Premium, or luxury, cars, crossover utilities (CUVs), and SUVs continue to appeal to and gain traction with consumers in the U.S. car market, especially in an improving economy.
Cadillac has lowered the price of its ELR plug-in hybrid coupe for the 2016 model year, adding technology upgrades to boost the car's power, performance, and handling in an effort to excite premium and green-conscious consumers.
It's been true for decades: Americans love their pickup trucks. And automakers have been all too happy to meet consumer demand for these highly profitable haulers, some of which can retail for more than $50,000.
During the past week, more than 400,000 vehicles were recalled by their manufacturers, including more than 194,000 Ford Explorer SUVs with faulty door handles. GM and Nissan also announced large recalls.
Compact SUVs--in particular car-based crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) that are built on unibody platforms--continue to outperform the overall industry in the U.S. new-vehicle sales market.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was recently selected as the World Car of the Year for 2015 from finalists that included the new Ford Mustang and Volkswagen Passat.
Last week, BMW recalled a number of 2015 4 Series convertibles to address a programming error with the driver's front air bag deployment system.
Land Rover announced two new special-edition Range Rover models at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, each designed to add an element of exclusivity to the company's updated 2016 model-year lineup.
The idea behind the 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder is to reduce weight, increase power, and deliver maximum performance.
Miata fans who want one of the exclusive Launch Edition versions of the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will want to visit www.longlivetheroadster.com and pre-register for a chance to own one of the first 1,000 examples to roll onto U.S. soil.