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Auto Shows

Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.

By Mary Conway on April 7, 2019 - 10:12PM
One of the most interesting displays at this year's set of auto shows, is from a Utah company called Vanderhall. If you are looking for a retro-looking fun vehicle, Vanderhall may have the answer.
By Mary Conway on March 28, 2019 - 10:26PM
2019 Ford Bullitt is Rocky Mountain Car of the Year, while the 2019 Ram 1500 wins Rocky Mountain Truck of the Year and the Subaru Ascent takes top honors as Rocky Mountain SUV of the Year.
By Marc Stern on March 28, 2019 - 5:17PM
In an interview, Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess was adamant that there will be no revival of the Beetle, even as an electric.
By Denis Flierl on March 28, 2019 - 6:22AM
The all-new Subaru Ascent makes the climb to stardom in the Rocky Mountains.
By Patrick Rall on March 20, 2019 - 11:53AM
Dodge Charger Widebody with an eye-catching wrap is driving around Metro Detroit streets as the company teases us all.
By Al Castro on March 18, 2019 - 6:03PM
ANALYSIS AND OPINION: It hasn’t been a week since the Tesla Y unveil at the Design Studio and the Tesla Fan Base and media alike are now speculating what the already iconic pickup truck will shape out to be. So over Model Y and it’s ho hum, the excitement energy is already now building for Model U.

By Al Castro on March 16, 2019 - 3:07AM
ANALYSIS AND OPINION: The Eve of the Ides of March like the Model Y unveil at the Tesla Design Studio came like the new car itself and went like any other event without much fanfare. Both are no frills or gimmicks, the most practical you can get in a car and an event, neither didn’t take much money to make, and in the car’s case it has the potential to outsell it’s siblings combined.
By Marc Stern on March 10, 2019 - 3:11PM
Audi used this year's Geneva International Motor Show to unveil its e-tron Sportback model. At the time of the introduction, the automaker indicated there were at least three other EVs headed for market in the next year.
By Denis Flierl on March 10, 2019 - 7:30AM
It’s the one performance fans in the U.S. want, but Europeans won’t buy it. Subaru dials back power in the European-spec Levorg GT hot hatch.
By Denis Flierl on March 8, 2019 - 6:23AM
Subaru brought two new electrified powertrains to the Geneva Motor Show in March. Do they preview a hybrid WRX STI?
By Denis Flierl on March 7, 2019 - 7:26AM
The Subaru Adrenaline Concept SUV hits the Geneva Motor Show. Subaru needs to build this new Adrenaline Adventure hot hatch. Would you buy it if they bring it?
By Denis Flierl on March 6, 2019 - 7:24AM
New 2020 Forester and Crosstrek with “e-Boxer” are the Subaru’s first electrified products for European markets. See what’s next for global customers.
By Marc Stern on March 6, 2019 - 12:03AM
Like the retro-futuro I.D. Buzz, Volkswagen has again gone to the past for inspiration for a modern, yet retro, two-place dune buggy. The new I.D. Buggy will join the I.D. electric family. Like the buggies of the past that the automaker emulates, the new I.D. Buggy is as much a work in progress, as it is a solid, set-in-stone plan.
By Patrick Rall on March 5, 2019 - 5:04PM
The Jeep Renegade and Compass were introduced this morning at the Geneva International Motor Show with a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain that uses two different power sources to drive the front and rear axles, maintaining the off-road abilities of the brand while offering improved fuel economy and all-electric driving.
By Denis Flierl on March 5, 2019 - 6:54AM
Subaru uncovered the first next-generation Subaru SUV. See what they have in mind for future urban-adventure enthusiasts.
By Denis Flierl on March 4, 2019 - 7:18AM
Here is a Geneva Motor Show preview of where Subaru Corp is headed in the future. Subaru is going electric.
By Marc Stern on February 20, 2019 - 3:01PM
Volkswagen is about to leave U.S. gearheads looking at the store window as the automaker introduces a performance version of its Europe-only performance crossover SUV the T-Roc R. Rumors have abounded that the automaker had been planning something for Geneva next month. This was it.
By Denis Flierl on February 19, 2019 - 8:21AM
Subaru announces a new VIZIV Adrenaline Concept will be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show. Is this a new Subaru EV preview?
By Marc Stern on February 18, 2019 - 10:30AM
Despite the fact that the Bentley Bentayga hasn't achieved its corportate goals yet, the luxury SUV still holds the mark as the world's fastest SUV, edging out the Lamborghini Urus by a bit.
By Denis Flierl on February 12, 2019 - 7:23AM
Subaru announced they will unveil two new electrified models at the Geneva International Motor Show. See what they have planned for the future.
By Marc Stern on February 10, 2019 - 7:52PM
Volkswagen, which introduced its restyled 2019 Jetta last year waited a bit before introducing the Jetta GLI. The reason is simple, the automaker didn't want to shield the compact from good publicity.
By Denis Flierl on February 9, 2019 - 7:08AM
Here’s a complete rundown on the all-new 2020 Subaru Legacy. Just when you thought sedans were dead.
By Marc Stern on February 8, 2019 - 1:54PM
For the second year in a row, the Volkswagen Atlas received the coveted MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award. The popular cable show said the SUV was the top in its category out of the many vehicles that its editors review. The winner was named at the Chicago Auto Show.
By Mary Conway on February 7, 2019 - 11:13PM
Ford is spending $1 billion on upgrades to build the next generation of Explorers and police SUVs. Ford announced the ambitious plan at the Chicago Auto Show.
By Marc Stern on February 5, 2019 - 10:50PM
After a couple of years of denials, Volkswagen has changed its corporate mind and has decided to bring the T-Roc-R to North America. At the moment, it is undergoing final development at the Nurburgring race track, however, when it is ready for intro, it will be making more than a few waves.
By Patrick Rall on February 5, 2019 - 10:41AM
The biggest news from Ford Motor Company at the upcoming 2019 Chicago Auto Show will be the formal introduction of the refreshed 2020 Super Duty lineup, but with a few days until the start of the Windy City show, the automaker has offered up a preview of their newest heavy duty pickups.
By Denis Flierl on February 1, 2019 - 7:01AM
Subaru teases the all-new 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan before its world debut at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. Here’s a sneak preview.
By Al Castro on January 25, 2019 - 11:22AM
ANALYSIS AND OPINION: It’s not looking too good in the public relations arena for Cadillac and GM when the national, now world conversation nows turns toward questioning the existence of luxury car brands after the Cadillac XT6-Gate GM Debacle. Aston Martin’s CEO weighed in with the XT6-Gate to establish six ultra brands, and none of the ones below it like Cadillac will surpass them. But let’s be clear: XT6-Gate is an American problem, not a European one.
By Al Castro on January 24, 2019 - 5:40AM
ANALYSIS AND OPINION: While GM didn’t strike an iceberg like Titanic with the recent Cadillac XT6-Gate Roll Out, XT6’s Super Cruise “Radio Delete” from the options list Gaffe, and Caddy’s the ”Lead Brand” Announcement Kerfuffle with no Caddy BEV for three years, it certainly ran into the reefs too quickly like the Costa Concordia. Although it isn’t a massive blockbusting disaster, it is a serious debacle that needs some changes. And they better do it soon.
By Patrick Rall on January 23, 2019 - 10:24AM
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is powered by a new version of the 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel that delivers industry-leading torque levels of 1,000 lb-ft and in order to make use of that monster power, changes were made in just about every area of the trucks.