• Mercedes Teases C-class Cabriolet, a Smaller, Cheaper Four-Place Benz Convertible

  • The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva

  • Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco?

  • American Airlines teams up with Uber for door to door travel

  • Takata engineer refused to testify in airbag failure lawsuit

  • New airbag devices cushion crash impacts by deploying outside vehicles

  • Can Kia pick Prius’ lock on hybrid market?

  • Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut

  • Tata Nexon revealed for Indian market

  • 2017 BMW Alpina B7 revealed

  • Last Lamborghini Diablo of the 20th century heads to auction

  • Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show

  • 2016 BMW 640i Convertible Tested: Bavaria’s Luxo Pony Car Loses Its Lid

  • 2016 BMW 640i Convertible – Instrumented Test

  • Ram Power Wagon, Kia Niro, and more | Autoblog Minute

  • Be Even More Like McRae in His Ex-Rally Subaru

  • How to spend Valentine’s Day with the love of your life… your car!

  • Chicago 2016: Almost 600 vehicles, but only 18 with a plug

  • Woman charged in GM Tech Center stabbing

  • Americans borrow more money than ever for car purchases

Mercedes Teases C-class Cabriolet, a Smaller, Cheaper Four-Place Benz Convertible

It is an “open secret,” says Daimler on social media: There will be a convertible version of the Mercedes-Benz C-class. This rendering, faithful to the real thing, gives a good glimpse of what customers can expect to see in showrooms later this year. Mercedes also says that the C-class cabriolet is a four-seater (although the […]

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva

Filed under: Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz, Convertible, LuxuryMercedes-Benz teases the new C-Class Cabriolet ahead of its world debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March.Continue reading The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in GenevaTh…

Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco?

Filed under: 2016 Chicago Auto Show, Ford, SUVWe examine Ford’s new SUV plans and analyze other industry events.Continue reading Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco?Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco? originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, …

American Airlines teams up with Uber for door to door travel

Filed under: Green, Transportation AlternativesGet a plane ticket for American Airlines, and AA will make it extra-easy to get an Uber, too.Continue reading American Airlines teams up with Uber for door to door travelAmerican Airlines teams up with Ube…

Takata engineer refused to testify in airbag failure lawsuit

A Takata engineer involved in testing the company’s airbags invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in declining to testify in a lawsuit brought by a woman left paralyzed in a 2014 accident.

New airbag devices cushion crash impacts by deploying outside vehicles

Auto parts suppliers makers are developing a new generation airbags that cushion the impact of a crash by deploying on the outside of a vehicle. Such devices have already appeared in Europe and are mainly aimed at protecting pedestrians in a crash.

Can Kia pick Prius’ lock on hybrid market?

Many automakers have tried and failed to lure customers away from the Toyota Prius hybrid. Kia thinks it can succeed with the Niro, its first built-from-scratch hybrid.

Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut

The upcoming Audi Q2, the smallest crossover yet from the luxury marque, has been teased online. Hidden under a silk shroud, these teasers were posted on the company’s Facebook page and are linked to a lengthly blog post (in German) about the model’s development. In the post, Steffen Tarashti, an Audi marketing specialist working on […]

Tata Nexon revealed for Indian market

Indian manufacturer Tata Motors will launch a new compact crossover, dubbed the Nexon, in the coming months. The model went on show at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi, ahead of a market debut in the coming months. On the styling front, the Nexon features a curvy wraparound grille and headlight design,  joined by LED daytime lights at […]

2017 BMW Alpina B7 revealed

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-6K350r7ms New details on the powerful 2017 BMW Alpina B7 super saloon have been revealed this week, ahead of next month’s Geneva motor show. The B7, based on the new 2016 BMW 7 Series, is driven by a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. Some markets will also gain BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system, while others will go rear-wheel […]

Last Lamborghini Diablo of the 20th century heads to auction

Filed under: Lamborghini, Auctions, Automotive History, UK, Coupe, Classics, Performance, SupercarsSilverstone Auctions will sell a very special Lamborghini Diablo SV on March 6 because the car is arguably the last ‘true’ Lambo before VW took control. …

Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show

Peugeot is taking in-car connectivity to the next level with its Traveller i-Lab Concept, set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The French brand’s technological tour-de-force transporter features a 32-inch tablet slash TV, developed in collaboration with Samsung, along with limousine-like rear seats that face each other in a conference layout. The […]

2016 BMW 640i Convertible Tested: Bavaria’s Luxo Pony Car Loses Its Lid

Since the 6-series returned from hibernation more than a decade ago, BMW’s big convertible has occupied an enviable spot in the motoring pantheon in that it has few direct competitors. Mercedes-Benz’s S-class cabriolet is significantly more money, while the E-class convertible offers little in the way of grand-touring pretense. The Mercedes SL lacks rear seats, […]

Ram Power Wagon, Kia Niro, and more | Autoblog Minute

Filed under: Videos, Autoblog Minute, Auto News RecapsRam Power Wagon, Chevy Camaro 1LE, Ford’s plan to roll out four new SUVs and more. Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.Continue reading Ram Power Wagon, Kia Niro, and more | Aut…

Be Even More Like McRae in His Ex-Rally Subaru

Anyone can buy a Subaru WRX STI and tell their friends they drive a rally car for the streets. Not many people can buy one that’s actually a rally car and was driven by both Colin McRae and Petter Solberg in actual races. But for just a tad under $250,000 (at current conversion rates), you […]

How to spend Valentine’s Day with the love of your life… your car!

Love is in the air… we’ve all come down with an illness known around the CA office as ‘Herbie the Love Bug’. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow – but if you’ve forgotten to organise something special, or simply don’t know what to do, don’t panic! There is still plenty of time – and besides, we have your […]

Chicago 2016: Almost 600 vehicles, but only 18 with a plug

Filed under: Green, 2016 Chicago Auto Show, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, Green Automakers, Green Culture, Crossover, SUV, Truck, Electric, HybridI took a walk through the Chicago Auto Show today, and found only a few plug-in vehicles among the 600 on displ…

Woman charged in GM Tech Center stabbing

The woman accused of stabbing her mother at GM’s Tech Center in Warren, Mich., was charged today with assault with intent to murder, according to a court official.

Americans borrow more money than ever for car purchases

Filed under: Etc., InsuranceRide-sharing options may be proliferating and the percentage of Americans obtaining drivers licenses may be declining. But for now, reports on the end of the car-ownership model are greatly exaggerated.Continue reading Ameri…