Automobile shows

April 21, 2018 - 10:37 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers. Auto China 2018, which opens this week, follows...
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The New Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion is presented during the press day at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 1:19 pm
GENEVA (AP) — This year's Geneva auto show is crowded with new cars flaunting electric and autonomous technologies meant to help unclog city streets and fight global warming and air pollution. That didn't stop carmakers from offering their traditional crowd-pleasers: ostentatious displays of...
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The New PAL-V Liberty a car that flies, a plane that drives is presented during the press day at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 8:34 am
BREDA, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch company PAL-V is unveiling the first production model of the Liberty, a three-wheeled, two-seat car and gyroplane rolled into one, at the Geneva motor show. CEO Robert Dingemanse told The Associated Press recently at a test flight in the Netherlands that "Flying cars...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:44 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Tate Britain has announced an exhibition exploring how a formative period in Britain inspired Vincent van Gogh. The gallery says the show, due to open next year, will focus on the Dutch artist's crucial but "obscure" years in the U.K. Van Gogh lived in London between 1873 and...
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Honoree Jay-Z speaks onstage at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging his followers to inform rapper Jay-Z that "because of my policies," unemployment among black Americans is at the "LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!" The president's tweet Sunday appears to be in response to a CNN interview in which the rapper said the...
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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country pickup is unveiled, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Detroit. The Silverado is the second-best selling vehicle in the U.S. and is outsold only by Ford's F-Series pickups. Big pickup truck sales rose nearly 6 percent last year to almost 2.4 million, even though total U.S. auto sales dropped 2 percent. One in every seven vehicles sold last year was a full-size pickup. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 17, 2018 - 12:02 am
DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry? The answer is still unclear. In the meantime, automakers continue to put out new vehicles of all shapes and...
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FILE- In a Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, the Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept vehicle is presented at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Japanese vehicle brands are exploring new design ideas, and figuring out what sets them apart from their U.S. and European rivals, with new prototype vehicles. Nissan, Infiniti and Lexus are all unveiling new concept cars at the Detroit auto show, which opens to the public, Saturday, Jan. 20. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
January 16, 2018 - 4:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Japanese vehicle brands are exploring new design ideas — and figuring out what sets them apart from their U.S. and European rivals — with new prototype vehicles. Nissan, Infiniti and Lexus are all unveiling new concept cars at the Detroit auto show, which opens to the public Saturday...
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The new Volkswagen Jetta is presented at the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
January 16, 2018 - 2:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Among the many shiny models vying for attention at Detroit's North American International Auto Show are the revamped Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Veloster and Kia Forte. But cars — particularly small ones — are having a tough time getting buyers to look their way as SUVs grow in...
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January 16, 2018 - 1:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the North American International Auto Show in Detroit (all times local): 8:45 a.m. The Jeep Cherokee compact SUV is getting a big update to better compete in the hottest part of the U.S. auto market. The 2019 Cherokee unveiled Tuesday will get styling tweaks, a new...
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The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is unveiled during the North American International Auto Show, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 16, 2018 - 1:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major face-lift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market. The 2019 Cherokee, unveiled Tuesday at the Detroit auto show, gets styling tweaks, a new engine, suspension improvements...
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