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Apr
2

Acura RDX picks touch pad over touch screen

Acura says the interface will make vehicle controls more intuitive and easier to use while driving.

Apr
2

Toyota expands RAV4 family to defend crown

The unassuming compact crossover now represents Toyota’s principal weapon in an intensifying battle for sales volume, market share and brand loyalty.

Apr
2

Courtship begins for Chinese brands

At last month’s NADA Show, it was often the dealers who were pitching themselves to Guangzhou Automobile Group, and not the other way around.

Apr
2

New York auto show hits and misses

Engineering reporter and car critic nonpareil Richard Truett made his jaunt through the Javits Center and, yes, did a bit of fault-finding. But our man liked a lot of what he saw — even some of the cars. Remember cars?

Apr
2

Women may hold the keys to VW pickup

Female buyers may be the key to success if Volkswagen decides to build its pickup concept.

Apr
1

Cadillac dealers gain role in Book subscription service

The brand launched a dealer referral program that financially rewards retailers for directing customers to the service.

Apr
1

Suppliers confront shortcomings of self-driving tech

Their response has been both a frank acknowledgment that many systems aren’t ready for widespread deployment, and rising concern that similar testing failures could undermine the progress that has been achieved.

Apr
1

Nissan pledges faith in sedans

Nissan has stuffed the new Altima with the latest and greatest of its technology. Now the company wants to make the sedan segment come back.

Mar
31

Tesla says crashed vehicle had been on autopilot prior to accident

Tesla said a Model X crossover involved a fatal crash in California had activated its Autopilot system, raising new questions about the semi-autonomous system that handles some driving tasks.

Mar
31

Damsels in Design

A new book sheds light on the little-known careers of female designers of the 1940s and 1950s.