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Subaru Forester, Ascent included in engine-related recall expansion

Saturday  01:50,   14 december 2019
cnet

PCV valves remain the culprit.The previous recall, filed back in October, included 205,000 Crosstrek and Impreza models from the 2017 and 2018 model years. The latest filing on Dec. 2 with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration adds... >>>

Why the Audi Q8 got the RS treatment but the Q7 didn't

Saturday  01:15,   14 december 2019
autoblog

Why the Audi Q8 got the RS treatment but the Q7 didn't"We chose the Q8 to become an RS because, in our core markets, customer demands focus on the very design-oriented SUV-coupe body style," Audi spokeswoman Susanne Mellinghoff told us. She... >>>

Honda self-driving technology coming next year, report says

Saturday  00:30,   14 december 2019
cnet

The report says the technology will be a Level 3 system for Japan and let drivers keep their eyes off the road.According to a report from Nikkei Asian Review on Friday, Honda plans to launch a Level 3 self-driving system with the Legend sedan next... >>>

Another Takata airbag recall takes shape, could affect 100 million inflators

Friday  23:45,   13 december 2019
cnet

Without evidence that another potential issue won't cause problems, NHTSA could demand yet another recall.Bloomberg reported on Thursday that the clock is ticking for the supplier that absorbed bankrupt Takata, TK Services, nee Key Safety... >>>

General Motors dishes out $1.5 billion for next Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon

Friday  23:26,   13 december 2019
cnet

$1 billion is reserved for the Wentzville, Missouri, plant that will build the next-gen models.The automaker specifically said it is not sharing any details about the next pickup trucks at this time, so no news on that front. However, the investment >>>

Kia Is Getting a New Logo

Friday  23:05,   13 december 2019
caranddriver

Trademark applications tipped us off to the new logo, which was also recently featured on the Imagine concept car. Korean automaker Kia has applied for a new logo design, pictured above, in an application filed with the Korean trademark office.The... >>>

Tesla Cybertruck might not be a Ford F-150 rival, noting classification document

Friday  22:50,   13 december 2019
cnet

The Cybertruck may actually be a medium-duty truck, which wouldn't compete with a light-duty pickup like the F-150.Instead, according to documents Tesla filed with the California Air Resources Board, "[the Cybertruck] should very likely qualify... >>>

The Wheels on Our Long-Term 2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali Are Heavy—*Really* Heavy

Friday  22:36,   13 december 2019
caranddriver

Imagine changing a tire on this sucker when each wheel and tire weighs this much! “It would cost approximately $165,000 to send one of the Yukon’s wheels (tire included) into orbit aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9.” – Charley Ladd, road warriorOur long-term >>>

The 2020 Genesis G90 is the Luxury Sedan for Eisenhower Voters

Friday  22:15,   13 december 2019
caranddriver

The G90 continues to chase a definition of luxury that might be going out of style, but still has merit in a crossover world.Meet the New Face of... >>>

Tesla Cybertruck will likely get medium-duty truck classification like Ford Super Duty and others

Friday  21:55,   13 december 2019
autoblog

EVs are heavy, and this is a big EVThe reason is the Cybertruck will probably be quite heavy. Vehicle classes are based on gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR). This is basically the absolute maximum a vehicle can weigh, comprising the car's weight... >>>

Watching This Little Toyota Tercel Conquer Intense Off-Road Trails Gives Me Life

Friday  21:45,   13 december 2019
roadandtrack

Not bad for a 22-year-old Toyota wagon.Mark Sakurado, owner of this Tercel, recently shared a collection of pictures and videos to the Gambler 500 Rally group on Facebook, showing off the capabilities of his 32-year-old Toyota economy car. It's an... >>>

2019 Audi A6, A7 interior digital display

Friday  21:45,   13 december 2019
autoblog

2019 Audi A6, A7 interior digital... >>>

Tesla updates Model 3 prices as federal EV tax credits expire

Friday  20:57,   13 december 2019
cnet

It's one last hurrah for tax credits on any Tesla vehicle.Heading to the configurator shows prices for the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus now costs $500 more, for a price of $39,990. The cheapest all-wheel-drive Model 3 is still the Long... >>>

2020 Chevy Corvette: No, the C8 isn't sold out yet

Friday  20:25,   13 december 2019
cnet

Chevrolet has received thousands of preorders for the car, but it's not sold out.So when reports saying the 2020 Corvette was "sold out" before production even fired up at the Bowling Green plant, it likely left more than a few fans melancholy.... >>>

Aston Martin's $8 Million DB4 GT Zagato Continuation Drives as Good as it Looks

Friday  20:11,   13 december 2019
roadandtrack

For that kind of money, that's no surprise.Henry Catchpole, the same lucky U.K.-based journalist who got to test drive the normal DB4 GT continuation two years ago, was invited by Aston for a go at the Zagato model. Let loose on Silverstone... >>>