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December 31, 2018

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

Crossover SUV shoppers looking to tread beyond paved parking lots might whittle their car-shopping lists down to two models: the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2019 Subaru Forester. These right-size, five-seat crossover SUVs deliver on the promise of four-wheeling capability in flashy brochures and advertisements.

2019 Volkswagen Passat Review

The 2019 VW Passat has let itself go. It’s surrounded in the VW showroom by crossover SUVs with room for the whole family and a rugged image.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle Review

What was once the top-selling car of all time is now far from it, as the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle lives on for one more year before it is lost to the annals of history (at least for now).

2019 Formula 1 car design

2019 Formula 1 car design

From Motor Authority:

2019 F1 design changes should mean closer racing

Teams competing in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship will start revealing their new race cars in the coming months, but a new video from F1 technical expert Giorgio Piola charts some of the changes we can look forward to in the area of aerodynamics.

Ford's legendary rally racer, the Escort, turns 50

There are only a handful of cars that have reached legendary status thanks to their participation in rally racing, but perhaps chief among them is the Ford Escort.

Porsche counts down its top 5 fanciest seat patterns

The saying, "they don't make 'em like they used to" certainly applies here. In the latest installment of Porsche's "Top 5" series, the brand looked back on its five fanciest seat patterns put into production.

Carpool lanes I-5, Seattle, Washington [Credit: SounderBruce-Wikimedia Commons]

Carpool lanes I-5, Seattle, Washington [Credit: SounderBruce-Wikimedia Commons]

From Green Car Reports:

California white and green carpool stickers expire New Year's Day

California plug-in car drivers with white or green carpool stickers can no longer use carpool lanes starting Tuesday. The state passed a new program last March that invalidates both the white stickers for electric cars and the green stickers for plug-in hybrids with the start of 2019.

Pickup drivers target Tesla Superchargers in "ICEing" incidents

People are jealous of things they can't (or don't) have. In a spate of incidents reminiscent of "rolling coal," truck drivers have begun seemingly intentionally blocking whole banks of Tesla Superchargers across parts of the South.

Plug-in hybrids to charge again in Beverly Hills

Banning plug-in hybrids from public chargers is no good. That's the conclusion of a new California law signed in September, which forbids cities from restricting access to public chargers for any type of electric vehicles in the state.

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