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Bentley's Continental GT droptop borrows from coupe

Bentley has revamped its Continental GT convertable, which debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week.

Nissan won't go casual in Detroit

Nissan did not have any concept vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. But the upcoming Detroit show? That's a different story.

Concepts charge ahead in L.A.

Automakers apparently made a pact that if a concept was being shown at the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, it had to be electric. Here's a look at those select few concepts that made their show debuts last week.

Nissan spruces up Murano for 2019

Nissan is giving the Murano a nip and tuck for the 2019 model year as the automaker looks to keep the midsize crossover competitive in a growing and increasingly crowded segment.

Rivian comienza a desarrollar su gama con R1S SUV eléctrico

El SUV viajará en la misma plataforma que la compañía ha diseñado para sus primeros vehículos y será impulsado por el mismo sistema de cuatro motores que se encuentra en el R1T 'pickup', que envía 147 kW a cada rueda.

Rivian begins to build out portfolio with electric R1S SUV

UPDATED: 11/27/18 3:30 pm ET - adds photo from L.A.

Rivian Automotive's R1S, an electric SUV, won't stray too far from the vehicle the startup company showed on Monday, the R1T pickup.

Aston Martin sees recent non-automotive concepts as brand extensions

In the past year, Aston Martin has unveiled two unique concepts that go beyond hand built, ultraluxury cars: a small personal aircraft and a small personal submersible.

Rivian Automotive's electric pickup breaks cover

Since its founding in 2009, much of what electric vehicle company Rivian Automotive was up to was done under stealth mode. That changes with its first vehicle debut, the R1T electric pickup.

Bentley sharpens Continental GT convertible with redesign

Following the redesign of the third-generation Continental GT coupe last year, Bentley has revamped the open-top variant in its own right.

Lamborghini preps Urus for racing series

A Lamborghini Urus race vehicle will soon be a reality.

Subaru electrifies Crosstrek with StarDrive

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid serves as the introduction to StarDrive, the automaker's moniker for its vehicle electrification.

Video teases Rivian vehicles

Rivian Automotive is set to debut two vehicles, an SUV and a pickup, this week at AutoMobility LA and teased at least one of them in a video on its YouTube channel.

Customers-with-cars videos benefit Calif. store

Downey Nissan, near Los Angeles, makes it convenient for customers to share a professional video of their new or used vehicle on social media.

Subaru goes greener, plugs in the Crosstrek

Following the addition of the Ascent three-row crossover and the redesigned Forester, two vehicles seen as critical for the brand's continued sales growth in the U.S., Subaru of America is taking another crack at a hybrid.

Merchant of shiny takes on lightweighting

SRG Global Inc.'s product portfolio ranges from coating finishes to front grilles. Grilles also now include lightweight options, CEO Dave Prater says.

Who's watching the watchers?

Onboard cameras are beginning to watch drivers to make sure they have their eyes on the road. Is this a Pandora's box of privacy issues?

Suppliers fret as security probe lingers

The up-in-the-air status of a U.S. Department of Commerce 232 national security investigation remains a thorn in the side of suppliers, as they brace for potential price pressures throughout the supply chain.

Subaru plant evolves from uncertain to robust

Tom Easterday, Subaru of Indiana Automotive's executive vice president, has worked at Subaru Corp.'s lone manufacturing plant outside of Japan from its beginning, but after a nearly 30-year career, he'll retire on Dec. 31.

SUBARU: Ascent, redesigned Forester extend streak

Subaru of America's venerable Outback crossover wagon had its weakest month of the year but the automaker was still able to eke out a sales gain in October.

McLaren's 1,035-hp Speedtail hybrid honors F1

McLaren Automotive's next step in its push for electrification is its most extreme model yet. The Speedtail, a 1,035-hp gasoline-electric hybrid pays homage in many ways to the iconic F1 of the 1990s.

Ford's final Taurus -- for a while -- rolls off the line

The last Ford Taurus, at the time, is built on Oct. 27, 2006, at the automaker's Atlanta assembly plant.

Nexteer's Quiet Wheel could make some noise

Nexteer Automotive believes that if steering wheels end up being in vehicles with autonomous technology, why have them spin all the time?

Christophe Georges to head Bentley Americas region once again

UPDATED: 10/19/18 2:03 pm ET - adds details

This marks the second time that Georges will run Bentley in the Americas region, which covers over 20 percent of the brand's global sales. Georges held the same title from 2007 to 2015.

Paris auto show was a showcase for wagons, hatchbacks

Europeans still are showing some love for wagons and hatchbacks even as sales of crossovers and SUVs boom, just as in the U.S. While these models won't be arriving stateside, they attracted attention (and some wishful thinking from American enthusiasts) during the Paris auto show this month.

What they're saying about BMW's next-gen 3 series

A roundup of buff-book reaction to what may have been the most important launch at the Paris auto show -- the redesigned BMW 3 series


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