Genesis Crossover/Wagon Not Expected Anytime Soon, Hyundai Deprives…

After our news earlier on the XL-sized Genesis, here's the second piece of news-like rumor-busting for the day: We've been told by Dr. Hyun-Soon Lee, President of R&D at Hyundai, that despite the rumors — and whether it be called a crossover, wagon or whatever-UV — don't expect to see another form factor from Hyundai… » 5/07/08 8:45am 5/07/08 8:45am

Nissan Qashqai+2 Revealed Ahead Of London Motor Show

Nissan has issued the first pictures of its new seven-seater crossover vehicle that takes the Qashqai and cranks the knob up by "+2." That's right, it's called the Qashqai+2, an all-new bigger Qashqai that seats two more than the original model of the strangely-named CUV. Nissan accomplishes the increased room by… » 4/07/08 8:36am 4/07/08 8:36am

MINI Crossover To Be Named Monte Crossman

In an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, MINI CEO Kay Segler let it slip that the new MINI crossover/SUV will be called the Crossman, and not the Mini Monte as we'd all kind of hoped it would be. Crossman just sounds like a cross-dressing super hero... or maybe a super hero with David Cross' humor and good looks.… » 12/17/07 1:15pm 12/17/07 1:15pm

This Is Our Country, This Is Our Chevy Crossover

Chevy's kind of been the odd man out in the game of Lambda-platform musical chairs. With Saturn, Buick and even GMC getting into the crossover game with the newest Car-UV frame it seems like the brand name that's all about bringing value to the people doesn't yet have a seat in GM's people carrier. According to the … » 5/29/07 3:15pm 5/29/07 3:15pm

Kicking Tires Kicks The Tires On Saturn's New Vue

Although we weren't "lucky enough" to get a first drive of the new Opel Saturn Antara Vue, we're able to rely on the crazy kids at the site all about a Gary Numan song to show us what we're "missing." Rabbi Dave over at their blog, Kicking Tires, got a chance to whip one around for a bit, so until we get a chance in… » 5/18/07 9:00am 5/18/07 9:00am

Focus Group Fever: What's Next for the Infiniti FX?

According to one self-stated attendee of an Infiniti focus group, posting on GM Inside News, Nissan's luxe brand has been busy on its upgrade path for the FX crossover. Although the current design's freshness date isn't quite up (at the moment), the company apparently has a more powerful, svelte and athletic FX in… » 3/30/07 8:00am 3/30/07 8:00am

New York Auto Show Preview: Hyundai Genesis Concept — Now With Pictures!

First we had the pretty drawings of Hyundai's new concept sedan, the Genesis, but now we've got the pictures. The concept Car-UV will be revealed for all to see next week at the New York Auto Show, but for now, the details we've got in hand come to us from the press release we've dropped in below the jump. The gist of… » 3/26/07 9:39am 3/26/07 9:39am