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MAREK REICHMAN

2018 Automotive News All Star Marek Reichman, chief creative officer at Aston Martin Lagonda, has made his creative mark on the company's new models, like the Vantage two-seater.

Jeep pickup, Hyundai crossover lead L.A.'s busy slate

While Detroit increasingly struggles to draw the big names, this week's Los Angeles show has a busy slate of global debuts from several major brands -- domestic, European and Asian -- plus a few minor ones.


Vanquish case closed?

The Aston Martin Vanquish mystery might just be solved. A fellow English carmaker may have bought the tooling and design drawings for the outgoing supercar.

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COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
It is still all about the product

Auto designers today face a difficult task: designing products that are truly distinctive in the growing lineup of SUV's and pickups on the market.

Mazda goes for emotional appeal

Mazda doesn't see the slowing sedan market as an excuse to become complacent about its cars. In fact, it sees this as the perfect time to raise the bar with an artistic approach to design that enhances some of their emotional allure.

Lincoln Aviator goes with GT instead of an 'e'

Starting with the 2020 Aviator, Lincoln will adopt the Grand Touring name for all of its electrified variants in an effort to emphasize their performance capabilities, prevent customer confusion and avoid any stigma associated with electric powertrains.

Nissan won't go casual in Detroit

Nissan did not have any concept vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. But the upcoming Detroit show? That's a different story.

Concepts charge ahead in L.A.

Automakers apparently made a pact that if a concept was being shown at the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, it had to be electric. Here's a look at those select few concepts that made their show debuts last week.

Nissan spruces up Murano for 2019

Nissan is giving the Murano a nip and tuck for the 2019 model year as the automaker looks to keep the midsize crossover competitive in a growing and increasingly crowded segment.

Porsche boosts hp on retooled 911

The redesigned 2020 911 retains Porsche's venerable styling DNA but receives upgrades in horsepower, a new interior layout inspired by 1970s models, and 21st century driving conveniences.

Video teases Rivian vehicles

Rivian Automotive is set to debut two vehicles, an SUV and a pickup, this week at AutoMobility LA and teased at least one of them in a video on its YouTube channel.


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