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Nissan Readies Leaf Hot Hatch for Japan

July 20, 2018 at 10:24 AM

Nissan Motor Co. says it will launch a Nismo performance variant of its Leaf electric car later this year in Japan.

Audi TT Gets Mid-Cycle Freshening

July 19, 2018 at 3:48 PM

  Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit is giving its TT sports car an exterior makeover, new transmission, a particulate filter for gasoline engines and more standard features. 

Lynk Sedan Breaks Cover

July 19, 2018 at 11:25 AM

Geely Automobile Holding Co.’s Lynk & Co. unit has released photos of a camouflaged version of the brand’s upcoming Lynk 03 midsize sedan.

VinFast Readies Two Luxury Models

July 19, 2018 at 9:03 AM

Vietnam-based VinFast plans to unveil a pair of production ready luxury models—a sedan and crossover/SUV—at the Paris auto show in October.

GM Drops Chevy City Express Van

July 17, 2018 at 8:42 AM

General Motors Co. pulled the plug on the slow-selling Chevrolet City Express small work van earlier this year.

Geely Readies Modular Platform

July 16, 2018 at 12:27 AM

China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. says it has developed a modular platform for compact vehicles that will go into service later this year.

Toyota Previews 2019 Supra

July 13, 2018 at 2:23 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. raced a camouflaged version of its upcoming Supra sports car this week at England’s Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb.

Mini Teases Upcoming EV

July 13, 2018 at 11:24 AM

BMW AG’s Mini unit has released the first design sketches of the all-electric car it plans to launch next year.

McLaren Readies £1.2 Billion Product Push

July 12, 2018 at 4:56 PM

British supercar maker McLaren Automotive Ltd. plans to launch 18 new or derivative models over the next seven years—almost all of them hybrid-powered—in a push to hike annual sales from 3,400 in 2017 to 6,000 by 2025.

VW May Replace Beetle Coupe with 4-Door EV

July 12, 2018 at 11:19 AM

Volkswagen AG may replace the piston-powered Beetle coupe and convertible with an all-electric four-door model a few years from now, Autocar reports.

Tata Phasing Out Ultra-Low-Cost Nano Minicar

July 11, 2018 at 12:06 PM

india’s Tata Motors Ltd. is phasing out its 10-year-old Nano, often billed as the world’s least expensive car.

Pininfarina to Unveil Concept EV in August

July 10, 2018 at 11:14 AM

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s new Automobili Pininfarina unit plans to publicly unveil a concept version of its upcoming PF0 electric hypercar at next month’s Monterey Car Week in California.