• Automotive News
    Next Mitsubishi Lancer Joining Crossover Ranks?

    Mitsubishi plans to build a new Lancer. However, instead of it being a hatchback or sedan, the new vehicle could take the shape of a crossover. That’s the conclusion Auto Express came to after speaking with Mitsubishi Motors boss Trevor Mann and the company’s chief designer Tsunehiro Kunimoto. Right now, the Japanese automaker is revamping […]

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    Ford Trimming Car Lineup To Just Two Models, Further Embracing CUVs

    Ford Motor Company, the folks that introduced the car to the masses, will stop building cars almost entirely. The Dearborn, Michigan automaker confirmed Wednesday that over the next few years, almost its entire lineup of sedans and hatchbacks would be discontinued. The sole exceptions were the Mustang sports car and the new Focus Active, a […]

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    GM, Volvo Partner With Amazon to Combat Porch Pirates

    It’s probably happened to a few of us – your order a package, USPS says it’s been delivered, but when you go outside to look for it, it’s not there. Was it nabbed by one of your nosy neighbors or a random porch pirate? Well, there’s good news for Volvo and General Motors owners, as […]

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    2018 Honda Civic Type R Price Increased By $600

    Honda continues to raise the price of its range-topping hot hatch – the Civic Type R. Last November, the Japanese automaker increased the price tag by $215 for the 2018 Civic Type R. The change saw the vehicle’s MSRP rise from $34,775 to $34,990, including the $890 destination charge. Now, Honda has jacked up the […]

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    Fiat 500X Blue Sky Edition Is a Sunny Take on the Small CUV

    Fiat announced its 500X compact crossover will receive a new Blue Sky Edition, which will go on sale this spring. The package, $1,495 on front-wheel-drive models and $1,195 on all-wheel-drive versions, is available on Pop trim models equipped with the nine-speed automatic transmission. The Blue Sky Edition package adds automatic headlamps, fog lights, and, on […]

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    Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Debuts in China, Bound for US?

    At this year’s Beijing Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled a new A-Class sedan specific to the Chinese market. The automaker will reveal another A-Class sedan later that will reach US showrooms this fall as a 2019 model. The new A-Class will be the automaker’s entry-level offering with a starting price of about $30,000 in the US. […]

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    Mild Hybrid Coming to New Ford Focus

    Fuel-economy and emissions regulations are pushing automakers to find new, innovative ways of getting better fuel economy figures out of cars. In addition to offering a 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost engine with cylinder deactivation on the new Focus, the automaker will also offer a mild-hybrid powertrain for the compact vehicle. According to a report by Automotive […]

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    2019 Toyota Avalon Starts at $35,500, Nets Over 30 MPG Highway

    The redesigned 2019 Toyota Avalon’s new starting price is $35,500 (all prices exclude the $895 delivery, processing, and handling) and the top-tier touring trim starts at $42,200. That puts this full-size sedan in the heart of a shrinking segment. The base Avalon’s $35,500 starting price slips right between the $34,155 Maxima and $37,295 LaCrosse. The […]

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    Honda’s Batshit Crazy-Looking Civic Type-R Drives Like Magic

    The three types of performance-car drivetrains are typically ranked thusly in order of preference: 1) All-wheel-drive; 2) Rear-wheel-drive. 3) Front-wheel drive. In reality, that ordering is arguable. Front-wheel-drive isn’t a preference for performance enthusiasts because the physics don’t work well for the kinds of driving we demand. Asking the front wheels to steer, power, and […]