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2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE 53 AMG Review – AMG All the Things

How do you take a small crossover and make it better?Slap the AMG badge on it and give it the AMG treatment.That process turned the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE 53 AMG from just another crossover into something that’s reasonably fun to drive – though the price tag will make eyes water. It can be hard to justify nearly 100 grand on a small crossover, but...

Sat Dec 9, 2023 03:08
Used Car of the Day: 2013 Honda Fit

We're going a bit more mainstream than usual today with our UCOTD pick. Today it's a 2013 Honda Fit in a eye-scorching blue/green color combo. This one has 119,000 miles on the odometer and a five-speed manual transmission.It appears to be well-maintained, with everything working and only normal wear and tear for the most part.The only issue seems...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 21:35
Report: Rural California Doesn't Want Electric Buses

California Governor Gavin Newsom has frequently mentioned his desire to see the region pivot to all-electric buses as quickly as possible. The Golden State already has a couple thousand on hand and leadership has issued a mandate that all newly purchased school buses need to be zero-emission vehicles by 2035. However, the plan hasn’t gone over well...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 21:35
Next Mini Cooper John Cooper Works Will Be an Appearance-Only Upgrade

Mini recently overhauled its long-running Cooper model, but the upcoming John Cooper Works (JCW) edition won’t bring the commensurate boost in performance for the car that it usually does. The electrified next-gen cars will share a 215-horsepower front-axle-mounted motor, giving them modest range and acceleration numbers. While the outgoing JCW...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 19:39
Stellantis Points Blame at California for Layoff Announcement

When all else fails, blame the government. Stellantis, whose brands include Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, and Fiat, recently announced layoffs that it blamed on the selective application of California Air Resource Board (CARB) rules. The move could impact thousands of jobs at the company’s Jeep factories in Detroit and Ohio, where it builds the Grand Cherokee,...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 19:39
Hyundai Prices 2024 Sonata; All-Wheel Drive for $30K

As one of the few manufacturers still choosing to play in the midsize family sedan segment, Hyundai continues to update and improve its four-door Sonata. For the upcoming model year, its new price will not be as alarming as its new styling. All-wheel drive shows up for the first time on Sonata, likely thanks to customer (and dealer) feedback. After...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 02:31

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