Cars and Concepts
Paint pro gives high marks to automakers' Detroit palettesJan. 20
Kia Forte gains fuel efficiency, polish for 2019Jan. 15
Design cues from Kia's Stinger sport sedan have made their way to the third-generation Kia Forte sedan and the compact car is receiving an engineering overhaul that improves fuel economy and powertrain refinement.
ORIGINAL THINKINGJan. 19
Mercedes plans more SUVsJan. 17
Ferrari plans electric supercar as lineup expandsJan. 16
Ford to hatch most powerful street-legal Mustang under Shelby badgeJan. 15
Jeep Cherokee gets new engine, nip and tuck for 2019Jan. 16
BMW's sporty X2 fills key gap in utility lineupJan. 16
Classic thunk, front axles, newfound opulence: What scribes are saying about '19 Mercedes G classJan. 16
After several rounds of teaser photos and camouflaged shots, Mercedes-Benz officially pulled the covers off the next-gen G class. The iconic SUV, which has morphed from a military vehicle to a high-end luxury ride, had a memorable unveiling with an assist from Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and what's left of Detroit's Michigan Theatre. Here's some initial G-class reaction from the automotive media.
Hyundai Veloster gets more muscularJan. 15
Hyundai is reviving its Veloster hatchback for the 2019 model year with a new platform and the brand's first-ever N performance model for the U.S. market, along with a more muscular design akin to a sport coupe.
Honda steers Insight toward the mainstreamJan. 11
The third-generation Insight sheds the boxy rear end that distinguishes many hybrids and now bears the sleek design profile of the Honda Accord and Civic sedans. One analyst is already calling it the "anti-Prius."
The new flagships of DetroitJan. 15
Along with Ford's pace-setting F series, the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 form a collection of trucks that showcase some of the most sophisticated technologies each manufacturer has in its arsenal.