Bangle untangles his design languageJan. 17
Ford to hatch most powerful street-legal Mustang under Shelby badgeJan. 15
Classic thunk, front axles, newfound opulence: What scribes are saying about '19 Mercedes G classJan. 16
After several rounds of teaser photos and camouflaged shots, Mercedes-Benz officially pulled the covers off the next-gen G class. The iconic SUV, which has morphed from a military vehicle to a high-end luxury ride, had a memorable unveiling with an assist from Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and what's left of Detroit's Michigan Theatre. Here's some initial G-class reaction from the automotive media.
Kia Forte gains fuel efficiency, polish for 2019Jan. 15
Design cues from Kia's Stinger sport sedan have made their way to the third-generation Kia Forte sedan and the compact car is receiving an engineering overhaul that improves fuel economy and powertrain refinement.
The new flagships of DetroitJan. 15
Along with Ford's pace-setting F series, the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 form a collection of trucks that showcase some of the most sophisticated technologies each manufacturer has in its arsenal.
Ford aims Ranger at pickup buyers who want smaller, simpler packageJan. 14
After an eight-year hiatus, Ford is rejoining the midsize pickup market with the 2019 Ranger, which offers buyers some of the features and benefits they could get in an F-150 but with fewer customization options, a smaller footprint and lower price. It features new technology such as a standard 4G-connected Wi-Fi hot spot, FordPass Connect and pre-collision assist.
FCA lavishes tech, safety gear on 2019 Ram pickupJan. 15
The long list of engineering, safety, performance and functional improvements -- a bigger and quieter cabin, a stronger frame, more storage and improved fuel efficiency -- in the next Ram half-ton truck signal that FCA is determined to challenge Chevrolet and Ford like never before.
Toyota polishes 5th-generation Avalon, introduces Apple CarPlayJan. 15
Toyota's next-generation Avalon flagship sedan features more aggressive bodywork, an updated platform to improve driving dynamics and the company's first implementation of Apple CarPlay after years of remaining one of the few holdouts on smartphone integration.
Edge ST gives Ford a winning comboJan. 15
Overhauled Mercedes G-class SUV modern, yet familiarJan. 14
The 2019 G class is bigger, lighter and more luxurious, and with the most thorough redesign in the venerable SUV's history, Mercedes-Benz will discover whether a modernized chassis and technology-laden interior can push demand even higher.