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7 Concepts Cars Chevrolet Should Have Built

Chevrolet designers have created some concept cars that would have been smart to put into production. Here are 7 we think should have hit the …

Autos

2018 Chevrolet Trax

A shrinking violet in a segment of big personalities.<p>Overall Rating:<p>Shoppers wading through the plentiful offerings in the subcompact-crossover arena are inundated with options, many of them intriguingly styled and brightly colored. The Chevrolet Trax isn’t one of those. Its restrained styling …

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Safety and Driver Assistance

2018 Chevrolet Trax Review<p>Safety and Driver Assistance Rating:<p>Although it scores highly in crash tests, the absence of some important active safety features means that the Trax lags behind newer rivals.<p>What’s New for 2018?<p>Last year’s Driver Confidence II package ($295) on top-spec Premier models is …

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Engine and Transmission

2018 Chevrolet Trax Review<p>Engine and Transmission Rating:<p>Only one engine is offered in the Trax, and it’s not a great one. The turbocharged 1.4-liter inline-four makes 138 horsepower, a low number for this segment, and it’s buzzy and unrefined.<p>What’s New for 2018?<p>Unfortunately, the Trax receives no …

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Exterior Design and Dimensions

2018 Chevrolet Trax Review<p>Exterior Design and Dimensions Rating:<p>Most of the Trax’s rivals are more stylish or distinctive, but the Chevy holds its own. Its tidy dimensions make it maneuverable and easy to park in most scenarios—to be fair, that’s not a characteristic unique to the Trax in this …

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Fuel Economy and Driving Range

2018 Chevrolet Trax Review<p>Fuel Economy and Driving Range Rating:<p>There’s not much variation among the Trax’s competitive set in terms of fuel economy, both by the EPA’s standards and in our real-world testing. The Trax’s drivetrain provides a subpar combination of fuel efficiency and acceleration …

Fuel Efficiency

Performance and Driving Impressions

2018 Chevrolet Trax Review<p>Performance and Driving Impressions Rating:<p>Aside from its subpar powertrain, the Trax drives well, with composed handling and a comfortable ride. The Trax’s powertrain provides weak acceleration, even among a class of vehicles not known for sprightliness.<p>What’s New for …

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Audio and Infotainment

2018 Chevrolet Trax Review<p>Audio and Infotainment Rating:<p>The 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment that’s standard on all Trax models looks basic, but it functions well. It responds quickly to inputs and includes the latest smartphone-integration capabilities.<p>What’s New for 2018?<p>Chevrolet has made no …

Android Auto

GM Korea avoids bankruptcy with tentative wage deal

The long-running saga surrounding the General Motor’s Korean unit’s labor situation seems to have finally come to a resolution.<p>The GM unit said it has reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union.<p>That was a key condition laid down by the U.S. automaker to prevent the unit from filing for …

Business

Talisaynon is Century Tuna Superbods Ageless finalist | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — At 43 years old, Romela Gurrea Nacar is at her fittest.<p>After 15 years in the skies as a flight attendant and two decades of …

Philippines

No, Ford and GM Aren't Giving Up on Small Cars

A new report has some saying they’re repeating an old mistake. They aren’t.<p>A <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report saying <b>General Motors</b> (NYSE:GM) and <b>Ford</b> …

Electric Vehicles

Hari sa Sugbo winner vies for Superbod title | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — Summer is here and it won’t be long until the heat has us flocking to the beach. If you’re wishing to achieve your fitness goals …

Philippines

Hyundai joins the cute-ute game with the fun-to-drive 2018 Kona

Late to join the popular segment, the auto maker believes it has benefited by taking this time to understand what the customer wants<p>Kona, the destroyer? Hyundai hopes so.<p>Named after the district in Hawaii's big island, the Kona wants to beat a list of wee rivals with more complicated names – the …

Autos (Canada)

Review: Here's why 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is the small SUV to beat

Subaru’s ★★★★ 2018 Crosstrek 2.0i Limited subcompact SUV sets the standard for value and safety features in a small SUV that’s likely to be many …

Detroit

The Most Disappointing Cars on the Road in 2018

Whether someone is buying a luxury vehicle or a humble car for the daily commute, everyone has expectations. According to data from Consumer Reports, …

Chevrolet

2018 Ford EcoSport subcompact SUV arrives late, struggles to compete

Ford is playing catch-up with the ★★ 2018 EcoSport subcompact SUV, but it’s a long way behind. The EcoSport just went on sale in the United States, …

Ford EcoSport

Airbag recall: Holden recalls 330,000 cars in Australia | models, makes

Car maker Holden will recall about 333,000 vehicles in Australia due to concerns about defective Takata airbags.<p>Popular models, including the Astra …

Autos (Australia)

How General Motors Is Revamping Its Slowest-Selling Crossover SUV

Most of GM's crossovers have done extremely well -- but not all.<p><b>General Motors</b> (NYSE:GM) is giving its slowest-selling crossover SUV a makeover.<p>GM …

Chevrolet

These are the most dependable new vehicles you can buy

Dependability is rarely mentioned in new car reviews, in part because tracking and measuring the yardstick requires the honest input of thousands of …

Autos (Canada)

2018 Ford EcoSport SUV Is a Pint-Sized Delight to Drive

SUVs dominate the automotive marketplace, and companies are seeking to fill the ever-expanding number of niches. Ford’s latest addition is the …

Consumer News

‘Survivor’ Winner Jenna Morasca Arrested After Allegedly Biting Cop During Apparent Drug Overdose

<i>Survivor</i> winner <b>Jenna Morasca</b> has been arrested. Morasco, 37, who is most famous for winning <i>Survivor: The Amazon</i> in 2003, was found unconscious in her …

Crime

Holden online retail: Haggling, test drives may become part of the process

Research suggests car buyers will be increasingly willing to forego the money-saving ‘dealership haggle’ in return for the heightened convenience of …

eCommerce

Most Reliable Used Cars: New Dependability Study Released for 2018

7 likes<p>These Are the 19 Most Reliable Used Vehicles in 2018<p>Advertisement<p>If you’re considering buying a used vehicle in the coming months, the …

Lexus

Best new cars for $15,000

We'll show you five new cars at a price almost anyone can afford.<p>Finding an affordable car is hard. Finding a good car is harder. But finding a good, affordable car? Well, that's the hardest. Thankfully, if you don't have Bugatti money and all you want is to get from point A to point B without …

Autos

Why General Motors' Sales Are Still Rising

The secret: Hot new products in big-selling market segments.<p><b>General Motors</b> (NYSE:GM) said that its U.S. sales rose 1.3% in January, powered by strong …

Investing

Ford Is Done Missing Out On That Easy Compact SUV Money

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

Muscle Cars

Ford’s Latecomer SUV Exemplifies Need for CEO’s Urgent Overhaul

To understand why CEO Jim Hackett is urgently overhauling Ford Motor Co., look no further than the surging small sport utility vehicle segment.<p>The …

Business

Ford joins the subcompact crossover party

Ford (F -1%) is late to the game with its subcompact crossover segment entry, observes Automotive News.<p>The new EcoSport model will be a challenger in …

Business

Ford's late arrival to U.S. subcompact crossover market symbolic of CEO's need to overhaul

DETROIT -- To understand why CEO Jim Hackett is urgently overhauling Ford Motor Co., look no further than the surging subcompact crossover …

Muscle Cars

Ford CEO has big chance to forge new path amid underwhelming vehicle development

Ford’s new Ranger midsize pickup is expected to be a star at the North American International Auto show later this month, but it won’t arrive in Ford …

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