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First Drive: 2019 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento 2018

For a long time, Kia’s sales pitch was mainly focused on value, the deal that the customer gets when choosing a Kia. This customer had – and still has – plenty of choice in the segments where the Korean manufacturer is active. Today, Kia is changing its game plan and wants to focus more on the product, and the lifestyle ...

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First Road Test: 2019 Infiniti QX50

The luxury compact SUV segment is one of the most important niches in the automotive industry, and automakers know it. To be successful as a luxury brand, you need a successful luxury compact utility vehicle, plain and simple. The big German three sit at the top, but other manufacturers like Infiniti are trying hard to get their slice of the ...

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Honda Insight Prototype unveiled at the North American International Auto Show

Honda Insight

Honda is clearly seeing green. After the launch of the Clarity last year, the Japanese manufacturer is now bringing back the Insight nameplate, and positioning it just above the popular Civic. This “compact premium hybrid” will feature seating for five passengers, a version of the third generation of Honda’s two-motor hybrid system and loads of technology. Physically, the Honda Insight ...

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The 2018 Volvo XC60 named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year

Volvo XC60

The 2018 Volvo XC60 named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Applauded for its strong innovations and creative designs, Volvo has been reinventing itself since the stagnant, post-recession part of its history. Today, North American journalists gave one of Volvo’s latest creations an award every manufacturer desires: the North American Utility of The Year Award. But this is not ...

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