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What Is the Difference Between the Ford EcoSport and Escape?

The Escape has been a staple of Ford’s lineup since the turn of the millennium, offering buyers a smaller alternative to the Edge and Explorer. Just a few years ago, Ford expanded its lineup with another small SUV, the EcoSport. Having been sold for a long time in other markets, the EcoSport made its way […]

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A Year of Trials and Tribulations in Our 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SE

If there was a way to measure a vehicle’s overall utility, our long-term 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SE would score very highly. Whether it be a weekend camping trip with friends, moving day to a new apartment, or hauling around a load of videographers and their many cases of equipment, the Atlas was the go-to vehicle […]

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That Third Genesis Luxury SUV That’s Coming? It’s Fully Electric

Genesis, the fledgling luxury brand of the Hyundai Motor Group that launched in 2015, will have a lineup of vehicles closer to what is trending in the automotive world, with plans to add three crossovers in the next two years—one of them a pure electric vehicle. That’s good news, because Genesis’s portfolio so far consists […]

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GM’s Latest: Trailers That Brake as Well as Trucks

We take it for granted that our braking distances extend when towing a trailer—especially a heavy one. But does this have to be the case? General Motors aims to challenge that paradigm by making the eBoost electronic braking module that handles the brake-by-wire programming for its current crop of larger trucks available to trailer manufacturers […]

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First Ride Review: 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Earlier this month near Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz offered us an early hands-on opportunity to get to know the 2021 E-Class before it hits showrooms later this year. Head of E-Class development Michael Kelz took us on a ride through Red Rock Canyon in a couple different 2021 E-Class prototypes—an E 450 and a plug-in E […]

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