LuxE TURNS TO TRUCKSFeb. 12
E-Pace: A Jag that's a serious off-roaderFeb. 12
Jaguar's E-Pace has the same bones as Land Rover's Discovery Sport and the upcoming new-generation Range Rover Evoque. So even though it is highly unlikely that E-Pace drivers will veer far into the weeds, that capability is built-in.
Toyota rolls out new trail-ready TRD Pro trucksFeb. 8
Toyota is rolling out updated TRD Pro trims for the midsize Tacoma pickup, the full-size Tundra and the 4Runner SUV -- some of the most popular trucks the automaker sells -- adding a snorkel-like intake on the Tacoma and internal-bypass shocks across the lineup.
City-slickers and F-150 Junior: What people are saying about '19 Ford RangerFeb. 6
One of the bigger debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show was the 2019 Ford Ranger. The newest Ranger is larger in size this time around and will compete against the likes of the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon and Toyota Tacoma once it reaches dealerships next year. Ford officials are positioning the pickup as a lifestyle vehicle that appeals to younger, active buyers who may not want the herculean hauling capabilities — and higher price tag — of a full-size F-150. Here's a sampling of Ranger reaction from the automotive media.
HYUNDAI-KIA: Weaker car demand hurts results againFeb. 1
TOYOTA: Trucks deliver 'great start' to 2018Feb. 1
NISSAN: Sedans provide extra lift as trucks hit highFeb. 1
GM: Fleet, crossovers help keep volume in the blackFeb. 1
Can hardy Tacoma get over this hill?Jan. 29
A competitive barrage in midsize pickups could be tough for the Toyota Tacoma, the segment leader for more than a decade. Or it could be an opportunity for the burly Toyota to kick sand in the face of yet another challenger.
Hybrid Hemis, homework, and luxe-mobiles: What scribes are saying about '19 Ram 1500Jan. 23
Redesigned for the 2019 model year, the next-gen Ram 1500 finally broke its cover last week at the Detroit auto show. It won't take long for the new Ram to arrive at dealerships in the U.S., as production is set to begin this month. Here is a roundup of initial reaction to the new pickup.