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Redesigned 2022 Hyundai Tucson compact SUV starts at $26,135, Hybrid at $30,235

2022 Hyundai TucsonThe redesigned 2022 Hyundai Tucson comes with a larger engine, a hybrid option, a sharp new design, more standard tech, and a new trim hierarchy that's $400-$2,500 more expensive than the 2021 Tucson. The automaker announced pricing on Monday, but hasn't disclosed the equipment that comes with each trim. The redesigned compact crossover will no...

Review update: 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid proves leaders innovate

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid“Artists lead and hacks ask for a show of hands,” Steve Jobs said in the biopic of the same name. Like Jobs, Ford’s leading the pickup race with the innovative 2021 F-150 Hybrid while the other truck makers are hacking to keep pace. Ford spokesperson Dawn McKenzie told me that customers didn’t ask for a generator to be...

Ford F-150 Hybrid revisited, Durango Hellcat driven, VW ID.4 range check: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Ford F-150 HybridReview update: 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid proves leaders innovate The redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid is smarter, more powerful, more efficient, and comes with a generator that’s worth the upcharge. GM, Mercedes recall newer trucks, SUVs for Continental tire failure Sensitive sidewalls in Conti tires leads to a recall of roughly 35,000...

GM, Mercedes recall newer trucks, SUVs for Continental tire failure

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 dieselGeneral Motors and Mercedes-Benz are recalling newer trucks and SUVs equipped with Continental tires for a potential break in the sidewall that increase the risk of a crash, the NHTSA announced Monday. Continental said in a statement that the tires were cured too long and "may experience a carcass break in the sidewall with sudden air loss or...

2021 Honda Ridgeline

2021 Honda RidgelineWhat kind of car is the 2021 Honda Ridgeline? What does it compare to? The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is a mid-size pickup that splits the difference between crossover SUVs and utilitarian trucks such as the Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, and Ford Ranger. Is the 2021 Honda Ridgeline a good car? Sold in Sport, RTL, and RTL-E trim levels, the 2021...