Mid Size Cars
GM cuts shift at Kansas car plantJune 19
GM, for the fifth time this year, is cutting a production shift at one of its U.S. assembly plants in response to slowing industry sales. As many as 1,000 workers will be laid off when the overnight shift at a Chevrolet Malibu factory in Kansas is dropped in late September.
GM extends summer shutdown at 2 plants amid car slumpJune 14
GM is extending the normal two-week summer shutdowns at two U.S. assembly plants to as many as five weeks amid a slump in car demand and high inventories. The Lordstown, Ohio, factory builds the Chevrolet Cruze and the Fairfax, Kan., plant assembles the Chevrolet Malibu.
Honda Accord gets fastback makeoverApril 18
What to do about cars?April 17
Behind the scenes at the New York auto show, industry executives were grappling with questions about cars. How low will their market share go, amid hot crossovers and SUVs? How to reignite the appeal of cars?
Buick reshapes 2018 Regal lineup with hatchback, wagonApril 4
Buick expected to replace Regal sedan with 5-door hatch, wagonMarch 14
Evolution, animal kingdoms and doomed appliances: What people think of Nissan Vmotion 2.0Jan. 31
Toyota stresses style, sportiness with 2018 Camry makeoverJan. 9
Toyota, aiming to defy the stereotypes of bland Japanese sedans and fortify America's best-selling car against the flight to crossovers, is giving the eighth-generation Camry bolder styling, better handling, upscale interior materials and sportier driving dynamics.
Automakers reset product plans for new crossover, SUV waveJan. 10
Toyota Camry to get sleeker, sportier for 2018Nov. 1, 2016
Toyota's next-generation Camry is close to breaking cover -- and it's bringing a more aggressive sport-tuned model with it. That's according to recent spy photos of a lightly disguised, eighth-generation Toyota Camry, which is widely expected to debut at the 2017 Detroit auto show in January.
Honda redraws Accord profile with fastback stylingJuly 19, 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.
Toyota's lighter, trimmer '18 Camry takes shapeJuly 8, 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.