Legos, drain plugs and caves: What people are saying about the '18 Jeep Wrangler
While the basic design of the retooled 2018 Jeep Wrangler is similar to the current Wrangler, FCA has updated, and modernized, its popular off-roader with offerings such as an eight-speed automatic transmission, an available 8.4-inch touch-screen display and a backup camera. Production of the 2018 Wrangler has begun with the soft- and dual-top four-door versions. Here's some initial reaction from the automotive media.
PSA, Nidec plan joint venture for electric motors
PSA envisages production capacity of 900,000 electric motors annually by 2022 from its joint venture with Nidec to produce motors for EVs, plug-in hybrids and mild hybrids.
Under next-gen Jeep Wrangler's familiar sheet metal, a modern-day overhaul
The redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler may look similar to its immediate predecessor, but above the skid plates and beneath the removable top, fans of the off-roader will notice the upgrades incorporated into the first Wrangler redesign since 2006.
Chevy's new speed champ, the ZR1, goes topless
The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible is expected to go on sale in the spring, alongside the coupe, starting at $123,995. The coupe will start at $119,995.
Infiniti banks on retooled QX50 to pad U.S. sales
Infiniti, already one of the fastest growing luxury brands, aims to give itself a bigger boost with a technology-laden crossover that one executive calls the most important vehicle in the brand's history.
Subaru reloads in key crossover segment with 3-row Ascent
The all-new Ascent launches streaking Subaru right back into the hotly contested three-row crossover segment, one that the brand has not been able to tap since output of the ill-fated Tribeca ended in 2014.
A deep dive inside GM Design
One of the biggest changes to General Motors' 710-acre Technical Center campus in suburban Detroit -- a National Historic Landmark -- is about to begin: a new design studio.
New face and tech for Lincoln MKC
The MKC crossover, Lincoln's best-seller in China and top conquest vehicle in the U.S., is getting its first significant updates, including new technology features and the brand's mesh grille design.
It's too early to tell what kind of sales impression Kia's nascent Stinger performance sedan will have for the brand. But its design impact was felt the minute Kia pulled off the covers at the 2017 Detroit auto show.
Mazda plans new SUV for U.S. growth
Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai concedes his company is still in transition mode, four years after predicting U.S. sales would hit 400,000 a year. Now, he says the resurgence will start in earnest in 2019.
Tesla invites Model 3 reservation holders to design their cars
Tesla started summoning non-employee Model 3 reservation holders to configure their cars, a sign of progress for the sedan plagued by production problems.
Clear strikes and sporty notes: What people are saying about the Tesla Roadster
Tesla's second-generation Roadster, unveiled unexpectedly last week in prototype form, boasts impressive performance stats: 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds, a top speed of over 250 mph and a 620-mile range. Here's a roundup of what scribes and others are saying about the Roadster's looks.
Aston Martin reshapes Vantage to lure younger buyers
Aston Martin is pitching the redesigned Vantage to younger buyers, helped by more radical styling that gives the coupe greater differentiation compared with the exotic British brand's current models.
Volvo turns up the heat on Tesla
Volvo may be the one brand that can usurp Tesla's reign as the king of cool electric cars.
Tesla revives Roadster with a range of 620 miles
Refundable deposits of $50,000 are being taken now for the supercar, Tesla says, with output slated to begin in 2020. The full price of the base model: $200,000.
Race car specialist Dallara's Stradale inspired by Lotus
Italian race car specialist Dallara says its first street legal car, a lightweight roadster called the Stradale, was inspired by affordable sports cars pioneered by Lotus.
FCA to offer split, dual-function tailgate on Ram 1500, spy photos reveal
Spy photographers have caught confirmation that at least some versions of the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup will have a new dual-function tailgate, capable of dropping down or opening up french door style.