A Lincoln Star is Born

Lincoln Star

Ford’s Lincoln brand composes a lineup of utility vehicles only, a far cry from the massive sedans that once dominated this luxury brand. In keeping with the existing SUV theme, an all-electric Lincoln Star Concept was revealed in Los Angeles this week. The concept points to Lincoln’s plan to introduce … Read more

Will Airflow Save the Chrysler Brand?

Chrysler Airflow

Like every other major auto show, the New York International Auto Show allows manufacturers to showcase concept vehicles. Concepts are just that – an idea that may or may not become a production model. Even in cases where the concept is never built, design elements and other features often do. … Read more

What is the Volvo XC20?

Volvo XC20

Volvo had plenty of success while only selling more executive cars, and it is easy to understand why they would desire to produce an accessible entry model. Moreover, Volvo has plans for full electrification by the year 2030. In response to these targets, Volvo announced the Volvo XC20, a small … Read more

What is the Dacia Bigster?

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Dacia has ambitious plans for 2025, wanting to extend their cost-efficiency principle in the European market with as many as three new models. One such model is the concept vehicle currently known as the Dacia Bigster. Their goal is simple: to finally introduce a medium-sized people-mover into their current roster. … Read more

Audi TT History (It’s the End of the Road)

Audi TT history

  Car models come and go, although there are a few with staying power. The Chevrolet Suburban, Toyota Corolla, and the Ford F Series are among those models that have been around for a half century or more. The Audi TT launched nearly 20 years ago, a 2+2 sport coupe … Read more

The Idiosyncratic Nissan Sway

Nissan reveals a styling direction that is both inspirational and simple in its Sway concept. Designed with a European audience in mind, styling elements could be adopted and applied to the next generation Sentra sedan and other Nissan models. Leave it to Nissan to cut the red carpet with a … Read more

Kia Trail’ster Concept Teases Chicago

The Kia Trail’ster Concept is for the hip hamster crowd and their human friends. This Kia Trail’ster is all set to visit your favorite ski lodge. Kia Motors picked the perfect venue for unveiling its hybrid Trail’ster Concept. Folks in the winter-socked Chicago Auto Show are seeing first hand what … Read more

Buick Avenir Teasing Continues

Avenir is French for “future,” what Buick fans hope is near. One of the stars of last month’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit was a concept vehicle and an alluring one at that. Indeed, the Buick Avenir won the prestigious EyesOn Design Award for best concept vehicle, as … Read more

Chevrolet Niva Rocks, But Will it Roll Here?

What’s new at the 2014 Moscow International Auto Salon. Take a look at the current Chevrolet utility vehicle line and you will find traditional Suburban and Tahoe SUV models at the top followed by the Traverse and Equinox crossovers. What the bow-tie brand has been lacking until now is a … Read more

Volkswagen Expands Tennessee Investment, Adds New Model

Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept to Become a Reality Concept vehicle to become a 2017 model year reality. The Volkswagen Group announced on Monday a commitment to build a new midsize sport utility vehicle at its sole US manufacturing plant. The automaker said that it will invest $900 million to expand its … Read more

Tease Us Please: Kia GT4 Stinger Concept

Korean automaker Kia is full of surprises. In fact, it coined the phrase the power to surprise just before releasing its Soul urban utility vehicle at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show. At the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Kia pulled the wraps off of its GT4 … Read more

Toyota FT-1 Concept to a Supra Reality?

Toyota Supra fans have been waiting for what seems like eons for the Supra to return, a 2+2 fastback coupe produced from the late 1970s to the early 2000s. Its cancellation removed an important and exciting vehicle from Toyotas line up, a model that has been rumored over the past … Read more

Ford Edge Concept: Remote Control Parking

At the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Ford Motor Company revealed its Ford Edge Concept, a crossover utility vehicle that demonstrates the design direction for this popular model line. It also showcases technology not yet available elsewhere: a fully assisted parking aid that can self park the vehicle when … Read more

Thrice Teased: Cadillac Sixteen, Ciel and Elmiraj

Cadillac has served up a cluster of concept vehicles over the past decade including handsome full-size models that have hinted at brand greatness. The Cadillac Sixteen was presented in 2003, an outrageously over-the-top performance machine outfitted with a V-16 engine. In 2011 the handsome Cadillac Ciel rolled out and just … Read more

BMW i3 Concept is Now a Reality

Introduced at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, the BMW i3 Concept Coupe will soon become a reality. BMW has committed to producing the i3, with the intent to offer both electric and hybrid variants of this small rear-wheel drive car. Its official debut comes later this month, thus the … Read more

Will This Buick Riviera Concept Become a Reality?

Buick just cannot lose the Riviera model name. No surprise there as the Buick Riviera is one of the most heralded appellations in the Buick brand’s 110-year history. Auto Shanghai 2013 At Auto Shanghai 2013, Buick took the wraps off of the latest iteration of a Riviera concept, what Buick … Read more

Stunning: Kia Cross GT Concept

If you are at the Chicago Auto Show this week and in the vicinity of the Kia display, you will want to head over to it to check out the Kia Cross GT Concept. This vehicle gives a strong indication where Kia would like to take its crossover line, by … Read more

Diesel Hybrid: Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV Concept

First ever diesel hybrid showcased by VW. Since the late 1990s, we have seen a slew of hybrid vehicles enter the market with Honda and Toyota leading the way. Other manufacturers including Ford, GM, Chrysler, Hyundai and Kia have jumped in, while the German companies have chosen to stay out … Read more