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2023 Mini Countryman

2023 MINI COUNTRYMAN

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Mini Countryman? What does it compare to? With the Countryman, Mini takes its retro-inspired design...

2023 Hyundai Kona Electric

2023 HYUNDAI KONA ELECTRIC

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric? What does it compare to? The 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric is, as its name implies,...

 
 
 
2023 GMC Canyon, 2023 Cadillac XT6 top this week's new car news and reviews

2023 GMC CANYON, 2023 CADILLAC XT6 TOP THIS WEEK'S NEW CAR NEWS AND REVIEWS

More 2023 models roll into dealer lots, and automakers this week disclosed the pricing on new and carryover models. Without exception...

2023 Mini Cooper

2023 MINI COOPER

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Mini Cooper? What does it compare to? The Mini Cooper name applies to a bunch of models: two- and...

 
 
 
2023 Nissan Titan price increases to $41,495, adds Midnight Edition

2023 NISSAN TITAN PRICE INCREASES TO $41,495, ADDS MIDNIGHT EDITION

The 2023 Nissan Titan full-size and XD heavy-duty pickup trucks now offer a blacked-out Midnight Edition package and sport slightly...

2023 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2023 GMC SIERRA 2500HD

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 GMC Sierra 2500HD? What does it compare to? The 2023 GMC Sierra HD is a full-size, heavy-duty pickup...

 
 
 
2023 GMC Canyon preview

2023 GMC CANYON PREVIEW

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 GMC Canyon? What does it compare to? The redesigned 2023 GMC Canyon mid-size pickup truck shares its...

2023 Ford Bronco Sport channels 1960s with retro Heritage Editions

2023 FORD BRONCO SPORT CHANNELS 1960S WITH RETRO HERITAGE EDITIONS

The 2023 Ford Bronco Sport follows the path of its big brother Bronco once again with two new Heritage editions inspired by the original...

 
 
 
2023 Ford Ranger stands pat with modest price increase

2023 FORD RANGER STANDS PAT WITH MODEST PRICE INCREASE

The 2023 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck carries over into the new year, contrary to speculation that a new model was due for North...

Older Kia Optima sedans recalled for falling ceiling plates

OLDER KIA OPTIMA SEDANS RECALLED FOR FALLING CEILING PLATES

For drivers of the 2012-2013 Kia Optima sedan, it may seem like the sky is falling. On certain models, a ceiling plate above the driver...

 
 
 
2023 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2023 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500HD

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD? What does it compare to? The full-size, heavy-duty 2023 Chevrolet Silverado...

2023 Ford F-150 Lightning price increases $7,000, tops out near $100,000

2023 FORD F-150 LIGHTNING PRICE INCREASES $7,000, TOPS OUT NEAR $100,000

The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck receives its first price increase since launching last May, and it's a steep one. Base Lightning...

 
 
 
2023 Cadillac XT6

2023 CADILLAC XT6

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Cadillac XT6? What does it compare to? The 2023 Cadillac XT6 is a roomy three-row SUV that compares...

Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS, AMG GT recalled for increased fire risk

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS, CLS, AMG GT RECALLED FOR INCREASED FIRE RISK

Newer versions of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS-Class, and AMG GT are being recalled for a short circuit that increases the risk of...

 
 
 
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2022 Tesla Model S top this week's new car reviews

2023 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, 2022 TESLA MODEL S TOP THIS WEEK'S NEW CAR REVIEWS

The 2023 model year cars keep rolling into dealer lots, albeit in limited supply, and the most visited review we posted this week was...

2023 Buick Envision

2023 BUICK ENVISION

What kind of car is the 2023 Buick Envision? What does it compare to? The Envision compact crossover SUV has a similar footprint as...

 
 
 
Affordable electric cars? Here's the best EV SUVs under $50,000

AFFORDABLE ELECTRIC CARS? HERE'S THE BEST EV SUVS UNDER $50,000

The names might be new but the spin is the same: automakers keep introducing new crossover SUVs, but now, they're electric. Volkswagen...

2023 Cadillac CT4

2023 CADILLAC CT4

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Cadillac CT4? What does it compare to? The 2023 Cadillac CT4 is a compact luxury sedan available in...

 
 
 
Nissan Maxima ends in 2023, could be reborn as electric car

NISSAN MAXIMA ENDS IN 2023, COULD BE REBORN AS ELECTRIC CAR

The Nissan Maxima joins the growing list of sedans driving off into the automotive sunset, Nissan spokesperson Dan Passe confirmed...

Most mid-size cars fail new side crash test instituted by the IIHS

MOST MID-SIZE CARS FAIL NEW SIDE CRASH TEST INSTITUTED BY THE IIHS

Mid-size cars don't hold up as well as crossover SUVs in a new side impact test conducted by the IIHS, the insurance industry-funded...

 
 
 



10 States, 2,400 Miles and More Than 100 Classic Cars

Mechanical failure, sleep deprivation and esprit de corps are all part of the Great Race, an annual rally of vintage vehicles, some more than a century old. Read more ...

Top-tech Xpeng G9 SUV claimed to be world's fastest-charging mass-produced EV

Top-tech Xpeng G9 SUV claimed to be world's fastest-charging mass-produced EV

Chinese automaker Xpeng claims its new G9 flagship SUV will be the world's fastest-charging mass-produced EV, but it's unclear if it might eventually be sold in the United... Read more ...

Analysis: Electric pickups emit less CO2 than the average gasoline truck...

Analysis: Electric pickups emit less CO2 than the average gasoline truck anywhere in the US

Electric pickup trucks have a lower carbon footprint than the average gasoline or diesel truck anywhere in the United States, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in the... Read more ...

Truckmakers drop lawsuit challenging tailpipe emissions standards

Truckmakers drop lawsuit challenging tailpipe emissions standards

A lawsuit from an industry group, challenging California's Omnibus standard for heavy-duty trucks and vans aimed at dramatically cutting emissions, was dropped last week. The... Read more ...

Aston Martin reveals poster-worthy 705-hp DBR22 speedster

Aston Martin reveals poster-worthy 705-hp DBR22 speedster

Aston Martin on Monday revealed the DBR22, a sultry speedster set to make its formal debut on Aug. 19 at 2022 Monterey Car Week. The DBR22 is officially a concept car, though... Read more ...

Infiniti Q60 to bow out after 2022

Infiniti Q60 to bow out after 2022

The Infiniti Q60 is not long for this world. Car and Driver has learned from Infiniti that the 2022 model year will be the last for the handsome coupe. However, production will... Read more ...

BMW M3 Touring Confirmed for South Africa But Not Right Away

When BMW took the covers off the first-ever M3 Touring we were inundated with messages asking if it was coming to South Africa and although we need to be a bit more patient, it... Read more ...

2023 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster spy shots: Hardcore sports car about...

2023 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster spy shots: Hardcore sports car about to drop its top

Aston Martin unveiled a new generation of its V12 Vantage in March, and sadly the car has been confirmed as the last of its kind. Aston Martin said at the time that just 333... Read more ...

Patent drawings likely reveal Volvo XC90's electric successor

Patent drawings likely reveal Volvo XC90's electric successor

Volvo is set to unveil a successor to its popular XC90 later this year, and the vehicle looks to have been revealed early by way of patent drawings filed by Volvo with the... Read more ...

2023 Kawasaki Ninja 400 First Look Preview

2023 Kawasaki Ninja 400 First Look Preview

Kawasaki's bantamweight sportbike is back for another round. The Ninja 400 and its variations are among the 20 other sport , retro sport, naked , cruiser , adventure-touring... Read more ...