Five Questions: U.S. Jaguar Land Rover CEO On Diesels, Brand, And Growth


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Jaguar and Land Rover are together poised for quite the growth spurt. Both brands have been closely entwined since 2008, when they were sold by Ford Motor Co. to India’s Tata Motors, and given the opportunity to broaden their future portfolios with some significant investment in product development and engineeri...Read more

2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i: Quick Drive


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Is the BMW X6 a niche vehicle, with space and versatility compromised in favor of a more rakish roofline? Some will rush to that conclusion. But anyone who makes such claims is more than a little misguided—and they clearly haven’t crawled around inside the latest X6, let alone taken one for a drive. Sure, ...Read more

Safe Set: Nine Late-Model Used Vehicles With The Lowest Fatality Rate


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The chances of dying in a car crash, if you’re behind the wheel of a newer vehicle, have dropped dramatically over the past several years. In just three years, studying a corresponding four-year window of late-model used vehicles, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that the driver death rate...Read more

Study: Even First Accident Claim Raises Car Insurance Rates For Years


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Afraid that making just one auto-insurance claim will raise your rates? That fear is entirely justified by the results of a new study—pointing to a premium rate hike of 41 percent, on average, after making just one $2,000 claim. That’s about $370 annually, on average, and a premium that could haunt you for...Read more

Honda Pilot Vs. Toyota Highlander: Compare Cars


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If you're a busy parent, especially of the kind that doesn't want to be seen in a minivan, seven-passenger crossovers are good substitutes. And if your escape from sliding doors brought you to either the Honda Pilot or the Toyota Highlander, you're on the right track. Both of these models are among the best affordable ...Read more