Los Angeles Auto Show
2017 Photos of the year: MiscellanyJan. 1, 2018
Here's a roundup of memorable photos from the past year.
Oversized offspring, Nissan hints and un-PC utes: What people are saying about the '19 Subaru AscentDec. 19
The all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent is big. So big that when the automaker unveiled it on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show, eight adult dogs filed out of the three-row crossover. The Ascent has room for either seven or eight passengers and puts the automaker right back into a competitive segment that it hasn't been able to cash in on since Tribeca production ceased in 2014. Here is some initial reaction from the automotive media on the Ascent.
The hot new model? SubscriptionsDec. 4
Automakers took the opportunity at the Los Angeles Auto Show to promote alternatives to the basic retail sales model and the American tradition of personal car ownership.
HITS AND MISSESDec. 3
Grab a bag of Cheetos and check out what our man David Undercoffler fancied at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
This $15 ticket buys what Tesla fans have waited 20 months forDec. 1
Tesla has kept thousands of would-be buyers waiting to see a car they started paying $1,000 deposits for 20 months ago. The chance to get up close to a Model 3 sedan can be had now for another $15.
Crossover countryDec. 4
Automakers clearly expect the crossover boom to continue, with nearly a dozen crossovers making their world or U.S. debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Lexus targets conquests with 3-row RX variantDec. 4
Lexus figures it has been leaving money on the table for years because it lacked a three-row variant of the segment-leading RX crossover. That's about to change.
Overhauled Wrangler generates electricityDec. 4
Jeep will offer a plug-in hybrid version of its iconic off-roader in 2020, joining new turbocharged I-4 and diesel V-6 options on the redesigned 2018 Wrangler.
Infiniti execs call redesigned QX50 critical to brandDec. 4
Infiniti expects its redesigned crossover, powered by what it calls a breakthrough engine technology, to finally make it a bigger player in a critical segment.
Intel: We've got the edge on efficiencyDec. 4
The war over the self-driving car chip got a little personal last week at the Los Angeles auto show, where Intel CEO Brian Krzanich started naming names and calling out the competition.
Panasonic CEO: Short cycles not long offDec. 4
Panasonic North America CEO Tom Gebhardt says short cycles are used to fix errors.
New Nissan Kicks targets millennials, their parentsDec. 4
The 2018 Nissan Kicks will be targeted at millennials and retirees alike, and priced to be competitive with entry-level sedans.