2019 Chevrolet Silverado’s new turbo-4 rated at 21 mpg combined

A new turbo-4 engine found under the hood of the redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Silverado packs a punch—with the thirst for fuel to match. Chevrolet on Wednesday said the new engine found in its 2019 Silverado will be rated by the EPA at 20 mpg city, 23 highway, 21 combined with rear-wheel drive and 19/22/20 mpg […]

Kia turns heads with ProCeed

In the latest new video to join our charts, Kia turns heads with its sporty ProCeed station wagon. Titled “Outspoken Sophistication,” Kia’s clip shows a driver going around town in a red ProCeed, the automaker’s halo model for its Ceed compact family hatchback sold in Europe. The minute-long clip focuses on the vehicle inside and […]

Production shift in Europe could spell end for Buick Cascada

Former General Motors subsidiary Opel’s announcement Tuesday that it will cease production of its four-seat convertible by the end of next year could have major implications for the Buick Cascada. Opel said in a statement that its version of the Cascada convertible “will remain on sale until the end of 2019.” The Cascada was designed […]

Shad Khad’s Flex-n-Gate opens parts plant in Detroit to supply Ford

Detroiter Tashar Mosby (center) cuts the ribbon Monday at the ceremonial grand opening of the new Flex-N-Gate auto parts plant on Detroit’s east side. Mosby was the first employee hired at the new auto parts plant. He was joined (left to right) by Burt Jordan of Ford Motor Co., Gov. Rick Snyder, Mayor Mike Duggan […]

2018 Kia Rio’s added safety tech earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2018 Kia Rio is an award-winning car for safety according to the IIHS. The insurance industry-funded crash testers gave the Rio its Top Safety Pick+ award last week, although those top marks apply only to certain 2018 Rio trim levels. Both the Rio sedan and hatchback models received “Good” ratings all around minus the […]

Porsche celebrates 70 years of thrills

When talk turns to Porsche’s glorious past it’s always about the cars, is it not? There have been so many great ones: The 356, first seen on July 11, 1948, when Herbert Kaes completed a demonstration lap on the streets of Innsbruck, Austria; the 901 that stunned the 1963 Frankfurt show (name later changed to […]

Subaru Outback, Legacy recalled over faulty parking brake

An electronic parking brake that may not do its job prompted Subaru on Thursday to recall about 27,000 of its sedans and crossover SUVs. The recall covers 2010-2014 Subaru Outback and Subaru Legacy vehicles equipped with manual transmissions in the U.S. MORE: Read our 2019 Subaru Legacy and 2019 Subaru Outback reviews At fault is […]

Canadians sore as metal tariffs linger

TORONTO — The new North American pact may have patched up one open trade wound, but for Canadian auto businesses, tariffs on steel and aluminum remain a festering sore. When the metal tariffs were announced in March, Trump administration officials suggested that an exemption might be available for Canada and Mexico if they moved toward […]

2019 Ford Ranger specs reveal stout turbo-4 that overachieves

Anemic bug trucks from the 1990s just got swatted. When the 2019 Ford Ranger goes on sale later this year, the revived mid-sizer from the Blue Oval will pack a wallop. The truckmaker announced Friday that the 2.3-liter turbo-4 under hoods of the new Ranger will tow up to 7,500 pounds, lug up to 1,860 […]

Jeep to recall, inspect 2019 Wrangler for frame, weld defect

Some Jeep Wrangler models have a faulty weld on the front track bar, which keeps the axles centered. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is preparing to recall about 18,000 Jeep Wranglers because of a faulty weld in the frame of the popular SUV that can cause a sudden crash. The automaker will begin the recall before […]