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Toyota announced new models of its Lexus brand this week in a campaign to reach a wider range of car leasing customers.
Toyota launched a manufacturing line making four-cylinder engines at a Huntsville, Alabama, automotive factory last week.
American drivers who are thinking of getting out of a lease on their gasoline-burning car to try an alternative fuel vehicle could consider the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas, formally known as the Civic GX.
Enticing new drivers to try its Acura family of cars, Honda has started pricing for the 2012 TSX sports sedan at $29,810.
With just 7,000 vehicles delivered to car leasing customers, the Nissan Leaf is still ensconced in a specialty niche of the American auto market.
Nisssan is rolling out a list of upgrades for its 2012 Murano crossover, including a navigation system and updated seven-inch monochrome screen for certain models.
As the top American seller of compact pickup trucks, Toyota has a tight grip on a large vehicle lease market. The automaker showed it is working to keep that title with the unveiling of its latest design, the Tacoma Toyota Racing Development (TRD) T|X (Tacoma Extreme).
Toyota's Scion brand is designed from wheels to hood for a younger generation of car leasing consumers - from its simplified, one-trim purchase plans to its hip, guerrilla-marketing ad spots.
When family drivers choose a vehicle lease, they often consider a car's safety features as much as its acceleration or fuel efficiency.
Car leasing customers in a shaky economy want smart technologies to slash their fuel bills and cut business costs, General Motors reports.
General Motors recently announced plans to multiply its production of SUVs for American vehicle lease showrooms with a major plant expansion in Texas.
When truck designers boost the value, capability or efficiency of a pickup, they often have to pick a priority and sacrifice one of the other attributes.
Automakers often design new models designed to catch the eye of younger shoppers, but Ford has gone the extra mile with its Explorer SUV.
When winter winds strike North America, drivers can protect their vehicle lease investments by checking 10 simple parts on an automotive checklist, Chrysler reports.
Drivers who demand tightly engineered performance when they look for lease specials on luxury cars will have one more choice next year when BMW delivers its sixth-generation 3 Series Sedan.
Chevrolet cars of the future will use a new design of small-displacement Ecotec gasoline engine that will improve fuel economy and cut carbon dioxide emissions while preserving performance, General Motors announced this week.
Shoppers who feel that leasing a car should not increase their gasoline budget will soon have a new choice for a battery-powered vehicle.
Vehicle lease shoppers are flooded with automobile advertisements every day, from witty television and magazine commercials to product placements in cinema.
Texting while driving is a recipe for disaster, and is even illegal in some states.
Drivers in the digital age expect their cars to be as smart as their computers.
The new Honda Insight hybrid brings revised styling and improved fuel efficiency to the popular passenger car, while keeping its vehicle lease price under $20,000.
Volvo will bring its V60 Plug-in Hybrid to American vehicle lease lots in 2012, offering drivers a recipe that combines the best attributes of both electric cars and diesel-powered vehicles.
When vehicle lease shoppers get their first look at the 2012 Buick Verano later this year, they may be impressed by its French-stitched leather, adjustable console arm rest, padded door arm rests and heated leather steering wheel.
In a new array of ads, Volvo is pitching its latest generation of cars as being "strong but sensitive."
The American minivan market is a competitive place to sell cars, but Nissan is making a strong effort with its 2012 Quest.
Vehicle lease shoppers who are in the market for a luxury SUV have an increasing number of choices, so automakers are hustling to build competitive entries.
Honda delivered its 2012 CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe to American car leasing showrooms this month, showing off a gallery of improvements in the vehicle's first upgrade.
Honda dealers across American will soon be able to stock their vehicle lease lots with more Civic Sedan and alternative-fuel Civic Natural Gas cars, as the automaker has added a second production shift at its manufacturing plant in Indiana.
Headlights provide safety and visibility for drivers whether they're navigating bad weather, traveling in the dim light of dawn or taking an overnight trip.
Drivers who are looking for lease specials on powerful pickup trucks gained two new options this month when Chrysler announced it would add two additional models to its Ram Power Wagon family.
General Motors is pressing the accelerator pedal on its car production lines, announcing a $325 million investment this week on tools and equipment for creating electric vehicle components.
American drivers who love to explore the outdoors can be demanding when they look for lease specials on pickup trucks.
Gas prices are climbing across America, leaving many drivers stuck between higher bills at the pump and stubborn unemployment rates.
Kia has tweaked its Rio sedan to attract younger, sportier drivers, striking a balance between power and efficiency with its gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine.
One of General Motors' oldest auto plants is getting a major injection of new cash to help it compete in the 21st century.