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Ford recalling more than 500K Fusion sedans, Escape crossovers for rollaway risk

2014 Ford FusionFord announced Wednesday that it would recall more than half a million Fusion sedans and Escape crossovers built between 2013 and 2015 because of a faulty shift cable that could fail to park the car. The recall includes 2013-16 Ford Fusions and 2013-14 Ford Escapes. The automaker suggested that drivers use the parking brake in addition to placing...

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe preview

2019 Hyundai Santa FeThe 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, the fourth generation of Hyundai’s larger crossover SUV, has been redesigned with a larger cabin, more upright design, and an expanded array of safety and comfort features. It’s offered in the standard five-seat version (formerly called Santa Fe Sport) and a longer Santa Fe XL model with a third row...

2019 Hyundai Tucson preview

2019 Hyundai TucsonThe 2019 Hyundai Tucson might have been the infant in the South Korean automaker’s family if it weren’t for the arrival of the new 2018 Kona crossover. Now that it’s firmly in the middle of the SUV lineup at home, the Tucson clamors for attention this year with a new engine offering, some new technology and safety gear, and an...

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric preview

2019 Hyundai Kona ElectricThe 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is a step in the right direction. The battery electric crossover due toward the end of 2018 offers up to 250 miles of range in a tall-riding vehicle: the right range in the right type of car for many shoppers. So what’s wrong? Initially, the Kona Electric only will be available in a limited number of states...

2019 Hyundai Ioniq

2019 Hyundai IoniqThe 2019 Hyundai Ioniq builds further on the automaker’s green credentials. The Ioniq is relatively unchanged from last year’s car, but Hyundai has added some needed standard active safety features to the Hybrid SEL trim level. We’ve rated the 2019 Ioniq 6.0 out of 10, with extra points awarded for its strong green scores and...