Cars

Volkswagen Passat Wins Car of the Year Award

The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Show.

Volkswagen CEO Stands by Cautious Outlook

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Mar 5
The CEO of Volkswagen AG is staying with his cautious outlook for this year, saying it's a "balanced statement" based on growth in the U.S., Europe and China versus trouble spots such as Russia and Brazil.

Small SUVs, Pricey Sports Cars Dominate Geneva Auto Show

AUTO SHOWS | By David McHugh | Mar 4
Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things at this year's Geneva International Motor Show. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much - thanks to cheaper gas and limits on battery life.

Strong Reliability Scores Should Help Buick Brand's Rebirth

AUTO SHOWS | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Mar 3
Buick, the brand that once was the pace car for the drive to the senior center, has made a comeback by appealing to buyers not yet ready for retirement.

US Automakers Improve in Annual Brand Rankings

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Mar 2
Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S. automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles.