The Acura TLX is a safe choice for buyers looking for a mid-size sedan with a bit of luxury thrown in, though it doesn’t manage to conjure much excitement. Acura is hoping to fix that with a substantial update for the 2018 model year. Revealed on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show, the updated TLX adopts the aggressive look of Acura’s Precision Concept unveiled at the 2016 Detroit auto show and now has greater differentiation between the variants. Acura has also added more tech features. Starting with the exterior, the angular headlights, grille, and enlarged Acura logo all...
Dodge Avenger, Chrysler Sebring safe from the axe through 2010
As Chrysler pushes forward during its bankruptcy period and prepares for its new face and alliance with Fiat, many are wondering what will come along for the ride and what will be left behind. News today from within Chrysler reveals that the Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger, as oft-maligned as...Kenneth Hall
VW to price upcoming U.S.-market mid-size sedan "around $20,000"
The Passat has been a relative success for Volkswagen in the U.S., but the company is already hard at work on a New Midsize (or mid-market) Sedan, not-so-cleverly codenamed NMS, to replace it. The final design has already been approved - prototypes were shown to dealers in Wolfsburg this week - and...Ralph Hanson
General Motors looking at hatch and wagon variants for Cruze
Despite the economic reality that smaller cars may end up costing their owners as much as larger cars, the small and mid-size segment is an incredibly important volume leader, and the Chevrolet Cruze is shaping up to be General Motors' prime entrant. As the Cruze progresses through its lifecycle...Nelson Ireson
Chrysler seeking partners for new 'Project D' mid-size sedans
In the wake of reports of a possible merger between Chrysler and General Motors, the company has begun looking for partners to build its mid-size platform. The new car will replace the Sebring/Avenger pair, and will likely feature alternative powertrains including hybrid and all-electric options...Kenneth Hall