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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda equips '14 Civic redo with CVT

4:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Honda is continuing its push into continuously variable transmissions with the 2014 freshening of its Civic lineup. Gone will be the geared five-speed automatic transmission. Any Civic with an automatic will come with a CVT.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Chevy banks on mid-sized pickup comeback with 2015 Colorado

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
GM is betting that an eye-catching, fuel-efficient mid-sized pickup can draw buyers from Toyota and inject life into a segment that its Detroit 3 rivals have abandoned. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado that GM unveils today uses a version of the full-sized 2014 Silverado's fully boxed frame and mimics its upscale, refined interior.... Read More »

 

DIANA T. KURYLKO

For BMW i3, juice from the solar grid

1:52 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Some experts argue that driving an electric vehicle charged with power generated from fossil fuels reduces the EV's green benefits. BMW of North America -- to give its new i EVs and plug-in hybrids more sustainability credits -- will offer buyers a cleaner source of electricity: solar power.... Read More »

 

2013 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

Suburu distances WRX sedan from Impreza

11:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Subaru showed off a longer, roomier and sportier looking redesigned WRX sedan at the Los Angeles auto show today to separate the high-performance car from its sibling Impreza compact.... Read More »

 

2013 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

Quiet Chrysler shows special editions in LA

12:23 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Chrysler Group has revealed a series of special edition models at the Los Angeles auto show that it will use to mark the 100th anniversary of the Dodge brand in 2014.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Ford Edge concept hints at global utility-vehicle ambitions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Ford laid out its vision for the crossover of the future today with a Edge concept, a vehicle with global ambitions and laden with gee-whiz technology including autonomous driving and parking features.... Read More »

 

2013 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

Ford Edge concept hints at global utility-vehicle ambitions

Nov. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford said the Edge concept previews the brand's first large upscale SUV for Europe where it will go on sale by 2017.... Read More »

 

Nissan to lift U.S. output of Leaf electric car as demand climbs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Nissan said it will lift production of its all-electric Leaf in the United States as demand for the car has surged sharply this year following a cut to its sticker price.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Porsche aims to hit crossover gold again with compact Macan

11:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Porsche next year will test the patience of sports car enthusiasts again when it begins selling the Macan, a compact crossover that likely will shift the majority of Porsche's volume from sports cars to people-haulers.... Read More »

 

Farley says 'connected car' success rides on tech firm flexibility

5:06 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Ford, trying to satisfy customer demands for more in-car technology, said technology companies must work in more open and flexible ways for Internet “connected-car” features to be as seamless as smartphone apps.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Jaguar prices F-Type coupe starting at $65,895

10:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Jaguar priced the base F-Type coupe at $65,895, including shipping -- $4,000 less than the convertible that went on sale in May.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Economists cautious about auto industry growth

6:46 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Car sales are leading housing starts in driving America's economic recovery, but housing starts are catching up and adding momentum, a leading economist said Tuesday. And a J.D. Power executive, commenting on the outlook for light-vehicle sales, sees a continued "healthy rate of growth," especially in retail sales to consumers -- but cautioned that some automakers are becoming overzealous by ramping up production.... Read More »

 

Audi plans 4G LTE service in A3

3:31 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Audi will equip the 2015 A3 compact sedan with 4G LTE high-speed data connectivity. The sedan goes on sale in the United States next spring.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda boosts output, shrinks size of hydrogen fuel cell stack

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Honda has increased the output and shrunk the size of the new fuel cell stack that will power its next-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicle due in 2015. The new stack is 20 percent smaller than the current stack that debuted in 2006 in Honda's FCX Clarity fuel cell vehicle, yet its maximum power output increases from 100 kilowatts to 106.... Read More »

 

MIKE COLIAS

The Chevy Colorado's checklist

9:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Chevrolet's redesigned Colorado makes its debut at the auto show here this week amid plenty of anticipation -- and no small amount of skepticism.... Read More »

 

GM and Toyota to battle for smaller pickup truck segment

1:24 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
While the Detroit Three dominate big pickups, Toyota has become the top mid-size truck seller in the United States with its Tacoma. GM, which stopped building a mid-size pickup for the United States last year, is returning to the segment with a redesigned version of the Chevrolet Colorado, betting it can appeal to Toyota buyers.... Read More »

 

LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Luxury will draw the spotlight in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2013
Tinseltown will see even more power and bling than usual judging by the luxury vehicles dominating the bill of global debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show.... Read More »

 

Hyundai to launch new Sonata, Genesis models in U.S. in 2014

4:21 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2013
Hyundai will launch new versions of its Sonata and Genesis sedans and a hydrogen-fueled Tucson crossover in the United States in the first half of 2014, the automaker's top United States executive said today.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Ford Fusion Energi interior turns 'greener' with Coca-Cola tie-up

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2013
Ford and Coca-Cola have partnered to outfit a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan with fabric using the same plant-based and renewable material featured in the soft drink maker's bottles.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Subaru goes sexy, sleek with Legacy concept

9:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2013
Subaru -- a brand more known for simple, dependable, and fuel efficient cars, sometimes with a sporty flair -- is going sexy and sleek with a new Legacy concept.... Read More »

 

Jaguar gives look at F-Type coupe

Nov. 9, 2013 06:01 CET
Jaguar has released a teaser photo of its F-Type coupe before unveiling the car this month at the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows.... Read More »

 

Jaguar gives look at F-Type coupe before shows

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2013
Jaguar has released a teaser photo of its F-Type coupe before unveiling the car this month at the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows.... Read More »

 

Kia's K900 to debut in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Kia will unveil its rear-wheel-drive K900 luxury sedan at the Los Angeles auto show this month. Dealer sources say U.S. sales will start early next year.... Read More »

 

A stretched Range Rover for L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Land Rover will unveil a long-wheelbase version of the Range Rover at the Los Angeles auto show this month.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

L.A. auto show to feature 22 world debuts from 13 brands, organizers say

Oct. 10, 2013 06:01 CET
The Los Angeles auto show next month will host 22 world debuts from 13 brands, including BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Mini and Porsche, organizers said.... Read More »

 

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