engine compartment. Honda introduced its styling concept for the 2015 production vehicle today at the Los Angeles Auto Show as the mid-sized FCEV Concept.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

BMW 4-series goes topless in Tokyo, L.A.

1:33 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
The BMW 4-series Convertible made its global debut at the Tokyo Motor Show today. The car's three-piece retractable hardtop opens in less than 20 seconds with the push of a button, BMW says.... Read More »

 

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