New third-generation Tucson is bigger and better than its predecessor, with an ultra-luxe interior that clobbers the CR-V and RAV4's. But there are a few drawbacks, notably road noise and a small-ish cargo area.
The subcompact Scion iA sedan and compact Scion iM hatchback have a lot of standard goodies for $15,700 and $18,460, including high-quality interior materials and more standard tech and safety features than the competition.
The next generation of Hyundai’s midsize hybrid sedan is just on par with the Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry, and underperforms the Honda Accord. The plug-in, thanks to its class-leading range, is a winner....More
New Sonata hybrid and plug-in hybrid models are very similar in appearance to the conventional Sonata, minus the addition of unique badging, aerodynamic tweaks. plus unique interior displays. (See related story: Sonata Hybrid Doesn’t Raise MPG Bar, Plug-In Does.)
'15 Ford Edge gets new sheetmetal, upgraded interior and is available with three engine choices, including two direct-injected, turbocharged EcoBoost mills. See related story: (New ’15 Ford Edge Stands Out in Crowded CUV Segment)
Long overdue, the new XC90 arrives with a brilliant interior, two efficient powertrains, an intuitive human-machine interface and just enough exterior styling tweaks to draw the attention of luxury-minded shoppers....More
Continental plans to expand its business in sensors and chassis systems that will enable semi- or fully autonomous driving in the coming decade. The German supplier expects that its unique in-tire air-pressure monitor will play a part in that development....More
Fiat enthusiast John Montgomery says a hurdle is getting people to look beyond the cars’ unflattering past. His hope is they will recognize that, just as a new pope brings new energy, a new Fiat means new possibilities....More
Without designing an experience specifically for the car from the ground up, the Apple and Google interfaces remain fragmented. The result? Missed opportunities for innovation and a decline in safety....More