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Global, Chinese Automakers Debut New Car Models

Apr 23
Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands.

Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 24
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models. The show's decision comes as China's government under President Xi Jinping increases efforts to crack down on prostitution, online pornography and what it considers racy or improper programming on TV.

Global, Chinese Automakers Debut New Car Models

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 23
Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands.

China Auto Brands Enjoying Rebound Driven by New Models

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 22
Chinese auto brands, pressed by foreign competition, are enjoying a rebound as they head into this week's Shanghai auto show, their biggest marketing showcase of the year.

Tesla Boosts Range, Power and Price of Low-End Model S

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model.

Safety Chief Wants to Cap Big Rig Speeds to Fix Tire Problem

AUTO NEWS | By Meghan Barr, Tom Krisher | Apr 20
The nation's highway safety chief says his agency will push for quick action on a regulation requiring electronic speed limiters on big rigs. It may also contact states about speed limits that are higher than commercial truck tires are designed to handle.