Volkswagen Arton could get new 400-hp VR6

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Why the 2021 Subaru WRX could go PHEV

Subaru argues the turbocharged flat-four isn't a defining part of the WRX's character.

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Toyota 86-based hybrid sports coupe may enter production

Reports say the GR HV Sports Concept is slated for production in 2019.

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Formula One debating the continued use of "grid girls"

Are they tradition, outdated, or both?

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GM: "Nothing keeps us from going back" to Europe

GM would have to engineer a return plan from scratch.

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Chevrolet gives us a taste of the new 2019 Silverado

The truck's full reveal will take place at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Mazda survey finds most people still want to drive

Even in the face of autonomous technology, a majority of respondents believe in joy through driving.

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Toyota 86 gets new amenities in GT trim level

Now you can enjoy the drive even when you're not carving canyons.

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Electric Audi fastback in the works

The coupe-like four-door will use the Porsche Mission E's platform.

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Geely to take stake in Daimler after all?

The company is resorting to buying shares on the open market, according to Chinese media outlets.


Next Volkswagen Touareg debuting in Beijing

The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg will make its debut in April at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show. There's no word yet on whether Volkswagen's most luxurious SUV will return to America.   


Last Oldsmobile built sold at auction

General Motors' Heritage Center sold the very last Oldsmobile ever built, a 2004 Alero, at an auction over the weekend. There's no word yet on how much it went for or who owns it now.   


Ford Ranger to debut in Detroit?

The next-generation American-spec Ford Ranger will make its debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show, according to AutoWeek. The model will go on sale in time for the 2019 model year. Early spy shots indicate the truck will look a lot like the model sold overseas.   


Geely buying stake in Daimler after all?

Geely, the Chinese company that owns Volvo, is preparing to purchase between three and five percent of Daimler. It recently tried buying its way in at a discount but the German company rejected its offer. Now, it sounds like it's spending about $4.7 billion to buy shares on the open market.   


Mercedes-Benz prepares to launch A-Class in America

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to launch the A-Class in the United States for the first time. The first-ever A-Class sedan will be the company's entry-level model when it goes on sale here next year, slotting below the CLA. "We truly believe that now with the body style we have the right answer for the market," global brand chief Britta Seeger told Automotive News.   


BMW could become China's top-selling luxury brand

BMW is on its way to setting a sales record in China, Automotive News reports. The company could become China's top-selling luxury car brand this year, ahead of Mercedes-Benz and Audi.   


Subaru prices WRX STI Type RA, BRZ tS

Subaru has released pricing information for the WRX STI Type RA and the BRZ tS, two limited-edition models it's launching for the 2018 model year. The Type RA costs $49,885 once a mandatory $860 destination charge is factored in. The tS starts at $33,495. Production of each model is limited to 500 examples.   


Volvo XC90 gets standard third-row seat

The Volvo XC90 now comes with a standard third-row seat. The Swedish brand hopes making all XC90s seven-passenger models will boost sales, which fell slightly this year.   


Polestar 1 going on sale next year

Polestar will begin taking orders for the 1, its plug-in hybrid coupe, in early 2018. The auto-maker -- which is owned by Volvo parent company Geely -- has also confirmed it will open the first standalone Polestar dealerships halfway through 2019. The United States and China will get some of the first stores.