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Tesla Shares Increase, Profits Possible

Tesla has finally turned a corner after a period of sluggish production followed by controversy surrounding the CEO, with shares bumping up to 13 percent as of October 23, 2018. Elon Musk prompted a wave of positivity by rescheduling the release of the profit and positive cash flow results with just two days’ notice, allowing Wall Street ample time to drool over the contents. The CEO says th

Cadillac Puts the Brakes on Diesel Production

The electric vehicle market is heating up with more and more carmakers embracing the technology. According to rumors, Cadillac recently shelved its diesel fuel vehicles in favor of focusing on electric. Steve Carlisle, the president of Cadillac, said, “We have been working on diesel, but the markets may be changing more quickly than we anticipated.” The carmaker had at least two diesel

The 2019 Kia Forte: Stylish and Practical

The compact-sedan category got a new player a few years ago when Kia released the Forte. The 2019 Kia Forte is the model’s third generation, and with its release, the car maker made a few changes. Updates to the 2019 include size. The new Forte is wider, taller and longer than earlier versions. Kia increased the length of the Forte by 3.2 inches. It now measures 182.7 inches long, bringing

Faulty Seatbelt Pretensioners Lead to a Recall of Ford's F-150

Early in the month of September 2018, Ford announced that it would be recalling 2 million F-150 pickup trucks due to faulty seat belt pretensioners. Ford is aware of at least 17 reports of smoke or fire from the seat belt pretensioners in the United States and six reports in Canada. No accidents or injuries are as yet reported from this flaw. If you live in the United States, you have a 1-in-84 c

Honda and Waymo Parted Ways Over EV Deal

Honda Motor Co. and Waymo were poised to complete a deal for the joint production of autonomous vehicles when the Japanese motor company walked away. A few months later, Honda chose a familiar partner, General Motor’s GM Cruise LLC unit instead of the tech heavyweight Waymo, the self-driving car affiliate of Google. Speculation over why the deal with Waymo failed continues, but there are a f

The 2019 Honda Odyssey: Spacious and Fun to Drive

The Honda Odyssey is the one minivan to rule them all. Naturally, the vehicle is family friendly, but Honda kicked things up a few notches by making the van pleasant to drive and ride around in. With its as sporty as possible exterior styling and extremely functional interior, the 2019 Honda Odyssey is the minivan to end all minivans. Honda revamped the model last year, so the 2019 Odyssey comes

2019 Buick LaCrosse

In 2017, Buick completely redesigned the LaCrosse to introduce a new styling direction for the brand. Fast forward to 2019, and the LaCrosse maintains many of these design changes but offers some new updates as it enters the new model year. The Buick LaCrosse symbolizes what an American full-size sedan should bring to the table. Luxury, comfort, and style are what sets this vehicle apart from the

The 2019 Kia Sorento: Perfect for Those Who Need An Affordable SUV

The 2019 Kia Sorento is a midsize SUV. It competes against the Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder, and the Toyota Highlander. The Sorento is a little bit smaller than its rivals, but it’s more affordable with a starting price point that’s just below $27,000. In the midsize SUV category, the Sorento offers value since its standard features include goodies like Android Auto and Apple Carplay

The 2019 Range Rover Sport: It's All That and a Bag of Chips

The 2019 Range Rover Sport is everything that a car buyer could hope for. It has a luxurious cabin, off-road capabilities and plenty of interior space. The vehicle also presents an appealing exterior, one that people pine for. Land Rover even started the 2019 SUV at a more attractive price point, a decision that could put more of them out on the road. A new plug-in model is available with the Ran

The Mazda Miata is as Fun as Ever to Drive

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata embodies the spirit of the car model’s earlier incarnations by being as fun as ever to drive. With more power than before, the new Miata is the apple of Miata’s eye, a bestseller that has its own fan base. For 2019, Mazda increased the engine power by equipping the Miata with a 2.0-liter I-4. The engine produces 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. Bu