Paris Motor show
Smart to offer EVs and traditional engines across the lineupThu, 22, Sep 2016
Smart will become the only major auto brand to offer its entire model lineup with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive, Mercedes-Benz said today.
Mazda, Bentley, Lambo join list of brands skipping Paris showWed, 21, Sep 2016
Mazda, Bentley and Lamborghini have joined Ford, Rolls-Royce and Volvo on the list of automakers that will skip the Paris auto show, which starts next week. The Japanese, British and Italian automakers will instead focus on smaller events that are less costly.
Porsche's Tesla fighter: Panamera plug-in hybridMon, 19, Sep 2016
Porsche will unveil a Panamera plug-in hybrid this month at the Paris auto show.
VW teases EV concept that it says heralds 'new era' for brandFri, 16, Sep 2016
Volkswagen today released teaser pictures of an electric car that it hopes will lead the automaker out of its diesel scandal and into an electrified future.
Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce among automakers bypassing Paris as show glitz fades in Web ageThu, 15, Sep 2016
Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce are among the automakers skipping the Paris auto show as the once-unmissable event succumbs to changes sweeping the auto industry. Instead of spending millions to woo consumers to crowded exhibition centers, companies are reaching out to buyers where they like to spend time -- on Instagram and blogs.
Porsche eyes Tesla with 462-hp Panamera plug-in hybridTue, 13, Sep 2016
Porsche, looking to lure green enthusiasts who don't want to compromise power or performance, will use the Paris auto show this month to unveil a Panamera plug-in hybrid that it says will zoom from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.
Opel says Ampera-e's 249-mile range will 'democratize' EVsTue, 13, Sep 2016
Opel said its Ampera-e battery powered car will eliminate range anxiety for customers because it can travel more than 400 km (249 miles) on a single charge. "Opel is democratizing the electric car with the Ampera-e," the brand's CEO, Karl‑Thomas Neumann, said.
BMW bosses to skip Paris show to thrash out electric car strategy, report saysFri, 09, Sep 2016
BMW's management board is skipping the Paris Motor Show to hold talks aimed at breaking a deadlock over whether to produce new electric cars, including a battery-powered Mini, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Lexus hints at another crossover with UX conceptThu, 08, Sep 2016
Lexus, exploring plans for another crossover, revealed a muscular looking crossover concept -- the UX -- prior to its world debut at the Paris Motor Show. Lexus is thought to be interested in a small crossover for the global market. The company said the UX's unique identity “is meant to appeal to a progressive, urban audience living in a connected environment.”
Land Rover expected to offer Discovery with smaller diesel engine in EuropeTue, 06, Sep 2016
Land Rover is expected to offer a smaller diesel engine in its new Discovery SUV as part of the industry's downsizing trend to improve fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions.