With its CEO setting a goal of going 100 percent electric, GM is taking a close look at how, if not when, to offer an all-electric SUV.
The Nissan IMs and Infiniti QX Inspiration imagine a "complete reinterpretation" of tomorrow's zero-emissions vehicles that will have, among other things, vastly more roomy interiors by all but eliminating the traditional engine compartment.
From announcing all-electric cars to adding assembly lines specifically for plug-in models, auto executives are ramping up their electric vehicle plans in a nod to Elon Musk's success at Tesla.
The craft is rated to carry 400 pounds, though Workhorse is developing a heftier, military version that would bump it up to 640 pounds. Under normal conditions, the SureFly would have a range of about 75 miles at a cruising speed of 75 mph.
Both automakers already have commercial vehicles businesses around the world, and the commercial vehicle segment is expected to grow in the near future.
"We believe that [the] transportation industry is going to shift wholesale to electric, and Tesla is ahead of the pack," ARK Invest's Cathie Wood says.
Chinese automaker GAC Motor, which originally planned to start selling vehicles in the U.S. by late 2019, says it now plans to begin sales in first half of 2020.
"The Infiniti QX Inspiration, like many stunning beauties, is a bit of a diva and decided to to delay her debut," Trevor Hale, head of Infiniti global communications, said. "That's show business."
Shares of Tesla tumble as manufacturers from Detroit to Japan unveil new competition for buyers in the electric car maker's key market at the Detroit Auto Show.
Toyota just revealed its first new Supra in 21 years. The car has a cult following, and was made famous in part to its appearance in the first "Fast and the Furious: film. It goes on sale summer 2019.
The much-loved Japanese sports car gets revived by Toyota, with an assist from BMW.
The legendary pony car's track-focused variant is back with a monstrous engine Ford says would have made Carroll Shelby proud.
RamTrucks has stolen the limelight with its 1500 pickup in the eyes of many auto industry watchers. Now the ascendant brand wants to spread that magic out to larger work-focused vehicles.
"We have 16 models that are in design and development. We have a pretty big surprise coming next year," Ford CEO Jim Hackett told CNBC.
Michelle Krebs of AutoTrader says automakers have to focus their efforts on being profitable with current products, in order to finance the development of electric and autonomous vehicles for the future.
Long the dominant U.S. auto show, Detroit's North American International Auto Show that kicks off Sunday will underscore some of the industry's biggest changes in recent years.
Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett speaks with CNBC's Phil LeBeau from the Detroit Auto Show in a wide-ranging interview on the auto maker's restructuring plans, investments in electric cars and a sales slowdown in China.
It's not just about sales for the 116-year old car company. In Detroit, the company is showcasing two of its star performers that personify its new focus on trucks, SUVs and muscle cars.
The Cadillac XT6 joins the XT4 and XT5 in the luxury brand's slowly growing portfolio of premium sedan replacements.