The 2020 Audi Q3 offers impressive standard features, but the vehicle you really want costs many thousands more thanks to expensive options. We give it 7 out of 10.  The Q3 comes in three trim levels – Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige – all of which have the option for an S-Line appearance package (though
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No one ever said getting into a car with a stranger was risk-free, but Uber’s disclosure this month of thousands of sexual assaults of its riders and drivers over a two-year period is raising fresh fears — along with renewed calls for reform in the ride-hailing industry. Industry stakeholders have been working to improve the
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Toyota has released pricing details on its family-friendly staple, the Highlander midsize crossover. The redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander is priced from $35,720, making it more expensive than key competitors when you compare base configurations. That price also represents an increase of $2,770 over the base 2019 Toyota Highlander, which came with a 2.7-liter I-4 that’s
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WASHINGTON — The top U.S. auto safety agency said on Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle’s advanced Autopilot driver assistance system after a Tesla Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in Connecticut last week. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s special crash investigation program will
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MADRID — Renault has offered Luca de Meo, CEO of Volkswagen Group’s Seat brand, the job of CEO, Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia reported on Saturday, citing anonymous sources. De Meo, 52, will initially become CEO of Renault for two years before taking over responsibility for the automaker’s alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi, the paper said.
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The 2020 Kia Stinger delivers a rare ride-and-handling balance and ample acceleration in a crisp, practical body. The 2020 Kia Stinger wasn’t merely molded to emulate German uber sedans from BMW and Audi, it was designed to beat them at their own game. Overall the 2020 Stinger succeeds — especially once its reasonable price is
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DETROIT — For legendary dealer Mike Maroone, retirement didn’t take. After stepping down in 2015 from his longtime role as COO of AutoNation Inc., the country’s largest new-vehicle retailer, Maroone pondered his next steps. Getting back into auto retail was his goal — but with a different purpose this time around. Maroone joined AutoNation in
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LOS ANGELES — Nissan wrapped its 2020 Sentra sedan in a more upscale design and loaded it with technology to help it compete in the mass-market compact segment. To do so, the Japanese automaker drew inspiration from near-luxury brands. With a starting price of $20,015 including shipping, the Sentra is a near-entry model aimed at
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By Joey Klender Posted on December 13, 2019 Tesla’s Autopilot and Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) features were recently highlighted in a video depicting the system’s ability to avoid collisions with pedestrians and obstacles. In a series of videos posted on Twitter, Tesla community member and resident hacker @greentheonly demonstrated how Autopilot, under version 2019.40.1.1, safely
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Volkswagen Group is not considering other locations for a new multibrand plant besides Turkey, sources said. Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia were hoping that VW Group would return to an intitial shortlist of sites for the 1.3 billion-euro ($1.4 billion) plant after the VW board postponed the Turkish investment amid international criticism of the Turkey’s military
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The CX-30 costs about as much as many of its competitors, but Mazda doesn’t offer similar equipment as other small crossovers.  Base CX-30s cost $22,495 and include an 8.8-inch infotainment display, 16-inch wheels, cloth upholstery, keyless ignition, Bluetooth connectivity, two USB ports, and active safety features that we cover above. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
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For 100 years, Major League Baseball has employed a farm system to develop players from rough recruits to top performers, able to compete against the best in the world. The tried-and-true method, which allows athletes to hone their skills in a lower-risk environment, has its place in automotive retailing, too. Audi Warwick, a Penske Automotive
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