• Kia tops J.D. Power initial quality list; non-premium brands do well

    2017 Kia Sportage SX Turbo 2WD

    The J.D. Power initial quality rankings are out again this year, and for the first time a non-premium brand topped the list. Remember when Hyundai and Kia were synonymous with cheap transportation and so-so quality? Well, they aren't any more, as Kia topped the list with 83 problems per 100 vehicles,

    The Benchmark Gets a New Name: 2016 BMW 340i xDrive TFL Leaderboard Hot or Not Review Ep.9

    2016 bmw 340i xdrive hot lap

    How do you have improve a benchmark setting luxury sports sedan? In the case of the BMW 3-series, you create the 2016 BMW 340i. The well-known 335i designation is no more. What's different? For starters, the 340i (F30 designation) gets a new inline 6-cylinder engine (B58 designation). The displacement remains the

    The Next Hyundai Veloster, Replacing a BMW 328d and Mazda 2 vs Scion xD [Ask Nathan]

    sema 2012 hyundai veloster

    In this edition of Ask Nathan: The Next Hyundai Veloster? Replacing my BMW 328d? Used Mazda2 or used Scion xD? This first question comes from a viewer who is currious about the next Hyundai Veloster. Hi. Any idea what the next Hyundai Veloster will be like? I was thinking about the turbo, it's

    Two more car companies join forces with ridesharing services

    Toyota BMW Ridesharing

    Two more major automobile manufacturers are venturing into the on-demand transportation industry through partnerships with two carpooling mobile app companies. BMW i Ventures announced its plan to partner with Scoop, while Toyota Motor Corp. recently announced its intention to partner with Uber. Volkswagen Group announced its plans to partner with Gett

    2016 BMW M2, Chevrolet Camaro SS, Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R: The Golden Age of Performance [Review]

    BMW M2 - Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R - Chevrolet Camaro SS

    With all the talk these days about self-driving cars and diesel emission scandals, it’s easy to forget that we live in the golden age of performance. An average mid-size sedan can drop a 6 second 0-60 time, and almost supercar levels of speed are now attainable for well under $100k. We

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