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Ford recall expansion, Volvo plans in-car cameras, Byton M-Byte inches toward production: What's New @ The Car Connection
Ford recall expansion, Volvo plans in-car cameras, Byton M-Byte inches toward production: What's New @ The Car Connection

Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to nearly 1M more vehicles Ford on Friday extended its recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles fitted with faulty airbags from automotive supplier Takata to include nearly 1 million vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada. 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019...Read More»

2010 Ford Edge
Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to nearly 1M more vehicles

Ford on Friday extended its recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles fitted with faulty airbags from automotive supplier Takata to include nearly 1 million vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada. According to Ford, about 953,000 vehicles will need replacement airbag inflators after investigators...Read More»

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee: Compare Cars

There’s more than just the word “Grand” that separates the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. These two stalwart crossover SUVs of the Jeep lineup are popular choices for shoppers looking for capability, interior space, and even luxury. Their lineups overlap enough...Read More»

2019 BMW 3-Series Wagon
Volvo V60 vs. BMW 3-Series, updated Lamborghini Huracán teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Volvo V60 vs. 2019 BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars Once upon a time, station wagons were the family car of choice. Today, they’re mostly lost in a sea of crossover SUVs with a commanding view of the road ahead. The 2019 Volvo V60 and 2019 BMW 3-Series are two of the last wagons, and...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design
2019 Volvo V60 vs. 2019 BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars

Once upon a time, station wagons were the family car of choice. Today, they’re mostly lost in a sea of crossover SUVs with a commanding view of the road ahead. The 2019 Volvo V60 and 2019 BMW 3-Series are two of the last wagons, and you’d better act fast if Bavaria’s finest wagon...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design
Volvo V60 vs. XC60, GM trademarks "Zora" name, Tesla cuts prices: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Volvo V60 vs. 2019 Volvo XC60: Compare Cars When it comes to station wagons and crossover SUVs, the 2019 Volvo V60 and XC60 are all about the numbers. We like both and for mostly the same reasons. The V60 looks like an XC60 that was left in the dryer too long, and that’s just fine with...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60, Tarragona, Spain, June 2018
2019 Volvo V60 vs. 2019 Volvo XC60: Compare Cars

When it comes to station wagons and crossover SUVs, the 2019 Volvo V60 and XC60 are all about the numbers. We like both and for mostly the same reasons. The V60 looks like an XC60 that was left in the dryer too long, and that’s just fine with us. We rate the 2019 V60 wagon at 7.2 points and...Read More»

2019 Subaru Ascent first drive
2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2019 BMW X7 preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2019 Subaru Ascent are two crossover SUVs with similar missions to be comfortable family haulers. They take two different paths to get there, however. What's New for 2019: Fiat The Fiat 500X crossover SUV...Read More»

2019 Subaru Ascent first drive
2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2019 Subaru Ascent are two crossover SUVs with similar missions to be comfortable family haulers. They take two surprisingly different paths to get there, however. On our scale, both crossover SUVs will likely rate 6.8 out of 10 points, with the caveat that we’re...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
Jeep Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester, California carpool sticker expirations: What's New @ The Car Connection

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...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
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...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Chevy Silverado vs GMC Sierra, Subaru WRX STI S209, how tax credit expiration hurts domestic autos: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2019 GMC Sierra 1500: Compare Cars Pickup truck buyers are reliable in their loyalty—until they aren’t. If you’ve made it this far, you’re down to the wire between the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500. 2019...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2019 GMC Sierra 1500: Compare Cars

Pickup truck buyers are reliable in their loyalty—until they aren’t. If you’ve made it this far, you’re down to the wire between the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500. The good news? Underneath, they’re the same truck, a redesign that arrived...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester vs Hyundai Santa Fe, Porsche Taycan pricing, electric trucks and towing potential: Whats New @ The Car Connection

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars Compact crossover SUV shoppers are spoiled for choice. Two models that rise to the top of our ratings are the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Review The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta hardly lacks for assets...Read More»

2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth
What's New for 2019: Fiat

The Fiat 500X crossover SUV offers a new engine option for 2019, a pint-size turbo-4 that spins out surprising power and promises improved fuel economy. We already liked the 500X and the new 1.3-liter turbo-4's 177 horsepower offer us 177 new reasons to be intrigued. The 500X is only available with...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars

Compact crossover SUV shoppers are spoiled for choice. Two models that rise to the top of our ratings are the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Each has its own take on what’s best for everyday driving. Overall, we think the 2019 Forester’s combination of value, interior...Read More»

2019 Alfa Romeo 4C
What's New for 2019: Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo dealers have one less model to sell for 2019, although that's not likely to affect many buyers. The automaker has dropped the coupe version of its 4C sports car in order to focus on the more popular (although admittedly slow-selling) 4C Spider. Otherwise, the Italian brand's American...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent: Compare Cars

At first glance, the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Subaru Ascent look like variations on the same theme—medium and large crossover SUVs. There’s a lot that ties the two together, but there’s plenty that separates them and helps them appeal to different buyers. MORE: Read our 2019...Read More»

2019 Honda Insight
IIHS Top Safety Pick+ winners, special Ferrari exhibition, EV charger vulnerabilities: What's New @ The Car Connection

IIHS reveals list of 2019 Top Safety Pick+ winners The results are in for 2019 model year vehicles and 30 vehicles earned the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS. Denver to reward drivers who don't park in bike lanes The city of Denver has deployed "angels" across the city at the base of...Read More»

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
What's New for 2019: Mitsubishi

If you're in the market for a crossover SUV or a pint-size city car, Mitsubishi has you covered in 2019. For anything else, well, keep shopping. The Mitsubishi lineup doesn't see many major changes this year, although most of the automaker's four models have some minor updates. The automaker's...Read More»

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Denver to reward drivers who don't park in bike lanes

The city of Denver has deployed "angels" across the city at the base of the Rocky Mountains—only these angels don't wear wings. Instead, they're armed with rewards for drivers who park correctly. According to a CBS4 Denver report on Monday, police officers on bicycles are on the hunt for...Read More»

2019 Honda Insight
IIHS reveals list of 2019 Top Safety Pick+ winners

The results are in for 2019 model year vehicles and 30 vehicles earned the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS. This year, the IIHS raised the bar even higher when considering its top award. Unlike last year, new cars needed to earn a "Good" rating in the passenger-side small overlap...Read More»

Pronto.AI self-driving car system
Driverless car road trip, Ex-Nissan chief arrested again, 800V electric pickup truck: What's New @ The Car Connection

Self-driving car engineer drove cross-country without touching steering wheel Ex-Waymo engineer Anthony Levandowski could have dozed off as he made a coast-to-coast trip behind the wheel of a self-driving test car. He claims to have not touched the steering wheel of the car when it was on the...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
874,000 Ford F-Series pickup trucks recalled over fire risk

Ford on Friday announced that it will recall 874,000 full-size and heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada due to a defective engine block heater wiring assembly that could start a fire. The recall covers 2015-2019 Ford F-150 pickups and 2017-2019 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty...Read More»

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