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Ample interiors coming for future Nissan EVs

Nissan’s IMx Concept crossover BEIJING — Making electric vehicles stand out in the crowd wasn’t so difficult when Nissan Motor Co. created its Leaf hatchback a decade ago. That car could afford quirky looks that set it apart. But as Nissan embarks on a new EV product blitz with eight planned models and a target of selling 1 million electrified ...

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New Ford F-150 Diesel Still Tops What’s New This Week on PickupTrucks.com | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel Cars.com photo by Aaron Bragman New on sister site PickupTrucks.com this week: Does the baby Power Stroke have the power? What will GM’s decision to stop publicly releasing monthly sales data mean? Which trucks are the best deals for commercial fleets? Related: Pickup Truck News Does Ford’s New Diesel Have ...

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A car salesperson to the rescue?

Jordan Turner is back at O’Brien Kia in Bloomington, Ill., after collapsing on the job in October. Oct. 19, 2017, was a scary day for O’Brien Kia of Bloomington, Ill. Jordan Turner, a porter at the dealership, was getting a car ready for delivery when he went into cardiac arrest and collapsed. Employees, one a volunteer firefighter and the other ...

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Honda Fits One More Feature into 2019 Honda Fit for Same Price | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2019 Honda Fit Manufacturer image The 2019 Honda Fit is arriving at dealerships next week, and Honda has managed to squeeze in an additional safety feature without increasing the price. Fit models with Honda Sensing — Honda’s suite of safety features that includes lane keep assist, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control and forward collision ...

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2018 Volkswagen Golf Video Review | News

Full disclosure: I’ve been an auto journalist for 15 years and through the years, the Volkswagen Golf and GTI have consistently been favorites for their blend of peppy road manners, hatchback practicality and bottom-line accessibility. And it’s not just me. Cars.com editors have given them plenty of awards over the years, from the GTI’s victory in our 2015 Cheap Speed ...

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Hit-and-Run Deaths Are Way Up: How Dangerous Is Your State? | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> Cars.com illustration by Paul Dolan As far back as any of us likely can remember, we’ve been told to look both ways before crossing the street. And while it’s second nature for most of us, this most basic of safety advice may never have been so important as it is now. According to a ...

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2012-2017 Audi A4, A4 Allroad, A5, A6 and Q5: Recall Alert | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2017 Audi Q5 Manufacturer image Vehicles Affected: Approximately 343,000 model-year 2013-17 Audi A5 cabriolets, A5 sedans and Q5 SUVs; model-year 2012-15 A6 cars; and model-year 2013-16 A4 sedans and A4 Allroad wagons — all equipped with turbocharged, direct-injected 2.0-liter engines The Problem: An electric coolant pump can either become blocked with debris from the ...

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SMH! Loose Fuel Cap Is the No. 4 Most Common Car Repair | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> tfoxfoto/iStock/Thinkstock April is — among many things — Car Care Awareness Month and CarMD has released its latest Vehicle Health Index. The Vehicle Health Index breaks down — get it!? I’m sorry —  the most common car repairs resulting from a check-engine-light alert in 2017 while also providing information on the most and least ...

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Need That Whale-Shaped Tea Infuser, Pronto? Amazon Delivers to Your Car | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> Amazon Key delivery service Manufacturer image Need penguin-speckled socks or lettuce, like yesterday? Amazon can already deliver pretty much anything at the drop of a hat (including a hat), but you have to be in a building to get the packages — until now. Today, two car companies have announced they’re partnering with Amazon ...

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Target Offers 20% Off New Car Seat With a Trade-In | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> Cars.com illustration by Paul Dolan If your child’s old safety seat is stained beyond cleaning and worn beyond safe use, or if it’s just time to get that growing child a booster seat, Target has a deal for you. Trade the old seat in and get a coupon for 20 percent off a new ...

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2019 Toyota Avalon First Drive: Your Road Trip Hero Has Arrived | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2019 Toyota Avalon XSE Hybrid Cars.com photo by Brian Wong After the 2019 Toyota Avalon was unveiled at the 2018 Detroit auto show, I was the only writer on our four-person editor panel to call it a “winner” in Cars.com’s Winners and Losers auto show wrap-up. After driving the new Avalon and Avalon Hybrid ...

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Washington angles to check CFPB’s power

“I don’t know of any director of any bureaucracy who has ever come to you and said, ‘Please take my power away,’ but that’s what I’m doing.”Mick Mulvaney, acting director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Photo credit: BLOOMBERG The U.S. Senate voted to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s auto lending guidance last week. Meanwhile, the CFPB’s acting director pushed for ...

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