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2020 Genesis G70: A new small luxury sedan. Will it rival its big brothers for value? Price: $48,995 as tested. The Elite Package added low-beam assist, sunroof, and more for $1,750; the Prestige Package added around-view monitor, head-up display, and more for $2,500. Conventional wisdom: Car and Driver likes the "fun-to-drive nature, classy interior styling, fantastic value proposition," but ...

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Mazda shoppers might be understandably confused these days. The charming ads - the ones where the kid whispered "ZOOM ZOOM" at the end - have been replaced by a generic "Feel Alive" lifestyle campaign that might as well be selling you tennis shoes. And the brand's latest, four-digit CX-30 SUV is an alphanumeric migraine that doesn't fit in the brand's simple, single-digit sedan lineup (Mazda ...

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. - By all rights, Bryan Salesky might be the last guy you'd expect to hear managing expectations about fully self-driving vehicles becoming reality, and doing so in volume. As CEO of Argo AI, he helps lead the autonomous-vehicle programs for partners Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG. He's an early alum of Google's self-driving vehicle program, a product of Carnegie-Mellon ...

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State lawmakers and regulators are turning their eyes to the road in the fight against climate change, recognizing that the transportation sector now produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other portion of the economy. They are finding few simple solutions. The Transportation and Climate Initiative released a proposal last month to limit the amount of carbon that fuel suppliers are ...

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GMC's Sierra 2500 HD (heavy duty) is a capable work truck with a heart of comfort and luxury. The next generation 2500 Sierra Denali for 2020 comes in four-wheel-drive Crew Cab with a six-foot, nine-inch standard bed or an available eight-foot bed. Base price is $63,700 (plus $1,595 freight), with the longer bed adding $200. For 2020, the Sierra 2500 Denali is larger and bolder, the ...

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Appearance no longer seems to matter much. We live in an era where torn jeans are considered fashionable and a glamourous room is one decorated with rotted old barn wood and rusty metal tables. Today's design aesthetic seems to be a perverse poverty chic. This is why the 2020 Honda Passport is the perfect embodiment of today's anti-aesthetic aesthetic. Resuscitating a name first used in 1993 ...

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2020 Kia Soul GT-Line: The Soul of a hot rodder? Price: $29,055 as tested, including $345 for fancy white paint, $130 for carpeted floor mats, and $95 for a cargo tray. Conventional wisdom: Consumer Reports likes the "controls, access, CVT feels like conventional transmission, braking," but not the "ride, engine noise." Marketer's pitch: "Next-level versatility." Reality: Better yet - the Soul ...

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Filled with software and sensors, connected to our smartphones and featuring an increasing number of interactive screens, there is arguably no piece of consumer technology today as complex as automobiles. It makes sense then, that cars are a big part of the annual Consumer Electronics Show i…

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Automakers use the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to get creative. Sometimes the results can seem a little too creative — we don't expect to see connected streetlights or adaptive sidewalks, as some companies have pitched in years past, anytime soon.