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IIHS toughens criteria for Top Safety Pick awards

2019 Ram 1500 crash test, via IIHSThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will toughen safety standards for its coveted Top Safety Pick awards, the insurance-funded group announced Wednesday. But those standards include pricier equipment, such as LED headlights, that cost more for new car shoppers. “We’re interested in promoting safety,” Joseph Young, media...

Kia Telluride: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020With the Telluride, Kia has its best family car ever. Its best highway car ever. Its best interior ever. Cleverly, it’s all wrapped in a three-row package that’s aimed right at slaking America’s SUV thirst—without acting too thirsty. The 2020 Kia Telluride does what great family vehicles must do, with seating for up to...

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe preview

2021 Chevrolet TahoeThe 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe is one of America’s most popular family haulers, an upright boxy SUV with plenty of character and even more space. With the Tahoe, Chevrolet has a truck-like full-size SUV in a sea of crossover sameness. The redesigned Silverado pickup truck forecasted the first full redesign of the Tahoe in more than a decade. Like...

2021 Silverado and Tahoe debut, Hyundai Veloster N nominated, Ford Escape Hybrid 41 mpg: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Chevrolet TahoeRedesigned 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban gain size, screens The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs get larger and roomier, while using the same powertrain as the Chevy Silverado pickup truck. First drive: The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S boosts Porsche into electric era The entry-level 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S is the first electric...

2020 Chevrolet Equinox

2020 Chevrolet EquinoxThe 2020 Chevrolet Equinox sits at the intersection of practicality and value. Though it isn’t best in class in any measure, it performs well in safety and has plenty of interior space for growing families; there’s a reason crossover SUVs like the Equinox have replaced mid-size sedans and minivans as the default family vehicle. A...