Hyundai preps hot-hatch version of Elantra for U.S.Tue, 26, Jul 2016
Spy photos signal Hyundai's performance division is close to fielding its first production model for the U.S. The 2018 Elantra GT N features a lower profile and sportier styling than the standard compact hatchback.
What Samardzich already knew: No risk, no rewardMon, 25, Jul 2016
Barb Samardzich, who is retiring Oct. 1 as vice president and COO of Ford of Europe, was told by a boss at Ford 16 years ago that he “didn't think it was worth the risk” of her taking a job he perceived to be almost impossible.
Honda redraws Accord profile with fastback stylingTue, 19, Jul 2016
New spy photos signal the redesigned 2018 Honda Accord will have more of a fastback profile. The exterior, while heavily camouflaged, features a more swooping, sweeping design throughout the sedan, especially in the rear.
California rejects Volkswagen's recall plan for 3.0-liter diesel vehiclesWed, 13, Jul 2016
California's chief air regulator on Wednesday rejected a proposed recall plan from Volkswagen to fix 16,000 3.0-liter diesel Volkswagens, Audis and Porches in the state that are equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests.
Porsche's new V-8 engine will power Bentley, Audi modelsWed, 13, Jul 2016
Porsche will supply its new V-8 gasoline engine to Bentley and Audi. The engine debuts in the new Porsche Panamera later this year.
Ford hikes horsepower, torque on 2017 F-150's 3.5-liter EcoBoost engineTue, 12, Jul 2016
When the 2017 Ford F-150 arrives at dealership lots this fall, the new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine under the hood will have more power. The second-generation engine will have 50 more pounds-feet of torque and an additional 10 hp, raising the numbers to 470 pounds-feet of torque and 375 hp.
Honda develops hybrid motor without key rare-earth metalsTue, 12, Jul 2016
Honda has developed a new electric motor for hybrid vehicles that tackles two top challenges in manufacturing the critical drivetrain component: The high cost and uncertain supply of the rare-earth metals used in their powerful magnets.
Toyota's lighter, trimmer '18 Camry takes shapeFri, 08, Jul 2016
New spy photos suggest that the redesigned 2018 Toyota Camry will be more rakish, with a noticeable lip on the rear deck and new side mirrors. With a new platform and powertrain changes, the next Camry figures to offer improved fuel economy, ride and handling and additional safety and driver-assistance features.
G-Vectoring system is simple, effective, free and hard to marketSat, 02, Jul 2016
Mazda's latest feature is a software-based system that boosts handling and agility while reducing driver fatigue. But selling the benefits of features that are invisible until the driver gets on the road is a marketing challenge.
Porsche's 2nd-gen Panamera aims to fulfill need for speedMon, 04, Jul 2016
Porsche unveiled the second-generation Panamera sedan here last week, hoping to enhance its reputation for speed with a grand tourer that can lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife racetrack as fast as the previous-generation 911 GT3.