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Nissan forges the same path with 2020 Pathfinder

2020 Nissan PathfinderThe 2020 Nissan Pathfinder will lumber down same path its been on since 2017, when it was last updated. While other automakers have ushered in new models to compete for three-row buyers—redesigns and new launches in 2020 alone include the new Kia Telluride, Hyundai Palisade, Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander—Nissan seems content to let...

2020 Ford Escape review, Tesla Model S Plaid on Nurburgring, VW's electric vehicles: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Ford Escape2020 Ford Escape first drive With turbocharged and hybrid powertrains in its lineup, the redesigned 2020 Ford Escape asks drivers to choose their fighter. We surprised ourselves by preferring the Hybrid. Compare: 2020 Ford Escape versus 2019 Toyota RAV4 The redesigned 2020 Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 are compact-crossovers titans with great fuel...

Ford recalls sedans and crossovers affected by road salt

2016 Ford EdgeRoad salt can corrode the electric power steering mechanism in certain Ford and Lincoln models, Ford announced in a recall. The 2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ mid-size sedans, as well as the 2015-2016 Ford Edge and 2016 Lincoln MKX five-seat crossovers were listed in the recall. The recall was specific to vehicles originally sold or...

Last wave: Chevrolet cancels Malibu Hybrid sedan for 2020

2019 Chevrolet MalibuThe most efficient sedan in Chevrolet's lineup won't return for 2020. The Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid will be discontinued after the 2019 model year, Chevy spokesman Kevin Kelly confirmed to The Car Connection this week. The mid-size Malibu sedan will be offered with a 1.5-liter or 2.0-liter turbo-4 for 2020. The Chevy Malibu Hybrid returned 46 mpg...

GM recalls 2018 Chevy Malibu with turbo engine

2018 Chevrolet MalibuGeneral Motors is recalling certain 2018 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedans equipped with 1.5-liter turbo-4 engines. A software error can prevent the engine from starting and, in rare cases, the car can stall while running and increase the risk of a crash. The software error in the engine control module (ECM) disables the fuel injectors, which is a...