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Each week on-air we bring you the latest happenings in the auto industry. You'll find our experts' take on news of note from new models to manufacturer announcements to, well, things that we just think are interesting. Check back each week for the latest news.

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2021
2021 Toyota 4Runner New Features, Trail Edition, And Pricing
The 2021 Toyota 4Runner lineup will roll out with some TRD Pro updates and a new Trail Special Edition. It adds a new hue, new LED lights and new equipment.

New for 2020Lunar Rock joins the TR... More ›
July
July National Auto Sales Results
It is almost impossible to know how the auto industry actually did for July 2020 given that the majority of carmakers no longer report sales on a monthly basis. To make it even harder to gauge, some ... More ›
Lexus
Lexus Debuts First Convertible In Five Years
The wait is almost over and we canít wait. Lexus will soon roll out its first drop top in almost five years -- the 2021 LC 500 Convertible. And judging from the pics, wow is it a beauty, too. To prep... More ›
Looking
Looking for a Pickup? Beware of Extremely Low Inventory
If youíve been on the hunt for a pickup lately, youíve likely noticed a low inventory of trucks on dealer lots. Thatís because there is a short supply of many pickups, and other vehicles, due to recen... More ›
New
New Vehicle Incentive Spending By Brand
As I watched the incentives during July, I was surprised by how high the incentives were, and I saw them escalate up during the month. This was counterintuitive to me, given the very real inventory s... More ›
Report:
Report: Average Age Of Cars In U.S. Is Almost 12 Years
If you like to keep your car awhile youíre not alone. The average age of U.S. light trucks and cars is approaching 12 years. New research from IHS Markit shows that the average age of light vehicles i... More ›
Top-Selling
Top-Selling Minivans and Commercial Vans
Minivan sales continue to slide in the United States, with every offering being way down in sales in the second quarter. Honda Odyssey, as usual, is the perennial winner. While the Toyota Sienna num... More ›
WardsAuto
WardsAuto Top 10 Best User Experience Winners
WardsAuto has unveiled the annual Wards 10 Best User Experience (UX) list for 2020, a list focused on vehicles that provide a great user experience and wide range of user-friendly technology. As a sid... More ›
Ford
Ford Debuts Bring Back Bronco Podcast Series
If you canít get enough of the new Ford Bronco, then youíll want to tune into a new podcast on August 10. Thatís when Ford will debut Bring Back Bronco, an eight-episode podcast series about the histo... More ›
Ford
Ford Rolls Out New Visa Card With FordPass
Ford is expanding its customer loyalty program by introducing a new FordPass Rewards Visa Card. The new FordPass Card, in collaboration with First National Bank of Omaha and Visa, offers everyday spe... More ›
Kia
Kia Pulls Off Cool Stunt To Show Off New K5 Sedan
Kia is trying to change the perception that midsize sedans can be, well, boring. Itís recent stunt involving the new 2021 K5 sedan certainly hits the mark. Kia hired professional stunt drivers to pil... More ›
Ford
Ford CEO Jim Hackett To Retire, COO Jim Farley Named As Successor
Ford CEO Jim Hackett is retiring this fall, the company announced Tuesday. Hackett, who has led the companyís transformation since 2017, will step down in October. Jim Farley has been named the compa... More ›
2020
2020 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Wins Pure Power Award
The Dodge Challenger Redeye is celebrating a recent award from the New England Motor Press Association. Itís received the organizationís Pure Power Award at its annual Ragtop Awards.

The 2020... More ›
Check
Check Out The BMW X7 Limited Edition Dark Shadow
Itís the summer of special, blacked-out editions. BMW is the latest to join the party with the limited edition 2021 BMW X7 Dark Shadow. But before we go any further, we have to tell you according to i... More ›
Enter
Enter Your Pup In The Jeep Top Canine Contest
What goes with a Jeep other than off-road action? Why manís best friend of course! Jeep knows it, too, so itís launching a new contest in search of the #JeepTopCanine. The contest is being held leadin... More ›
Get
Get One Of 50 800-Horse Yenko Silverado Pickups
If a hot rod Chevy Silverado pickup sounds good to you - youíll want to get your hands on the new 2021 YENKO/SC Silverado. Customized by Specialty Vehicle Engineering, itís the most powerful limited ... More ›
Hertz
Hertz Has Until January To Sell 182,000 Vehicles
There has been much speculation about whether or not Hertz would be forced to sell off a lot of their vehicles in their quest to reorganize under bankruptcy.

The automotive press has been hav... More ›
Limited-Edition
Limited-Edition 2020 Audi R8 Bids Farewell to Base Model V10
Audi is bidding farewell to its base V10 engine in the iconic R8 sports coupe with a new limited edition. And by limited we mean very - only 30 will be built.

The 2020 Audi R8 V10 Quattro lim... More ›
Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Launching Updated Models Through Mid-2021
The folks at Mitsubishi are busy bees these days. The automaker is planning a lineup of revised vehicle rollouts over the course of roughly the next year. The automaker says it plans to launch three ... More ›
Nissan
Nissan Expands Rear Door Alert
Nissan says it is expanding the availability of its Rear Door Alert technology. The feature reminds driverís to check their back seat. For 2020, Nissan says RDA is available on 12 models: Nissan Alti... More ›

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