Toyota RAV4

Most and least reliable cars: Consumer Reports releases 2017 ratings

When you’re looking to buy a new car, an all-new or redesigned model may sound like you’re getting something new and improved. But Consumer Reports’ …

Consumer Reports

13 Scary-Good New-Car Deals for Halloween

With the 2018 model-year cars now crowding showrooms, there are some great new-car deals available on appealing leftover 2017 models.<p>The potential …

Consumer News

G.M. and Union in Canada Reach Tentative Agreement to End Strike

General Motors and Canada’s largest trade union have reached a tentative agreement in a labor dispute that has idled an Ontario plant that makes a popular sport utility vehicle, the Chevrolet Equinox.<p>Some 2,800 members of the Unifor trade union will vote Monday on whether to ratify the pact. If it …

Business (Canada)

Tanzania: Diamond Sued By Hamisa for Child Support and Defamation

(Photo: The Nation)Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz' love triangle is getting messy. The musician has been taken to court by model Hamisa Mobeto …

Dar Es Salaam

Toyota Paces U.S. Sales Gain on Post-Harvey Vehicle Demand

Toyota Motor Corp. paced gains by automakers in U.S. car sales in September as demand surged because of Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, helping …

Business

Top selling cars and trucks in the US in September

Automakers reported U.S. sales of new vehicles in September on Friday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent change from September of 2016.<p>VehicleNumber soldPercent change from Sept. of 2016Ford F-Series82,302+21.4Chevrolet Silverado55,236+21.7Ram …

Business

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. Sales for September, First Nine Months of 2017

<b>PLANO, Texas (October 3, 2017)</b> – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Inc., today reported September 2017 sales of 226,632 units. With one more selling …

Trucks

SA's top selling vehicles in seven key segments: Sep

<b>Johannesburg - South Africa’s new vehicle market saw a year-on-year gain for the fourth month in a row in September, according to figures released by</b> …

Trucks

Wheels24.co.za | SA's cheapest cars, bakkies to service and repair revealed

'If you drive a Toyota Corolla Quest, NP200 or Volvo S60, we have some good news for you,' writes Ferdi de Vos as he comments on the cheapest cars to …

News (South Africa)

Cops stop CBD car rampage

A KNIFE-wielding 15-year-old rampaging outside Flinders St Station has been Tasered and arrested in dramatic scenes in Melbourne’s CBD this …

Policing

Melbourne arrest treated as mental health related

A knife-wielding man rampaging outside Flinders Street Station has been Tasered and arrested in dramatic scenes in Melbourne’s CBD this …

Policing

Best compact crossover? Not the Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4

Compact crossovers are the best-selling segment in the U.S. behind pickup trucks. The tall ride height and hatchback versatility have appeal unmatched by sedans. But with so many compact crossovers, or small SUVs (depending on the marketing spin), which one is best?<p>Our price requirement was a …

Trucks

Teens survive after 4WD falls 20m down cliff

Two teenagers have walked away with only minor injuries after they crashed their 4WD over a cliff at Forster on the New South Wales mid-north coast …

Australian News

Two boys in critical condition after Largo crash

LARGO — A 7-year-old boy was thrown from a car in a head-on crash on Starkey Road, and both he and a 6-year-old boy were in critical condition Sunday …

Children's Hospital

Watch drivers cheat death in truck dashcam

A FATHER says his split-second reaction is the reason his family is alive after an out-of-control truck narrowly missed crashing into his car in …

Dashcam

2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE Hybrid review: Fundamentally flawless, on paper

Not only is it a compact crossover, but this particular RAV4 is a <i>hybrid</i> compact crossover. For a lot of our staff, that’s two strikes before you even …

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News (U.S.)

Toyota creates sportier RAV4 Adventure model

Trucks

Edmunds: The best cars and leases for college drivers

If your college kid is in need of a car, here are some vehicles with excellent current lease deals that will fit both parental and college-driver requirements. Edmunds chose the cars to meet three key criteria:<p>EXCELLENT REVIEWS: Edmunds editors chose these vehicles as among the best in their …

Business

Honda CR-V Hybrid appears in Frankfurt; US likely next, but when?

Five months ago, Honda showed a hybrid version of its CR-V compact crossover utility vehicle at the Shanghai auto show.<p>Now, a European version of the …

Trucks

Lexus hybrid big on comfort, space, fuel savings

The Lexus ES was introduced way back in 1990, the hybrid version in 2013. It received a major update in 2016 when the brand’s signature spindle grill …

Canadian News

Several suspects sought after alleged assault involving metal pipe

One person is in hospital after a vicious assault in the Leslie Street and Steeles Avenue area.<p>Police were called to the scene around 3:30 p.m. on …

Crime

USED WHEELS: Top checks for three popular used crossovers

By the numbers, there’s a good chance that if you’re searching for a used vehicle, it’s a crossover.<p>Also, by the numbers, there’s a good chance that …

Canadian News

Top selling cars and trucks in the US in August

Automakers reported U.S. sales of new vehicles in August on Friday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent change from August 2016.<p>Vehicle<p>Number sold<p>Percent change from August 2016<p>Ford F-Series<p>77,007<p>15.0 percent<p>Chevrolet Silverado<p>54,448<p>3.9 percent<p>Toyota RAV4<p>43,265<p>30.4 …

Business

August 2017 Auto Sales: SUV, Truck Sales Keep Automakers Afloat

Some brands are up, but August still wasn't a great month<p>It’s been a tough year for a lot of automakers. Sales have generally been down, and only a few brands have been able to post significant gains. But while July was especially rough, August actually looked pretty good for a few brands. Maybe …

Trucks

August 2017 Auto Sales: Slide More Than Expected

Between 300,000 and 500,000 vehicles were damaged in the Houston market alone from Hurricane Harvey, <i>Cox Automotive</i> projects. While the devastating …

Trucks

The best deals on Canada's top-selling SUVs

Originally built on truck-based platforms, the sport-utility vehicle is emerging as Canadians' go-to vehicle as an increasing number become lighter and more efficient<p>Since 2010, the light-truck segment (pickup trucks, vans and SUVs) has outsold the passenger-cars segment (sedans, hatchbacks and …

Trucks

Americans Go Rogue as Compact SUV Purchases Eclipse Sedans

Toyota Motor Corp.’s U.S. sales chief predicted in late 2015 that the RAV4 would outsell Camry within five years. It won’t take nearly that …

Business

Zimbabwe: Musician Faces Culpable Homicide Charges

Tererai Mugwadi.<p>Musician Tererai Mugwadi, who allegedly drove her car while drunk leading to an accident that killed one person, yesterday appeared …

Crime

SUVs and crossovers taking over quicker than we thought

Toyota’s U.S. sales chief predicted in late 2015 that the RAV4 would outsell the Camry within five years. It won’t take nearly that long.<p>Family …

Canadian News