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2020 Ford Transit Gains New Features, Versatility

Ford takes its commercial vehicle lineup very seriously, so it comes as little surprise the brand is updating the popular Transit van lineup for 2020. While the styling updates are modest, there's a host of new features, new engines and, finally, all-wheel-drive.  When we introduced Transit five years ago, it immediately became America’s go-to full-size van for fleets, small businesses…

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Mazda Slots CX-30 Between CX-3, CX-5 Crossovers

Crossover all the things! That seems to be the mantra with all automakers now, including Mazda. The Japanese automaker has revealed another new crossover SUV in Geneva dubbed the CX-30. This is the Mazda for folks who think the CX-3 is too small and the CX-5 is simply too large.  Mazda says the CX-30 features the latest iteration of the…

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New Alfa Romeo SUV Debuting in Geneva

Alfa Romeo is expected to pull the cover off an all-new SUV model at this month's Geneva Motor Show. While details of the new ute are scarce, it is expected to be a smaller SUV that will slot under the current Stelvio model.  Part of the detail deficit with this Alfa product is its name, although there are reports beginning…

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$35,000 Tesla Model 3 Now Exists

It feels like forever ago that Tesla announced plans to rollout a $35,000 electric car. Well, finally the company has (sort of) made good with its original promise by making a new base Model 3 that starts at $35,000.  Thursday the company announced availability of the new base model, which includes a battery-electric range of 220-miles. It's also worth mentioning…

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Mercedes-Benz GLE Gains AMG 53 Treatment

The redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE isn't even on the market yet, but that isn't stopping the folks at Mercedes-AMG from revealing a new variant of the SUV. Mercedes-AMG has revealed the Mercedes-AMG GLE53, which will offer V-8 like power with the efficiency of a six-cylinder.  The AMG 53 formula is one we know pretty well already after first debuting on…

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Polestar 2 Electric Fastback Revealed

Back in 2017 the Polestar brand announced it was becoming its own with the launch of the Polestar 1, a plug-in hybrid with 600 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque. Now the brand is aiming a little more mainstream with the reveal of the Polestar 2, a battery-electric car with an estimated 275 miles of range.  While Polestar is its…

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GM Keeping Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala on Life Support Six More Months

Back in November General Motors announced plans to axe six passenger cars from its North American lineup, a move that will ultimately idle three assembly plants. However, GM has reversed its decision with two of the sedans; the Cadillac CT6 and Chevrolet Impala will hang around a little longer than expected.  Both the CT6 and Impala were originally slated to…

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Ford Investigating Potential Problems With Fuel Economy, Emissions

Ford Motor Company has announced it is conducting an investigation into its own fuel economy and emission ratings. The company says employees have raised concerns the testing methods utilized by Ford to calculate fuel economy and emissions data to send to regulators could have problems.  Ford has launched the investigation by retaining an independent law firm to examine the automaker's…

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Alleged Next-Generation Ford Ranger Image Surfaces

The all-new Ford Ranger just hit the market within the last months, but that isn't stopping speculation regarding the next iteration of Ford's revived midsize pickup. A new image has surfaced in the media that allegedly could be the next Ranger and it looks nothing like today's truck.  Shown above, the image was discovered by automotive publication Wheels Australia. Immediately one can…

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2020 Ford Escape Engine Details Leaked

First it was the Lincoln Corsair, now details surrounding the 2020 Ford Escape have leaked out by way to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). The documents show some changes to the Escape's engine lineup, including the addition of two hybrid variants.  One of the most notable changes includes Ford's 1.3-liter "Dragon" three-cylinder as the new base engine in…

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