Autoblog covers the latest developments involving major overseas automakers and their automotive brands.
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With the market momentum that comes from the success of its XC60 and XC90 crossovers, along with the recent introduction of an all-new S90 sedan and V90 wagon, this year should see an uptick in both Volvo sales, market share and awareness.

In an aggressive attempt to bounce back from the diesel emissions fiasco of 2016 the German automaker is taking a multi-pronged product approach.

With the move of its US headquarters from Southern California to North Texas, and manufacturing plants throughout the Midwest, South and Southeast, Toyota has fully embedded itself into America's automotive industry and culture.

Subaru, having achieved its eighth consecutive year of record-breaking sales, obtains a jump on 2018 with the early announcement of an all-new Impreza.

All new in 2016 (and in no need of an update), the Smart Fortwo receives a convertible for this model year.

It's a modest year of change at Rolls-Royce. In fact, the most significant news is the discontinuation of the Phantom VII, while the world awaits its replacement.

This will be remembered as a big year for the relatively small German automaker, with annual sales of roughly 200,000 cars and SUVs.

With a renewed emphasis on trucks and SUVs, Nissan is gaining real traction in the North American marketplace.

This ain't your father's Mitsubishi. And for those focused more on 'economy' than 'Evo', that's probably a good thing

The team at MINI, BMW's small car subsidiary, is taking its minimalistic approach to motoring and – with the launch of the all-new Countryman – maximizing it.

For those old enough to remember when Mercedes' US lineup consisted of a small, midsize and large sedan, along with the iconic SL convertible, hold onto your hats.

With declining interest in the traditional four-door sedan, Honda's Accord has seen a sales decline, but is still leading the car market in retail sales to private owners.

With the 'new' having worn off of the 500, it's left to the 124 Spider to warm up the Fiat showroom. The Fiat two-seater is all-new, and from a branding perspective a return to a designation popular with Fiat fans throughout the '70s.

Despite the stereotypes surrounding Ferrari and its owners, at least a few of these automotive thoroughbreds are still bought for driving.

You can't be all things to all people, but with its vast expansion of model types the Bavarian brand is certainly giving it a try.

Over the last decade Bentley has done an excellent job in projecting a more sporting presence without in any way jeopardizing its luxury credibility.

Despite the corporate hiccup presented by Audi's diesel emissions scandal, the German carmaker works to keep its luxury mojo rolling with an all-new A4, allroad A4, R8 and Q7.

In 2017, more than 100 years after the Aston brand was first launched, the upscale maker of British grand tourers is so much more than that 'Bond car'.

Having taken a twenty year sabbatical from the US market, Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Alfa Romeo returned for the 2015 model year with the 4C Coupe.


A Maxima from the final model year before Datsun became Nissan.

This high-tech luxury machine, now in a California wrecking yard, is historically interesting for several reasons.