Imagine a world without stoplights; IIHS says roundabouts may be safer than intersections

22 Jul
Traffic roundabout Photo: IIHSRoundabouts, traffic circles, rotaries, whatever they're called, the IIHS has delivered good news: they may create safer roads for drivers. A new study from the insurance industry-funded safety group found roundabouts not only helped reduce crashes in areas that would typically employ a traditional intersection but also they nearly eliminate the...

King of the garage: Cadillac’s app can help find open parking spots

22 Jul
Cadillac Marketplace ParkWhiz parking appCadillac owners can now find parking and pay for a spot even before they arrive. General Motors' luxury brand said Friday that ParkWhiz will be availalbe in the Cadillac Marketplace in-car app system. Marketplace provides owners a digital mall of apps to order food, reserve tables, and now pay for parking ahead of time. Cadillac's app follows...

Shifting away: Hyundai drops manual transmissions for 2020 Veloster Turbo, Elantra trims

19 Jul
2019 Hyundai Veloster TurboTwo more Hyundai vehicles will be offered solely with automatic transmissions for the 2020 model year. The South Korean brand said this week for the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and Veloster Turbo, their available 6-speed manual transmissions have been discontinued for both vehicles. The end of the manual transmission on the Veloster Turbo comes with an...

2020 Subaru Legacy price undercuts competition at $23,645

19 Jul
2020 Subaru LegacySedan shoppers looking for all-wheel drive land at Subaru dealerships often. The Japanese brand will give rivals a run for their money as the 2020 Subaru Legacy will start at $23,645 when it goes on sale this year. All prices include a mandatory destination charge. The base price reflects a minor $200 increase over the 2019 model and there's far...

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid earns coveted Top Safety Pick+

19 Jul
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid did all the right things for the IIHS to name it a Top Safety Pick+ this week, its highest honor. Unlike the Top Safety Pick award, the Top Safety Pick+ requires a "Good" rating in each of the insurance industry-funded safety group's crash tests. The 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid did just that with a "Good" rating in the...

2020 Cadillac CT5 costs $37,890 to start, more than $10,000 less than CTS

18 Jul
2020 Cadillac CT5 LuxuryCadillac's latest luxury sedan has a comparatively affordable price. The 2020 Cadillac CT5 will hit dealers with a $37,890 price to start, including mandatory destination charges, which is far less than the CTS that it replaces, which costs $47,990 to start. The sub-$40,000 cost will put buyers behind the wheel of a CT5 Luxury trim with rear-wheel...

2020 Subaru Outback costs $27,655, and the adventure is free

18 Jul
2020 Subaru OutbackSubaru's biggest seller, the Outback, showed off its updated looks at the 2019 New York International Auto Show earlier this year and now we know the price. Stepping into a 2020 Subaru Outback will set buyers back $27,655 to start and that includes a $1,010 destination charge, which is a $300 increase over the current 2019 model. The 2020 model...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 crossover and coupe put a new face on entry-level performance

18 Jul
2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 is a 'tweener performance crossover—stuffed between the GLC-Class and ultra-hot GLC63—and now looks the part. With a round of updates, shoppers looking for a speedier SUV will have a few more reasons to put the AMG-tuned vehicles on their test drive lists. Both the standard GLC 43 and its coupe cousin receive a...