Buick to drop Verano after short 2017 runThu, 26, May 2016
The Buick Verano will stay in production for an abbreviated 2017 model year before being phased out this fall. The move spotlights how automakers are rethinking product portfolios amid what many executives and analysts believe is a permanent shift toward crossovers and SUVs.
Trail-ready with a nod to Swedish roots: What people think of Volvo's '40' conceptsTue, 24, May 2016
After launching the redesigned XC90 and hatching plans to market the S90 flagship sedan and V90 wagon, Volvo's product overhaul will continue with a new generation of small cars and crossovers.
Why most new hybrids are cars, not crossoversMon, 16, May 2016
These are times of feast for crossovers and famine for cars. Meanwhile, automakers such as Hyundai and Honda are introducing new lines of green vehicles to meet global regulations -- and all of them are cars. Why not mix what consumers want with what automakers need to sell and make these vehicles crossovers?
Chevy launches small-car website to connect with young buyersMon, 09, May 2016
ChevySmallCars.com, a “lifestyle-oriented” website dedicated to the Spark minicar, Sonic subcompact car and Trax subcompact crossover, is aimed at younger car buyers, who are more likely to buy the vehicles than other groups.
Subaru aims to sell more Impreza sedansMon, 02, May 2016
Subaru has long leaned on the five-door version of the Impreza for volume in the small-car segment. But with the next-generation arriving this year, Subaru wants the sedan variant to do more heavy lifting.