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Friday, August 14, 2020

GM Split Into Electric Vehicle Maker and The Other

GM Split Into Electric Vehicle Maker and The Other

General Motors should spin off its electric vehicle operations into a stand-alone company, which would unlock "considerable" shareholder value, give the new company access to cheap capital to fund expected growth, and provide the ability to attract and retain talent, Deutsche Bank analysts say, adding that GM may be co ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition The Spirit of Waku Doki

2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition The Spirit of Waku Doki

The transformation of Toyota’s persona into a maker of fun-to-drive vehicles continues with the limited-run Corolla Apex Edition for 2021. Waku doki. ... Continue reading

Jeep Wrangler Tips Over During IIHS Crash Test - See Video

Jeep Wrangler Tips Over During IIHS Crash Test - See Video

The 2019-20 Jeep Wrangler 4-door earns a marginal rating in the driver-side small overlap front crash test because it tipped over onto its passenger side after striking the barrier. ... Continue reading

Two Volvo SUVs earn 2020 IIHS safety awards

Two Volvo SUVs earn 2020 IIHS safety awards

The 2020 Volvo XC90 and XC60, both midsize luxury SUVs, qualify for 2020 safety awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after earning an advanced rating in the Institute's pedestrian crash avoidance test. The XC90 earns the highest award, TOP SAFETY PICK+, while the XC60 earns the TOP SAFETY PICK award. ... Continue reading

Standard good-rated headlights lift 2021 Subaru Ascent to IIHS highest award

Standard good-rated headlights lift 2021 Subaru Ascent to IIHS highest award

2020 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests. ... Continue reading

IIHS Report: Most Risky Drivers Drive Cheapest Most Risky Dangerous Vehicles

IIHS Report: Most Risky Drivers Drive Cheapest Most Risky Dangerous Vehicles

The proportion of U.S. teens killed driving older, smaller vehicles has remained virtually unchanged over the past decade, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows. More than a quarter of teen drivers killed in crashes during 2013-17 were driving micro, mini or small cars, and nearly two-thirds ... Continue reading

2021 Subaru Ascent SUV Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award

2021 Subaru Ascent SUV Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award

Subaru of America, Inc. announced that its full-size, 3-row 2021 Ascent SUV was named a 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2021 Ascent earned the IIHS TSP+ award with the addition of Steering Responsive LED headlights with High Beam Assist as standard equipment. ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus LX 570 Big Strong Luxurious and Competitively Priced

2021 Lexus LX 570 Big Strong Luxurious and Competitively Priced

Lexus SUV - The LX 570 is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 rated to produce 383-horsepower and 403 lb.-ft. of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission routes power to LX’s full-time four-wheel-drive system, which includes a Torsen® limited-slip center differential (with electronic-locking center differential). The LX is r ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Sequoia Joins The Night Edition March

2021 Toyota Sequoia Joins The Night Edition March

Named for California’s massive, majestic redwood trees, the Toyota Sequoia has always been about family adventure. With its robust body-on-frame construction, four-wheel independent suspension, generous ground clearance and 381-horsepower 5.7-liter i-FORCE V8 engine, the Sequoia is one of the most capable full-size S ... Continue reading

Drag Strip Ready: Dodge Announces New 2020 Challenger SRT Super Stock Package Pricing +VIDEO

Drag Strip Ready: Dodge Announces New 2020 Challenger SRT Super Stock Package Pricing +VIDEO

Dodge//SRT continues to push the boundaries of performance and is making it easier for enthusiasts to access that performance by bringing the 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock Package to market, with its 3.09 gear ratio, standard Nitto drag radials at all four corners, lightweight Brembo brakes, uniquely tuned susp ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Police Interceptor More than meets the eye Review By Larry Nutson - If I told you that you could save $3,500 a year in gasoline costs and still get the same performance with a vehicle that meets all your needs, what would you think? ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus LS 500 Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

2020 Lexus LS 500 Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

Luxury At What Price? By Rob Eckaus San Francisco Bureau THE AUTO CHANNEL Despite the sedan seeing declining sales, there is still a huge market for four doors with a proper lower center of gravity and separate, locked area for valuables in the trunk as opposed to a taller SUV or hatchback. Long, sleek lines and superb ... Continue reading

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