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  1. The 2019 Honda Ridgeline and 2019 Honda Pilot are subject to a new recall over concerns that their side-curtain airbags may not deploy properly. In documents filed with the NHTSA in late November and published this week, the automaker said the pillar mounting holes in both the Pilot and Ridgeline may be larger than intended. If the holes are too...View the full article
  2. 2019 Ford Ranger pickup truck to be rated as high as 23 mpg combined, Ford says According to Ford, the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck will return best-in-class fuel economy for gasoline-powered trucks. The automaker said on Tuesday the 2019 Ranger is estimated to return 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined. Three-cylinder powered...View the full article
  3. According to Ford, the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck will return best-in-class fuel economy for gasoline-powered trucks. The automaker said on Tuesday the 2019 Ranger is estimated to return 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined. Those figures are for a two-wheel-drive Ranger, while the four-wheel-drive model predictably returns...View the full article
  4. Ford Focus models powered by the automaker's inline-3 engine and mated to a 6-speed manual transmission are subject to a new recall. In documents filed with the NHTSA in late November and published this week, Ford said the models could experience a clutch fracture, which can cause a transmission fluid leak. The presence of transmission fluid near...View the full article
  5. Mercedes-Benz has recalled some of its brand new models to address faulty address sensors which may cause seatbelt tensioners to not function. In documents filed with the NHTSA last month that were published this week, Mercedes-Benz said it will recall 5,433 vehicles to fix seatbelts that may not register when an occupant buckles in. The sensor...View the full article
  6. Lyft recognizes its most popular destinations in major cities Ride-share giant Lyft is keeping track of where its customers go. On Monday, it released a list of the most popular destinations in some of America's biggest cities. Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles Most owners celebrate when their car's odometer turns...View the full article
  7. Ride-share giant Lyft is keeping track of where its customers go. On Monday, it released a list of the most popular destinations in some of America's biggest cities. Called the "Lyftie" awards, the ride-share company delved into its data to find the most visited bar, gym, concert venue, brunch spot, late-night restaurant, late-night neighborhood...View the full article
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    2019 Volvo S90

    The 2019 Volvo S90 is a mid-size luxury sedan seemingly without pretense. Its dynamite shape is complemented by an interior that’s spa-chic and technology that’s impressive, but not in your face. This year, the S90 adds an Excellence trim level that may tempt six figures but even it’s not gaudy. The 2019 Volvo S90 earns a 7.2 on...View the full article
  9. The two largest ride-sharing companies reportedly filed for initial public offerings as of last week. Lyft and Uber are said to debut as public companies as soon as the first quarter of 2019. The New York Times reported on Friday that Uber filed for its IPO the day before, the same day rival Lyft filed identical documents to start the IPO process...View the full article
  10. Mercedes-Benz recalls 104,000 cars over false airbag status error An computer error that may not tell owners when the passenger-side airbag has been deactivated prompted Mercedes-Benz to issue a new recall for 104,663 vehicles. Black Friday saw 0% financing return, but don't expect low rates to stick around As Americans dive deeper into the...View the full article
  11. Most owners celebrate when their car's odometer turns over 100,000 miles, but for Farrah Haines that was a mere early footnote in the life of her 2013 Hyundai Elantra. Haines' Elantra recently clocked 1 million miles—in just five years. She's a delivery who puts on about 200,000 annually. According to her story she shared with the automaker...View the full article
  12. An computer error that may not tell owners when the passenger-side airbag has been deactivated prompted Mercedes-Benz to issue a new recall for 104,663 vehicles. A software and signal error could show that the airbag is on and active when it's actually dormant. Owners who aren't aware of the airbag status are at greater risk of injury if the...View the full article
  13. As Americans dive deeper into the holiday shopping season, many consumers were tempted with Black Friday new-car deals promoting 0-percent financing. However, buyers shouldn't get too comfortable with interest-free deals again as they continue to evaporate from dealerships' toolboxes to sell new cars. Automotive News (subscription required) said...View the full article
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    2019 Volvo V60

