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Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
Kitty Hawk CEO Sebastian Thrun says auto industry must prepare for big changes with development of autonomous vehicles.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
The Detroit auto show is undergoing a drastic reorganization in 2020, when it will move from the dead of winter to early June to better appeal to car shoppers #8212; and the growing list of automakers that have dropped out in recent years #8212;...
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
After decades of playing with the idea of a midengine supercar, the automaker is expected to introduce the eighth-generation Corvette within the next year.
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Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
One of every four Enclaves sold is an Avenir, and after a March investment that boosted Avenir production, GM is studying additional ways to get even more inventory to help meet demand for the $54,495-and-up crossover.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson, NPR Car Talk co-hosts the Magliozzi brothers, Magna founder Frank Stronach and former Toyota Motor Corp. President Kiichiro Toyoda were inducted into the 2018 Automotive Hall of Fame.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
Shrinking margins at BMW and Honda stores will hurt Sonic -- and could be felt by its dealership rivals.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
Subscription service provider Flexdrive uses telematics devices installed on vehicles to trim the cost of depreciation and insurance for its dealership partners.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
British makers of esoteric, scare-you-silly road cars rarely prosper but Ariel is bucking the trend. For one, it has hit upon an excellent way to service the U.S. -- have the cars built locally under license.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
If the point of the Trump import tariffs is to make America the global hot spot for auto innovation, industry leaders say the administration is going about it in a strange way.
Automotive News Breaking News
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm
Actor Mark Wahlberg just bought into a Chevy dealership in Ohio #8212; and he wants to add more stores to his portfolio.
TheCarConnection.com
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:01 pm
2019 Subaru LegacyIt’s hard to be an underdog in an unappreciated market. Just ask the 2019 Subaru Legacy, the mid-size sedan that does almost everything right yet barely registers a spot on most shoppers’ lists. The 2019 Legacy is worth a lengthy look, we say, and it rightfully earns its 6.3 out of 10 rating. (Read more about how we rate cars.) With...
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Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:58 am
2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In HybridIn an effort to spur sales amidst the onslaught of crossover SUVs, Hyundai on Thursday sliced the cost of its 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid sedan by $1,350 to $34,135. MORE: 2018 Hyundai Accent, 2018 Kia Rio pass stringent IIHS crash test The top-tier Limited trim gets a price bump of $250 to $39,750 before adding that same freight charge, but...
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Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:36 am
Donald J. Trump in November 2016       [photo: The Trump Organization]Trump's aim to forge ahead with auto tariffs could lead to higher car prices, international retaliation President Donald Trump's threat to levy a 20-25 percent tariff on cars imported to the U.S. if a trade deal with the European Union isn't reached next week could result in a dramatic increase in new-car pricing and may lead to international...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:52 pm
2019 BMW X3Go long on the 2019 BMW X3. The new luxury compact crossover gains a lower cost, rear-wheel-drive entry model this year and will also serve as the jumping off point for an electrified crossover due sometime soon. Here and now, the X3 still delivers on our high expectations. We give it a very good 7.0 overall score, which is buoyed by standard...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:19 am
BMW X7 pre-production at plant in Spartanburg, South CarolinaPresident Donald Trump's threat to levy a 20-25 percent tariff on cars imported to the U.S. if a trade deal with the European Union isn't reached next week could result in a dramatic increase in new-car pricing and may lead to international retaliation. EU officials, including European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and the president...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:13 am
2019 GMC CanyonThe 2019 GMC Canyon is a mid-size pickup with hints of upscale flair, enough for a 5.2 out of 10 on our scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Like its platform mate, the Chevrolet Colorado, the 2019 Canyon can’t quite stack up to its full-size companions, but at nearly 19 feet from end to end, it’s no small fry. The Canyon comes...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:38 am
2020 Ford Focus ActiveFord made a big splash back in April when it announced it would not replace the Fiesta, Fusion, and Taurus with new models in the U.S. Though the 2020 Ford Focus Active will carry on the Focus name as a crossover, it won’t be built here like the current Focus is, as Ford confirmed to us Wednesday. MORE: Ford Fusion could morph into crossover...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:30 am
2016 Ford FusionFord recalling more than 500K Fusion sedans, Escape crossovers for rollaway risk Ford announced Wednesday that it would recall more than half a million Fusion sedans and Escape crossovers built between 2013 and 2015 because of a faulty shift cable that could fail to park the car. The recall includes 2013-16 Ford Fusions and 2013-14 Ford Escapes...
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Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:48 pm
2014 Ford FusionFord announced Wednesday that it would recall more than half a million Fusion sedans and Escape crossovers built between 2013 and 2015 because of a faulty shift cable that could fail to park the car. The recall includes 2013-16 Ford Fusions and 2013-14 Ford Escapes. The automaker suggested that drivers use the parking brake in addition to placing...
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Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:52 am
2019 Hyundai Santa FeThe 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, the fourth generation of Hyundai’s larger crossover SUV, has been redesigned with a larger cabin, more upright design, and an expanded array of safety and comfort features. It’s offered in the standard five-seat version (formerly called Santa Fe Sport) and a longer Santa Fe XL model with a third row...