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Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups
- Most Americans aren’t ready to trust self-driving vehicles. If that’s going to change as automated travel nears, consumer advocates say that federal regulators responsible for protecting the motoring public must set and enforce rigorous safety standards for the fledgling technology. But there...
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Kia Offers Performance-Oriented Test Drives For SEMA Attendees Kia Offers Performance-Oriented Test Drives For SEMA Attendees
Kia jumped into SEMA this year in a big way by offering attendees a chance to experience the new Stinger GT. The sportback, due next month, was tested extensively on the Nürburgring circuit. Kia’s performance car offers a rigid, stiff chassis, an advanced 8-speed automatic, and a number of aerodynamic...
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New Cars Losing Ground on Reliability New Cars Losing Ground on Reliability
New technology that makes cars easier to drive, more fuel efficient, and better connected could also be the reasons why new cars are less reliable than they’ve been in the past. It wasn’t that long ago when a car buyer could take home a sedan with a 5-speed manual transmission, a CD player, a steering...
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Why Genesis Chose to Build a Twin-Turbo V-6 for Its First Sports Sedan Why Genesis Chose to Build a Twin-Turbo V-6 for Its First Sports Sedan
- - Nearly every luxury automaker with a performance sedan relies on the brand and model’s history to define its identity. Heritage is a priceless attribute, but the ability to break free and create something unique is even more exciting. - Enter Genesis, the au courant luxury brand from South Korea....
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Cars without Commitment: Fair Says It Has Hatched a New Method of Vehicle “Ownership” Cars without Commitment: Fair Says It Has Hatched a New Method of Vehicle “Ownership”
- You’ve heard it before. Traditional notions of buying, selling, and even owning cars are being challenged by eager startups as well as established automakers. There is Ford’s focus on mobility. GM has its Maven and Book by Cadillac ride-sharing programs. And new online and app-based companies...
Cars without Commitment: Fair Says It Has Hatched a New Method of Vehicle “Ownership” »
Cars without Commitment: Fair Says It Has Hatched a New Method of Vehicle “Ownership” Cars without Commitment: Fair Says It Has Hatched a New Method of Vehicle “Ownership”
- You’ve heard it before. Traditional notions of buying, selling, and even owning cars are being challenged by eager startups as well as established automakers. There is Ford’s focus on mobility. GM has its Maven and Book by Cadillac ride-sharing programs. And new online and app-based companies...
Cars without Commitment: Fair Says It Has Hatched a New Method of Vehicle “Ownership” »
Can’t Get No—What? Appliances Are More Satisfying Than Cars? Can’t Get No—What? Appliances Are More Satisfying Than Cars?
- When Mick Jagger sang, “I can’t get no satisfaction,” he could have been talking about his car, but he was probably talking about his dishwasher. At least that’s the implication from the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, in which we learn that consumers are more likely to be charmed...
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To Lease or to Buy? Here Are Some Answers to the New-Car Shopper’s Biggest Question To Lease or to Buy? Here Are Some Answers to the New-Car Shopper’s Biggest Question
- Are you in the market for a luxury car? Or a beater? Or maybe something you intend to keep till it’s a beater? Are you dutifully committed when it comes to vehicle-related responsibilities, or are you flakier than a fresh-baked croissant? When it comes to getting a vehicle, there are a lot of...
To Lease or to Buy? Here Are Some Answers to the New-Car Shopper’s Biggest Question »
‘Cavalier Attitude’ Toward Safety Won’t Help Push for Self-Driving, Report Warns ‘Cavalier Attitude’ Toward Safety Won’t Help Push for Self-Driving, Report Warns
- Nine years after an employee warned of a flaw in certain ignition switches, General Motors began recalling millions of vehicles to repair the defect. Nine years after the first recall for Takata airbags that can shower vehicle occupants with deadly shrapnel, the company still hasn’t replaced all...
‘Cavalier Attitude’ Toward Safety Won’t Help Push for Self-Driving, Report Warns »
Hot Commodity: Late-Model Volkswagen TDIs, New or Used, Are Rare and Selling for a Bundle Hot Commodity: Late-Model Volkswagen TDIs, New or Used, Are Rare and Selling for a Bundle
- Although Volkswagen has paid dearly for its mistakes leading up to its diesel-emissions scandal, most owners of 2.0-liter TDI models have emerged relatively well off, thanks to the restitution and buyback terms of the $10 billion settlement program. Volkswagen dealerships haven’t fared too badly,...
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