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.
Eager to build cars that stand out, Toyota could travel to this October's Tokyo Motor Show to introduce a heritage-laced sports car positioned below the Scion FR-S. If built, the 2,100-pound Small FR Concept will pack a 130-horsepower four-cylinder.
High-end crossovers are in hot demand right now, but Bugatti has ruled out building an off-roader in the foreseeable future. Similarly, the company won't build a sedan because four-door models don't fit its image and its positioning on the market.