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Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept: Mid-Size 3-Row Crossover Coming
Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept: Mid-Size 3-Row Crossover Coming

Volkswagen unveiled the CrossBlue Concept at today's Detroit Auto Show, showing a mid-size crossover with three rows of seats that takes direct aim at the successful Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot. The new concept is a thinly disguised version of a production model that won't launch before the...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: High-MPG Diesel, Eight Speeds, And A Facelift

Since its last redesign for 2011, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has held a unique spot in the American family SUV market. While models such as the Ford Explorer and Nissan Pathfinder have found softer shapes and more carlike powertrains, the Grand Cherokee is refreshingly different: handsomely rugged...Read More»

2014 Jeep Compass
2014 Jeep Compass, 2014 Jeep Patriot Shed CVT, Add Refinements

In the 2014 Jeep Compass and 2014 Jeep Patriot, the CVT is history. And because of that, we think both of these models are worth giving a second look if you’ve previously taken note of their rugged good looks and city-sized compact-car sensibilities. This bears some explanation. The Jeep...Read More»

2013 Lincoln MKC Concept
Lincoln MKC Concept: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

The Lincoln MKC concept crossover could be the brand's next shot at relevance, but it likely will have to wait another year--until at least spring of 2014--to make the transition from Detroit Auto Show dream to showroom reality. The MKC is the Ford Motor Company brand's version of the compact...Read More»

2013 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Detroit Auto Show’s New Cars And Concepts

The North American International Auto Show, the Detroit Auto Show to most folk, is arguably the most important event on the automotive calendar in the U.S. It’s also the place where the global automotive community comes together for the first time each year, all hoping to find out what the...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart GT
2013 Dodge Dart GT: Sharper And Racier, But How Much Faster?

At last, a racier-looking, higher-horsepower version of the 2013 Dodge Dart is here, and slated to be shown for the first time, beginning next week, at the Detroit Auto Show. While it's not yet the high-performance R/T, in the meantime we have the Dart GT. Powered by the same 2.4-liter TigerShark...Read More»

Honda's Urban SUV Concept teaser - image: Honda
Honda Teases 'Urban SUV' Concept Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show

Billing it as “a global concept model combining a sporty and dynamic SUV profile with a spacious, functional interior,” Honda has teased a new, compact “Urban SUV Concept” that it will debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2013. Though Honda failed to release any details...Read More»

2013 Honda Civic sedan range live photos, 2012 L.A. Auto Show
2013 Honda Civic Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Honda has revealed the refreshed 2013 Civic at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, and it has definitely delivered on the promised upgrades. While this is a mild refresh, the 2012 Civic does feature new sheet metal on sedan models, including revised front and rear fascias. The actual crash structure in...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Subaru Forester Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Subaru is broadening the appeal of its rugged Forester compact crossover for 2014—by adding more ground clearance, an X Mode off-road setting, more comfortable seating and interior materials, and upscale options such as a power liftgate, Harmon Kardon premium audio, and adaptive cruise...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe (three-row)  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: LA Auto Show Live Shots

Bigger is better, right? If that’s what you think, especially regarding sensible family vehicles, Hyundai may have saved the best of its all-new 2013 Santa Fe lineup for last. At the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai officially pulled the wraps off the three-row versions of the new Santa Fe...Read More»

2014 Kia Sorento  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Kia Sorento Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Take one brief look at the 2014 Kia Sorento, shown for the first time at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, and you might just ask what’s so new about it. It’s true the Sorento doesn’t look radically different than the 2013 model. In fact, it looks much the same from the side, and...Read More»

2014 Kia Forte sedan, launched at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Kia Forte Debuts At Los Angeles Auto Show: Live Photos

Compact four-door sedans represent a growing portion of the overall car market in the U.S., and Kia is determined to stay competitive. So just five years after the last generation, today it took the wraps off an all-new 2014 Kia Forte sedan--which will go on sale by March of next year. The new...Read More»

2014 Fiat 500L
2014 Fiat 500L Preview, Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Many people say they really like the Fiat 500, but it's just too small for their daily lives. Today Fiat is looking to rectify that issue with the introduction of the new 2014 Fiat 500L at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 500L is closely related to the new European variant of the same name...Read More»

2013 Chrysler Town & Country S
2013 Chrysler Town & Country S Preview: 2013 LA Auto Show

Chrysler is expanding the S family of models with a Town & Country version, which will make its debut this week at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. With a clean, distinctive look, the S trim gives the people mover a more modern design with small styling adjustments. The exterior of the Town...Read More»

2013 Honda Crosstour
2013 Honda Crosstour Preview

Honda previewed updates to the Crosstour Crossover back at the 2012 New York Auto Show in April, and now the updates have become official. With better fuel efficiency, more power, and tweaked styling Honda is hoping to nab a larger piece of the crossover market. Up front Honda has tweaked the...Read More»

MotorAuthority's Los Angeles Auto Show Coverage
2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

It's been a couple of months since we soaked ourselves in the drizzle of the Paris previews, and now auto-show season resumes anew after Thanksgiving with the press days at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. This year's L.A. show won't quite be the green-car showcase it's been in years past. It's...Read More»

2013 Honda Civic
2013 Honda Civic: First Photos, New Accord-Influenced Look

In advance of its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Showlater this month, Honda has released a couple of photos that give a first glimpse of the changes to be made to the Civic compact sedan lineup for 2013. These initial pictures—only a couple of exterior shots—show that the new Civic...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Preview: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

The iconic Volkswagen Beetle was just redesigned in coupe form last year, gaining an edgier, more masculine look--and targeting itself more at male buyers. The Convertible, due to make its public debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show next month, takes some of that edge back, while maintaining the...Read More»

2014 Jaguar F-Type
2012 Paris Auto Show: New Cars, New Concepts, Old Problems

The auto industry's been known to defy logic. At the 2012 Paris Auto Show, it seemed to defy gravity. Europe's been embroiled in a currency crisis for more than a year. In the U.S., the economy's barely edged out of recession, and stiff new fuel-economy standards are starting to take effect. Around...Read More»

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