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Nissan recalls 91K Titan pickup trucks for wiring short
Nissan recalls 91K Titan pickup trucks for wiring short

Nearly 100,000 versions of Nissan's full-size Titan pickup truck will be recalled. Per documents the automaker filed with the NHTSA, which the agency made public this week, the truck may be at risk of an electrical short. Specifically, 2017-2019 Nissan Titans are part of the recall and the campaign...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Green machine: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid debuts with solar roof for better fuel economy

Following the reveal of the dramatic-looking 2020 Hyundai Sonata, the South Korean brand gave us our first look at the sedan's more frugal sibling. On Monday, the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid bowed and features a solar roof to make the hybrid powertrain a smidge more efficient. The brand estimates...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride is a Top Safety Pick, but only with certain headlights

Safety-conscious car shoppers have another SUV to put on their list. The 2020 Kia Telluride is an IIHS Top Safety Pick, but there's a catch. The SUV earned the award, but only when equipped with specific headlights. To qualify as a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, vehicles must earn "Good" ratings in...Read More»

Traffic roundabout Photo: IIHS
Imagine a world without stoplights; IIHS says roundabouts may be safer than intersections

Roundabouts, traffic circles, rotaries, whatever they're called, the IIHS has delivered good news: they may create safer roads for drivers. A new study from the insurance industry-funded safety group found roundabouts not only helped reduce crashes in areas that would typically employ a traditional...Read More»

Cadillac Marketplace ParkWhiz parking app
King of the garage: Cadillac's app can help find open parking spots

Cadillac owners can now find parking and pay for a spot even before they arrive. General Motors' luxury brand said Friday that ParkWhiz will be availalbe in the Cadillac Marketplace in-car app system. Marketplace provides owners a digital mall of apps to order food, reserve tables, and now pay for...Read More»

2019 Nissan Skyline (Japan spec)
Nissan ProPilot 2.0 driver assistance debuts in Japan, but won't be in the US for a while

Nissan's ProPilot driver assistance system received a few notable upgrades in Japan, though it may be some time before the system is ready for a road trip in the U.S. According to an Automotive News (subscription required), the Japanese automaker needs to do quite a bit of work before ProPilot 2.0...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
Shifting away: Hyundai drops manual transmissions for 2020 Veloster Turbo, Elantra trims

Two more Hyundai vehicles will be offered solely with automatic transmissions for the 2020 model year. The South Korean brand said this week for the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and Veloster Turbo, their available 6-speed manual transmissions have been discontinued for both vehicles. The end of the manual...Read More»

2020 Subaru Legacy
2020 Subaru Legacy price undercuts competition at $23,645

Sedan shoppers looking for all-wheel drive land at Subaru dealerships often. The Japanese brand will give rivals a run for their money as the 2020 Subaru Legacy will start at $23,645 when it goes on sale this year. All prices include a mandatory destination charge. The base price reflects a minor...Read More»

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid earns coveted Top Safety Pick+

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid did all the right things for the IIHS to name it a Top Safety Pick+ this week, its highest honor. Unlike the Top Safety Pick award, the Top Safety Pick+ requires a "Good" rating in each of the insurance industry-funded safety group's crash tests. The 2019 Crosstrek...Read More»

2020 Cadillac CT5 Luxury
2020 Cadillac CT5 costs $37,890 to start, more than $10,000 less than CTS

Cadillac's latest luxury sedan has a comparatively affordable price. The 2020 Cadillac CT5 will hit dealers with a $37,890 price to start, including mandatory destination charges, which is far less than the CTS that it replaces, which costs $47,990 to start. The sub-$40,000 cost will put buyers...Read More»

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