Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen to unveil electric car with nearly 400-mile range
Volkswagen to unveil electric car with nearly 400-mile range

Shortly after the Dieselgate scandal broke, Volkswagen announced that it would focus less attention on diesels and more on electric vehicles--you know, like most automakers on the planet. Though we've occasionally questioned the automaker's commitment to its bold EV plan, Volkswagen appears to be...Read More»

Audi TT Sportback concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
2014 Paris Auto Show Highlights

Audi TT Sportback The Audi TT has been a style icon since it was new—so, how would it look as a sedan? The Audi TT Sportback concept puts a four-seat, five-door spin on the TT coupe—and it just might give Audi something to pitch against the Mercedes CLA or even the BMW 4-Series Gran...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2012 Paris Auto Show, 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, Spy Videos: Top Videos Of The Week

We've long since recovered from the Paris Auto Show, but you all can't seem to get enough of the first major auto show of the season. For the third week in a row, our video overview of the Paris Auto show is once again our most watched video of the week. Coming in second place is the ever popular...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2012 Paris Auto Show, 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2014 BMW M4 Coupe: Top Videos Of The Week

While the Paris Auto Show may be over, you all can't seem to get enough of it, as our video overview of the show remains our most-watched video of the week. That makes two weeks in a row, for those who are keeping count. Our second most-watched video of the week is our video road test of the 2013...Read More»

2014 Jaguar F-Type
2012 Paris Auto Show, 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2013 Volvo S60: Top Videos Of The Week

We spent the week attempting to recover from the Paris Auto Show, but you clearly weren't suffering from jet lag, as you eagerly watched our latest video road tests. Our most watched video this week is our 2012 Paris Auto Show video overview. Coming in second place is our very popular 2013 Hyundai...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»

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»

2011 Coda Sedan, final production version
Today in Car News: Electric Car Adopters, China and Survolt

Americans are ready to buy electric cars--but that pesky pricetag gets in the way. [NielsenWire] Should you pay attention to these automotive brands? There are only ten of them--but aren't there only 38 brands total anyway? [CNNMoney] Longtime Jaguar managing director Mike O'Driscoll will retire...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S prototype
Today at High Gear Media: Tesla, SLK, Audi Quattro and RatCar

Tesla strutted its stuff for our jaded green-car reporters earlier this week. Do you think it's a startup, or not? [GreenCarReports] What's your best bet on a new-car deal this week? Could you believe...a MINI Cooper? [TheCarConnection] Sure, you're interested in alternative-fuel vehicles. But do...Read More»

Hyundai i10 electric vehicle
Low-Emission Hyundai i10 City Car Is Not for U.S.

Add the Hyundai i10 city car to the long list of small, fuel efficient, low emissions vehicle not designed for the U.S. market. Europe has more narrow streets, higher fuel prices, and more stringent environmental standards than the USA. So it’s a shame that models such as the new Hyundai i10...Read More»

2010 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta
Today at High Gear Media: SUV Values, Volvo S60 and Deer Season

Our road warriors have returned triumphant, with survivors' merit badges from the 2010 Paris Auto Show and the 2010 Fireball Run. Los Angeles is next--get psyched, bring permission forms. [MotorAuthority] A parting shot from the Eiffel Tower, first: a take on the five most wanted cars from Paris...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKT
Today in Car News: MKT Limos, VW World Records, and a Fetish

In the blur of Fireball Run and Paris Auto Show coverage, we failed to remind you the Ford F-150 is the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. again. As it's been since, oh, 1977. [KickingTires] Its lovelorn sister, the Mercury Mountaineer, never sold much, and the only date it has is with the...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max
Ford Bets on Minivans Getting Small with 2012 C-Max

Can a small minivan make it big in America? That's the question facing Ford as it preps a new seven-seat family car for sale next year. The 2012 Ford C-Max has the flexibility of a larger minivan, but unlike the remaining Big Four minivans--Sienna, Odyssey, Grand Caravan and Town & Country--the...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max
2012 Ford C-Max: Preview and Photo Gallery

The 2012 Ford C-Max doesn't show up in Ford dealers until late next year, but this week High Gear Media is going for a test drive in the new seven-passenger MPV in France, as a family-friendly follow-up to the 2010 Paris Auto Show. Ford actually builds two vehicles dubbed C-Max in Europe, but only...Read More»

2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept
2010 Paris Auto Show: Think Small, Act Fast, Go Blue

Of all this year's A-list auto shows, the Paris show opening this week is the lucky one. The grey mood at recent shows in Frankfurt, Detroit, and Geneva broke at the Paris Expo, with a herd of electric supercars leading the charge. Two years ago, the raw display of power and advanced technology on...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus ST
Alan Mulally: Lincoln Is Going Global

Ford Motor Company and its CEO Alan Mulally have had plenty of news to share with the folks at the 2010 Paris Auto Show. The biggest attention-getter so far may have been the unveiling of the stunning 2012 Ford Focus ST, but Mulally himself is causing a stir with his talk of broadening Lincoln's...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen NMS
2012 Volkswagen NMS: More Sketches, Passat Still Not Coming

At the 2010 Paris auto show, Volkswagen had a full range of new Passat sedans and wagons on display. But the Passat will not be returning to the U.S.--at least the new Euro Passat will not be--and to underscore that point, VW has released three new sketches of its upcoming new mid-size sedan (NMS)...Read More»

Paris
High Gear Media's Social Media Cheat Sheet For The 2010 Paris Auto Show

Chances are good that you're reading this from an office cubicle somewhere in America. Or Canada. Or maybe Australia. Or any other place on the globe that isn't the 2010 Paris Auto Show. Not to worry, though -- many of us are right there with you, scarfing down Lunchables from the vending machine...Read More»

Paris
Today at High Gear Media: Paris Show, Ford F-150 and Texting

Today's the day: we're prepped, penned and all charged up for the rollercoaster that is the 2010 Paris Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Some of the embargoes seem to have leaked already, anyway. [AllExoticCars] A big part of the Paris show will include electric and green car reveals from some surprising...Read More»

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