Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape

Aston Martin is preparing to resurrect the Lagonda nameplate to use it on a sub-brand focused on making luxurious electric cars. It’s taking aim at Rolls-Royce and Bentley, among other rivals.
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China’s GAC Motor cruises into Detroit with all-electric Entranze concept

Chinese automaker GAC Motor brought its all-electric Entranze concept to the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. This is the third straight year that GAC has appeared in Detroit, and the company has established a design center in California.
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Nissan IMs concept teases a future long-range, autonomous electric car

Debuting at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the Nissan IMs is an electric car with a 380-mile range, autonomous-driving capability, and a backseat designed for being chauffeured. Too bad it’s just a concept car.
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10 concepts we loved in 2018 (and one we’re not crazy about)

Concept cars aren’t as wild as they once were, but automakers still know how to make us dream — and, occasionally, cringe. In 2018, we saw dozens of concepts that often highlighted electrification, autonomous, or connectivity technology.
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Infiniti previews its leap into one of the hottest industry segments

Infiniti will unveil the QX Inspiration concept at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The design study is an electric crossover shaped by Infiniti’s newest design language that may point to a future production model.
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E-tron GT concept is the latest volley in Audi’s electrified offensive

Concepts have traditionally been an exercise in “what if,” serving as a means of stoking the public’s imagination. But with the e-tron GT concept, Audi assures us that “this will be.” We’ll see a production model in showrooms by 2020.
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Honda turned its Ridgeline truck into a larger-than-life ATV

The Honda Rugged Open Air Vehicle concept is a Ridgeline pickup truck with the body stripped off to create the feel of an oversized side-by-side ATV. It’s exactly the kind of craziness you get from the annual SEMA show.
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Smart’s roofless Forease concept is a sun-loving city car

The Smart Forease concept debuts at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, where Smart is celebrating its 20th anniversary. However, it’s unclear where the brand will go over the next 20 years.
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Volkswagen’s electric retro van could deliver your Amazon parcels in 2022

The Volkswagen I.D. Cargo concept is an electric, connected delivery van based on the I.D. Buzz concept from 2017. It boasts up to 350 miles of range and cool features like solar panels on the roof and a 230-volt outlet for power tools.
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