Ahead of its debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show, BMW has revealed photos and specs of their X4 crossover. Automotive News reports the X4, underpinned by a slightly longer and lower X3 architecture — will be sold in the United States with the automaker’s xDrive AWD system mated to two turbocharged options: the […]
GM’s second, functional Mako Shark II concept. Photos courtesy GM Media Archives. In April 1965, a Bill Mitchell-designed concept hit the stage at the New York Auto Show. Though no one in attendance could know it at the time, this car, dubbed the Mako Shark II, would go on to predict not just the shape […]
The U.S. is about to get its second BMW Alpina model in the form of the 6-Series-based 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe, which makes its world debut next month at the 2014 New York Auto Show. Alpina is a semi-official BMW tuner based in the German automaker’s home state of Bavaria and already sells a high-performance version of the...
BMW will unveil the 2015 B6 Gran Coupe at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
When it debuted for the 2011 model year, the current-generation Hyundai Sonata made quite a statement with its Fluidic Sculpture styling. Hyundai can't rest on its laurels, though, so there's a new Sonata due for 2015. The 2015 Hyundai Sonata will be unveiled at the 2014 New York Auto Show next month, but the Korean automaker has released a couple...
Hyundai promises an "all-new" midsize sedan for 2015. The automaker released a teaser photo of the redesigned Sonata and confirmed that the U.S. version will debut in April at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The Sonata was last...
Our first official rendering of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, which will be unveiled at the New York Auto Show.
Sometimes this journalism stuff can be just too easy. One reader has written in asking what’s happening in this fight between Tesla and the auto dealers in New York State. And then a PR agency sends me a blurb asking that I publicise their most recent campaign against Uber and Lyft. As I say… too easy. They are both the...
Ahead of its world debut at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain prior to making the rounds at the Geneva and New York auto shows next month, Ford has unveiled its redesigned 2015 Focus. The Detroit Free Press reports the updated Focus, set to enter showrooms in Europe and the United States this fall […]
Remember the Subaru WRX Concept shown at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the one almost everyone loved but no one expected Subaru to make? Indeed, that Parnassian "design statement" led to a production design that came from a good middle class neighborhood known for its office parks and pasture land. Show More Summary
By Linda Chavez, New York Post It’s not often that a union election makes front-page news. But last week’s stunning loss by the United Auto Workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., is a seminal event in the history of the labor movement.
--> Every year, hundreds of motoring journalists from all over the world descend upon New York City for the New York International Auto Show. Among the new car reveals, fancy parties and exciting concepts, the New York Auto Show also plays host to the World Car of the Year Awards. Show More Summary
Updated time-frame expected to be announced at the New York auto show in April.
Given stagnant wages and higher taxes, the only way households can increase spending is to go further into debt.The New York Fed quarterly report on Household Debt and Credit shows that is what happened. Aggregate consumer debt increased...Show More Summary
Nissan will round out its refreshed SUV range at April’s New York Auto Show, where it will reveal the all-new Murano. The carmaker has offered few details on the new model, although it is known that the 2015 Murano will share its platform with the Altima sedan and the new Pathfinder. Show More Summary
The 2014 World Car of the Year Awards are set to be handed out at the upcoming New York International Auto Show, meaning now is about the time we can start talking about finalists. The official list has been published and we'll admit,...Show More Summary
The list of potential winners for the annual World Car of the Year award has grows shorter this week, ahead of the big announcement at April's New York Auto Show. The WCOTY programme has been running since 2005 and has since become one of the most prized awards in the global automotive industry. Show More Summary
2015 SUBARU OUTBACK Recent reports suggest Subaru will no longer offer a wagon version of its Liberty midsizer, revealed last week in its new sixth-generation sedan body. Instead, it is believed that Subaru will direct wagon drivers to options either side of the Liberty: the smaller Levorg, and a new version of the high-riding Outback. Show More Summary
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images NEW YORK -- The prices of oil rose Thursday as a positive report on the U.S. labor market and more cold temperatures boosted expectations of higher demand for heating oil. Meanwhile, the auto group AAA reminded drivers that spring is on the way -- and along with it, higher gasoline prices. Benchmark U.S. Show More Summary
Think back to the 2013 New York Auto Show, and you'll recall that the already attractive Kia Optima midsize sedan was re-schnozzed for the 2014 model year. The hybrid version was left alone, visually, though its powertrain was updated to provide more oomph and slightly better fuel economy. Show More Summary