14 7h

Study: Salt causes $3B in vehicle rust damage each year

AAA warns that newer liquid de-icers are much more damaging to cars than traditional rock salt.

32 7h

Lexus, Porsche top latest J.D. Power VDS

Lexus and Porsche are the most dependable auto brands according to the 2017 VDS.

5 8h

Audi claims new S4 is quickest to 60 mph in its class

The redesigned S4 is due to go on sale in US showrooms this spring.

15 11h

Former Audi engineer claims CEO Stadler ordered defeat device

Top executives allegedly wanted to use the illegal software to cheat Hong Kong emissions regulations.

2 11h

Geneva preview: Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet Ocean Blue Edition

Mercedes will unveil an ocean-inspired C63 Cabriolet in Geneva.

7 13h

New McLaren Super Series stops from 124 mph in 4.6 sec [Video]

Its impressive braking performance is nearly on par with the flagship P1.

4 14h

Italdesign unveils limited edition coupe ahead of Geneva debut

Audi's Italdesign will build just five examples of the V10-powered coupe.

18 14h

VW e-Golf gets 125 miles of range for 2017

The updated e-Golf integrates a 35.8-kWh battery, up from 24.2-kWh in the current model.

29 14h

Honda VP retiring to start distillery

One Honda is exec is going from cars to booze.


McLaren video shows new Super Series drifting on the track

The next-generation model promises to improve track performance without sacrificing McLaren's legendary daily drivability.   http://bit.ly/2kZPFCS


Skoda previews updated Rapid

Volkswagen-owned Skoda has introduced the updated Rapid. The model receives minor visual tweaks such as revised headlights, and it's available with new engines that pollute less and use less fuel.   


Cadillac to roll out new infotainment system

The 2017 Cadillac CTS will usher in the next evolution of the brand's CUE infotainment system. The next-gen software is more intuitive to use and much faster, according to Cadillac officials.    


Mercedes-Benz planning new factory in Russia

Mercedes-Benz will build a new factory in Russia. Situated in the Moscow region, the plant will churn out SUVs and the E-Class when production starts in 2019. The new factory represents an investment of 250 million euros, and it will create about 1,000 new jobs.    


Range Rover plug-in hybrid coming next year?

Land Rover will introduce a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover next year, according to a new report. The model will look slightly different than the standard, non-hybrid variant, and it will be capable of driving on electricity alone for about 25 miles.   http://bit.ly/2kYvrt5


Subaru of America planning birthday bash

Subaru of America will celebrate its 50th birthday in February of 2018. The company will mark the milestone by donating 50 cars to a charity that hasn't been announced yet, and it will launch limited-edition models that will go on sale early next year.    


Four-door Mercedes-AMG GT to debut in Geneva?

Mercedes-AMG could bring a four-door version of the GT to the Geneva Auto Show. The model will look just like the GT, but it will ride on the E-Class' MRA platform. Power will come from a 600-horsepower V8, according to British magazine Autocar.    http://bit.ly/2kYrjct


Hyundai introduces i30 Tourer

Hyundai has unveiled the i30 Tourer. Essentially a long-roof version of the Elantra GT, the Tourer boasts a chassis tuned on the 'Ring and one of the biggest trunks in the segment. It was designed largely for the European market, and it will not be sold on our shores because the wagon segment is free-falling here.    


Range Rover Velar to slot between Evoque and Sport

"We call the Velar the avant-garde Range Rover," says Land Rover design chief Gerry McGovern. "It brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance to the brand. The Range Rover Velar changes everything."   


New Ford Fiesta ST to drop this week

Ford will officially unveil the next-generation Fiesta ST on February 24.   http://bit.ly/2lDJecw