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2016 Kia Sorento: Underdog SUV gains on Toyota, Hyundai

The 2016 Kia Sorento has a bolder exterior design.

With increasing competition among sport utility vehicles, the 2016 Kia Sorento is nearly all new to keep up with the pace. It’s been re-styled inside and outside. It’s slightly bigger in most dimensions and there are lots of new high-tech options. And there’s also versatility with three different engine options. The Weekly Driver Test Drive ...

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Ford recalls 375,000 cars, trucks, including F-150

About 37,000 Ford F-150 from 2105 have been recalled.

Ford Motor Company has issued five safety recalls and one safety compliance recall in North America on a diverse group of vehicles dating to 1998 and totaling about 375,000 vehicles. The recalled vehicles range from 18-year-old from Ford Windstar vans to some models of the 2016 Ford Fusion. Here are the details: 1998-2003 Ford Windstar ...

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2016 Mazda CX-5: Versatile, sporty, fuel efficient

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 features a 185 horsepower, 4-cylinder engine.

The Mazda CX-5 replaced the Mazda Tribute and Mazda CX-7 in 2012 as a 2013 model, and it has succeeded quickly in the popular compact SUV segment. For 2016, the Mazda CX-5 has been refreshed with minor interior and exterior upgrades, including improved materials quality, additional insulation and an improved technology interface. There’s also improved ...

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Volkswagen emissions scandal affects 11 million cars globally

Volkswagen has admitted fault in emissions scandal affecting 11 million diesel cars.

The software Volkswagen used to cheat on official diesel engine emissions tests affects 11 million cars globally dating to 2009, the carmaker and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced. The EPA, which unveiled its findings on Sept. 18, reported it found wide variations in emissions from VW cars that use a “defeat device” to ...

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