The Nissan Murano wasn’t one of the first crossovers on the market nor is it one of the segment’s top sellers, but since its introduction in 2002, it has always been proof that crossovers don’t have to look cute or boxy.
Now in its tenth year, the World Car of the Year awards recognize the top new cars around the world.
The BMW X3 might not have the heady enthusiast reputation of the esteemed 3-Series sport sedan, or the sexier shape of the upcoming (and closely related) X4, but it adds up to what makes sense for a lot of image-conscious families: styling that's smart and suave; a versatile layout; responsive road performance; and impressive fuel efficiency.
Lincoln MKX concept, 2014 Beijing Auto Show
Lincoln’s current MKX has been on sale since the 2007 model year and has only been updated once during all these years. Lincoln is well aware that its mid-size crossover is in need of renewal, and we’re getting our first look at the next-generation version.
BMW’s new concept for the 2014 Beijing Auto Show isn’t the 7-Series-aping mega sedan that we were expecting, but it does pack enough technologies, premium materials and innovations to be worthy of a new BMW flagship.
Chevrolet takes a lot of pride in being the progenitor of the SUV segment, starting with the Suburban back in the 1930s. Land Rover makes much of being the first luxury SUV maker via the Range Rover built starting in 1970.
2014 Tesla Model S in China
We've expected it for some time, but now it's been confirmed: Tesla will build electric cars in China in the next three to four years.
It appears that a Québec electric-car group has set a new world record for plug-in electric cars gathered in one place.
The 2015 Lexus NX compact crossover has had a long gestation, with two concept vehicles shown over the last 18 months.