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Auto review: The 2021 Kia Sorento is one you’ll remember

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Cars can be like that too: so boring, humdrum and unmemorable that driving them is as thrilling as buying a new box of dryer softener sheets.

Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic

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Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic by failing to account for a drop in driving and crashes.

New or used? Either way, price hikes squeeze US auto buyers

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The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

2021 Porsche Taycan RWD erases most differences between electric and gasoline vehicles

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It’s time to stop talking about electric cars like they’re odd and radically different, a new kind of transportation.

Auto review: For 2021, Toyota’s second-fastest car is a hybrid crossover SUV

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Available in sporty SE and XSE trim, the Prime runs for 42 miles solely on electricity, returning the equivalent of 94 mpg, before running in standard hybrid mode, returning 40 mpg in city driving, 36 mpg highway.

Kia and Hyundai recovering from days-long network outages

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Kia Motors America says it’s restoring services crippled by a computer network outage that began Saturday and which apparently affected dealers’ ability to order vehicles and parts and knocked offline a smartphone app that owners use to remotely start and warm up vehicles.

Ford loses track of dangerous air bags, forcing 2 recalls

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Ford has lost track of some older Takata air bags that can explode and hurl shrapnel, so it's recalling more than 154,000 vehicles in North America to check for them.

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025

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Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines.

GM’s Chevy Bolt SUV joins parade of new US electric vehicles

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Whether people want them or not, automakers are rolling out new electric vehicle models as the industry responds to stricter pollution regulations and calls to reduce emissions to fight climate change.

200-mph+ Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing super-sedan restores brand’s performance halo

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Take that, skeptics. The first two cars from Cadillac’s new Blackwing super-performance subbrand should silence the critics who decried the brand’s tinkering with the established V-series name for its fastest and most powerful vehicles.

Auto review: Tough-looking new 2022 Nissan Frontier and Pathfinder recall 1980s trucks

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Nissan hopes the radically restyled 2022 models of its Frontier midsize pickup and Pathfinder three-row family hauling SUV will ignite sales when they go on sale this summer.

Mercedes recalls vehicles for emergency-call location error

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Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles because the software in their emergency-call systems could send responders to the wrong location after a crash.

Auto review: 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI continues on the road more awesomely traveled

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2021 VW Golf GTI 2.0T Autobahn: Is this still the best inexpensive playdate?

Autoworkers face dimmer future in a new era of electric cars

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When General Motors boldly announced its goal last month to make only battery-powered vehicles by 2035, it didn't just mark a break with more than a century of making internal combustion engines.

Auto review: The 2021 Rolls-Royce Wraith is the perfect car to drive when you...

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I’m sure that the cost of your car or truck is probably bothering you right now, if for no other reason than you’re undoubtedly not using it much.

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