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2023 Toyota BZ4X vs 2022 Kia EV6: Compare Electric Cars
2023 Toyota BZ4X vs 2022 Kia EV6: Compare Electric Cars

What’s the best way to build an electric car for the masses? Design one that’s familiar to shoppers of gas-powered crossovers, as Toyota has done with the 2023 Toyota BZ4X? Or take a clean-slate approach and explore all the packaging and design possibilities afforded by electric vehicle...Read More»

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What's New for 2023: Subaru

The big news for Subaru for the 2023 model year is the launch of its first global electric vehicle, the 2023 Subaru Solterra. Yet, the small automaker with an outsized presence in the U.S. will cap sales here at 6,500 units in the first year. Instead of pushing its one electric car, the Japanese...Read More»

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What's New for 2023: Volkswagen

Volkswagen has been busy. The world's second largest automaker behind Toyota refreshed or redesigned its lineup of eight core vehicles in the U.S. in the last two years, and is busy ramping up production of its ID suite of battery electric vehicles. A new entry-level ID.4, with a smaller battery...Read More»

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Ford Maverick, Escape, and Lincoln Corsair hybrids recalled for engine fires

The new Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck as well as hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Ford Escape and Lincoln Corsair are being recalled for an increased risk of engine failure that could lead to an engine fire, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The recall concerns Ford's 2.5-liter inline-4...Read More»

2023 Toyota Crown, 2023 Honda CR-V top this week's new car reviews post thumbnail
2023 Toyota Crown, 2023 Honda CR-V top this week's new car reviews

Honda redesigned its bestseller, the 2023 CR-V compact crossover, and will offer it with a hybrid powertrain, while Toyota bucked the trend of all crossovers, all the time, by bringing over the Crown full-size sedan as a replacement for the Avalon. The 2023 Toyota Crown comes standard with...Read More»

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Test drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 lights up the S-Class

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 charts a new course for a brand that helped pioneer the internal combustion engine 140 years ago. Evolving from the ethos of the S-Class, the German luxury brand’s flagship sedan, the EQS electric flagship points the tri-star forward with more efficient...Read More»

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GM to install DC fast chargers at existing Pilot, Flying J gas stations nationwide

Pilot and Flying J travel centers will soon host DC fast chargers for electric vehicles in a partnership announced Thursday with General Motors and EVgo. The interstate mainstay, with towering signs and extensive fuel bays that illuminate night skies like a beacon for wary drivers and truckers...Read More»

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2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for crossed wires

Toyota announced on Wednesday the recall of 31,400 new Tundra pickup trucks because the backup camera can project a forward-facing image when the trucks are put in reverse. This is the third recall for the redesigned 2022 Tundra, and the second recall relating to the Panoramic View Monitor (PVM)...Read More»

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What's New for 2023: Hyundai

The latest changes at Hyundai for the 2023 model year serves as a microcosm of the automotive industry as a whole. The brand with the best warranty in the business continues to ramp up its Ioniq series of electric vehicles, with the 2024 Ioniq 6 sedan following the launch of the winning 2022...Read More»

2023 Mazda CX-50, Rivian R1S SUV headline this week's new car reviews post thumbnail
2023 Mazda CX-50, Rivian R1S SUV headline this week's new car reviews

This week we tested the Rivian R1S electric three-row crossover, which is the first legitimate contender to the more expensive Tesla Model X. More electric cars rolled into our figurative driveway, with first drive experiences of the excellent 2023 BWW i4. Pricing and features have been finalized...Read More»

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Ford expands Expedition and Navigator recall, warns of engine fires

Ford has expanded the recall of its 2021 full-size SUVs for an increased engine fire risk, and recommended owners park their vehicles outside and away from structures, the automaker announced Friday. The automaker also announced a remedy as it expanded the initial recall announced in May from...Read More»

GM's Super Cruise vs. Ford's Bluecruise: Compare hands-free driving systems post thumbnail
GM's Super Cruise vs. Ford's Bluecruise: Compare hands-free driving systems

A new battlefield has emerged in the century-long tussle between General Motors and Ford: hands-free driving technology. In recent testing of GM's Super Cruise in the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and Ford's Bluecruise in the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, one thing became clear. GM is far ahead of Ford...Read More»

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What are the different levels of self-driving cars?

