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That's a year sooner than previously thought

Ford's rush to double down on crossovers and SUVs could be why.


System offers the ability to zoom in and out and move the cameras

It offers the ability to zoom in and out and move the cameras.


Hyundai says it's also developing a 3-row, 8-passenger SUV

Hyundai says it's also developing a three-row, eight-passenger SUV.


The move means Audi will likely be beat to punch by rival Mercedes

The move means Audi will likely be beat to punch by rival Mercedes.


XTS goes, while Cadillac plans ATS and CTS replacements

The XTS will go away, while Cadillac plans ATS and CTS replacements


More rugged features for the 500X Trekking model

It adds more rugged features to the 500X Trekking model.


Recent replacement of former boss Johan de Nysschen won't alter plans

The recent replacement of former boss Johan de Nysschen won't alter plans.


Ferrari will supply all future powertrains; a new SUV is coming, too

Ferrari will supply all future powertrains, electrified and conventional.


Audi's new flagship SUV gets its official reveal next week in Shanghai

The slow-trickle build-up to the official reveal of the new Audi Q8 continues, with the German brand releasing a pair of sketches on Twitter that show the flagship SUV's front and rear ends.


European customers get a choice of two diesel mild hybrid systems

European customers get a choice of two diesel mild hybrid systems.


A list of the best alternatives to a crossover or SUV


It'd reportedly borrow the 2.0-liter engine from the i30 N

Hyundai's N Performance sub-brand has its sights on the Kona, the automaker's brand-new compact crossover, for its possible next makeover. If it meets with the approval of Hyundai brass, it'll reportedly do 247 horsepower courtesy of the 2.0-liter turbo engine borrowed from the i30 N.


Honda's East Liberty plant gets $54M to build the popular crossover

Acura has kicked off production of the all-new 2019 RDX, capping a $54 million investment in new technologies and processes at its plant in East Liberty, Ohio, where the compact crossover will be built. It goes on sale starting in June, though prices are yet to be announced.


Joins Rogue, Leaf and 2019 Altima in getting the driver technology

Nissan is expanding its ProPilot Assist semi-autonomous system to two more crossovers in North America in late 2018. The Rogue Sport in the U.S. and the Qashqai in Canada will get the technology, which Nissan says is now in more than 120,000 vehicles globally.


It arrives at showrooms in June and starts at $32,970

Subaru began production Monday of the new Ascent, its much-anticipated three-row crossover, at its plant in Lafayette, Ind. It's set to arrive at dealers in June as a 2019 model and will start at $32,970, including shipping.


A few more bucks, a little more power

The figures are in for the 2019 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover, which will start at $21,365 when it arrives in showrooms later this month. That's $280 above the outgoing model including a $975 destination and handling fee..


Next up is the Ascent, which hits showrooms in June

April was a dismal month for most automakers, with sales declines that ranged from 4.7 percent for Ford to a whopping 28 percent for Nissan. So here comes mighty little Subaru, which claimed the month as the best April in its history.


It gets three ridiculously minor updates for 2019

Ford's announcement that it will stop investing in its lineup of sedans in North America and instead fill out its portfolio with more trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles raises the question of what crosstown rival GM will do with its own fleet of cars. Or maybe, when it will do it. And by "it," we don't mean, "invest heavily in a new generation."

It’ll debut April 17 in Shanghai, could be based on the Chevrolet Bolt

Buick released a teaser image of a new all-electric concept SUV it's calling the Enspire. It'll bow at Buick Brand Night on April 17 in Wuzhen, Zhejiang, and be on display to the public at the Beijing auto show later in the month.


The latest in a depressing dirge for cars amid SUV and trucks craze

These are grim times for car sales in the United States as crossovers, SUVs and pickups command the attention of buyers, and now a report from the Wall Street Journal suggests that General Motors and Ford are both planning to axe slow-selling nameplates from their lineups.