2020 Chevrolet Corvette costs $59,995 to start, including fees

15 Aug
2020 Chevrolet Corvette StingrayChevrolet on Thursday confirmed a surprise. Although the automaker announced last month that the mid-engine 2020 Chevy Corvette would cost less than $60,000, many expected that price would exclude the mandatory destination charge that would add another $1,000 or so. Not so. When it goes on sale later this year, the 2020 Chevy Corvette will cost...

2020 Honda Odyssey

15 Aug
2020 Honda OdysseyCool after kids is possible. The 2020 Honda Odyssey is more about convenience, and less about capitulation. This year, the van is standard with a 10-speed automatic in all trims and celebrates its 25th anniversary with some special badges and wheels, if you like. The basic formula hasn’t changed over two and a half decades. The Odyssey still...

2019 Audi E-tron earns IIHS’ first Top Safety Pick+ award for an electric car

15 Aug
2019 Audi E-tron IIHS crash testThe first electric car to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest award is the 2019 Audi E-Tron, the insurance industry-funded group announced Wednesday. The IIHS said the E-tron crossover earned top "Good" scores in every crash test, including the driver- and passenger-side small overlap crash tests. The group noted that every...

Ford backtracks on Fiesta, Focus transmission claims, offers extended warranties

14 Aug
2015 Ford FocusFord will extend warranties by two years or 40,0000 miles on some 2014-2016 Fiesta and Focus sedans and hatchbacks equipped with a problematic dual-clutch automatic transmission, the automaker announced Wednesday. The move follows building criticism from owners and media over the maligned transmission, which has plagued the automaker since its...

2020 Honda Insight

14 Aug
2020 Honda InsightEfficiency-focused shoppers would do well to consider the 2020 Honda Insight hybrid sedan. The small car from Honda returns not only more than 50 mpg combined in most configurations, according to the EPA, it also manages to do it for less than $24,000 in base form and perhaps, more importantly, without drawing attention to itself. It has plenty to...

New Terrain to climb? Small GMC crossover’s price goes up for 2020 in most trims

14 Aug
2020 GMC TerrainThe 2020 GMC Terrain will feature newly standard active safety features when it goes on sale later this year and a new price for most versions. GMC confirmed to The Car Connection that the 2020 Terrain will cost the same for a base model when it goes on sale later this year. A 2020 GMC Terrain SL will cost $26,195, including destination, for a...

Congress plans to try again on self-driving car legislation

14 Aug
Waymo self-driving carCongress may revisit an overhaul to federal rules for self-driving cars when it reconvenes early next month. House and Senate committees are looking for comments from the public and automakers to standardize federal rules for testing and selling self-driving cars and cars with semi-autonomous driver-assistance features, Automotive News reported...