Ford Fusion Vs. Mazda 6: Compare Cars


The Car Connection
Until recently, anyone looking for design excitement in the mid-size sedan arena was sure to be unimpressed. But over the past several years, two models that bring some much-needed flair to the segment are the Ford Fusion and the Mazda 6. Both of these sedans have far more panache and subtlety in their designs—in...Read more

Much-Maligned Speed Cameras Do Save Lives, Finds IIHS


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Speed cameras face a lot of resistance in the U.S.—so much that 13 states have banished them and in some places, some public officials have lost their jobs over them. Yet they do work in slowing drivers down, and if widely implemented they could save thousands of lives. CHECK OUT: The 10 Most-Stolen Vehicles In A...Read more

2016 Nissan Maxima Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings


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The federal government recently posted its safety ratings for the 2016 Nissan Maxima, and in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing this fully redesigned sporty sedan earned perfect five-star occupant safety scores in all areas—including the frontal crash, side crash, and rollover catagories. That includes nea...Read more

Tesla Model X Pricing: Debut At $133k, Ludicrous Speed Optional


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Tesla Motors has revealed debut pricing for its 2015 Tesla Model X crossover vehicle—via its Model X configurator. While these prices are even a bit higher than Tesla had previously hinted, so far the lineup only includes the top 90-kWh Model X Signature Series. The base MSRP for the Tesla Model X, as such, will ...Read more

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Preview


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There’s a changing of the guard happening at the most exclusive end of the luxury market—and a ratcheting-up of expectations—yet the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is staying at the heart of it. With the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet, the esteemed nameplate adds an open-air version of the S-Class Coupe ...Read more