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2020 Acura MDX price increase, Lotus Evija electric hypercar, Lexus in-wheel electric motors: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Acura MDXAcura MDX luxury crossover is $100 more expensive for 2020 For the 2020 model year, everything stays the same for the Acura MDX crossover, except the price. Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross earns IIHS award The IIHS has given consumers one more reason to consider the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross crossover: its safety. 2020 Buick Encore Review The 2020...

Wagon woes: VW Golf Alltrack, SportWagen to end production

2019 Volkswagen Golf AlltrackThe end is nigh for two niche Volkswagen models. In a Wednesday announcement, VW said it will end production of the Golf Alltrack and SportWagen models for the U.S. market. Both models are currently made at the automaker's Puebla, Mexico, factory where production of the Beetle ended last week. VW cited declining wagon sales in favor of crossovers...

Acura MDX luxury crossover is $100 more expensive for 2020

2019 Acura MDXFor the 2020 model year, everything stays the same for the Acura MDX crossover, except the price. Buyers will need to shell out just a little more to step into a base MDX. Honda's luxury brand said in a Tuesday release the 2020 MDX will cost $45,395 after a $995 destination charge. Those looking for added fuel efficiency will need to spend $53,895...

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross earns IIHS award

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse CrossThe IIHS has given consumers reason to consider the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross crossover: its safety. The Eclipse Cross walked away from the insurance industry-funded safety group's barrage of tests with a Top Safety Pick award, though that's shy of the Top Safety Pick+ honor. To earn a Top Safety Pick, a vehicle must score a "Good" rating in...

2020 Insight gets a small price bump, 2020 Corvette gets Stingray name, Tesla drops base models: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Honda Insight2020 Honda Insight hybrid sedan gets $135 price bump, efficiency stays the same The new Honda Insight sedan will cost incrementally more in base versions, but its estimated fuel economy won't change at all. Sticking around, VW redesigns 6-speed manual transmission VW redesigned its 6-speed manual for multiple cars sold around the world, a signal...