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215,000 Nissan crossover SUVs and sedans recalled over fire risk

2018 Nissan PathfinderA faulty braking system component that could leak flammable fluid prompted Nissan on Thursday to recall 215,000 crossover SUVs and sedans. The recall covers about 215,000 vehicles including the 2015-2017 Nissan Murano, 2017-2018 Nissan Pathfinder, 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, and 2017 Infiniti QX60. MORE: Nissan, Infiniti, Mitsubishi to switch to...

Auto supplier ZF turns focus to commercial sector with self-driving delivery vehicle

ZF Autonomous Delivery VehiclesGerman auto parts giant ZF announced Wednesday that it is developing an autonomous electric delivery vehicle for “last mile” solutions with a $14 billion investment in the next five years. Even if you’ve never heard of ZF, it’s likely that your car, truck, or SUV uses parts in its drivetrain, specifically whole transmission...

Nissan, Infiniti, Mitsubishi to switch to Android-powered infotainment system for next generation

2019 Infiniti QX50, first driveSmartphone compatibility is a major selling point in new cars, with a majority of new vehicles offering either Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, or both with their standard infotainment systems. Nissan and Mitsubishi, members of the aptly-named Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, are taking things a step further. On Tuesday, the alliance Announced that...

2019 Genesis G70, Mercedes-AMG Project One, VW's electric future: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Genesis G702019 Genesis G70 undercuts Germans, costs $35,895 The 2019 Genesis G70 luxury compact sedan will directly challenge established rivals when it goes on sale this year, starting with its relatively low price. Genesis on Wednesday said that the 2019 G70 will cost $35,895 to start. 2019 Nissan Versa Note adds Apple CarPlay, Android Auto compatibility...

2019 Chevrolet Sonic

2019 Chevrolet SonicThe city-friendly 2019 Chevrolet Sonic enters its eighth year with more candles on its cake, but little else. This subcompact sedan and hatchback lineup is showing its age. For 2019, the Sonic adds an additional paint color, dubbed “Shock,” and otherwise carries over the LS, LT, and Premier trim levels, as well as sedan and hatchback...