Toyota RAV4

Toyota, Panasonic agree to study prismatic battery cells for electric cars

For the 20 years since the introduction of the Prius, Toyota has enjoyed the first-mover advantage in hybrid cars, and leveraged those green …

Autos

Wrong-way driver on I-40 in Durham seriously injured in crash with 18-wheeler

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A Raleigh man who was driving east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Durham was seriously injured in a crash Wednesday …

North Carolina

Are We Headed For 'Peak SUV'?

The conventional wisdom in the car business is that the days of the hallowed family sedan are numbered, soon to be replaced by all shapes, sizes, and demeanors of sport-utility vehicles.<p>To be sure passenger-car sales are sputtering. According to Autodata, they’re down by 10.3% year-to-date over the …

Trucks

2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

<b>Pros</b><p>Solid value. Lots of features. Smooth ride and handling. Good local search features.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Lackluster performance. Intermittent connectivity issues. …

Trucks

Tax worker stole £2.4m in VAT scam and blew it on life of luxury

Scottish HMRC worker Susanne Green was described as the “lynchpin” in gang of six who have now been jailed for a total of more than 24 years.<p>A Scots …

Fraud

Canada’s 25 most popular SUV brands in 2017

#25: Porsche<p>– November 2017 YTD Sales: +13% to 5,308 – With two SUVs, the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Macan, Porsche generates seven out of every ten …

Trucks

Why the SUV-isation of our roads is a large mistake

The larger and more complex a car, the higher the life-cycle emissions. And cars are getting larger and heavier<p>They only tell us what exhaust …

Business (South Africa)

PD: 1 Person Killed in East Boston Shooting

One person was killed after being shot in East Boston late Sunday afternoon.According to the Boston Police Department, the shooting happened in the …

Policing

CAR REVIEW: Toyota RAV4

WITH hybrid models currently commanding two thirds of all RAV4 sales in the UK, it’s hardly surprising that Toyota has added more petrol-hybrids to …

Trucks

List of safety picks dings some cars for a failure to illuminate

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety issued its list of Top Safety Picks for 2018. Sixty-two vehicles have so far earned one of the two top …

Transportation

Tampa Man Charged With Fatal Crash During Drag Race

The impact of the crash caused a RAV 4 to strike a TECO electric pole, killing the passenger,<p>TAMPA, FL—A Tampa man spent his 31st birthday in jail …

Tampa Bay

These Are the 5 Bestselling SUVs of 2017

More and more car shoppers are choosing SUVs over sedans. Here are the five hottest so far this year.<p>What are America's top-selling SUVs so far in …

Trucks

The Toyota FT-AC Concept Was Built Purely for Adventure

The rugged-looking crossover previews what we'll see next in Toyota's lineup.<p>Remember how distinctive the first-generation Toyota RAV4 was when it hit the scene back in the mid-1990s? A unibody trucklet with a bulbous but rugged exterior, it resonated with outdoorsy and active types, and it …

Trucks

Automotive Minute: New vehicles and fresh technology debut at Los Angeles Auto Show (Photos) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Eileen Falkenberg-Hull <br>– Editor, Drive My Family<p>Dec 2, 2017, 7:00pm EST<p>The Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) is one of the biggest auto shows in North …

Trucks

Top selling vehicles in the US in November

Automakers released U.S. sales of new cars and trucks in November on Friday. These were the top selling vehicles, the number sold and the percent change from last November.<p>Vehicle<p>November 2017 sales<p>Percent change from November 2016<p>Ford F-Series<p>72,769<p>0.9 percent<p>Chevrolet Silverado<p>46,441<p>2.6 percent<p>Ram<p>…

Business

Toddler killed by car moving at 2mph in car park

<b>A 17-month-old boy was tragically killed by a car entering a hotel car park at 2mph.</b><p>Jackson Yates ‘toddled’ into the car’s path outside the Ibis …

North Yorkshire

MY BAKKIE IS A WORK BEAST!

