Cars

2019 Jeep Cherokee finally corrects the headlamp horror

2019 Jeep Cherokee finally corrects the headlamp horror

Sometimes controversial design grows on you, and sometimes those responsible for it simply retire it quietly, sensibly recognizing that it was never going to catch on. So it goes with the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, which will make its official debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 in mid-January. Gone are the unusual split front lights, replaced by an altogether more traditional look.

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2019 Honda Insight hybrid gets a slick Detroit preview

2019 Honda Insight hybrid gets a slick Detroit preview

Honda is teasing its all-new 2019 Honda Insight, a shiny hybrid that resurrects the old nameplate with a more premium twist. Set to be officially launched at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 in mid-January, the new Insight will sit above the current Honda Civic in the automaker's line-up.

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2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo spied filming commercial

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo spied filming commercial

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster was spied recently uncovered and rolling around the streets during a video shoot. The images are very blurry, which seems to be normal when a car is seen filming a commercial. We recently saw some similarly blurry images of the Bullitt Mustang. The Veloster in the images has the round rear, center exhaust tips signifying the turbo model.

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NIO ES8 electric SUV launches in China along with a battery rental plan

NIO ES8 electric SUV launches in China along with a battery rental plan

Chinese buyers looking to get away from cars that pollute have a new green option available called the NIO ES8. The SUV has officially launched in China and has a base price of RMB 448,000 (about $68,000) and has an available battery rental plan. The SUV is a 7-seater high-performance SUV that is eligible for subsidies. NIO is also offering a Founder's Edition version of the EV for RMB 548,000.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz S Class represents the commitment to build the best car in the world, so you can't accuse the German automaker of having low ambitions. Then again, with more than four million sales of the "Sonderklasse" - or "Special Class" - and its variants under its belt since 1972, it seems there's a market out there for obsessive attention to detail and a price tag to match. That makes the 2018 S Class line-up not only important to Mercedes-Benz, but to the industry as a whole.

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Mercedes’ Millennial-friendly A-Class sedan is coming to US

Mercedes’ Millennial-friendly A-Class sedan is coming to US

America may be in the midst of a crossover love affair, but Mercedes-Benz is set to offer something very different in 2018, in the shape of a new small luxury sedan. The automaker plans to launch the A Class sedan in the US next year, having long resisted calls to bring one of its smallest models to the country. That change of heart comes as the A Class itself undergoes one of its most significant changes.

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Renault opens new Alpine A110 production line

Renault opens new Alpine A110 production line

Renault has announced that it has opened a new Alpine A110 production line in Dieppe, France. The Location is the original home of the Alpine brand and the production line there is dedicated to the new Alpine sports car. The new line if the cumulation of two-years of work.

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Chevrolet reveals first look at 2019 Silverado pickup

Chevrolet reveals first look at 2019 Silverado pickup

The 2018 Detroit Auto Show doesn't start until mid-January, but Chevrolet has decided to pull the wraps of its newest truck a bit early, offering an early peak at the 2019 Silverado. The all-new pickup was unveiled at the Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, and while technical details won't be shared until next month, Chevy used the opportunity to highlight some of the Silverado's key differences against the Ford F-150.

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Renault debuts limited-edition Star Wars Zoe cars

Renault debuts limited-edition Star Wars Zoe cars

Renault has announced that it has some cool limited-edition Zoe EVs that it will be launching next spring. The limited-edition cars are Zoe Star Wars editions and pre-orders are going right now. The car has special Star Wars stickers on the outside that features the Millennium Falcon on the hood, roof, and trunk.

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Alibaba to sell cars from a vending machine that looks like a cat

Alibaba to sell cars from a vending machine that looks like a cat

Alibaba is a big online retailer of all the things in China and the company is set to begin selling cars out of a vending machine building that has cat ears and eyes on it. Alibaba was talking about car vending machines back in August of this year, and is now closer to rolling them out. The vending machine sales method will change how you buy a car with users starting off the shopping experience with the Taobao app.

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Subaru WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS are 2018’s hot blue hellions

Subaru WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS are 2018’s hot blue hellions

Subaru may have been focused on families recently, with its 2019 Ascent SUV, but the 2018 WRX STI Type RA and 2018 BRZ tS prove it hasn't forgotten about performance. The STI (Subaru Tecnica International) tuned variants of the WRX STI and BRZ will only be made in small numbers, and promise more of the handling and grip the the automaker has become known for.

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Here’s where will get the Polestar 1 sports EV first

Here’s where will get the Polestar 1 sports EV first

Polestar has spilled more details on where it'll be launching its electrified sports car, the Polestar 1, though we're still waiting on some key details. Unveiled earlier this year, Polestar is the new identity for the performance brand of Volvo, taking the safety-focused Swedes technology and giving it a sporting twist. First out of the gate will be the Polestar 1.

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