Audi says the A7 is positioned too close to the A6, so the company has major changes in store for the next-gen model. Set to arrive in 2017, it will be bigger, more high-tech and more distinctive-looking, and it could spawn a four-door sedan.
Due to emissions regulations, Dodge may be forced to give up its HEMI V8 engines in favor of smaller, more frugal turbocharged ones. By 2019, supercharged and naturally-aspirated V8's will be replaced.
News has surfaced regarding future plans for the Ford Mustang, including another mention of it gaining a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Mustang may also see another one of its classic nameplates return as a Mach 1 edition is rumored to be in the works.
Volkswagen is busily developing a new Phaeton, but the flagship has reportedly been delayed. The company is trying to boost its operating profits so it's redesigning certain parts of the Phaeton in order to make it more affordable to build.