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2020 BMW M340i revealed with more sporting aspirations

2020 BMW M340i xDriveOn Tuesday, BMW expanded its M Performance range with the 2020 M340i sedan. The 2020 BMW M340i features a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 to make 382 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. Power is sent to either the rear wheels or the brand's xDrive all-wheel-drive system via an 8-speed automatic transmission. Buyers should note the M340i takes...

Active safety tech, Aston Martin DBX SUV, Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Chevrolet EquinoxIIHS: Automatic emergency braking reduces crashes in GM vehicles Sometimes technology is a good thing. New research presented by the IIHS Tuesday shows automatic emergency braking systems helped reduce the number of collisions and crash-related injuries in General Motors vehicles. What's New for 2019: Jeep It'll be hard for Jeep to follow up on...

2018 Land Rover Discovery

2018 Land Rover DiscoveryThe 2018 Land Rover Discovery is a full-size luxury SUV that's an old name on new ideas. It's better at cheating the wind and carrying families. It carries over essentially unchanged from last year’s new model, and earns an impressive 7.4 overall. Fuel economy is always going to hold back a 5,000-pound SUV, but it excels in comfort and...

2017 Land Rover Discovery

2017 Land Rover DiscoveryLand Rover has re-discovered the icon it forgot it had. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery represents a thorough re-think of the way the British brand known for conquering the Kalahari approaches buyers who want room for everything they—and their kids—do. Based on our initial drive of the 2017 Land Rover Discovery, we've awarded it 7.6 out...

IIHS: Automatic emergency braking reduces crashes in GM vehicles

2019 Chevrolet EquinoxSometimes technology is a good thing. New research presented by the IIHS Tuesday shows automatic emergency braking systems helped reduce the number of collisions and crash-related injuries in General Motors vehicles. The independent safety body said optional front crash prevention systems (which includes automating braking and forward-collision...