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Hands-free safety? IIHS to assess semi-autonomous driving systems

Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 updateThe IIHS will be the first independent safety agency to test the safety of hands-free driving systems, the insurance-industry funded group announced Thursday. The IIHS said that none of the semi-autonomous systems currently offered by automakers meets the criteria to earn a "Good" rating. The safety group emphasized that there is no such thing as...

Review update: 2022 Genesis GV70 presents chic design in composed package

2022 Genesis GV70 AWD 3.5T Sport PrestigeNow the establishment should be concerned. Genesis has arrived at the meat of the market: small luxury crossover SUVs, and the upstart brand has brought its A game. With the 2022 Genesis GV70, the luxury division of Hyundai has a bullseye circled around the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercede-Benz GLC-Class, and even the Acura RDX. Genesis did its homework...

2022 Lexus LX: Same starting price gives way to $128,000 top price

2022 Lexus LX 600The redesigned 2022 Lexus LX three-row SUV rides on a new platform, uses a new twin-turbo engine, and upgrades to the latest tech and safety systems, yet it costs the same as the outgoing model at $88,245, including a $1,345 destination charge. But two new trims, including an Ultra Luxury grade with reclining, massaging second-row captain's chairs...

2022 BMW 3-Series

2022 BMW 3-Series (330e)What kind of car is the 2022 BMW 3-Series? What does it compare to? The 3-Series is BMW’s birthright sport sedan, the alpha and the omega of rear-drive four-doors with enthusiast followings. Square it up against a Mercedes-Benz C-Class or an Audi A4. Is the 2022 BMW 3-Series a good car? With much of its handling luster restored, it earns a...

Loose windshield prompts recall of Hyundai Santa Fe, Elantra, and Sonata

2021 Hyundai Santa FeNewer Hyundai models may have a loose windshield that can let in water and wind, the automaker disclosed to the NHTSA last week. The issue prompted the recall of certain 2020-2021 Santa Fe crossover SUVs, the 2021 Sonata mid-size sedan, and the 2021 Elantra compact sedan. The models are all recently redesigned and produced by Hyundai Motor...
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