Ford has unveiled the next-generation 2018 Fiesta subcompact, which will be offered in a new crossover-like "Active" version. The new Fiesta was unveiled at an event in Cologne, Germany, which included the reveal of four versions, the Fiesta Titanium, the high-performance Fiesta ST , the upscale Fiesta Vignale and the Fiesta Active.
November 2016 Archives
As more electric cars enter the market, the need for fast-charging network of re-charging stations is becoming even more necessary. Tesla has its supercharger network for its and even BMW, VW and Nissan have teamed up to create a similar network. Now four automakers have announced a partnership that will help launch a fast-charing network in Europe.
We're still about three months away from the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, but VW has decided to already start teasing its new four-door coupe that will debut at the show. The CC replacement, which has been dubbed the Arteon will debut at the show in March.
Although the 2017 BMW i3 got a significant battery upgrade that increased the electric car's driving range by 50 percent, the 2018 i3 may be getting another upgrade. It's rumored that BMW is going to give the i3 a refresh sometime next year, with some styling updates and most importantly, an even better driving range.
Maserati has confirmed that it will build an electric version of the upcoming two-seater Alfieri sports car, which should arrive by 2020. The Alfieri was previewed in concept form in 2014 and after numerous production delays, the 911 rival is going to arrive by 2019.
Last month Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new X-Class midsize pickup in concept form and has expected, the automaker has no plans to bring it the U.S. any time soon. Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dieter Exler recently revealed at the 2016 LA Auto Show that there aren't any immediate plans to sell the X-Class here.
Fuel cell vehicles have yet to become anywhere near as popular as traditional electric cars or hybrids, but they could find a few more homes thanks to the attractive pricing. Honda has announced that you can now lease a 2017 Clarity fuel cell vehicle for only $369 a month for 36 months.
Buick has unveiled the Velite plug-in hybrid concept at the Auto Guangzhou 2016 in China. The Velite concepts a preview of future new energy vehicles under the brand's Buick Blue strategy.
Toyota has unveiled the US-spec version of the 2018 C-HR compact crossover, which is going to arrive in showrooms next spring. The C-HR joins an ever growing list of new small crossovers.
It's been rumored for a while that Subaru is going to finally release another large SUV, but up until now we've only seen a few test mules. Now Subaru has released a preview of its new large SUV with the debut of the Viziv-7 concept at the LA Auto Show.
VW, like almost every other automaker is working on an electric car that will be able to beat the 200 mile barrier, but for now VW still has the e-Golf. While the updated 2017 e-Golf won't be able to travel as far as the Chevy Bolt, it has been improved with a battery that gives it a 50 percent longer driving range.
Alfa Romeo has unveiled its first SUV, the 2018 Stelvio at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Stelvio is a stylish SUV that will compete directly with models like the BMW X3, JaguarF-Pace and Mercedes-Benz GLC.
Chevy has unveiled the ultimate off-road ready version of the Colorado midsize pickup - the 2017 Colorado ZR2. According to Chevy, the Colorado ZR2 packs the most off-road technology of any other pickup in its segment.
The Genesis G80 is going to get a new turbocharged G80 Sport model for the 2018 model year. Debuting this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the G80 Sport is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.3L V6 with a nice 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft. of torque.
Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand has unveiled its first droptop model, the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet. The S650 Cabriolet joins the S600 and S600 Pullman models.
It looks like Nissan is finally adding some excitement back into the Sentra lineup with the debut of the new 2017 Sentra SR Turbo and now Nissan is dialing up the sport a notch higher with the new Sentra Nismo.
After selling 1.4 million units in four years, Mazda is ready to introduce an all-new CX-5, which is debuting this week at the LA Auto Show. The second-generation CX-5 borrows many of the styling cues from the newer CX-9 and CX-3 models, but according to Mazda its designers settled on a "refined toughness" design theme for the new CX-5.
Honda has unveiled the all-new 2017 Civic Si Prototype, which is a preview of the 2017 Civic Si Coupe and Sedan.
It's been rumored several times that Jaguar is going to release an electric SUV and now it's given the world a preview with the I-Pace concept. The I-Pace concept is a preview of the new Jaguar's new electric SUV that will arrive by the second half of 2018.
Ford is getting ready to jump into the hot compact SUV segment with its 2018 EcoSport - an SUV that Ford says is for "those who want space-saving convenience and SUV capability." The EcoSport is already sold in other markets around the world, but Ford is giving the US-spec version a slight facelift.
Hyundai is currently working on a longer range version of its upcoming Ioniq electric car that will be able to drive at least 200 miles between charges. That means that Hyundai will throw its hat in the ring with other models, like the new Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3 and even the next-gem Nissan Leaf.
Kia is adding a bit more sport to the Soul with the debut of the 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim, which is powered by a 201-horsepower turbocharged engine. Even though the new turbocharged 1.6L engine packs 40 more horsepower than the non-turbocharged 2.0L, it's more fuel efficient with a 28 mpg combined rating.
Ford has confirmed that it will bring an updated version of the subcompact EcoSport crossover to the U.S. The updated crossover is going to be revealed next week, a few days before it debuts at the 2016 LA Auto Show.
VW has unveiled the updated 2018 Golf, which gets some small updates on the outside, but even more changes on the inside. Most buyers probably won't be able to point out the styling updates, but the new infotainment system with gesture controls, is where all the excitement is.
Honda has unveiled a new compact crossover for South America - the WR-V, which stands for "Winsome Runabout Vehicle."
Buick has released a teaser of its new Velite concept, which is going to make its global debut at the Guangzhou auto show on November 18. The concept is a preview of Buick's new line of green vehicles that will be launched under the Buick Blue sub-brand.
Now entering its second model year, the third-generation 2017 Honda Pilot is getting a few upgrades, like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality, a new fingerprint resistant touchscreen and an expanded interior color palette.
The number of driver-assist safety technologies in vehicles today has grown significantly from the simple blind spot detecting systems and now we have systems, like adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane departure warning with land-keeping assist and rear cross-traffic alert. Ford has announced that it is developing even more driver-assist technologies.
Toyota has announced that the 2018 C-HR compact crossover is going to debut this month at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Volvo has unveiled the S90 Excellence, which is going to debut at the 2016 Guangzhou Motor Show. The S90 Excellence is designed for those that like to be driven, since the front passenger seat has been removed to give riders in the back seat more space to stretch out.
Hyundai has unveiled the limited-production Tucson Night at the 2016 SEMA Show. Just as its name suggests, the Tucson Night model features a blacked out exterior.
Toyota has just created the "World's Fastest SUV." While the Toyota Land Cruiser is known for its off-road prowess, most of us would never expect the SUV to be faster than many of the world's fastest sports cars.
Chevy has unveiled the new Camaro Turbo AutoX concept, which adds a performance suspension, upgraded braking system, air intake and exhaust system to the 2.0L powered Camaro.
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