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2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EVThe field of affordable electric vehicles is growing by the year. And this year marks the first time that one of the longest-range affordable EVs, the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV, gets a range boost. The 2020 Bolt EV gets its boost in battery capacity without any physical change to the pack or the way its integrated into the vehicle structure...

2020 Mazda CX-30 makes room in small crossover SUV lineup

2021 Mazda CX-30, 2019 LA Auto ShowThe 2020 Mazda CX-30 that arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show raises big questions about small crossovers in the Mazda lineup. It would seem as if the larger CX-30 would replace the CX-3 subcompact crossover, but instead it slots between the CX-3 and CX-5, Mazda spokesman Drew Carey told us on the show floor. The new...

2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years

2020 Toyota Camry AWD, 2019 LA Auto ShowToyota introduced Wednesday an available all-wheel-drive powertrain on the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon in a bid to compete with more popular crossovers and SUVs. It’s the first time the Avalon sedan is available with AWD, and the first time AWD has been offered on the best-selling Camry mid-size sedan since 1991. Derived from the RAV4 compact...

2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4: Compare Crossovers

2020 Honda CR-VShortly after you’ve grabbed your keys, swilled the last gulp of coffee, and made a beeline to the front door on your way to the dealership the question comes. You’ve decided a new crossover is in order, a replacement for the family car, and a new set of keys on the ring in your hand now. “Where do I start?” For most...

New SUVs, hot cars top What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer crossover SUV will get tougher, off-road variant The new small Chevy crossover will add RS and Activ editions with big tires and tougher suspension tune for mild off-roading. 2021 Kia Seltos preview Roughly the size of the Hyundai Kona, the 2021 Kia Seltos small crossover slots under the Sportage and comes with two...