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What's a Monroney window sticker for, and what does it do?

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee window sticker optionsWhat is the one thing you’ll find on every showroom floor aside from four wheels and the fear of a bum deal? The window sticker. Also known as the Monroney label, the window sticker is a universal data sheet mandated on all new passenger vehicles 10,000 pounds or less sold in the U.S. It’s meant to keep shoppers from getting swindled...

IIHS wrecks Lexus UX, we drive the Ford Explorer Hybrid, BMW i3 gets recalled: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Lexus UX (UX250h E-Four hybrid)2019 Lexus UX crossover earns Top Safety Pick award from IIHS The 2019 Lexus UX is an IIHS Top Safety Pick, but only when equipped with certain headlights. Hyundai's fix for smelly cities is an in-car air purification system The outside world can be smelly: exhaust fumes, foul food, and farm animals. Hyundai thinks it has an answer. The Car...

The Car Connection's Greenest Cars of 2019

2020 Hyundai Ioniq [2020 Euro-spec model]Fuel efficiency is so last century. This year, we learned that energy efficiency is the new fuel efficiency, and not all electric cars are equal—even if they’re all zero emissions vehicles. Credit for that falls squarely on the Jaguar I-Pace’s broad shoulders because, although it’s an all-electric crossover, its big battery...

Ram recalls 410,351 pickups with faulty tailgate latches

2017 Ram 1500 Copper SportFiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall 410,351 Ram pickup trucks that have faulty tailgate latches, the automaker said Friday. The recall affects 2015-2018 Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 models equipped with 8-foot cargo beds. The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is not affected. FCA said the power-locking mechanisms feature a small internal component that could...

2020 Lincoln Corsair to cost $36,940

2020 Lincoln CorsairThe 2020 Lincoln Corsair compact crossover will cost $36,940, which includes a $995 destination charge, when it reaches dealers later this year. The 2020 Corsair, which replaces the MKC, will come in just two variants: Standard and Reserve. Both trims arrive with front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive will be a $3,600 option. Lincoln also will...