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2012 Paris Auto Show: New Cars, New Concepts, Old Problems
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»

2014 Mazda Mazda6
2014 Mazda Mazda6 Live Photos: 2012 Paris Auto Show

Mazda revealed the 2014 Mazda6 in Moscow back in August, but the Paris Auto Show is the first time we are seeing the new mid-size sedan with our own eyes. We must say, the new Kodo styling looks terrific on the next-generation Mazda6. The new 2014 Mazda6 is the first model to be equipped with...Read More»

2013 Subaru Outback
2013 Subaru Outback: Walkaround Video

Subaru had a trio of new models on display at the recent 2012 New York Auto Show including the all-new Outback Sport as well as facelifted versions of the Legacy and Outback. Today we’re looking at the Outback, which for the 2013 model year has been given refreshed styling, a more...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Traverse
2013 Chevrolet Traverse: Walkthrough Video

Chevrolet’s full-size crossover, the Traverse, gets a bit of a makeover, both inside and out, for the 2013 model year. The updates are evolutionary and tasteful, although shoppers expecting radical changes to styling are likely to be disappointed. On the outside, the Traverse now wears a...Read More»

2013 Cadillac SRX
2013 Cadillac SRX: Walkaround Video

The 2013 Cadillac SRX gets a number of minor changes throughout, but it's worth skipping right to the instrument panel, where GM has a host of industry exclusive features in its groundbreaking new CUE (Cadillac User Experience) infotainment system. More like an iPad or tablet for your car than...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: Walkaround Video

Hyundai knows that midsize crossover buyers want the widest possible range of space, content and configuration options. Rather than trying to build a “one-size-fits-all” replacement for its popular Santa Fe, Hyundai will take the midsize crossover in two different directions for the...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave: Walkaround Video

The Buick Enclave has been on the market for about five years, and because it was the first vehicle to represent the new face of Buick, the 2012 model that's in showrooms still looks relatively fresh and contemporary from the outside. But the instrument panel and interior trims are a sore point...Read More»

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek: Walkaround Video

One of the most exciting compacts unveiled at the recent 2012 New York Auto Show was the all-new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek. The vehicle is essentially the replacement for the Subaru Outback Sport and once again is based on the Impreza platform, albeit the latest 2012 model. It blends versatility...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
2013 GMC Terrain Denali Walkthrough: 2012 New York Auto Show

Last month GMC announced the Denali trim level would be coming to the 2013 Terrain along with a new 3.6-liter V-6. Last week at the 2012 New York Auto Show, we took a look at the 2013 GMC Terrain Denali to see what the Denali trim gives you. Starting up front, you notice the chrome mesh grille and...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Impala
2014 Chevrolet Impala: Walkaround Video

Despite being the largest sedan in Chevrolet’s current lineup, the 2012 Impala lacks anything of merit to make it stand out in a crowd. Sure, the 2012 model gets a six-speed automatic transmission (finally), but even that isn’t enough to make a car that was largely ignored by GM over...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima: Walkaround Video

When the final tally was counted for 2011, the Toyota Camry still held on to the title of best-selling passenger car. In a surprising second place? Not the perennial number-two Honda Accord--but instead, in its place, the Nissan Altima. The Altima's been selling exceptionally well in this...Read More»

2013 Subaru Legacy
2013 Subaru Legacy: Walkaround Video

Subaru used this month’s 2012 New York Auto Show to introduce its revamped Legacy sedan, which has been spruced up for the 2013 model year with some minor visual changes and a new and improved boxer four-cylinder engine in the base 2.5i model. The visual changes are barely worth a mention and...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500, 2012 New York Auto Show
2012 New York Auto Show Highlights, Day Two

The second of the two New York Auto Show media days included presentations of radically more fuel-efficient Ram pickups and an all-new Infiniti electric luxury sedan, among many others. And while the lighter schedule of the second day didn't quite bring the overflow of reveals, there were quite a...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Traverse
2013 Chevrolet Traverse Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Last week, Chevrolet revealed some extensive changes to its full-size Traverse crossover for 2013. But its official debut—and our first look at the vehicle up close—was here at the New York Auto Show. Just as early pictures suggested, there aren't any major changes to the exterior...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Impala
2014 Chevrolet Impala Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Chevrolet's current Impala feels a bit like an afterthought in GM's passenger-car lineup, but that's soon due to change; the new 2014 Chevrolet Impala unveiled at the New York Auto Show The new sedan is officially the tenth generation of the Impala, although the nameplate has been applied to some...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500, 2012 New York Auto Show
2013 Ram 1500 Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Especially if the exterior of the refreshed 2013 Ram 1500 (formerly Dodge Ram) is the first thing you see, you might wonder what's new—save for maybe a front-end touch-up and a new grille. But here, first impressions are deceiving. On the inside, the 2013 Ram 1500 gets a much-improved design;...Read More»

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, New York Auto Show, April 2012
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

The Subaru XV Crosstrek made its original debut at last year’s Frankfurt Auto Show. Now it’s landed on these shores, with an official introduction at this week’s New York Auto Show. Built on the Impreza platform, the XV Crosstrek promises to combine go-(almost)-anywhere utility...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2013 Ram 1500: Familiar Look, But A Much More Modern Truck

Chrysler has unveiled a radically different 2013 Ram at the 2012 New York Auto Show. But if you were only to go by sheetmetal and exterior styling, you might never know. The 2013 Dodge Ram has a new, stronger and lighter frame underneath, plus a new version of Chrysler's Pentastar V-6, here making...Read More»

2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS
2012 New York Auto Show Highlights, Day One

It's been a busy first day for most of our editorial crew, who spent the day sprinting between media previews at the New York Auto Show. Among the major U.S. shows, the New York show has a reputation for being a hotbed for luxury-brand and sports-car introductions, as well as the place where some...Read More»

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