Digging up details about the future product plans of carmakers -- everything from supercars to plug-in hybrids -- requires some plugged-in reporters.
This week's exhaustive look at new models coming from Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Nissan, Infiniti, Honda and Acura follows weeks of reporting by two veteran Automotive News staffers: West Coast Editor Mark Rechtin in Los Angeles and Mid-South Bureau Chief Lindsay Chappell in Nashville.
Rechtin has been covering the Asian brands in the United States since 1993, and Chappell has been roaming the Southland for us since 1988.
You won't find a more comprehensive review of future product plans than what Automotive News provides in this annual series. We do it every summer, but teasing out the information is a reporting mission that never really ends for the likes of Rechtin and Chappell.
Next week: Chrysler