New York auto show


Cadillac 'halo vehicle' not coming until after 2022

Cadillac will realign its product portfolio and get operations in order before releasing a "halo vehicle."

Subaru Forester gets bigger, adds safety features

The Subaru Forester, one of the brand's best-sellers in the U.S. and a key cog for ...

VW dips toe in pickup waters with unibody Tanoak

Volkswagen doesn't have formal plans to build the Atlas Tanoak concept pickup ...

Genesis adds halo with electric Essentia concept

Genesis, taking a page out of the playbook of Germany's luxury brands, is ...

Aeronautics, baby Navigator and better grip: What people are saying about Lincoln Aviator

Here is a roundup of initial Aviator reaction from the automotive media.

Baby 4Runner, homely and adventure: What people are saying about '19 Toyota RAV4

Here's a roundup of initial reaction from the automotive media on the 2019 Toyota RAV4.

A perfect Manhattan

The new truck and a truckload of new crossovers were jammed into the Javits Center last week. Here are our notes on the noteworthy debuts.

RAV4 reaches for a broader market

The unassuming compact crossover now represents Toyota's principal weapon in an intensifying battle for sales volume, market share and brand loyalty.

Don't I know you?

Fans of competing crossovers might recognize some design touches in the redesigned RAV4.

BMW Group looks into a Rolls EV

With China as an impetus, an electric Rolls-Royce is on the table.

Mercedes-AMG's 35 line to debut with A class

Mercedes-AMG will introduce another new entry-performance line in 2019 with the A35.

Mercedes-AMG will stop selling V-12s

There will be no new V-12-powered AMG 65 models coming.

2019 Forester: Subaru not afraid to tinker with winner

How did Subaru approach the redesign of one of its key components in the Forester? By not being afraid.

Hits & misses

Engineering reporter and car critic nonpareil Richard Truett made his jaunt through the Javits Center and, yes, did a bit of fault-finding. But our man liked a lot of what he saw -- even some of the cars. Remember cars?

BMW, Daimler join forces against new rivals

The fiercest of rivals, BMW and Daimler are now merging several of their businesses to better carve out a top position in the growing mobility services space.

BMW iNext, i4 coming; i3, i8 futures in doubt

BMW will introduce the i4 and iNext EVs in 2020 and 2021, but the cars that kicked off BMW's i electric subbrand — the i3 and i8 — may not have a future beyond their current generation.

A reconfigured K900

Kia’s second-generation K900, which debuted last week at the New York auto show, is a little longer and wider than its predecessor.

Kona EV highlights Hyundai powertrain versatility

Hyundai's new electric subcompact crossover has an estimated range of 250 miles on a charge.

A pickup VW needs --- and how it could be a winner

Female buyers may be the key to success if Volkswagen decides to build its pickup concept.

New Altima stirs Nissan's plan for a sedan comeback

Nissan has stuffed the new Altima with the latest and greatest of its technology. Now the company wants to make the sedan segment come back.

First Shift: Bigger Subaru Forester has 'crisper' handling

At N.Y. Auto Show: Subaru Forester gets bigger, more powerful; RDX ushers in 'new era' at Acura; Next-gen Kia K900 has a lot of Stinger in it; Genesis Essentia electrifies.

AutoNews Now: VW debuts pickup concept for U.S.

At New York auto show: VW eyes U.S. truck market with Atlas Tanoak concept; Can redesigned RAV4 keep wooing buyers?; Nissan arms Altima in Accord, Camry attack; Lincoln Aviator gets its wings, plugs into hangar.

Toyota's 2019 RAV4 gets more trims, power

The update gives the RAV4 more ammunition to defend its crown as the top-selling nonpickup in the nation last year against an ever-growing field of competing small crossovers.

First Shift: Cadillac boss: New XT4 is a 'cruise missile'

At N.Y. Auto Show: Caddy aims 'cruise missile' at hot segment; VW Atlas Cross Sport plugs in; Toyota RAV4 gets more rugged; Ford's Farley: End 'conquest obsession'; De Nysschen eyes Europe.

Nissan Altima makes AWD, turbo, tech play

Nissan is giving the Altima a radical makeover in hopes of bringing U.S. buyers back to the shrinking midsize sedan segment. All-wheel drive will be offered to boost sales in cold-weather markets where consumers often buy crossovers and SUVs.

There's a hidden message in VW's MQB-based pickup concept

Bringing an MQB-based small unibody pickup to the US market would never be enough on its own for VW to gain 3 percentage points of market share. But it could help.

Jaguar packs 550 hp into F-Pace SVR crossover

Jaguar hopes to retain its customers defecting from sports cars and sport sedans with the F-Pace SVR.

Lincoln Aviator crossover to take flight in 2019

Lincoln's three-row Aviator crossover, which sits on a new rear-wheel-drive platform and is available in gasoline or plug-in hybrid form, returns at a key time for the brand. Lincoln aims to hit 300,000 global sales by the end of the decade and will rely heavily on utility vehicles to get there.

Kia refreshes 2 models for 2019

Kia is upgrading its lineup with a trio of vehicles that will replace models that are losing traction: the Optima sedan, Sedona minivan and the upmarket K900 sedan.

Genesis G70 joins entry-level luxury sedan race -- with a manual

The sporty Genesis G70 joins the entry-level luxury sedan segment this summer, complete with a manual option for driving purists.

VW Atlas Cross Sport packs high-tech hybrid powertrain

The concept version of a five-seat VW Atlas debuting at the New York auto show features an innovative plug-in hybrid system capable of an estimated 26 miles of range under battery power.

Cadillac targets 'next generation of luxury car buyers' with XT4

Cadillac's long-awaited compact crossover will be priced from $35,790, including destination. Cadillac is among the last major luxury brands to join the compact luxury crossover segment, which grew nearly 6 percent in 2017 and is dominated by the Lexus NX, Acura RDX, Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3.

Waymo, Jaguar Land Rover partner on all-electric, self-driving fleet

Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover are partnering to create a new fleet of all-electric, self-driving vehicles.

Crossovers to shine in Big Apple

More than a few -- let's say a slew of -- crossovers will debut this week in New York.

GMC launches off-road AT4 brand with Sierra

With an eye on brands such as Jeep and off-road enthusiasts, GMC will introduce AT4 variants across its lineup. Like the Denali subbrand, the AT4 lineup is expected to be priced higher than standard GMC models and generate fatter profits.

Lexus will offer UX crossover with subscription option

The Lexus UX subcompact crossover, coming to the New York auto show this week, will be the brand's first vehicle to offer Apple CarPlay and its first to have a subscription option for consumers in the United States.

Honda's 2019 Insight expected to be rated at 55 mpg city

The third iteration of Honda's ultraefficient Insight coming this summer as a 2019 model is poised to be among the fuel economy leaders with an estimated 55 mpg in city driving.

VW to float midsize pickup concept in New York

Volkswagen is considering a jump into the midsize pickup segment with an American-made truck, sources familiar with the matter told Automotive News.

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