Jeep teaser leaks pickup debut
We know Jeep is building a Wrangler-inspired pickup -- it's just a matter of what it'll be named, what it will look like and when it will show up. Well, the folks at JeepScrambler Forum answered one of those questions -- the when.
Amid EV hype, the internal combustion engine keeps improving
This may be the dawn of the electric vehicle era, but 2018 has been a phenomenal year for the humble internal combustion engine.
Next Mazda3 takes mild hybrid approach
Mazda pulls the curtains on its next-generation Mazda3 small car at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show, kicking off a new era of performance-oriented vehicle platforms and Skyactiv-X drivetrains.
Hyundai's new Palisade 3-row crossover set for L.A. debut
Hyundai will unveil the Palisade crossover, its big-bodied, three-row answer to the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander and Chevrolet Traverse, at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show. It is one of two crossovers Hyundai is adding in 2019 as the company races to match the industry's rapid shift from cars to light trucks.
VW plans $21,000 electric crossover to challenge Tesla, report says
Volkswagen plans to add a subcompact crossover priced at about $21,000 to its all-electric I.D. family of vehicles, expanding its lineup of zero-emissions vehicles that are more affordable than those of Tesla, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Mazda preps next Mazda3 with Skyactiv-X engine for L.A. debut
Mazda will pull the curtains on the next-generation Mazda3 small car at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show, kicking off a new era of performance-oriented vehicle platforms and Skyactiv-X drivetrains, all wrapped in a voluptuous new design language.
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Toyota's chopping block: The prime candidates
The gradual flip in Toyota Motor Corp.'s product and sales mix in the U.S. over the past decade has exposed some weak performers on the car side.
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Time to re-engineer the job of product development chief
With automakers facing financial pressure on many fronts -- Wall Street, trade and tariff issues, slowing sales, intense competition -- the product development chief's job has never been more important. And that's why it is time for the role to be re-examined at General Motors, Ford and maybe elsewhere.
2019 Lincoln Aviator to bow at L.A. auto show
Lincoln plans to introduce the production version of the Aviator crossover in L.A., roughly eight months after it showed off a "production preview" in New York.
Chevy Silverado packs fuel cell in ZH2 concept
GM Defense recently posted a video rendering on its website of the Chevrolet Silverado ZH2, which appears to be a heavy-duty version of the pickup powered by a "next generation" fuel cell power system and advanced lithium ion battery.
VW takes another crack at compact pickup, in South America
The compact Tarok pickup "will soon" be offered in Brazil, VW said. The truck "has the potential to boost Volkswagen's model range in other global markets," the company said.
What stuck out at SEMA?
When it comes to SEMA, the more outlandish and eye-popping vehicles, the merrier. Here's a glance at some that stuck out.
Teardowns without the mess
Caresoft engineers use high-tech 3D scans to virtually strip apart cars — down to individual battery cells, wires and screws — and sells that data to curious automakers and suppliers for up to half a million dollars. The company's software can also provide information about the materials used and cost of each vehicle component.
BMW adds convertible to 8-series lineup
The soft-top, four-seat 2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible will launch in March and start at $122,395, including shipping.
Toyota plans to debut 2020 Supra sports car in Detroit
While many European automakers have bailed out of the Detroit auto show, there will be at least one major global debut from a foreign automaker.
FCA, 2,200 years after Hannibal, brandishes 1,000-hp war elephant
Some 2,200 years after Hannibal crossed the Alps to invade Italy using an army of African war elephants, FCA's Mopar brand is unleashing the Hellephant -- a giant, supercharged 1,000-hp crate engine it intends to sell next year and is capable of generating 950 pound-feet of torque.
Ford unleashes special-edition lightweight Carbon Series GT supercar
The Carbon Series GTs will be 40 pounds lighter than the standard supercar thanks to carbon fiber wheels, a titanium exhaust, titanium lug nuts and a polycarbonate rear hatch with additional venting. Ford said it features more visible carbon fiber than any previous model.