Hatchback

2016 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Honda hints at sporty Civic hatchback

Feb. 10, 2016 12:29 CET

Honda will preview its next Civic hatchback with a sporty prototype at the upcoming Geneva auto show. The five-door model will be rolled out globally next year including in the U.S....
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GM weighs new diesel for Cruze hatchback

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016

General Motors is considering offering a diesel version of the five-door Chevrolet Cruze hatchback introduced last week at the Detroit auto show. "It's under consideration," said Dan Nicholson, GM's global powertrain chief....
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Cruze gets a hatch

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Chevrolet will unveil a Cruze hatchback this week at the Detroit auto show. Photos released by General Motors show the car keeps the same face as the redesigned sedan....
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Infiniti Q30 hatch renamed to appease dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2016

Dealers asked Infiniti to change the names of the Q30 and QX30 because the models looked so similar....
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Chevy drops wrap off Cruze hatchback

6:17 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2016

Chevrolet will add a hatchback Cruze to its lineup this fall, an effort to expand the appeal of the brand's top-selling car. Chevy confirmed today that it will unveil the 2017 Cruze hatch at the Detroit auto show next week....
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Possible Cruze hatchback in hiding

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

Spy photos add to the mounting evidence that Chevrolet is prepping a U.S. launch of a Cruze hatchback....
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Chevy Cruze hatchback for U.S. takes shape

11:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2015

Recent spy photos add to the mounting evidence that Chevrolet is prepping a U.S. launch of a Cruze hatchback to take on the Ford Focus in the modest market for five-door compacts....
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Detroit shifts car output to Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Ford and Fiat Chrysler are essentially giving up on trying to build mass-market cars profitably in the United States, instead shifting most production of those nameplates to Mexico so they can dedicate U.S. plants to higher-margin pickups and SUVs....
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Ford Focus' horsepower and price double for the 2016 RS

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

Starting at $36,605 including shipping, the Focus RS hatchback will bring Ford's top-selling global nameplate to a new level of profitability as well as performance when it arrives in North America next spring....
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2015 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Suzuki will add Baleno hatchback to its European lineup

Aug. 25, 2015 06:01 CET

Suzuki plans to expand its European lineup with the Baleno subcompact hatchback that will be sold as a slightly larger and more practical alternative to its Swift, the company's top-seller in the region....
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Infiniti uncovers its A3 fighter

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015

The production version of Infiniti's Q30 compact hatch unveiled last week stays faithful to the striking, and somewhat polarizing, looks of the 2013 concept....
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Chevy preps a Cruze hatchback for the U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015

Chevrolet plans a hatchback version of the next-generation Cruze compact sedan for the U.S., targeting a niche segment that could be ripe for growth....
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Infiniti reveals 2016 Q30 compact hatch - in camouflage

1:00 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2015

Infiniti intends to officially unveil the English-made Q30 hatch in September at the Frankfurt motor show. It goes on sale in Europe late this year and is expected in U.S. showrooms some time in 2016....
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Honda confirms Civic hatchback exports to U.S. from UK

April 2, 2015 10:36 CET

Honda confirmed it will export Civic hatchbacks to the U.S. from the UK, including the high-performance Civic Type R. The hatchback will join the Civic sedan in the automaker's North American lineup....
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Scion plans revival with iM hatchback, iA compact sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to unveil two new nameplates for its struggling Scion brand next month at the New York auto show -- a five-door iM hatchback and a sporty compact sedan designated the iA....
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Honda may bring UK-built Civic hatchback to U.S., report says

9:55 am U.S. ET | March 19, 2015

Could American Honda be getting its first hatchback Civic in years or possibly even the coveted Type R hot hatch?...
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PSA may expand sales of Citroen C4 Cactus to China

March 4, 2015 06:01 CET

PSA may expand sales of its Citroen C4 Cactus to China in a sign that a repositioning of the brand is bearing fruit. Sales of the hatchback have topped 50,000, beating expectations....
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