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Target Offers 20% Off New Car Seat With a Trade-In | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> Cars.com illustration by Paul Dolan If your child’s old safety seat is stained beyond cleaning and worn beyond safe use, or if it’s just time to get that growing child a booster seat, Target has a deal for you. Trade the old seat in and get a coupon for 20 percent off a new ...

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Honda sweetens lease deals, a little

Accord sales have been down and dealers have blamed a lack of competitive lease offers for its failure to keep pace with the updated Toyota Camry. Honda dealer Rick Case thinks the Accord is “back in the ballgame” after the automaker trimmed $800 from the down payment on its 36-month lease deal. Accord sales have been down for months, and ...

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California bill would add muscle to franchise laws

Chrysler Group in 2011 settled a complaint over Motor Village, a factory-owned dealership in Los Angeles, being operated near other Chrysler stores. The California legislature will take its first step toward possibly enacting a new franchise bill when AB 2107, backed by the California New Car Dealers Association, is heard by the Assembly Transportation Committee on Monday, April 23. The ...

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Self-driving cars hitting red lights

Jake Fisher, left, director of auto testing for Consumer Reports, shows Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., the features of a Tesla Model 3 at Consumer Reports’ test track in Colchester, Conn. Federal and state officials, once eager advocates of self-driving cars, now are pumping the brakes and demanding greater accountability and information that autos and tech companies may not be willing ...

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GM brings Cadillac back into the fold

DETROIT — What’s good for General Motors is good for Cadillac, and vice versa. That proposition will be put to the test as Cadillac transitions to a new leader — and a new style of leadership — following the ouster last week of Johan de Nysschen. Over his nearly four years as the brand’s global chief, de Nysschen’s impact was ...

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Garcadia dealership-buying partnership breaks up

On a fall day in 2005, dealer Robert Garff and his financier pal, Ian Cumming, took a bike ride around Salt Lake City that would lead to a historic marriage. Cumming, co-founder of Leucadia National Corp., and Garff, chairman of Ken Garff Automotive, got the idea to join forces. Within a year, Garcadia was born. Garcadia, a limited liability company ...

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Retooled QX50 fills Infiniti’s ‘biggest void’

The 2019 Infiniti QX50, designed and engineered on an all-new platform, went on sale in March. WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — For Infiniti, the 2019 QX50 is a pivotal reboot engineered to fortify the luxury brand’s standing in the U.S. market. That’s why Infiniti executives here called the crossover — all-new inside and out — the brand’s most important product launch ...

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Which Cars Have Self-Driving Features for 2018? | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> Cars.com graphic by Paul Dolan Wish you could work or sleep while your car navigates rush hour? Dream on — just not behind the wheel. Despite steady news on self-driving cars, such vehicles still remain in prototype test fleets. Right now, no mass-produced vehicle can fully drive itself. Related: For Self-Driving Car Awareness, Most ...

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2018 Lexus LX 570 – Our Review

Their modern designs make it easy to overlook the fact that Lexus and parent company Toyota make some of the most old-school vehicles around, including the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser and its luxurious counterpart, the Lexus LX 570. While most modern SUVs trend toward urban performance with car-based platforms and low-slung profiles, the LX 570 is a dinosaur from ...

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2018 Mitsubishi Mirage GT: What Does It Cost to Fill Up? | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> The Mirage is affordable, no-frills transportation incarnate. Cars.com photo by Brian Wong With gas prices climbing across the country, penny-pinching shoppers might want to consider a low-priced, economical small car like the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage GT. The Mirage GT hatchback, brethren of the Mirage G4 sedan, carries with it some surprising features for its ...

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Save Money. Live Better. Charge Your EV: Walmart Fast Chargers Coming | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2017 Tesla Model S Manufacturer image A project to bridge gaps in America’s electric-vehicle charging network might also bridge the cultural divide by letting owners of $100,000 Teslas rub elbows with Americans shopping for $8 jeans. Volkswagen’s Electrify America project will electrify Walmart with EV chargers at more than 100 of the discount-retail giant’s parking lots in 34 ...

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2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport: Half a Model Year, Whole New Value | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport Manufacturer image I was never good at math, so decimals make me cringe, but in the case of the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport, the equation is simple. Nissan announced today that the subcompact SUV gets more standard safety features for the half model year for a modest price bump. The ...

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