Los Angeles Auto Show

Acura plans refreshed ILX for 2016

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2014
Acura plans to introduce a "substantially new" 2016 ILX entry premium sedan at the L.A. Auto Show next month....
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Concept to signal new era for Audi design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
Audi will introduce a new design direction with a concept car debuting next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The concept will be the first Audi vehicle styled under Marc Lichte, who took over as Audi's design chief in February after leading exterior design at Volkswagen....
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Audi concept to usher in new styling era

2:08 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2014
Audi will introduce a new design direction with a concept car debuting next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The concept will be the first Audi vehicle styled under Marc Lichte, who took over as head of Audi design in February after leading exterior design at Volkswagen....
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Porsche adds 4 GTS variants to 911 lineup for 2015

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2014
Porsche, feeling the heat from such cars as the redesigned Chevrolet Corvette, is giving the venerable 911 a tune-up for 2015....
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Automakers plan 25 global vehicle debuts at L.A. auto show, organizers say

3:48 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2014
The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show will feature 25 global vehicle debuts from nine automakers, show organizers said today. Automakers are expected to introduce several zero-emission production and concept vehicles, according to a statement from show organizers....
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Daimler said to plan Maybach S class unveiling at Los Angeles show

5:02 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Daimler will revive the Maybach name with an exclusive version of its S-class limousine that will be unveiled at the Guangzhou and Los Angeles auto shows in November, a person familiar with the company's plans said....
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Daimler to unveil Maybach S class at Los Angeles show, report says

April 16, 2014 11:02 CET
Daimler will revive the Maybach name with an exclusive version of its S-class limousine that will be unveiled at the Guangzhou and Los Angeles auto shows in November, a person familiar with the company's plans said....
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Will autonomous mean anonymous?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show had an unusual level of significance for the future, present and past....
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UNVEILED IN LOS ANGELES

One last look at some key models introduced at the L.A. auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Check out the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept, the Honda FCEV Concept, the Chevrolet Sonic Dusk and more....
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When the Mustang goes global, marketing boss Farley will be in ...

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
To make the point that it has global aspirations for the Mustang, Ford announced last week that the redesigned version marking the car's 50th anniversary will be introduced Dec. 5 in six cities around the globe: New York, Dearborn, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Shanghai and Sydney....
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Hyundai's salvo may signal the start of a fuel cell fight

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
A battle is brewing in, of all segments, hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. As Honda and Toyota announced plans last week to move their fuel cell EV projects from the drawing board to the road, Hyundai elbowed past them with a hydrogen-powered version of its Tucson compact crossover and a free-fuel, $499-a-month lease deal to go with it, all due out in the spring....
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BMW's fwd Active Tourer coming in 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
BMW's first front-wheel-drive crossover, the Active Tourer, will go on sale in the United States in early 2015. The Active Tourer will share a fwd architecture and new three- and four-cylinder engines with the next-generation Mini Cooper that debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week, said Ian Robertson, BMW AG's board member for sales and marketing....
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Subaru's Doll: Improved interior shores up Legacy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The redesigned Subaru Legacy sedan, expected next summer in U.S. showrooms, will take styling cues from the sleek concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. But the most important changes will be a revamped interior with improved navigation and Bluetooth connectivity, "areas where we are weaker," said Tom Doll, president of Subaru of America....
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Reuss would 'love' high-performance version of Sonic

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
General Motors North America President Mark Reuss said he would like to add a pocket-rocket version of the Sonic to Chevrolet's lineup. "Yeah, I'd love to do that," he said on the sidelines of the auto show here last week. "We've got the ride-and-handling vehicle dynamics for it."...
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Jag's new coupe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The Jaguar F-Type coupe, unveiled last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, goes on sale in the United States in the spring. The coupe, top, starts at $65,895, including shipping. The top-of-the-line R version, above, is priced at $99,895, including shipping, and will get a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine that makes 550 hp....
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Porsche Macan jumps into the compact crossover fray

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
A decade ago, some people thought Porsche executives were crazy for veering away from a legacy of building high-performance sports cars and bringing out a mid-sized crossover, the Cayenne....
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Ford Edge Concept has enhanced park assist, obstacle avoidance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The Ford Edge Concept can locate a perpendicular parking space -- the kind in a shopping mall parking lot, for example -- and maneuver into it with little or no input from the driver....
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Mini reworks Cooper interior after dings by customers, J.D. Power

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2013
Responding to consumer complaints, Mini has gone mainstream with its interior layout....
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GM considers all-terrain Colorado

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2013
Before the wraps even came off the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, Chevy dealers were in the factory's ear about a future off-road variant....
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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW: ANALYSIS

Stars come out in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Auto Show proved fertile ground for four important world debuts. Here are the highlights....
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LUCA CIFERRI

BMW: wagons for Europe, GTs for the rest of the world

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
BMW's GT models are aimed at countries such as the U.S. and China, while Europe is the main market for the automaker's station wagons....
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Honda Accord named Green Car of Year

3:17 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Honda's mid-sized Accord sedan was named Green Car of the Year on Thursday. The Accord won in large part because it offers high fuel economy ratings for gasoline, gasoline-battery hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the venerable sedan, said Ron Cogan, editor of the Green Car Journal, which organizes and sponsors the award....
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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Fuel cell nearing leap from lab to highway

2:42 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles are moving slowly out of the science project phase and onto the roads of the real world. Now the struggle shifts from making the technology reliable to bringing down the price. And the United States needs nationwide distribution of hydrogen fuel....
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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda touts hydrogen fuel cell concept vehicle

10:10 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Honda has high hopes for its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle and its advanced technology to reduce tailpipe emissions, although the Japanese carmaker concedes consumers may take a few years to warm to the concept....
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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Work ethic, comic hero make Koreans hot shots in design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
As competition in the industry becomes ever more cut-throat, partly as gaps in quality and technology narrow, automakers need bolder, edgier designs to differentiate. From a global talent pool, South Koreans stand out....
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