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SUVs, crossovers and green wheels share Big Apple spotlight

Another wave of new and redesigned SUVs and crossovers are sharing the spotlight at the New York auto show, boosted by low U.S. gasoline prices and increasing consumer demand, but automakers are also moving ahead with new electric, plug-in hybrid and other green vehicles.

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Koenigsegg strikes monster throttle with 1,360-hp Agera RS1

Sweden's Koenigsegg plans a limited run, including U.S. sales, of the 1,360-hp, V-8 ...

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Genesis readies first crossover with fuel cell concept

Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand is affirming its belief in hydrogen fuel cell ...

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Acura adds A Spec trim to freshened TLX

Acura is doubling down on its sedan-based reinvention with the release of the 2018 ...

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Toyota concept's got the look

Toyota's FT-4X concept, a compact crossover introduced at the New York auto show this month, is packed with funky features and daring design cues aimed at millennials with a taste for the great

Soft-roaders, mashups and beacons: Toyota's FT-4X and what people are saying

Toyota's FT-4X checks the boxes of features aimed at millennials and their outdoor-focused adventures. Here's what people are saying about the subcompact crossover concept:

Brassy in the Big Apple

Nobody ever succeeded in New York by being modest. These concepts and production models show the variety and audacity of some of the New York show's best.

Sleeker Buick Enclave adds Avenir subbrand

The Buick Enclave undergoes a dramatic transformation for 2018, including a lower profile.

What to do about cars?

Behind the scenes at the New York auto show, industry executives were grappling with questions about cars. How low will their market share go, amid hot crossovers and SUVs? How to reignite the appeal

Lincoln hopes Navigator can regain its glory

Lincoln expects the redesigned 2018 Navigator, which goes on sale this fall, to recapture the nameplate's now-faded prominence in a growing segment.

Hits, misses from the show that never sleeps

A month ago, the word on the street was that "New York looks light this year." "Nothing's happening this year," the wise guys said. "Nobody's going." And of course, they were wrong.

Outback snags some love, too

Most of the attention Subaru garnered at the New York auto show last week went to its Ascent concept and redesigned Crosstrek. But no less significant was a freshened 2018 Outback.

Genesis boss: Fuel cells where we're headed

Genesis' brand boss believes the industry ultimately will shift to fuel cell powertrains. Not everyone agrees.

Strong prospects for AMG GLCs

Mercedes expects demand for high-performance crossovers to power sales of its top-of-the-line AMG GLC models.

The new face of AMG

Mercedes will give AMG's high-performance part of the lineup a new signature face inspired by its racing heritage.

Mercedes' redesigned G class stays boxy

The venerable G class will be new inside and out after a coming redesign, Mercedes design chief Gorden Wagener confirms. But as for its iconic boxy shape...

Dodge Demon: Devilishly clever or evil incarnate?

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, unveiled at the New York auto show, traded in the performance brand's halo for horns with performance numbers normally associated with much more expensive brands.

Toyota FT-4X designed to be 'doable'

Toyota's rollout of the cheery but rugged FT-4X concept crossover is more of a trial balloon than an esoteric design project.

First Shift: Mazda plan: Keep humans in driver's seat

Mazda's autonomous-car goal: Keep humans in charge; GM adding 1,100 Cruise Automation jobs; Tesla's truck timeline; NADA: Dealership jobs, wages rise; Bosch cybersecurity patch.

SUVs, crossovers and green wheels share Big Apple spotlight

Another wave of new and redesigned SUVs and crossovers are sharing the spotlight at the New York auto show, boosted by low U.S. gasoline prices and increasing consumer demand, but automakers are also

Koenigsegg strikes monster throttle with 1,360-hp Agera RS1

Sweden's Koenigsegg plans a limited run, including U.S. sales, of the 1,360-hp, V-8 supercar christened "RS1" by the father-son duo who commissioned it.

AutoNews Now: Nissan, Porsche, Audi speedsters

Fast times in NY: Nissan, Porsche, Audi speedsters; Infiniti's bolder SUV styling; Volvo dealers are 'hot' for the XC60; No Mercedes-Benz diesel decision; China-built Volvo EV?

First Shift: Genesis plots crossover course

From NY: Genesis plots CUV course with GV80 concept, a 'sure-footed' Hyundai Sonata, double win for Jaguar F-Pace, 707-hp Jeep; GM retooling downtime; Maserati U.S. HQ move?

Kia packs 2018 Rio with more tech

When the fourth-generation Kia Rio arrives at U.S. dealerships this year, customers will find sharper styling and more available tech features on the subcompact.

Genesis readies first crossover with fuel cell concept

Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand is affirming its belief in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as a pillar of its zero-emissions strategy with an early concept of the brand's first crossover.

Toyota's FT-4X concept is a rugged rolling toolbox

Toyota is hinting at plans to market an all-wheel-drive vehicle that's more rugged than the typical subcompact crossover but not as hardcore as the larger, body-on-frame FJ Cruiser that was dropped

Lincoln's 2018 Navigator lighter, faster and more spacious

Ford's Lincoln Navigator has been redesigned and re-engineered to be lighter, faster, more spacious and more luxurious to help the brand recapture lost ground in the profitable full-size luxury SUV

AutoNews Now: Subaru's Ascent back into hot segment

In NY: A successor to Subaru Tribeca, Toyota goes rugged with AWD concept, Lincoln Navigator lightens up, Honda expands Clarity line with EV, plug-in hybrid; VW's Model X-fighter?