THIS man is a teacher at a local school and every day of the week he uses a family car to get to work.<p>But on weekends he also transports goods for …

News (South Africa)

Ford, Honda, and Subaru Have a Good Sales Month in November

November 2017 auto sales were up 1.1 percent over November 2016, though the seasonally adjusted annual rate was off by 1.4 percent, according to …

Trucks

Crossovers and SUVs of the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Another year of crossover and SUV domination<p>Crossovers and SUVs remain the dominant vehicle type in the market. This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is no different because nearly every automaker had some form of crossover or SUV making its world debut or first North American appearance. From small …

Trucks

Fueled By Demand For SUVs, Average New Vehicle Prices Hit A High In November

Demand for sport utility vehicles drove new vehicle prices to a record high in November, potentially propelling annual sales to top 17 million again as the industry heads into its most important retail month.<p>The average transaction price for a new vehicle hit a record of $35,852 in November, …

Chevrolet

Not a mini-van, the crossover gets noticed at the LA Auto Show

Often when you say crossover to someone they think of basketball, and one of those spectacular ankle breakers that make Neil and Stan’s Top Ten.But …

Trucks

Get Outside! Toyota’s FT-AC Concept Sets a Course for Adventure

Remember how distinctive the first-generation Toyota RAV4 was when it hit the scene back in the mid-1990s? A unibody trucklet with a bulbous but rugged exterior, it resonated with outdoorsy and active types, and it foreshadowed the compact-crossover boom. But as competitors began to flood the …

Trucks

Suspected hare coursers escorted out of Lincolnshire

<b>Police in Lincolnshire have issued a dispersal notice and seized one vehicle after multiple reports of hare coursing.</b><p>Five men from Kent and Surrey were escorted out of the county and a Toyota Rav 4 was seized, police said.<p>It followed several reported incidents over the past few days.<p>Lincolnshire is …

Netherlands

Q & A: Reader ‘shocked’ by brake-flush recommendation

Q: Regarding your recent column on brake fluid flushing. . . what a scam. They want you to change your oil every 5,000 kms, flush your radiator, …

Halifax

Opel’s Crossland X is an appealing crossover that hits the spot

Opel as a brand is streamlining its product offering following the acquisition by PSA Group (Peugeot-Citroen) from General Motors earlier this …

Business (South Africa)

2018 Holden Equinox review

$27,990 – $46,290 Mrlp<p>More <b>Holden Equinox</b><br>News & Reviews<p>Visit our <b>Holden</b> Showroom<p>The Equinox is Holden's long-awaited rival for the Mazda CX-5 and about …

Trucks

L.A. Auto Show 2017: Hyundai cranks out a CUV

Companies that don’t build a lot of SUVs have been struggling to keep up with changing American car buying trends. Hyundai, eager to stay current, has added a small crossover to its U.S. lineup.<p>What is it?<p>The new Kona, making its North American debut at the car show, is a small CUV for the …

Trucks

L.A. Auto Show 2017: Nissan Kicks coming after Kia Soul, Honda CR-V

Having hit a home run with its Rogue and Rogue Sport small SUVs, which are currently the second-best-selling nontruck vehicle in the country after the Toyota RAV4, Nissan has set its sights on the compact crossover market. Look out, Kia!<p>What is it?<p>The 2018 Kicks is a flyweight CUV designed for the …

Trucks

Snowboarder Chloe Kim Defies Much More Than Gravity

Chloe Kim balances on a skateboard and hovers for a moment before disappearing over the edge of a vert ramp. A vert ramp—for those unfamiliar with the term—is a sort of extreme half-pipe, so named because skaters essentially tip over the lip at a 90-degree angle before gliding into the curved belly …

Culture

SUVs and pickups zoom past cars in popularity in San Diego

When talking about the automobile market in California, dealers have a saying: Cars are king.<p>But through the third quarter of this year, the …

Ford F-150