Ford stockpiles 2017 F-150s to test new transmissions

Ford is stockpiling 2017 model F-150 trucks, delaying delivery to dealers while it runs final tests on a new 10-speed transmission, a top executive said. The trucks should be delivered by the end of the year, Joe Hinrichs, head of Ford's automotive operations in the Americas, said in an interview on Monday.

AutoNation's about-face draws fire from 2 Senate Democrats

A duo of Senate Democrats who've introduced legislation aimed at preventing the sale of used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls blasted

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Chevrolet midsize crossover spotted

GM has been spotted testing a vehicle that could be Chevrolet’s upcoming midsize crossover planned to slot between the Equinox and Traverse. The vehicle, expected to be called the Blazer, would be the same size as the 2017 GMC Acadia, which is noticeably smaller than the first-generation Acadia.

2018 Audi Q5

Looks can be deceiving. The redesigned Q5's subtle sheet-metal changes obscure a near-total overhaul of the brand's top-selling U.S. nameplate.

Ford sees lineup changing to match demand

Ford will likely make changes to its car lineup as demand for small SUVs continues to outpace that for sedans. That could include offering crossover-style variants of certain sedans or dropping certain nameplates altogether.

Two from Toyota

Toyota released a teaser image of its redesigned 2018 Camry, with sportier styling than the current generation.

Ford moves Fiesta upscale; plans for U.S. are unclear

Ford Motor Co. offered no details about U.S. plans for its eighth-generation Fiesta at the subcompact's global unveiling in Germany last week, but the European version gets a more upscale interior and diverse range of trim levels.

Porsche's 4-cyl. Macan tops expectations

Since arriving this summer, the four-cylinder-powered Porsche Macan has become 40 percent of the nameplate's mix, answering the question of whether U.S. customers would accept a four-cylinder engine in a Porsche. Many of the buyers are new to the brand.

Honda prices retooled 2017 CR-V from $24,925

Honda's redesigned 2017 CR-V will go on sale next month with a price tag remarkably similar to the outgoing model. The fifth-generation CR-V will hit dealers on December 21 with a starting price of $24,925 for the base LX model, a $200 increase over the older 2016 version.

Toyota Supra profile emerges in new photos

Toyota's next-gen Supra, being developed in collaboration with BMW, has been spotted again by spy photographers, this time with less camouflage. The best view of the sporty coupe reveals a compact body, long front and taillights that look similar to those of the previous Supra, which was last seen in 2002.

BMW X7 takes shape

BMW is planning two versions of the X7 large crossover: a seven-seat entry model and a four-seat ultraluxury variant. Spy photos of an X7 prototype show the seven-seat model that will be based on the same platform as BMW's flagship 7-series sedan.

Tron-ified and snakes: Jaguar's I-Pace and what people think

Jaguar took the stage at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil the I-Pace Concept, the first vehicle on its new electric platform. A production version of the I-Pace will be shown in late 2017 and is set to go on sale in the U.S. in 2018. Here's what people are saying about the concept.

In L.A., a rare back seat for EVs

Electric cars are taking a back seat to more profitable trucks, crossovers and SUVs at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, a venue that recently has been a showcase for green cars.

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