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2019 Hyundai Elantra debuts: Compact car adds safety tech, gets edgier look

2019 Hyundai ElantraThe 2019 Hyundai Elantra bowed at a media event in Park City, Utah on Tuesday night. With updated styling, larger standard wheels, and more safety gear, the 2019 Elantra is a more conservative approach to a sedan that broke the mold for others in its segment only a few years ago. All trims above the base Elantra SE will come with standard active...

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric nearly matches Tesla with its 258-mile range

2019 Hyundai Kona ElectricThe 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric will go almost as far on a charge as a Tesla Model S—and for a lot less money. The EPA said Tuesday that the 2019 Kona Electric will boast a 258-mile range, which gives it the longest electric range of cars offered by full-line automakers. The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV is rated at 238 miles, while the 2018 Nissan...

2019 Honda Pilot driven, $100,000 Lincoln Navigator, Hyundai Kona Electric range: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Honda Pilot2019 Honda Pilot first drive: Soft-roading for the whole family Hiking-style boots with knobby soles and Gore-Tex trim can be found just about anywhere, but there’s a reason that mountaineers don’t shop at Macy’s. US, foreign automakers spar over Trump's NAFTA rework Talks between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are expected to...

2019 Ford Transit

2019 Ford TransitThe 2019 Ford Transit is truth in advertising. It’s a cargo or passenger van with a straightforward look—it’s about what’s inside, not outside. It earns a 4.0 on our overall scale, which is about average for commercial-oriented vans. (Read more about how we rate cars.) This year, the Transit is unchanged from last year...

US, foreign automakers spar over Trump's NAFTA rework

First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017Talks between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are expected to resume Tuesday on President Donald Trump's efforts to rework the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the three countries. No matter what U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo work out Tuesday, if anything, they face...