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Los Angeles Auto Show 2017

Before Tesla, electric cars weren’t typically seen as super-sexy—and some might argue that has been on purpose. Early adopters held pragmatism and eco-consciousness as higher priorities than brawn or design. And even including Tesla, the design side of EVs hasn’t moved very far forward (one could argue the Model 3 is just a miniaturized Model S). But looking around the press ... Read More »

What to see at the Los Angeles Auto Show

In Los Angeles, the auto industry is holding its breath. Change is coming, but no one exactly knows when or how EVs or self-driving cars will make a dent in the way Americans drive. What is clear is that if new technologies are successful, California, with its push toward zero emissions and lucrative tax incentives, will lead the way in ... Read More »

Our top picks from this year’s LA Auto Show

LOS ANGELES—I’ll be honest with you: this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show was not the most mind-blowing car show I’ve been to. Most of the big reveals were cars that had already broken cover elsewhere, earlier, and the proximity to CES (which is now a car show) and then Detroit in January has had a bit of a negative effect. ... Read More »

Auto show zooms into Phoenix with latest tech twists

New-car models and technology will speed into Phoenix over Thanksgiving weekend. The Arizona International Auto Show is displaying more than 500 new models for the public to see at the downtown Phoenix Convention Center. The event begins Thanksgiving Day at 9 a.m. and lasts through Sunday. Auto enthusiasts can see 2018 models on display from more than 30 brands, according to spokeswoman DeDe ... Read More »

What to expect at the Los Angeles Auto Show

What can we expect to see next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show that we’ve not seen before? It’s the first major North American auto show of the season, open to the public on Dec. 1 with press events in advance. Check out globedrive.com for news and updates. FCA 2018 Jeep Wrangler. FCA Undoubtedly the star of the show, Jeep’s new Wrangler has been teased and ... Read More »

New Jeep Wrangler, two large SUVs tee up for LA auto show

Next week, when we all emerge from our Thanksgiving-induced food comas, the Los Angeles auto show serves up another kind of feast, a table full of hotly anticipated cars, and likely some surprise unveilings. Roadshow editors are eager to hit the show floor, with the big draw this year being an all-new version of the venerable Jeep Wrangler. SUVs seem the order ... Read More »

Video: How to Shop at an Auto Show

CARS.COM — While test drives are an important way to narrow down that list of potential new cars, they aren’t necessarily the most efficient way because all those competing cars are seldom at the same dealership. That’s where auto shows come in as an invaluable resource for shoppers, as they allow you to compare an entire class of cars under one ... Read More »

2017 Seattle Auto Show: 5 Things You Can’t Miss

LoweStock/iStock/Thinkstock CARS.COM — Seattle, that outpost of caffeinated civilization in our nation’s 42nd state, has earned a reputation for grunge music, internet phenoms and guys slinging the morning catch — not to mention an unrelenting drizzle from November to May. What better way to kick off that season than the 2017 Seattle International Auto Show, an event sure to draw bumper-stickered ... Read More »

Crazy-looking future cars spotted at opening of Tokyo Motor Show

TOKYO, JAPAN – OCTOBER 25: Toyota Motor Corp. Executive Vice President Didier Leroy, speaks in front of the TOYOTA Concept-i series concept vehicles during the Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo Big Sight on October 25, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. The 45th edition of Tokyo Motor Show, which domestic and international automobile manufacturers exhibit their latest products, continues until November 5. ... Read More »

2017 Tokyo Motor Show preview: A taste of the wacky, wonderful future

There’s no doubt about it, the Tokyo Motor Show’s importance on the global scene has been on the wane for upwards of two decades. Blame a home market where outside automakers have a tough time cracking the code or the ascent of other international expos like AutoChina. Either way, you could forgive us for not being pumped about covering this week’s ... Read More »