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Mitsubishi recalls 67,000 crossover SUVs to fix faulty active safety tech

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse CrossMitsubishi last week issued two recalls for about 67,000 crossover SUVs to address active safety technology that the automaker said may not work as intended to apply the brakes if it detects an impending collision. The recalls cover 2017-2018 Outlander, 2018 Outlander Sport, and 2018-2019 Eclipse Cross models fitted with either automatic emergency...

2019 Subaru Forester driven, Trump's new Beast limo, VW Microbus revived: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Subaru Forester2019 Subaru Forester first drive review: Backwoods solitude Deep in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, which covers more than half a million acres, American forestry was born over a century ago.
 Maintaining the dense old-growth forest takes patience and a close attention to detail. Disturbing its...

VW looks back to TDI for pricing on upcoming electric vehicles

VW Electric for AllVolkswagen, as it develops several vehicles on its new modular electric platform (MEB) and plans dozens more, is looking past Tesla and aiming to go “Electric for All.” The affordability that once made the automaker famous with the original Beetle, the Type 2 "Microbus," and tens of millions of Golfs, Jettas, and other models over...

2019 Subaru Forester first drive review: Backwoods solitude

2019 Subaru ForesterDeep in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, which covers more than half a million acres, American forestry was born over a century ago.
 Maintaining the dense old-growth forest takes patience and a close attention to detail. Disturbing its countless habitats could send waves of change through its...

2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Subaru ForesterThe 2019 Subaru Forester sweats the small stuff. A redesign for 2019 keeps the plucky crossover SUV’s virtues such as a spacious interior, good fuel economy, and plentiful safety tech intact, but improves the experience in countless ways. The 2019 Forester’s interior has an upscale feel with pockets and storage bins for just about...