    The 2019 Volvo V60 station wagon is a key to a club—an exclusive one, at that. It’s a compact luxury wagon for those willing to write off high-riding crossover SUVs as a trend. Count us in that camp, which is why we rate the 2019 V60 at 7.2 out of 10 points. (Read more about how we rate cars.) It turns out that there aren’t many...View the full article
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    2019 Lexus GS

    We should all be as lucky as the 2019 Lexus GS mid-size luxury sedan. Despite the four-door’s relative age among competitors, the Lexus GS still looks handsome, offers reasonable luxury features and safety system, and competes with a lower price than more popular offerings from Mercedes-Benz and BMW. This year, the GS pares its powertrain...View the full article
  16. 2018 Jeep Wrangler fails European crash test European crash testers gave the 2018 Jeep Wrangler a scathing one-star rating. Europe's New Car Assessment Program said the off-roader earned the poor rating due in part to its lack of modern active safety equipment. Three VWs recalled over lack of warning when key is left in ignition A handful of new...View the full article
  17. We learned Tuesday that the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Z71 does not do subtle. The 2020 Silverado HD High Country unveiled by the automaker Thursday is no quieter about its intentions than the Z71 off-roader, but its more conventional grille gives the big pickup truck a look a hair less polarizing. Or maybe it's because we've grown accustomed to...View the full article
  18. European crash testers gave the 2018 Jeep Wrangler a scathing one-star rating. Europe's New Car Assessment Program said the off-roader earned the poor rating due in part to its lack of modern active safety equipment. The latest Wrangler is one of few new cars not available with automatic emergency braking, a feature that can prevent wrecks...View the full article
  19. The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to approve a minimum wage for drivers of ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber. At the end of this year, drivers will be paid a mandated $17.22 per hour, which accounts for expenses, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The Commission's vote makes New York the first U.S. city to require...View the full article
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    2019 Nissan Kicks

    The 2019 Nissan Kicks proves that basic motoring doesn’t have to be boring. Splitting the difference between subcompact hatchback and crossover SUV, the 2019 Kicks is a full-flavored small car that offers a lot of features for the money. It’s lighter on refinement than tech, however, which explains its 5.2 out of 10 rating. (Read more...View the full article
  21. Waymo promised it would launch a public self-driving ride-share service by the end of 2018, but instead, it will start with a limited-scale service for screened riders. Google's self-driving car subsidiary unveiled Waymo One on Wednesday, which provides self-driving taxis to a few hundred riders the company has already cleared as part of its early...View the full article
  22. Startup electric-car builder Rivian's CEO sees a different future for dealerships Rivian made a splash at the 2018 LA Auto Show after it debuted the R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV. Although the startup automaker plans for two vehicles that are far outside the norm of legacy automakers, the company's CEO still sees a future for...View the full article
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    What's New for 2019: Land Rover

    Tradition runs deep and Land Rover. Unfortunately, that tradition meant—until this year–that advanced smartphone compatibility wasn't something the British off-roaders did. That's all changed this year. Every Land Rover adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Additionally, the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport finally became...View the full article
  24. Rivian made a splash at the 2018 LA Auto Show after it debuted the R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV. Although the startup automaker plans for two vehicles that are far outside the norm of legacy automakers, the company's CEO still sees a future for dealerships, albeit a modified one. RJ Scaringe, Rivian founder and CEO, told Motor...View the full article
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    2019 Audi A6

    The 2019 Audi A6 occupies the middle better than Joe DiMaggio on a sunny day. The Yankee Clipper and Audi mid-size skipper also have similar levels of public restraint, unfazed by stars among their ranks. The Audi A6 is new this year and splits the difference in Audi’s sedan lineup—between the more popular A4 and more opulent A8. The...View the full article
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