In many ways self-driving cars are an eventuality and a reality. As automakers approach full autonomy, several new cars now boast self-driving features that inch toward the goal of driver-less cars soon. Limited hands-free driving systems on the market now are GM's Super Cruise, Tesla's Autopilot...Read More»

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Test drive: 2022 Ford Expedition Stealth model sneaks into Lincoln’s territory

When does a Ford Expedition cross over into Lincoln territory? That’s the boundary pushed by the 2022 Ford Expedition Limited Stealth Performance Package. It arrives as part of the refreshed 2022 lineup with blacked-out trim, black 22-inch wheels, Raptor power, and nearly (but not all) the...Read More»

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Relief at the pump: Falling gas prices could continue

Gas prices have retreated from their $5 record high, and the relief at the pump could continue as the economy cools off and supply catches up with demand. Decreasing oil prices along with an increase in domestic gasoline stock have caused the national average to drop in consecutive weeks, according...Read More»

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Nissan recalls Frontier, Titan pickup trucks for rollaway risk

Newer Nissan pickup trucks equipped with a 9-speed automatic transmission are being recalled because the trucks can roll away despite being in the "Park" position, the NHTSA disclosed Tuesday. When owners shift the truck into Park, the parking pawl in the transmission may not engage. The driver...Read More»

2023 Cadillac Lyriq, Toyota Venza top this week's new car reviews post thumbnail
2023 Cadillac Lyriq, Toyota Venza top this week's new car reviews

The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV appears to be the harbinger GM's luxury brand needed to chart the right course on the dawn of its electric era. The 2023 Toyota Venza represents a more traditional approach to electrification with a standard hybrid powertrain and a rating of 39 mpg combined...Read More»

Hyundai shuffles 2023 lineup, discontinues Accent, Veloster N, Ioniq post thumbnail
Hyundai shuffles 2023 lineup, discontinues Accent, Veloster N, Ioniq

The small car segment lost more members on Thursday, with Hyundai announcing the end of production of the entry-level Accent compact car and the N vestige of the Veloster hatchback. The original Ioniq hybrid also ended production this year, ceding ground to a suite of electric vehicles with an...Read More»

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2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for rear axle issue

The redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra pickup truck has been recalled for a rear axle housing that can separate from the shaft and increase the risk of a crash, the NHTSA disclosed on Wednesday. The recall applies to trucks with either the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 or the hybrid version of that...Read More»

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Apple CarPlay connectivity continues to be biggest problem for new car owners

Dropped connections. Frustrating interfaces. Intrusive driver-assist systems. Such is the new car experience for many owners. The number of reported problems in the first 90 days of car ownership has never been higher than in the 36-year history of the J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey, the...Read More»

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Nissan Pathfinder recalled for hood that can fly open

Nissan is recalling the 2013-2016 Pathfinder SUV for a faulty latch that can cause the hood to fly open, the NHTSA disclosed Wednesday. The recall encompasses 322,671 Pathfinders. The lever on the secondary hood latch can bind and be left in the open position due to contamination and corrosion. The...Read More»

Infiniti boosts price of 2023 QX55 crossover coupe nearly $3,000 post thumbnail
Infiniti boosts price of 2023 QX55 crossover coupe nearly $3,000

The 2023 Infiniti QX55 crossover coupe comes with a more few features for a few thousand dollars more than when it launched new in 2022. The tweener crossover costs $50,345 to start, including a $1,195 destination fee, Infiniti announced Tuesday. That's an increase of $2,820 from the initial 2022...Read More»

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Infiniti, Acura join other automakers in including complimentary scheduled maintenance

Every 2023 Infiniti vehicle now comes with three years of complimentary scheduled maintenance, the automaker announced last week. Acura did the same for the 2023 Acura MDX three-row crossover, which now comes with two years or 24,000 miles of included maintenance. The premium brands join a chorus...Read More»

2023 Acura MDX exceeds $50,000 with $2,320 price hike post thumbnail
2023 Acura MDX exceeds $50,000 with $2,320 price hike

Acura has hiked the price of the 2023 Acura MDX by $2,320 more than last year's model. The three-row crossover SUV now starts at $50,245, including a $1,195 destination fee, the automaker announced last week. Adding all-wheel drive adds another $2,200 on base and Technology package models, which is...Read More»

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