2019-Outlander-PHEV

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV continues to be popular with customers in Europe and North America, with the real-world benefits of the plug-in hybrid vehicle being recognized with recent sales performances and awards. At the AutoMobility show in Los Angeles, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV received Green Car Journal’s 2019 Green SUV of the Year award and …

2019 Porsche Macan

It may be hard to believe, but the Porsche Macan was released nearly five years ago. That’s forever in car years, and Porsche finally decided that the time had come for a “mid-cycle” refresh: a raft of small improvements that should keep the Macan fresh until the next major redesign comes around. To test that …

Mazdaspeed3

Mazda is putting a lot of energy into positioning itself as a solid alternative to European premium brands, but it seems that they don’t intend to get into a performance race with them. The new Mazda 3 offers a unique, forward-thinking engine, a six-speed manual gearbox and available all-wheel drive, but the revival of a …

Genesis G90

Genesis showed off the revised G90 in Korea this week. The flagship sedan receives some big design changes as well as technology updates. The Genesis G90 adopts a new crest-shaped grille that comes to a sharp point at the bottom. On either side are new quad head lamps with a G-Matrix pattern. This pattern imitates …

2020 Land Rover

Land Rover sold over 772,000 Evoques since their fashion SUV’s introduction in 2010, and while the new generation packs a lot more clever gizmos, its even sleeker lines are what will continue to resonate with your luxurious lifestyle. The highlights start with an all-new 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain offering 296 horsepower, which is fifty more than …

2019 Volvo

Volvo’s brand spanking new plant outside Charleston, South Carolina isn’t even running at full steam yet, but already, the automaker is shuffling its production plans in response to rising tensions in global trade. Volvo has cancelled plans to ship its US-built S60 sedan to China, Bloomberg reports, citing a press conference in Detroit with Anders …

2019 Ram 1500

The 2019 Ram 1500 crew cab has improved its scores in crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The redesigned truck earned “Good” ratings in all six crash categories. Last year’s model received “Good” ratings in the moderate front overlap test, side test, and the head restraint and seat test, but “Marginal” …

2019 Silverado GM

As it has done with previous generations, General Motors is keeping the outgoing versions of its 1500 pickups in production despite the arrival of the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and 2019 GMC Sierra. The production of the previous, K2 generation models will begin to be wound down gradually, according to Automotive News, starting with crew …

2019 Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai is recalling over 10,500 model year 2018 Ioniq Plug-In Hybrids and 2017-2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrids at risk of fires from the rear seats. The Main Relay within the Power Relay Assembly may have inadequate connections between its contacts, causing increased electrical resistance. The rear seats are above the Power Relay Assembly, so overheating assemblies …

Safety Tech

Safety TechBut a new study from AAA points out a potential downside to these new technologies: They could cost you big at the repair shop. Vehicles with features such as automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and blind spot monitoring can cost twice as much to repair after a collision, the study says. The added …