Special Reports http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53362/more en Toyota Announces RAV4 Hybrid to Join Lineup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-rav4-hybrid-join-lineup <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The RAV4 becomes the Toyota brand’s fourth hybrid version of a standard model in the U.S., joining the Camry, Highlander and Avalon hybrids.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-rav4-hybrid-join-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-rav4-hybrid-join-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota 2015 New York International Auto Show Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:19:00 +0000 1248381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>A glimpse of new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.</strong></p> Chevy Malibu Strong Hybrid Coming Next Year http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chevy-malibu-strong-hybrid-coming-next-year <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Malibu Hybrid’s lofty fuel-economy ratings come courtesy of a number of technologies from the Chevy Volt, most notably a version of the breakthrough 2-motor drive unit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chevy-malibu-strong-hybrid-coming-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chevy-malibu-strong-hybrid-coming-next-year#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet 2015 New York International Auto Show Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1247931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chevy Malibu Hybrid propulsion unit.</strong></p> Upcoming Kia Optima Influenced by Sportspace Concept http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/upcoming-kia-optima-influenced-sportspace-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The front end of the Optima includes the tiger nose grille opening and double cube quad headlamps shown on the Sportspace. Also similar are the side panels, attractively sculpted from fender well to fender well, and the rear end.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/upcoming-kia-optima-influenced-sportspace-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/upcoming-kia-optima-influenced-sportspace-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. South Korea Kia 2015 New York International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:56:00 +0000 1245341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Coupe-like rendering of upcoming &rsquo;16 Optima sedan.</strong></p> Scion iM, iA on Tap for New York Show http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-im-ia-tap-new-york-show <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scion, suffering from a lack of new models, has seen sales slide in recent years. The last all-new Scion was the niche FR-S sports car, which debuted in spring 2012.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-im-ia-tap-new-york-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-im-ia-tap-new-york-show#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Scion 2015 New York International Auto Show Future Products Doug Murtha FR-S iA iM iQ Los Angeles New York International Auto Show Scion tC Toyota xA xB Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:49:00 +0000 1244321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>A glimpse of Scion&#39;s new iA sedan.</strong></p> You Can’t Spell Inevitable Without EV http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/you-can-t-spell-inevitable-without-ev <div class="field-byline"> Michael Wade </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electric cars simply are more convenient than gasoline cars and will only become more so. My electric car is always full. This is because I plug it in every night. I almost never have to take it to the garage, because upgrades/fixes are downloaded overnight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/you-can-t-spell-inevitable-without-ev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/you-can-t-spell-inevitable-without-ev#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Switzerland Cadillac Ford Porsche Tesla 2015 Geneva Auto Show Charging Electric Vehicles Gasoline Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:07:00 +0000 1237821 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Geneva Auto Show: More Shots From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/europe/2015-geneva-auto-show-more-shots-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights from day one of the media preview at this year's Geneva Auto Show.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/2015-geneva-auto-show-more-shots-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/2015-geneva-auto-show-more-shots-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland Auto Makers 2015 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:56:00 +0000 1237761 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Geneva Auto Show: Shots From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-geneva-auto-show-shots-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights from day one of the media preview at this year's Geneva Auto Show.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-geneva-auto-show-shots-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-geneva-auto-show-shots-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland Auto Makers 2015 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:20:00 +0000 1237221 at http://wardsauto.com Fiat Unwraps Doblo Trekking at Geneva Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fiat-unwraps-doblo-trekking-geneva-auto-show <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Fiat Doblo Trekking passenger van receives new front and rear bumpers and a raised chassis with an under-engine guard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fiat-unwraps-doblo-trekking-geneva-auto-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fiat-unwraps-doblo-trekking-geneva-auto-show#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Fiat 2015 Geneva Auto Show Diesel Exterior Gasoline Information & Entertainment Interior Turbocharger Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:05:00 +0000 1237321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat Doblo Trekking features new traction-control system.&nbsp;</strong></p> Lotus Eyes Increased Production, Rolls Out New Evora 400 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lotus-eyes-increased-production-rolls-out-new-evora-400 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sports coupe is said to be faster and better handling, with 0-60 mph acceleration that’s a full 6 seconds faster than the previous-generation model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lotus-eyes-increased-production-rolls-out-new-evora-400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lotus-eyes-increased-production-rolls-out-new-evora-400#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland Lotus 2015 Geneva Auto Show Vehicle Assembly Vehicles & Technology Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:41:00 +0000 1236401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>CEO Gales unveils new Evora 400.</strong></p> Lexus Hints at Subcompact CUV with LF-SA Concept http://wardsauto.com/europe/lexus-hints-subcompact-cuv-lf-sa-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concept has seating for four, but with a driver-centric layout to emphasize the fact drivers at most times are the sole occupant in urban vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/lexus-hints-subcompact-cuv-lf-sa-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/lexus-hints-subcompact-cuv-lf-sa-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland Lexus 2015 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Audi Q1 BMW X1 Buick Encore CUV ED2 Geneva Lexus LF-SA NX subcompact Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:17:00 +0000 1235981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lexus LF-SA concept.</strong></p>