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Genesis has leapt into the luxury crossover SUV market and it stuck the landing. The South Korean automaker’s first crossover SUV, the 2021 Genesis GV80 arrives with stunning good looks, a luxurious interior, and a price that’s substantial but still seems like a value. However, the infotainment system is barely tolerable, the third row is
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Photo: Raphael Orlove Making cars is hard. We know it’s hard because of how many shit shows make it to showroom floors. Teslas that fall apart when it rains too much. Hyundai electric cars that catch on fire. Every first-year Ford. And then, in the eye of this tornado, sits the Kia Telluride. We know
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Gif: IIHS via YouTube Modern cars perform far better in crash tests than their predecessors of decades past — we know this. But it’s far more illuminating to watch those old cars fail at fairly standard tests that most vehicles excel at today. Advertisement This YouTube video of a Dateline segment from 1995 appeared on
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Electric vehicle maker Polestar started small in the U.S. last year. But this year, the Swedish startup will turn it up a notch. The Volvo Cars affiliate will expand its U.S. retail network beyond the first handful of stores it has in California and New York City. Polestar plans to spread across the continental U.S.,
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Toyota’s decision to add at least a third plug-in hybrid nameplate to its U.S. lineup next year bucks an industry trend that has seen other automakers pull back their PHEV offerings as full battery-electric vehicles proliferate. The industry fall-off in plug-ins might be because of the vehicles’ added cost and complexity or the fact that
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In committing billions of dollars to their Ontario assembly plants, the Detroit 3 have signaled that they see Canada as central to their electrification plans — thanks in part to enhanced government incentives. In January, General Motors committed to a $781 million investment in CAMI Assembly in Ingersoll, Ontario, to build its new BrightDrop EV600
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Nothing like a poke in the eye to get the competitive juices flowing. Franchised auto dealers who run on integrity have plenty of reasons to be ticked off after Vroom’s Super Bowl ad. The upstart online used-car retailer used one of the world’s biggest advertising stages to equate dealerships with torture chambers. And it didn’t
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Infiniti’s bestselling model is getting a makeover that will deliver an updated powertrain and a more muscular look. But for the brand’s 204 U.S. dealers, the wait for the arrival of the 2022 QX60 midsize crossover will feel like an eternity. Production of the current-generation QX60 ended in December, but the new version won’t arrive
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Earl Stewart Toyota staff members have been on an aggressive hunt for inventory, but they weren’t seeking RAV4s or Camrys. The dealership in North Palm Beach, Fla., formed a team of six employees in January to find available doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for employees age 65 and up. Now 10 people monitor the local
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