Cars :: Auto Shows

Luxury Automakers Scramble to Woo Young Chinese

By Didi Tang | Apr 29
A few years ago, Chinese buyers options might have been limited to cars designed for an older American or European. But now, luxury brands from Mercedes and Infiniti Audi to Lincoln are racing to create smaller, sportier models for younger Chinese people.

An Alfa Romeo 4C is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Hot Cars at this Year’s New York Auto Show

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 23
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year.

Workers put the finishing touch to a pickup at a factory of SGMW, a joint venture between Chinese carmakers and General Motors in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province.

Chinese Auto Brands Limp into Beijing Show

By Joe McDonald | Apr 22
China’s automakers are the underdogs heading into next week’s Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.

The 2015 Dodge Challenger is introduced at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Muscle Cars Out in Force at New York Auto Show

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 21
Who says America has lost its muscle? Growling, unapologetic performance is the theme of this year’s New York International Auto Show. There’s something called the EV Pavilion, but automakers didn’t introduce any hybrids or electrics at the show.

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, talks in front of the Chevrolet Trax at the New York International Auto Show.

Chevrolet Bringing Tiny Trax SUV to US and China

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 19
Chevrolet’s smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets. The Chevrolet Trax will go on sale in the U.S. and China early next year. General Motors Co. unveiled the 2015 model ahead of the New York International Auto Show.

Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Atop Empire State Building

Apr 17
Michelle Miller reports from the observation deck of the Empire State Building, where a new Ford Mustang convertible is on display to celebrate a big anniversary for one of America’s most iconic cars.

Toyota’s $1.2 Billion Penalty Biggest for Any Automaker

Mar 24
Toyota will pay a record $1.2 billion penalty for lying to customers and U.S. regulators about problems with Toyota and Lexus vehicles that caused them to accelerate wildly.

A new Tesla all electric car is on display.

Ohio Auto Dealers Fight Tesla Over Sales Model

By Julie Carr Smyth | Mar 17
Ohio auto dealers are sparring with California-based automaker Tesla. Ohio is among states proposing to block Tesla from setting up additional direct-sales galleries on grounds they undercut traditional auto dealerships.

Highlights of The Geneva International Motor Show

Mar 13
Among the models carmakers were presenting at the Geneva show, a big focus was on connecting the car to the smartphone and making apps easier and safer to use. Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are previewing Apple’s iPhone technology for cars this week.

Carmakers Bank on Small SUVs as Next Big Thing

By Colleen Barry | Mar 12
Carmakers are banking on the fast-growing demand for small SUVs to earn new customers in the U.S. and help turn around their businesses in Europe’s still-fragile market.