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Audi Design Chief Wolfgang Egger

Audi Design Chief Wolfgang EggerInsights from Ingolstadt.

Thanks to a string of premium cars that look like exotic cars — think A5, A7, R8 — and some of the nicest interiors you’ll find at any price, Audi design is the envy of the industry. But where do you go from the top? And how do […]

November 2012 Auto Sales

November 2012 Auto SalesEnjoying the post-storm surge.

When Superstorm Sandy pummeled the East Coast at the end of October, its breadth and destructiveness were enough to drag down new-car sales for the month. But already in November, carmakers were seeing Sandy’s opposite effect: a surge in new vehicle sales as buyers pocket their insurance checks […]

All-Wheel Drive Cars

All-Wheel Drive CarsAll the AWD on sale now. No trucks, SUVS, or crossovers allowed.

With the winter months approaching, many Americans are looking for the safety and stability provided by all-wheel drive. Sending power to all four wheels can help a vehicle gain traction in all weather conditions. Luckily for all-wheel drive shoppers, there are […]

October 2012 Auto Sales

October 2012 Auto SalesSlowed by Sandy

As anyone in the vast area affected by Hurricane Sandy could have guessed, the sprawling super-storm had a major dampening effect on new-vehicle sales. Consumers had other things on their mind, and flooding and power outages also kept buyers out of showrooms. As a result, the new-vehicle sales rate, […]

This Car Is Killing Lotus

This Car Is Killing LotusFifty years after giving us the ideal sports car, the Elan, Lotus is on the ropes. (Again.) Its only path to survival, Ben Oliver explains, is to move on from sports cars.

One of the many problems Lotus has is that, as a long-lived but perpetually struggling maker of semiaffordable sports […]

Petersen Automotive Museum to keep vault open; new chairman named

Ever since the Petersen Automotive Museum opened the doors to its downstairs vault to the public, the institution has had a steady line of people trying to get in.

Detroit Auto Show: Toyota teases Furia concept

Toyota will be bringing to the 2013 Detroit Auto Show a sedan concept called the Furia. If the name is unfamiliar, perhaps a more common name will ring a bell: the Corolla.

Ford doubles quarterly dividend as Europe downturn worries ease

Ford Motor Co. declared a first-quarter dividend of $0.10 per share, double the quarterly dividend it paid last year.

Wealthy car collectors, auction firms to gather in Arizona

A 1960 and a 1958 Ferrari will be among the cars on the block at a weeklong gathering in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Bids may go as high as $10 million.

If $8 million sounds like too much for a 1960 Ferrari, perhaps a 1958 model in the range of $5.5 million to $7 million better […]

BMW reports record motorcycle sales in 2012

BMW broke company records for motorcycle and scooter sales in 2012, with a 2% rise in overall sales and a whopping 15.7% jump for its Husqvarna line.