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Restyled 2019 Nissan Murano price rises to $32,315

2019 Nissan MuranoThe 2019 Nissan Murano hauls its updated looks and now costs $32,315, a price that includes a $1,045 mandatory destination fee. That's about $270 more than the outgoing model. Nissan announced full pricing for the refreshed mid-size crossover on Monday, which pegs the vehicle squarely in the sights of rivals such as the Ford Edge and...

2019 Ford Ranger driven, Buick Enspire, 350-kW fast-charger: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Ford Ranger2019 Ford Ranger first drive review: The global pickup truck goes American The 2019 Ford Ranger looks all-American, but it waves more flags than just the stars and stripes. 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Edition ushers in the return of suicide doors Lincoln on Monday announced that suicide doors are back—at least for the 80 2019 Lincoln...

2019 GMC Sierra AT4 receives optional off-road performance package

2019 GMC Sierra AT4 with off-road performance package2019 GMC Sierra AT4 enters winter with the option of some extra underhood oomph. On Monday, GMC debuted its new Off-Road Performance Package available for the Sierra AT4. With the optional package, the most rugged of Sierras makes 435 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque. That's up 15 hp and 9 lb-ft over the standard Sierra AT4 when equipped...

Lyft patents pedestrian notification system for self-driving cars

Lyft self-driving car communication systemSelf-driving cars pose a variety of challenges for automakers and technology companies, and Lyft has patented new technology to help make pedestrians more comfortable around autonomous vehicles. The ride-sharing company received a patent for technology that turns the windows into screens to display messages to pedestrians, which Dezeen first...

2019 Ford Ranger first drive review: The global pickup truck goes American

2019 Ford RangerThe 2019 Ford Ranger looks all-American, but it waves more flags than just the stars and stripes. Its chunky looks blend Detroit swagger with southeast Asian swoopiness because it was initially designed for places like Thailand where workhorse trucks sized like the Ranger make sense. Underhood, the small turbo-4 engine’s specs look...