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February 27, 2017

Lexus, Porsche, Toyota, Buick: America's most dependable brands

In the market for a car--maybe one that's a little gently used? You're in luck: this week, J.D. Power published its 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study, showing which brands are likely to cause the fewest headaches down the road. 

2017 Jeep Compass first drive: fitting in

Finally, with the introduction of the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass, the Jeep lineup has something for everyone, everywhere. 

Tesla now offers insurance and maintenance for life

Self-driving cars are going to ruin everything--in a good way. If all goes as planned, they'll dramatically reduce auto accidents and highway fatalities; boost fuel efficiency; minimize traffic jams; and maybe even cut the number of vehicles we own.

Teaser for 2018 Volvo XC60 debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Teaser for 2018 Volvo XC60 debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

From Motor Authority:

2018 Volvo XC60 teased ahead of Geneva auto show debut

Volvo has confirmed its redesigned XC60 will debut during March’s 2017 Geneva auto show and to build excitement has released a couple of teaser shots. The second-generation model is due in showrooms by the end of the year, as a 2018 model.

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport spy shots

Land Rover is working on a mid-cycle update for its Range Rover Sport and we’ve just spotted a prototype.

2018 Hyundai Sonata to adopt sporty look

Hyundai is definitely on a roll. Having just launched its Genesis luxury brand, the automaker’s bread and butter models are now in the process of being renewed. We just saw the impressive redesign of the Elantra GT at the 2017 Chicago auto show, and soon Hyundai will introduce a sporty-looking update for its Sonata.

Pump with multiple ethanol/gasoline blends.

Pump with multiple ethanol/gasoline blends.

From Green Car Reports:

Sierra Club to sue EPA over failure to report on ethanol

The confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency administrator was expected to rankle environmental groups.

Musk responds to Tesla line workers on wages, injuries, confidentiality

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has responded vigorously to an employee's claims of low wages and commonplace on-the-job injuries.

'Thousands' of self-driving Bolt EVs to be deployed next year: report

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a crucial car for General Motors in more ways than one.

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