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Sprinter awd van likely in U.S. by 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Mercedes-Benz is likely to launch an all-wheel-drive version of its Sprinter van in the United States, a spokesman said at a press event here.... Read More »


WRX spinoff will be bigger, sportier

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
When the redesigned Subaru WRX strikes off on its own as a separate nameplate next spring, it will be longer and roomier, with a sportier look.... Read More »



Infiniti comes home to Japan -- sort of

5:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Nissan is finally bringing the Infiniti marque to Japan, a quarter century after its global debut in the United States. Well, sort of. Building Infiniti into a truly global brand -- with name recognition in its home market -- could benefit its image in North America and elsewhere.... Read More »


Lexus will display sports coupe, turbo crossover at Tokyo show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Lexus will unveil a near-production version of its long-awaited sports coupe at the Tokyo Motor Show, a four-seater dubbed the RC that fills a big void in the luxury brand's lineup.... Read More »


Kia's K900 to debut in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Kia will unveil its rear-wheel-drive K900 luxury sedan at the Los Angeles auto show this month. Dealer sources say U.S. sales will start early next year.... Read More »


Mercedes-Benz to launch CLA station wagon in '15

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2013
Mercedes-Benz will launch a station wagon version of its CLA compact sedan in 2015.... Read More »


A peek at the pony

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
It's the best view yet of the new Ford Mustang's front end, which looks to be a bit more rounded than that of the current generation.... Read More »


Kia plans Soul EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Kia will introduce an electric version of its 2014 Soul next year, the brand's first EV for the United States.... Read More »


Reuss: Wee GMC is in the pipeline

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
GMC is planning a vehicle smaller than the Terrain crossover. While giving no details about the product or its timing, GM North America chief Mark Reuss said that the truck brand will expand below its current lineup.... Read More »


Ford brings underhood beef to big-truck battle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
With the 2015 Ford F-series Super Duty pickups, it's what's under the hood that counts.... Read More »


Lambo expected to roll out Urus superluxury crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Lamborghini is expected to enter the $250,000-plus crossover segment with the Urus in 2017.... Read More »


Maserati launches U.S. offensive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Maserati's redesigned Quattroporte flagship sedan and new Ghibli mid-sized sedan are the beginning of Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's ambitious plan to reinvigorate the brand.... Read More »


Expect the unexpected from 3 exotics

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Three exotic brands -- Ferrari, Maser-ati and Lamborghini -- are finding contemporary ways to express their striking heritage.... Read More »


Ferrari fields a high-performance hybrid

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
The new LaFerrari, with its high-performance hybrid powertrain, hints at the technical direction of future Ferraris.... Read More »


Bentley plans a segment-creating $250,000 crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Bentley has given the green light for production of a $250,000 premium crossover that figures to create a new segment.... Read More »


Macan is a big part of Porsche growth plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
While Porsche sets sales records in the U.S. market, its engineers are feverishly at work to keep the product pipeline fresh with new and redesigned models and spin-off variants.... Read More »


Small sedan, crossover expand Audi's range

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Audi will launch a pair of entry-level models in the United States next year, a one-two punch that will expand the German luxury brand's pool of customers.... Read More »


Volkswagen engine overhaul gets rolling

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Volkswagen plans to execute a top-to-bottom overhaul of its engines over the next two years.... Read More »


VW Group goal: Crossover appeal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
The three big brands in the Volkswagen AG stable will all expand their SUV lineups over the next few years to sustain their recent sales surges in the U.S. market.... Read More »


Alfa Romeo's product plan remains a work in progress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Although Alfa Romeo's product plan has been revised many times, Sergio Marchionne has been unchanging in his opposition to selling Alfa Romeo to another automaker.... Read More »


Dodge seeks to craft image for midpriced performance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Dodge lost the Ram pickup and its rugged identity in 2009. Now the brand is trying to rebuild its identity with moderately priced performance.... Read More »


Jeep plans baby Wrangler, big SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Jeep will add two nameplates in the next three years: a subcompact crossover made in Europe and a three-row luxury SUV built in Detroit.... Read More »


Ram adding commercial vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Now that the Ram pickup has been re-engineered, the brand will focus for the next three years on an expanding line of commercial vans.... Read More »


Fiat plans to expand 500 family in U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
The United States is so crucial for Fiat that some product planners want the next-generation to be longer and wider.... Read More »


Italian invasion will continue at Chrysler

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
The next three years at Chrysler Group can be summed up simply: more Fiat and more miles per gallon.... Read More »


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