Aaron Cole, Managing Editor

Aaron Cole is Managing Editor of Internet Brands Automotive Group’s portfolio of car sites. Forced into early retirement before his 1988 debut bout against “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase for the Intercontinental Championship belt, Aaron was a longtime editor and columnist at newspapers spanning the Louisiana and Gadsden purchases and the Northwest Territories. He’s a proud Colorado native and currently lives in Denver. When he’s not writing about cars, he’s driving them. And when he’s not driving them, he’s probably eating or sleeping because you need to do that too.



The BMW X4 is a sleek luxury compact crossover that's based on the X3. They share common drivetrains and general dimensions, but the X4's dramatic roofline gives it a stylish shape that's in demand. It's the same idea applied to BMW's larger SUVs—the X5 and the derivative X6. Like the X6, the...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

For years, Mercedes-Benz GLC crossover buyers have talked about their luxury ride. This year, the 2020 GLC-Class talks back. With the new GLC, Mercedes-Benz adds its latest infotainment system and a slightly more powerful engine. Like last year, the GLC-Class is available as a crossover...Read More»

2020 Buick Encore GX
Buick Encore

The Buick Encore is the smallest crossover SUV available from the automaker. The Encore was new in 2013, and received an update for 2017. At its inception, it was something of a revelation: an upmarket, subcompact crossover and it has been a hit for Buick. For the 2020 model year, Buick added a new...Read More»

President Donald Trump (Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons)
Automakers brace as Trump threatens imports from Mexico with tariffs

President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to tax goods imported to the U.S. from Mexico with a 5% tariff beginning June 10 to curb illegal immigration. Trump announced the policy shift on Twitter, saying Mexico would need to curtail illegal immigrants flowing from Mexico to the U.S. or he would...Read More»

2019 Land Rover Discovery Td6
Review update: 2019 Land Rover Discovery Td6 smooths off-roader's rougher edges

Diesel powertrains might be on the ropes, but what’s left hits like a freight train. The 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 is one of the last left standing due to its outstanding applications including the three-row 2019 Land Rover Discovery TD6. For some, the smoother lines of this...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Chevrolet Trailblazer

The Chevrolet Trailblazer is a name that's applied to various crossovers and SUVs throughout its history, most recently a small crossover sized between the Chevy Trax and Equinox. The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer will go on sale in early 2020. MORE: Read our 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer preview The new...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer preview

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is a compact crossover that slots into the automaker's lineup between the smaller Trax and the bigger Equinox. Although the Trailblazer's dimensions place it closer to the small end of Chevy's crossover lineup, it's more closely associated with the bigger...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer crossover revealed: Small utility goes long on heritage

The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer that made its debut Wednesday takes one of the automaker's cherished names from history for a new spin. The crossover that will arrive in dealers early next year will be bigger than the subcompact Trax but smaller than the Equinox and Blazer and will aim for younger...Read More»

2020 Buick Encore GX
2020 Buick Encore GX crossover revealed: Premium 'tweener by way of Korea

Buick's once-bare crossover SUV lineup is filling fast. The automaker announced Wednesday that the Korea-sourced 2020 Buick Encore GX will slot between the smaller Encore and the larger Envision. Buick didn't say how much the Encore GX would cost, nor when it would arrive in dealerships. With the...Read More»

Renault logo and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logo
Fiat Chrysler proposes mega-merger with Renault in auto industry shakeup

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles submitted a proposal Monday to merge with French automaker Renault in a multibillion-dollar deal that could create the world's third-largest automaker by volume. The equity offer would merge the automakers equally and combine complementary vehicle lineups together into a...Read More»

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