The new Lexus UX; entry-level luxo crossover

Lexus UX

All luxury OEMs are rushing downstream to pick up as many new sales as possible. The best way to do so is with a compact semi-affordable crossover. The new Lexus UX looks as though it is ready to take all on in the segment. From the available picture, the UX looks like an NX and an IS had a baby. ...

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REVIEW: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Subaru caught on real fast with the whole crossover deal. In fact, they were among the first to skew conventional body style lines with the Outback. The brilliant part was to call a station wagon a utility vehicle and it worked! It worked so well in fact that the Impreza-based Outback Sport (a rare bug-eye bird in Canada) did really ...

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It’s Mercedes-Benz’ turn: diesel emission cheat devices

We’ve pretty much all figured it out by now: every carmaker has, at one point or another, cheated the system by installing software or specific devices designed to pass emission testing. Mercedes’ system, according to findings following an investigation that was initially reported by the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, has an engine management function called “Slipguard” that is able to ...

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First Road Test: 2019 Infiniti QX50

The luxury compact SUV segment is one of the most important niches in the automotive industry, and automakers know it. To be successful as a luxury brand, you need a successful luxury compact utility vehicle, plain and simple. The big German three sit at the top, but other manufacturers like Infiniti are trying hard to get their slice of the ...

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