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Friday, October 23, 2020

Cox Automotive Economist Talks To 'Auto Trends'

The car-buying market has been literally turned upside down, as a result of the pandemic. To get the inside scoop, ride with 'Auto Trends' this weekend to get the inside scoop. For all of our air times, click here

Saturday, October 17, 2020

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 63 S: Pushes Out Over 600-Horsepower


Highlight: This is the fastest GLE built today, pumping out a whopping 603-horsepower, with its biturbo engine. The vehicle has a top speed of 174-mph.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $133,075 (Base Model: $114,000)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; an electronic stability control system; a traction control system; a brake hold feature; a rearview camera; an active brake assist system; and a blind spot assist system

Friday, October 16, 2020

'Auto Trends' Talks One-On-One With California Air Resources Board Regarding The State's Decision To Ban New Gasoline-Powered Cars

 


California, which is the largest automotive market in the U.S., serves as Ground Zero for the United States in terms of having the most new and electrified vehicle registrations.

As a result of the Governor of California recent news making pledge to ban the sale of all-new gasoline-powered cars by 2035, this weekend's guest, which is a member of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), join us. CARB played a pivotal role in the Governor's announcement. What does this mean for the auto industry? What does this mean for car buyers? And how will this impact

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD


Highlight:  For the 2020 model year, Toyota has extended its hybrid battery warranty from 8 years or 100,000 miles to 10 years or 150,000 miles.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $35,625 (Base LE MSRP$29,675)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; LED daytime running lights; all-wheel drive; a vehicle stability system; a traction control system; a pre-collision braking system with pedestrian protection; a lane departure alert system; a sway warning system; automatic high beams; road sign assist; lane trace assist; a radar activated cruise control system; a brake hold feature; a hill assist control system; a trailer sway control system; a back up camera; and a tire pressure monitoring system 

Monday, October 12, 2020

2020 Cadillac CT5 AWD: American Luxury That Drives And Feels Like A German Sedan


Highlight: This is the luxury’s brand’s first vehicle with a hatchback-like (or fastback) design.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $59,395 (Base Model: $37,890)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: air bag; ABS; traction control system; a forward collision alert system; front pedestrian braking; automatic emergency braking; a rearview camera; OnStar; self-sealing tires; a safety alert seat; a teen driver safety aid feature; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Standard Features (Luxury): 18-inch wheels; a 10-speed automatic transmission; remote engine start system; gas saving active fuel shutters; a dual zone automatic climate control system; a push button keyless ignition start-stop system; a keyless entry system; a manual operated day/night mirror;  a manual operated tilt/telescopic leather wrapped steering wheel; a 10-inch infotainment screen; a rotary controlled infotainment controller; power front seats; carpeted floor mats; active grille shutters for fuel economy savings; driver control modes; in-vehicle WiFi system; rear folding split seats; and an air purification system

Saturday, October 10, 2020

'Auto Trends' Is Discussing PBS' 'Driving While Black' Special With The Filmmaker (Show 2 of 2)

To hear the one-on-one conversation with the filmmaker ..... listen to SiriusXM and/or several of our free FM online outlets, click here.

Show One Airs - Saturday, October 3 - Wednesday, October 7

Show Two Airs - Saturday, October 10 - Wednesday, October 14

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport AWD: The Brand’s New Coupe-Like Crossover


Highlight: The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport was birthed from the larger Volkswagen Atlas.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $40,300 (S Model: $31,565)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a rearview camera; a blind spot monitor and rear traffic alert system; a forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking system with pedestrian monitoring; blind spot monitor and a rear traffic alert system; hill hold control system; heated folded power mirrors with an integrated turn signal; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Monday, October 5, 2020

Its Shop Time Mondays: Ford Is Recalling Over 620,000 2020 Models

 Distorted or Inoperative Rearview Camera/FMVSS 111

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V575000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company


Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 620,246

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, Explorer, Mustang, Transit, Expedition, Escape, Ranger and Edge, and Lincoln Nautilus and Corsair vehicles. Due to a poor electrical connection, the rearview camera may intermittently display a blank or distorted image. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rear Visibility."

Sunday, October 4, 2020

2020 Genesis G90 RWD 3.3T Premium: The Luxury Brand’s Flagship Sedan

 

Highlight: The vehicle shares a platform with Kia’s K900.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $73,195

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: air bag; ABS; traction control system; a lane following assist system; a rear cross traffic collision avoidance assist system; a forward collision avoidance assist system; a forward collision avoidance assist system; a safe exit assist system; a highway driving assist system; ha blind spot view monitor; front and rear parking sensors; a high beam assist system; rain sensing wipers; a tire pressure monitoring system; and first aid kits

Cox Automotive Economist Talks To 'Auto Trends'

The car-buying market has been literally turned upside down, as a result of the pandemic. To get the inside scoop, ride with 'Auto Trend...