Special Reports http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53362/more en Mitsubishi Looks to Connect With Younger Buyers http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/mitsubishi-looks-connect-younger-buyers <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The inclusion of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay infotainment systems in the 1.2L, 3-cyl. Mirage offers functionality “today’s young buyers are absolutely going to love,” Mitsubishi Motors North America executive Don Swearingen says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/mitsubishi-looks-connect-younger-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/mitsubishi-looks-connect-younger-buyers#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Industry HMI U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Mitsubishi Sales & Marketing 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Information & Entertainment Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:11:00 +0000 1407621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Diminutive Mirage big part of Mitsubishi&rsquo;s U.S. sales gains.</strong></p> Impreza Concept No Sedate Sedan for Surging Subaru http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spokesman Michael McHale calls the Impreza Sedan Concept the first example of a new generation of vehicles developed on a modular, less angular platform and employing the automaker’s Dynamic x Solid design language.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry U.S. Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Subaru 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Exterior Sales Results Vehicles & Technology Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:22:00 +0000 1406501 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Impreza Concept loses boxy look, gains boxer engine.</strong></p> CH-R Close Copy of Scion Production CUV http://wardsauto.com/technology/ch-r-close-copy-scion-production-cuv <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unlike when the brand launched 10 years ago, Scion’s new vice president says today’s younger buyers like and want utility vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/ch-r-close-copy-scion-production-cuv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/ch-r-close-copy-scion-production-cuv#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Scion Management & Strategy 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:31:00 +0000 1406331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Scion VP Gilleland with CH-R concept.</strong></p> Hyundai Genesis Brand Selective, Separate Showrooms Not Forced http://wardsauto.com/industry/hyundai-genesis-brand-selective-separate-showrooms-not-forced <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We think the channel itself will evolve organically,” Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski says. “We don’t see us forcing dealers (to build) separate facilities.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/hyundai-genesis-brand-selective-separate-showrooms-not-forced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/hyundai-genesis-brand-selective-separate-showrooms-not-forced#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers North America Industry U.S. Dealer Miscellaneous Hyundai 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Dealership Management Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:54:00 +0000 1405201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai Vision G coupe concept styling hints at design of&nbsp;new Genesis-brand models.</strong></p> Nissan: Sentra Competitive Against All-New Compacts http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-sentra-competitive-against-all-new-compacts <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While Nissan’s senior U.S. sales and marketing executive sees the Sentra standing strong against redesigned competitors, an analyst says the model may not be fuel-efficient enough for the competitive-but-stagnating compact class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-sentra-competitive-against-all-new-compacts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-sentra-competitive-against-all-new-compacts#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Nissan 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:33:00 +0000 1404981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Diaz: Sentra has &ldquo;competitive advantage.&rdquo;</strong></p> Mitsubishi Mirage, Outlander Sport Get Design Updates, New Tech http://wardsauto.com/technology/mitsubishi-mirage-outlander-sport-get-design-updates-new-tech <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both vehicles get new faces and improved interior fabrics, while the Mirage sees a slight bump in horsepower and better handling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/mitsubishi-mirage-outlander-sport-get-design-updates-new-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/mitsubishi-mirage-outlander-sport-get-design-updates-new-tech#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Mitsubishi 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:40:00 +0000 1398871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Revised hood, grille, bumpers part of Mirage redo.</strong></p> Impreza Sedan Concept Unwrapped in Los Angeles http://wardsauto.com/technology/impreza-sedan-concept-unwrapped-los-angeles <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Much of Subaru’s growth in the past decade has been driven by the U.S. market. However, the Impreza hasn’t been a huge contributor to that growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/impreza-sedan-concept-unwrapped-los-angeles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/impreza-sedan-concept-unwrapped-los-angeles#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology 2015 Special Report Miscellaneous Subaru 2015 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:30:00 +0000 1398771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subaru Impreza sedan concept.</strong></p> Scion Unveils CUV Concept http://wardsauto.com/technology/scion-unveils-cuv-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scion is aiming the wildly styled vehicle, which it is billing as the cure for boring SUVs, at “yuccies,” or young urban creatives inspired by design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/scion-unveils-cuv-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/scion-unveils-cuv-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Scion 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:00:00 +0000 1400881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Scion C-HR harbinger of 2016 production CUV.</strong></p> New Engines, Sonata-Inspired Styling for Redesigned Elantra http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-engines-sonata-inspired-styling-redesigned-elantra <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The next generation of Hyundai’s compact sedan will be powered by a 1.4L turbocharged and direct-injected 4-cyl. or a 2.0L Atkinson-cycle 4-cyl.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-engines-sonata-inspired-styling-redesigned-elantra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-engines-sonata-inspired-styling-redesigned-elantra#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Hyundai 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 21:30:00 +0000 1401491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;17 Elantra sedan SE, Limited grades on sale in U.S. in January.</strong></p> Redesigned ’17 Buick LaCrosse Steps Out in L.A. http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/redesigned-17-buick-lacrosse-steps-out-la <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The heart of the new LaCrosse, available next summer in the U.S., is an all-new powertrain: a 3.6L gasoline direct injection V-6 and 8-speed automatic transmission with shift-by-wire. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/redesigned-17-buick-lacrosse-steps-out-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/redesigned-17-buick-lacrosse-steps-out-la#comments Public Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Buick 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:05:00 +0000 1403421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New grille key element of Buick LaCrosse redesign.</strong></p>