Revolutions and angry amphibians: What people think of the BMW Concept Z4
BMW aimed for the spotlight in Pebble Beach, Calif., last week with the Concept Z4. The show car previews the next-generation Z4 roadster, which will share a platform co-developed with Toyota Motor Corp. and captures the automaker's new design language. Here's what people are saying about the concept roadster.
Maybach: What an ultraluxe convertible could look like
In Pebble Beach, Mercedes-Benz is sharing its vision of an ultraluxury two-seat convertible.
Ferrari bosses split on revived Dino
Ferrari apparently will build a crossover, but may not proceed with another project that has generated speculation — a modern version of the 1960s Dino small sports car.
Z4 concept: BMW's modern roadster
A joint project with Toyota will bring about BMW's modern roadster. Pebble Beach concept sets design theme for next Z4.
Model T rat rod gets Simcoe revved up
General Motors design chief Mike Simcoe last week took a fancy to veteran GM sculptor Todd Storrs' 1929 Ford Model T rat rod.
Jaguar's classroom on wheels
There are the obvious reasons why Jaguar would want to build the fire-breathing Project 8 sport sedan, such as magazine covers and branding power. But there's a less-obvious motivation, too.
Kia keeps pushing its boundaries
Kia continues to expand its horizons with more electrified powertrains, new crossover nameplates and a legitimate sports sedan that will seek to challenge the German stalwarts.
Hyundai looks to crossovers for relief
Hyundai's dependence on a car-heavy lineup has been a weight on its sales all year. Some of that weight will begin to lift in the next year or two.
VW's retro bus to take dealers on a commercial trip
VW will use the I.D. Buzz to help put its U.S. dealers in the commercial vehicle business -- a segment where the company has global aspirations.
Prototype 9: Where history meets fantasy
With the Prototype 9, Infiniti imagines a 1940s racing heritage for a brand that did not debut until 1989.
VW to revive '60s Microbus with new, all-electric van
At the Concours d'Elegance car show in Pebble Beach, Volkswagen confirmed plans for an electric-powered modern version of its iconic Bus from the 1960s.
Aston Martin readies a sport wagon
Aston Martin, seeking to put a bespoke exclamation point on its aging Vanquish supercar lineup, will build a run of limited-edition Zagato-bodied cars that includes a speedster and shooting brake version.
Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel
Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series.
Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet
Mercedes-Benz is giving its ultraluxe Mercedes-Maybach lineup some green cred with the Vision 6 Cabriolet powered by an electric motor with output of 750 hp and a range of more than 200 miles.
BMW remaps the roadster with Concept Z4
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.
Hyundai plans long-range premium EV in strategic shift
Hyundai is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy -- one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car.
Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92
A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements.