New York International Auto Show 2013
The 2013 New York International Auto Show
The New York International Auto Show brings luxurious hot rods, high-tech fuel sippers and an iconic Jeep to the Big Apple. Automakers will unveil a wide range of luxury vehicles, from sedans such as GM's crucial midsize Cadillac CTS and Hyundai's refreshed Equus sedan to sport-utility vehicles such as the Land Rover Range Rover Sport and Infiniti QX60 hybrid. Chrysler celebrates the return of the Jeep Cherokee, this time with a more urban flair. What else would you expect in New York?
While Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus lost its title as the top U.S. luxury line in 2011, there’s a silver lining: U.S. growth and a favorable exchange rate are taking Lexus back to its mid-2000s profit peak.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s Subaru, which added more U.S. market share than any international carmaker last year, is pushing ahead with U.S. expansion plans as it awaits a Toyota Motor Corp. decision on whether to keep using its Indiana plant to build Camrys.
Toyota Motor Corp. showed off a reworked Camry that sports deeper-stamped body panels and a modified cabin as the world’s largest automaker works to keep its benchmark sedan the U.S. market’s best-selling car.
<p>Making its North American debut, the 4C represents a first step back to the U.S. for Alfa Romeo at the high end of its range. Models that follow will offer more room for stuff, said Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne. "The storage space in that vehicle is not what I would call spacious, unless your requirements are a toothbrush and a pair of socks,'' he joked.</p> Source: Photograph by Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Automakers love concept cars and, as per usual, you’ll find an oddity or two at this week’s New York International Auto Show. Of those concept vehicles, few are unlikely to ever get off, or rather on, the ground.
Nissan Motor Co., after best-ever U.S. sales of Leaf hatchbacks in 2013, plans to offer two years of free public charging for the battery-powered car in its strongest U.S. markets to entice more drivers to buy one.
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, under fire for the company’s slow response to flawed ignition switches linked to 13 deaths, said she is creating a team that will make the company’s cars as safe as they are fun to drive.