Autos: Auto Shows

All Change: Are America's Automakers Ready? - The Big Picture

Saturday  18:06,   21 april 2018
Motor Trend

The future felt real at the 2018 Geneva auto showWe used to call them the Big Three because, well, they were the three biggest automakers in the world. For much of the 20th century, GM, Ford, and Chrysler each made more cars—and more money—than[...]

Mercedes-Maybach's Vision of Ultimate Luxury Involves in-car...Tea?

Friday  18:03,   20 april 2018
Motor Trend

Now we have a complete look at the interiorMercedes has big ambitions for its first Maybach SUV, if this new concept vehicle bound for the Beijing auto show is any indication. Ahead of the reveal, Mercedes design boss Gorden Wagener has posted two[...]

Pininfarina-Penned Hybrid Kinetic K350 SUV Headed for Auto China 2018

Friday  17:55,   20 april 2018

Hybrid Kinetic is bringing a second concept to Beijing and its an all-electric SUV.Joining the five seater SUV K550 and the seven-seater SUV K750, both revealed at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show, the new four-seater SUV K350 will be the third SUV to[...]

VW stays with Detroit Auto Show in 2019 even as BMW, Mercedes pull out

Tuesday  17:06,   17 april 2018

Despite plans from fellow German carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz to pull out of the Detroit Auto Show in 2019, Volkswagen says it's sticking with the Motor City next year. 1/6 SLIDES © Volkswagen 2/6 SLIDES © Volkswagen 3/6 SLIDES © Volkswagen [...]

Auto Shows Can Be a Secret Weapon for Car Shoppers

Tuesday  23:20,   03 april 2018
Consumer Reports

Car shows are an excellent place for would-be buyers to compare and contrast the latest offerings without the pressure of salespeople looking over their shoulders—if those buyers are prepared. AlCar shows are an excellent place for would-be buyers[...]

Five Things You Need to Know About the Genesis Essentia Concept

Saturday  00:31,   31 march 2018

No-contest star of the 2018 New York International Auto Show with a gorgeously organic, fluid, elegant gran turismo electric vehicle would be Hyundai's luxury upstart, Genesis? Actually, we would, had we properly decoded Genesis styling chief[...]

Seven Things To Know About the 2019 Toyota RAV4

Friday  23:25,   30 march 2018

The key details on the made-over compact crossoverIt's gone from Corolla to Camry[...]

VW explains why it brought a pickup truck concept to New York

Friday  02:56,   30 march 2018

The Atlas Tanoak Concept certainly made a splash at the New York Auto Show. Now, Volkswagen answers the big question on everybody's lips: Why?"We really showed this as a concept without a clear production plan behind it," Volkswagen's North[...]

Nissan says Altima raises the bar for the next Sentra and Maxima

Thursday  23:31,   29 march 2018

A new Sentra is coming next year, and a redesigned Maxima is already in development."We don't see sedans going away in the US at all," Bunce tells Roadshow. Yes, crossovers are seemingly all the rage these days, but Bunce sees huge opportunity for[...]

This Classic Mini Cooper EV Looks Like an Absolute Hoot to Drive

Thursday  22:31,   29 march 2018
Motor Trend

Too bad it will never go into productionThere's no way the Classic Mini Electric will ever go into production, but that doesn't make it any less cool. It is a vintage Mini Cooper, after all, and it looks like it's been meticulously restored. With a[...]

Genesis Chief Pushing for Production of Essentia Concept

Thursday  22:10,   29 march 2018
Motor Trend

Electric coupe is largely feasible and could arrive by 2021The biggest question at the auto show: will Genesis build this gorgeous 2+2[...]

Super 8 Has A Custom Jeep In NY That Makes Ronald McDonald Jealous

Thursday  21:16,   29 march 2018

And now for something completely different.The New York Auto Show is always a good time. This year we saw some truly amazing concepts like the Genesis Essentia, and folks simply couldn’t get enough of fresh SUVs like the redesigned Toyota RAV4 and[...]

2019 Mazda CX-3 Debuts With 148 HP And Improved Interior

Thursday  03:05,   29 march 2018

While not immediately evident, there's a revised grille, more chrome, and tweaked taillights on the outside. After fairly significant upgrades last year, Mazda has extensive improvements ready again for the 2019 CX-3 compact crossover. The[...]

Kia on the 2019 K900: “You’ll Have No Words Except ... Damn”

Thursday  02:35,   29 march 2018
Motor Trend

2019 Kia K900 revealed at the 2018 New York auto showAfter driving a last-gen Kia K900 V-8 for a year as part of Motor Trend's long-term fleet, I came away impressed by the car's value but disappointed by the overly floaty suspension, excessive body [...]

2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo Packs a 590-HP Twin-Turbo V-8

Thursday  02:00,   29 march 2018
Motor Trend

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