Audi Q5 gains size, powerThu, 29, Sep 2016
Audi aims to retain its leadership position in luxury crossovers with a second-generation Q5 that adds size, technology and power to the outgoing model.
Ram packs Rebel with supercharged, 575-hp V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Ram brand introduced a high-powered, off-road concept version of the Ram Rebel, dubbed the Rebel TRX, Thursday at the State Fair of Texas. The concept pickup features a 575-hp, 6.2-liter, supercharged V-8 engine, making it the most powerful pickup FCA has ever built.
Nissan debuts 'revolutionary' new MicraThu, 29, Sep 2016
Nissan showed Paris auto show audiences a redesigned Micra subcompact today for Europe, but with implications for the U.S. as well. The Micra nameplate does not sell in the U.S., but the redesign signals where the next-generation Versa will go with technology.
Infiniti crossover concept signals a QX50 playThu, 29, Sep 2016
Infiniti showed a zealous new commitment to one of its oldest and most underperforming models, spotlighting a concept that will be the template for the next QX50 crossover. The luxury maker’s QX Sport Inspiration concept uses deeply contoured body panels and a back-sloping roofline to create a crossover with a sports-car influence.
Kia's posh Telluride has 'good chance' to move forward, Schreyer saysThu, 29, Sep 2016
Peter Schreyer, Kia and Hyundai's chief design officer, is optimistic the Telluride will be approved for production following a positive reception for a concept shown at the Detroit auto show. The production version of the Telluride, the largest SUV or crossover in the Kia lineup since the Borrego was dropped, would maintain the general size and proportions of the concept.
Lexus hints at expanded crossover family with small UX ConceptThu, 29, Sep 2016
Lexus used the Paris auto show on Thursday to unveil its next move in crossovers: a small one. The UX Concept serves as “Lexus' vision for a compact SUV of the future,” Toyota's luxury arm said.
BMW to expand crossover lineup with sporty X2Thu, 29, Sep 2016
BMW, aiming to capitalize on the hot market for crossovers, is hinting at plans to expand its crossover lineup, once again, with a model based on the X2 concept.
Ferrari sells out open-top Aperta before public debutThu, 29, Sep 2016
Ferrari sold out an open-top version of the 1 million euro ($1.1 million) LaFerrari supercar before its public debut, underscoring the marque's allure even as the former unit of Fiat Chrysler widens its lineup with more affordable models.
Daimler confirms EQ subbrand for electric carsThu, 29, Sep 2016
Mercedes will launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2025 under a new sub-brand called EQ. The automaker aims to become the global leader in EV technology, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said.
Honda, at last, previews Civic Type R bound for U.S.Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Years of pining for Honda's Civic Type R in the U.S. are finally coming to an end as the automaker signals what the car will look like.
VW weighs more models to 'strike back' in U.S.Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen is mulling new models to bolster its car-heavy U.S. lineup as it charts a U.S. recovery plan, its global brand chief says. VW brand chairman Herbert Diess didn't offer details on the models under study, but hinted strongly that VW is more likely to add more SUVs and crossovers than sedans.
Daimler plans hypercar, expanded AMG lineupWed, 28, Sep 2016
Daimler is working on a new "hypercar" and also plans to expand its range of upmarket AMG Mercedes-Benz performance cars by at least 10 models. The hypercar, due to be produced in about 2.5 years' time, will feature the powertrain of the current Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 car with a modified gearbox and will be made from carbon fiber.