Q&A: Toyota’s Hydrogen Chief Jackie Birdsall

Q&A: Toyota’s Hydrogen Chief Jackie Birdsall

The air over Los Angeles has been unusually clear over the past two months, a silver lining amidst the pandemic shutdown. But there’s hope that this becomes the norm, rather than the exception in the years ahead. Toyota has been playing a role in cleaning things up...
Coronavirus Could Scuttle Geneva Motor Show

Coronavirus Could Scuttle Geneva Motor Show

Like other major auto shows around the world, this year’s Geneva Motor Show will be significantly downsized, as many as 13 top-tier automakers already announcing they won’t participate. But now, there’s a question of whether the first big European car show of the year...
BMW Unplugs Range-Extending i3Rex

BMW Unplugs Range-Extending i3Rex

BMW is abandoning the range-extending version of its i3 city car, the automaker has confirmed, a senior executive saying the concept “has no future” as the Bavarian automaker prepares to expand its all-electric line-up. First introduced in 2014, the REx version of the...
Subaru Reveals Limited Edition Series.White WRX, WRX STI

Subaru Reveals Limited Edition Series.White WRX, WRX STI

Subaru is known for rough and tumble vehicles, in particular, a pair of blue blurs better known as the WRX and WRX STI; however, the automaker is updating the favorite with a limited edition model called the Series.White. Revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the...
Toyota Riding Wave of New Product Launches

Toyota Riding Wave of New Product Launches

Toyota is planning to add the all-new Toyota Highlander to its line-up to its portfolio of core products. The automaker unveiled the 2020 Highlander at the New York Auto Show last spring and it is ready for sale by the end of the year, giving the Toyota a shot in the...
Mercedes-Maybach Latest Maker to Join the SUV Club

Mercedes-Maybach Latest Maker to Join the SUV Club

Bentley has an SUV. Rolls-Royce has an SUV. Now the Maybach brand will have one too, the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic, the company revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The company describes the line-up’s first-ever SUV as “an expressive and luxurious SUV design...
Chevy Blazes into LA with New Trailblazer SUV

Chevy Blazes into LA with New Trailblazer SUV

“Can you ever have too many SUVs?” Asked Chevrolet’s CUV Marketing Manager Steve Majoros opening up the bowtie brand’s news conference at the L.A. Auto Show. “The answer is no. In this market, you cannot have enough.” And to try to prove its point, the bowtie brand...
New Seltos Completes Kia’s Sport-Utility Line-up

New Seltos Completes Kia’s Sport-Utility Line-up

The introduction of the 2021 Seltos will give Kia a complete line-up of utility vehicles, according to Michael Cole, who outlined the strategy behind the vehicle after its official introduction at the Los Angeles Auto Show. “We’re a full-line manufacturer,” said Cole,...
Hyundai Vision T Offers a Glimpse of the Future

Hyundai Vision T Offers a Glimpse of the Future

There’s a strikingly futuristic quality to the Hyundai Vision T concept debuting at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, especially when its coming directly at you. The crossover show car offsets its slim headlamps with a cascading sequence of running lamps framing...