Tag Archives: Auto Shows

2019 Ram 1500 first look: big rig turns the page

The 2019 Ram 1500 broke cover Monday and revealed a new face for the full-size pickup that pushed the hauler further into family detail. The new truck is longer—about four inches, added entirely to the cab—lower by about an inch, and wider by a half-inch. All three dimensions were stretched to better hold people, not necessarily cargo. It lacks...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Tried, true, and all-new

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the definition of retro-cool. After 40 years, the G-Class enters its second full generation with a thorough redesign that doesn't change the way it looks but improves upon its biggest faults. The G-Wagen was revealed Sunday ahead of the 2018 Detroit auto show. The initial entry, the G550—more models with hopped-up...

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta revealed: compact sedan pushes for mid-size taste

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is taking a page from small-size competitors with big ideas. Volkswagen pulled the wraps off its newest Jetta sedan Sunday at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The next-generation sedan is larger with more creature comforts, with a sharper style that more closely aligns it with the automaker's European...

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado video preview

Chevy is full of surprises. Celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year, the automaker rolled out the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado ahead of the 2018 Detroit auto show to compete with the other full-sizers with more fuel-saving features and creature comforts than ever before. But they didn't stop there. The new Chevrolet Silverado will feature a new...

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2019 Ford Ranger marks Ford’s return to mid-size pickup market

As the domestic automakers chased bigger profits on their full-size trucks 'round about a decade ago, they let their mid-size pickups die on the vine. One of the casualties was the Ford Ranger, and it slipped into that good night after the 2011 model year. An international version of the Ranger was actually born in 2009, before the previous model breathed...

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Startup Byton teases electric SUV ahead of CES debut

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become more than a place for technology companies to show off their latest smartphone or gadget. Now, automakers and auto startups flock to the stage to present technical concepts and new vehicles as the automobile becomes more connected than ever. At CES 2018, a Chinese startup by the name of Byton will debut...

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Confirmed: 2019 Toyota Avalon–and its headlight–at upcoming Detroit auto show

Toyota shined some light Friday on what it will show at the 2018 Detroit auto show in January. But not much light: it's the new 2019 Avalon. While everyone was hoping (Eds note: dreaming?) would be the new Supra, those dreams evaporated into thin air Wednesday when news broke that the Supra simply "isn't quite ready yet." Toyota's confirmation that the new...

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This Week’s Top Photos: the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show edition

Chevrolet’s new Corvette ZR1 was a showstopper. It’s the fastest, most powerful Corvette in the nameplate’s history, with its new LT5 V-8 spitting out 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque, or enough to see it hit 212 mph. However, we can’t help but feel the car is overshadowed somewhat by the oft-rumored mid-engine Corvette...

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Here’s what you may have missed at the 2017 LA Auto Show

The dust is just starting to settle on the floors of Los Angeles’ convention center after two whirly days of the city’s annual auto show. All the press conferences are done and dusted, and we’re guessing by now you’ve probably had your fill of new cars and concepts to see you through to the end of the year. But there’s so much...

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Chris Bangle designs a bigger-than-it-looks electric city car

The company is called Redspace, and the vehicle shown here is its new electric city car. The design is certainly...different, which starts to make sense when you discover that ex-BMW head designer Chris Bangle is responsible for it. Yes, we're pretty sure it's going to leave onlookers split in their opinions. At first glance it doesn't make sense, but the...

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