2016 Buick Cascada
It’s been 25 years since Buick last had a convertible in its lineup. You’ve probably forgotten the Reatta, right? It's okay. The Reatta was a set-up, anyway. It was supposed to be Buick's halo car--in-dash CRTs and "Reatta Craft Centre" assembly line and all.
Cadillac's upmarket shift hasn't gone as smoothly as the company had hoped. A universally praised redesign of the CTS moved it up in size and price, but sales have been tepid and customer incentives have soared as high as a combined $10,000. Many have suggested it might have been better if the new mid-sizer didn't share its name with the formerly compact, formerly cheaper CTS.
General Motors' GMC brand is rolling out a slick new version of its Sierra pickup that should appeal to style-conscious off-roaders everywhere: the 2016 GMC Sierra All Terrain X.
2016 Alfa Romeo 4C
Late last year, we learned that a cooling Chinese market had caused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to rethink its plans originally announced during a company-wide five-year strategy presentation made to investors in 2014. Namely, the rethinking was said to include delays for models from the Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands.
Aston Martin’s long-awaited replacement for the DB9 grand tourer, the 2017 DB11, is set for its world debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show on March 1. However, a single photo of the car has surfaced and reveals many of its details.
There’s a company out in Humble, Texas that for the past two decades has been restoring original DeLorean DMC-12s and offering parts for the stainless steel sports cars made famous by the Back to the Future trilogy.
2016 Chrysler 200
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is the only U.S. maker to release five-year business plans to the media--and offer updates when things change. That's just what it did yesterday, when it updated its plan for 2014 through 2018.
Between now and 2020, the three German luxury brands--Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz-- will collectively add more than a dozen plug-in hybrid models to their lineups. The goal is to offer a plug-in hybrid version for almost all of their most popular vehicles, most with U.S. range ratings of 15 to 25 miles.
When it comes to encouraging electric-car adoption, the availability of charging infrastructure can be as important as the cars themselves. And infrastructure is something Tesla Motors takes seriously.