McLaren has flagged its intention to further expand its Sports Series range, with the addition of “two new body styles” over the next two years. The range currently comprises the 570S, unveiled at this year’s New York Auto Show, and the 540C which appeared at the Shanghai Auto Show two weeks later. Show More Summary
The New York Times editorializes in favor of a crackdown on auto loans (which I wrote about here): “ A report by the Center for Responsible Lending estimated that dealer markups on loans made in 2009 would cost consumers an additional...Show More Summary
Honda gave us an early look at its all-new, 10th-generation Civic with the debut of the Civic Concept (shown below) at the recent 2015 New York Auto Show. Although a coupe, the concept hinted at the styling expected for new versions of the Civic sedan and Civic Coupe and possibly a new Civic Liftback model. We now have spy shots of a prototype for...
The auto industry has seen a marked increase in outstanding loans in recent years, with data compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York showing that total auto loans have jumped from $702 billion at the end of Q2 2010 to $968 billion in Q1 2015 – a 38% jump in under five years. Show More Summary
In mid-2015, the New York Times published a story about Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a young politician who is a rising star of the Grand Old Party and a presidential candidate hopeful. The NY Times article indicated that a 10-year...Show More Summary
The inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's has landed Cadillac as a sponsor, shortly after Mercedes-Benz ended its partnership with the women's shows.
-Vodafone explores how “Connected Farming” could help small farmers in India (video above). -BBDO New York chief creative officer Greg Hahn shares “Lessons in creative alchemy from Black Sabbath.” -Twitter launched Auto Amplify, a programmatic...Show More Summary
Starting at the very beginning of the year, Chevrolet has been on a whirlwind pace overhauling its car lineup. First there was the 2016 Volt at the Detroit Auto Show followed by the 2016 Malibu and Spark in New York, and then there was the recent introduction of the 2016 Camaro. Show More Summary
And the winners of inaugural Fashion Futures Awards have been announced.
After years of focusing on its compact and midsize offerings, Cadillac finally adds a full-size flagship to its portfolio in the form of the all-new Cadillac CT6, which debuted at this year’s New York International Auto Show. The rear-wheel-drive...Show More Summary
The first Ford Mustang was introduced at the 1964 New York International Auto Show as a 1964.5 model in front of a huge, wide-eyed audience. The moment it reached production and later into customers’ hands, the Mustang became an instant cult classic, selling more than a million unit in its first year alone. Fast forward […]
New York City's largest nocturnal flea market/indie music venue/food court is being displaced by the world's largest luxury auto maker. As of June 1st, the Brooklyn Night Bazaar has to vacate its 23,000 square-foot warehouse on Banker Street near Wythe and North 15th so that BMW can move in. Show More Summary
It is a brave new look for the popular Lexus RX, which was shown for the first time at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. In hopes of attracting younger buyers, the United States’ best-selling luxury crossover adopts the gutsy design language found on current-generation Lexus models, such as the RC Coupe and the IS sedan. Show More Summary
The New York Times profiles the money man behind Sen. Marco Rubio’s rapid political rise, a billionaire auto dealer named Norman Braman. “As Mr. Rubio has ascended in the ranks of Republican politics, Mr. Braman has emerged as a remarkable [...]
Getty Images By Jason Notte NEW YORK -- Getting a traffic ticket isn't great under any circumstance, but your insurance company thinks you should be sweating some offenses more than others. The Insurance Information Institute notes that spending on auto insurance has held remarkably steady in recent years. Show More Summary
Introduced at this year’s New York International Auto Show, the Jaguar XF, which competes with the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, has been completely redesigned for the 2016 model year. Subtle styling updates include a more upright front grille, a lower roofline, and new rear quarter windows. Show More Summary
Porsche proves there is beauty in simplicity with the all-new Boxster Spyder, the stripped-down roadster introduced at this year’s New York International Auto Show. Based on the latest-generation (981) Boxster/Cayman, the 2016 Boxster Spyder is fitted with a 3.8-liter, flat-6 engine borrowed from the Cayman GT4. Show More Summary
Our recent coverage of CES and the New York Auto Show showed how auto brands are slowly morphing into software companies The latest proof of that trend is Volkswagen's announcement of its own Apple Watch app See also: This is how Swiss...Show More Summary
It sounds funny to say a car that costs almost $185,000 is a move downmarket, but the new McLaren 570S introduced at the recent New York Auto Show, and the detuned 540S version of the same “Sport Series” chassis (~$150K), are exactly that. Show More Summary
Following the reveal of the gorgeous Continental concept at the New York Auto Show, representatives from Ford have hinted that the end could be nigh for the “MK” naming scheme. A production version of the concept Continental could bear the classic name when it arrives to replace the aging and unimpressive MKS at some point in the future. Show More Summary