Audi Q5 gains size, powerThu, 29, Sep 2016
Audi aims to retain its leadership position in luxury crossovers with a second-generation Q5 that adds size, technology and power to the outgoing model.
Ram packs Rebel with supercharged, 575-hp V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Ram brand introduced a high-powered, off-road concept version of the Ram Rebel, dubbed the Rebel TRX, Thursday at the State Fair of Texas. The concept pickup features a 575-hp, 6.2-liter, supercharged V-8 engine, making it the most powerful pickup FCA has ever built.
Automakers see high-stakes mobility as an opportunityThu, 29, Sep 2016
The stakes are high for automakers in the future of mass transportation. Andreas Mai, who recently served as the director of smart connected vehicles at Cisco Systems, estimated the size of the mobility industry -- which would include autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing networks and connectivity -- to be worth about $5 trillion over the next decade.
GM packs more pickup into diesel V8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
The heavy-duty versions of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups will be available early next year with a new version of the 6.6-liter Duramax V8 turbodiesel that is the most powerful engine General Motors has ever offered in its pickups.
Nissan debuts 'revolutionary' new MicraThu, 29, Sep 2016
Nissan showed Paris auto show audiences a redesigned Micra subcompact today for Europe, but with implications for the U.S. as well. The Micra nameplate does not sell in the U.S., but the redesign signals where the next-generation Versa will go with technology.
Ford picks former 3M exec to lead mobility unitThu, 29, Sep 2016
Former 3M executive Rajendra Rao today was named CEO of Ford's mobility services subsidiary as the company looks to expand its business beyond auto manufacturing.
Flex-N-Gate billionaire Khan rises from dishwasher to Takata suitorThu, 29, Sep 2016
The emergence of Shahid Khan, the NFL team owner who made his fortune selling car bumpers, in the race to rescue embattled Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. pits the billionaire against more established parts suppliers.
Toyota drops new diesel for C-HR crossoverThu, 29, Sep 2016
Toyota has decided not to sell a new diesel engine it is developing in its C-HR crossover because demand for the powertrain technology is falling.
BMW to expand crossover lineup with sporty X2Thu, 29, Sep 2016
BMW, aiming to capitalize on the hot market for crossovers, is hinting at plans to expand its crossover lineup, once again, with a model based on the X2 concept.
Honda, at last, previews Civic Type R bound for U.S.Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Years of pining for Honda's Civic Type R in the U.S. are finally coming to an end as the automaker signals what the car will look like.
Daimler plans hypercar, expanded AMG lineupWed, 28, Sep 2016
Daimler is working on a new "hypercar" and also plans to expand its range of upmarket AMG Mercedes-Benz performance cars by at least 10 models. The hypercar, due to be produced in about 2.5 years' time, will feature the powertrain of the current Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 car with a modified gearbox and will be made from carbon fiber.
FCA’s labor talks in Canada, like GM’s, to focus on plantsWed, 28, Sep 2016
Securing investments at key Canadian plants is again Unifor's top priority in the latest round of labor negotiations with the Detroit 3, this time with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Negotiations between Unifor and FCA resumed this week after General Motors workers ratified a four-year contract on Sunday.