SHOW NOTES: Honda Clarity family grows

Honda's Clarity family is expanding with the introduction of the all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric on Wednesday. They join the Clarity Fuel Cell, which went on sale in ...

Jaguar slots 4-cylinder turbo motor in new entry-level F-Type

Jaguar is slotting a new 296-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged motor in the F-Type for 2018 that marks the first time since before World War II that the famed British brand has equipped a sports cars with a

Acura adds A Spec trim to freshened TLX

Acura is doubling down on its sedan-based reinvention with the release of the 2018 TLX. The freshening of Acura's midsize sedan is aimed at juicing consumer interest in the car and the brand amid

SHOW NOTES: Top honors for Jaguar

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth accepts the award for the 2017 World Car of the Year for the Jaguar F-Pace crossover at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday.

SHOW NOTES: I want my Animal Planet!

A dog, in the back of a Nissan Rogue "Dogue," draws a crowd of admirers on Wednesday.

Ascent concept promises Subaru's return to 3-row crossover segment

Subaru, erasing memories of the ill-fated Tribeca, will again have a seat at the three-row crossover table when the Indiana-built Ascent goes on sale next year.

First Shift: In NY, sportier Lexus, fresher Explorer

In NY, sportier Lexus, fresher Explorer; Peek at Lincoln Navigator?; VW T-Roc spied; Tesla's value tops GM's; Cars and cybersecurity: The challenge of outsmarting the hackers.

SHOW NOTES: Fast as a flash of fire

Actor Vin Diesel speaks during the introduction of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' 2018

FCA pumps up performance cred with Dodge Demon, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Dodge created a specialized version of its 8-year-old Challenger coupe specifically for drag racing by cutting weight, increasing horsepower and making other changes to boost acceleration off the

Buick Enclave slims down, adds Avenir subbrand to pad profits

The Buick Enclave, after a first generation that lasted a decade, drops nearly 400 pounds for 2018 while gaining cargo space and improved fuel economy. The redesigned Enclave marks the debut of

Lexus spices up LS flagship with F Sport variant

Lexus, aiming like many automakers to pump some excitement into the lackluster car market, is giving the redesigned LS 500 flagship sedan some sporty bells and whistles just months after its

Infiniti QX80 Monograph heralds new SUV styling

Infiniti is extending the expressive, confident styling of its recent QX50 concept and Q60 coupe to its full-size QX80 SUV. The QX80 is a key piece of Infiniti's sales, generating high transaction

Performance cars to shine in the Big Apple

This year's New York Auto Show press days, which run April 12-13, will be packed with unveilings of track and near-track cars.

Ford freshens 2018 Explorer to cash in on crossover stampede

Ford is betting Americans' love affair with crossovers and SUVs will continue to grow, and is adding several new technologies and options to the 2018 Explorer to cash in on that burgeoning demand.

AutoNews Now: Speedy rides to take stage in NY

Putting some zip in NY auto show: Fast rides from Audi, Lexus, Nissan, Benz, Alfa, Dodge; Ex-Saab execs acquitted; Harder to buy a car?; Mexico's boom; Printing the future in 3-D.

Subaru's top-selling Outback receives 2018 nip, tuck

Subaru's venerable Outback, the automaker's best-selling nameplate, is undergoing a freshening that includes a bolder, more rugged looking face for 2018.

Audi revs up TT with 2018 RS variant

Audi is bringing a high-performance variant of the TT coupe to the New York auto show.

Buick reshapes 2018 Regal lineup with hatchback, wagon

With sedan sales in a tailspin, General Motors is taking the Buick Regal in a slightly different direction with its latest redesign.

Infiniti preps QX80 Monograph concept for New York

Days after hinting of a big reveal at the New York auto show, Infiniti said it will introduce the QX80 Monograph concept to signal the brand's efforts to advance its standing in the large-SUV market.

Toyota forges new urban, off-road concept for N.Y.

Toyota, perhaps with an eye on Jeep's Wrangler, will introduce an off-road concept with urban chops called the FT-4X Concept at the New York auto show.

Toyota says Sienna and Yaris get more USB ports, additional safety tech

Toyota is upgrading the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatch at next month's New York auto show. Technology is on the menu for both.

Buick Enclave grows more muscular for 2018

The redesigned 2018 Buick Enclave will be sleeker and more muscular than the current version, spy photos shot in the Detroit area indicate. The exterior of the large crossover is less rigid and

Big auto shows forced to share the spotlight

Nissan's effort to grab headlines with a solo launch event in Miami shows how automakers increasingly are weighing alternatives to the major international auto shows.

Porsche to skip 2017 Detroit auto show

Porsche will skip the Detroit auto show next year as part of plans to focus on trade shows in New York and its most important U.S. market for sports cars, Los Angeles.

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