The Detroit auto show indicates an increasing diversity in crossovers, or car-based vehicles that provide the space, styling and functionality of a truck-based sport-utility vehicle without the penalty at the gas pump.
BMW has a message for the incorrigible speed freaks looking for a more politically correct set of wheels in this era of energy efficiency: switch to a diesel.
Members of America's Corvette Club can't wait to see General Motors Corp's 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the first new Corvette in nine years, which the automaker will unveil this week at the annual Detroit auto show.
This year's Detroit auto show, which opens next week, has a decidedly "green" theme. Green as in the colour of money, that is.
Increased Internet connection in cars is helping Pandora Media Inc against rival Sirius XM Radio Inc.
Automakers and technology firms are jumping on the bandwagon of the driverless car, which remains a concept as well as a platform for new technologies to improve safety on the road.
For a sport timed down to the thousandth of a second and measured in millimetres, Formula One seems to be finding it surprisingly difficult to get to grips with a calendar.
Given all that has happened at DRB-Hicom Bhd over the past year, the company's annual media retreat will be interesting as management will be giving a glimpse of what is in store for 2013.
At the world's largest technology conference that kicks off on Monday, the most intriguing innovations showcased may be gadgets and technology that turn everyday items into connected, smarter machines.
BEIJING: Auto executives in China are expecting single digit growth in 2013, due to sluggish demand for Japanese cars and government measures intended to restrict traffic in bigger cities.
Car sales in France, Spain and Italy in 2012 fell to the lowest levels in years, as the euro zone debt crisis and government austerity measures sap consumer demand.
Perodua has to do more than just being a jaguh kampung (village champion) as the Malaysian auto market will inevitably be more liberalised and the bar will be raised in terms of competitiveness for local players.
When Toyota president Akio Toyoda visited northern Japan in July last year and announced a US$24mil (RM75mil) engine plant expansion, some analysts saw it as evidence of a flawed strategy that put patriotism above profitability.
The writer has a few things he wants this Christmas.
Deep in Tata Motors' largest factory, engineers are working to create the Indian automaker's next blockbuster car model.
The modern car is one of the most sophisticated machines ever created. Dozens of control systems and computer processors work together to ensure it works seamlessly and effectively day in and day out.
But machines do break down occasionally. The technical team of The Otomotif College (TOC) is here to offer advice and help troubleshoot car problems
The team of seven trainers, led by Allan Cabiles (pic), has collectively 30 years of experience in a wide range of car makes. The TOC Team prides itself on keeping pace with the ever-evolving automotive industry. Its trainers undergo training sessions with a network of 800 industry partners across the country.
With such an extensive body of knowledge, think of the TOC Team as your go-to automotive experts.
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