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VW Drops Golf-Based Wagons in U.S.

July 17, 2019 at 2:28 PM

Volkswagen AG confirms that it will discontinue the Alltrack and SportWagen variants of its Golf small car after the 2019-model year—the last for the current generation Golf.

Ford Developing Bronco Pickup?

July 16, 2019 at 5:06 PM

Ford Motor Co. is developing a pickup truck version of the upcoming Bronco SUV, sources tell Automobile.

Report: Daimler to Kill Mercedes Pickup Truck

July 16, 2019 at 3:44 PM

Daimler AG plans to drop the midsize Mercedes-Benz pickup truck it introduced less than two years ago, sources tell Automobilwoche.

Nissan Launches 2nd-Gen Semi-Autonomous Tech

July 16, 2019 at 12:40 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is launching an updated version of the company’s ProPilot semi-autonomous highway driving technology on the 2020 Skyline sedan in Japan. 

New Corvette to Debut as Stingray

July 16, 2019 at 10:52 AM

General Motors Co.’s much-anticipated eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette will debut under the brand’s Stingray nameplate.

Lincoln Navigator Adds Tech, Standard Equipment

July 15, 2019 at 3:37 PM

Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln unit is standardizing several safety systems and adding new features to the 2020 Navigator fullsize SUV.

Lexus Confirms LC Convertible Plans

July 15, 2019 at 5:57 AM

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus unit says it will introduce a convertible variant of its LC sports coupe in the near future.

Report: Mini/Great Wall JV Plans Rocketman EV

July 11, 2019 at 5:13 PM

Spotlight Automotive Ltd., the 4-month-old joint venture between BMW and Great Wall, plans to build a production version of the two-seat Rocketman electric supermini unveiled by BMW’s Mini brand eight years ago.

VW Adds Self-Leveling Wheel Caps

July 11, 2019 at 12:42 PM

Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand has begun offering self-leveling wheel hub caps, which continuously align the “VW” logo upward, regardless of the wheel position.

VW to Launch Tarek Small SUV in Mexico

July 11, 2019 at 12:03 AM

Volkswagen AG says it will begin building its new Tarek small SUV/crossover at its factory in Puebla, Mexico, next year. The vehicle is expected to go on sale in the U.S. in early 2021.

Bentley Unveils Futuristic EV Concept

July 10, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Bentley Motors Group says its all-electric EXP 100 GT concept portends a future in which EV batteries are vastly more powerful than today’s devices.

Hyundai Readies Compact Pickup for U.S.

July 10, 2019 at 1:03 AM

The highly styled small pickup truck Hyundai Motor Co. has been developing for the American market will be built in the U.S. when it launches in about 2021.