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The 2019 Toyota Camry XSE has a sporty new look, inside and outside.

2019 Toyota Camry: top sedan gets better in soft market

For nearly 20 years, the Toyota Camry has been the country's top-selling sedan. But for the past several years including 2018, there's been a...
The 2019 Lexus LS 500 is the flagship of the upscale division.

2019 Lexus LS 500 commands the open road in style

Like naval fleets, automobile manufacturers have flagships. Commanding officers, weaponry or distinguished flags aren't involved. Still, carmakers' highest-profile vehicles are their proudest presentations. Luxury brands...
2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid with S Appearance Package.

2019 Chrysler Pacifica leader of a van pack of one

The Chrysler Pacifica is uniquely positioned. The manufacturer had difficulty deciding on its name and then placed the Pacifica in a one-vehicle segment. It’s...

2019 Infiniti QX80 classy, rugged, versatile SUV

Now in its mid-teens, the Infiniti QX80 is a large luxury sport utility vehicle with three rows of seating and a dual personality. It...
The 2019 Cadillac XT4 is arguably the best compact SUV on the market.

2019 Cadillac XT4 shines as best new compact SUV

Cadillac has diligently worked for many years to dismantle its reputation as a brand for older drivers. It didn't help when its massive sedans...
The 2019 GMC Sierra has many new features.

2019 GMC Sierra gets big, bold makeover

The GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado have been about as close in recent years as two full-size pickups can be as different brands. But...
The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is a new generation after nearly a decade of the previous generation.

2019 Infiniti QX50: New generation, no more malaise

Less than 20 years ago, the term compact luxury sport utility vehicle wasn’t part of the automotive lexicon. Now, it’s the most popular top-line...
The ionic Ford F-150 truck has been recalled for the second time in three months.

Ford calls another massive recall in F-150, Super Duty trucks

For the second time in three months, Ford is recalling large quantities of the best-selling F-150 vehicles in North America over a several-year time...
The second year of the luxury Genesis G80 sedan does a lot right.

Genesis shines in 2018 Cars of the Year honors

The end of 2018 designates my 15th anniversary as an automotive journalist. It’s an ideal time to be part of an industry. Safety innovations,...
The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid has limited back cargo space.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid worthy despite issues

Subaru, well-respected for its symmetrical all-wheel drive, sturdiness and belief in human and animal safety in its vehicles, now has additional versatility. The 2019...
The 2019 Hyundai Veloster is the debut of the second generation of the three-door compact hatchback.

2019 Hyundai Veloster: odd compact hatchback gets it right

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster marks the sports-oriented compact's second-generation debut, and it remains a one-of-a-kind hatchback. A sharper-edged new exterior design is immediately appealing. But...
The 2019 BMW 3 Series will include the 330e trim car's seventh generation.

NEW CAR PREVIEW: 2019 BMW 3 Series gets 330e

The 2019 BMW 3 Series, the perennially top-ranked sedan, recently had its global unveiling at the Paris Auto Show. It will be available to...