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(PHOTOS) Automotive Minute: 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 is horribly proficient

It’s no secret that Mercedes-Benz makes some great vehicles and the 2019 E-Class is certainly one. The E-Class was redesigned in 2016 and has continually evolved to meet customer expectations. For 2019, the German automaker, whose North American he.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

(Photos) Automotive Minute: Meet the U.S.-made, redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes-Benz’s most popular SUV, the GLE, has been redesigned for 2020, getting a beefy makeover that follows the latest design and tech trends. The company, which has its North American headquarters in Atlanta, has announced that the model will be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Automotive Minute: Completely redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander goes big on tech and fuel efficiency (Photos)

The three-row SUV roster has expanded in 2019 with the Subaru Ascent, Kia Telluride, and Hyundai Palisade entering the market. The Toyota Highlander, a perennial favorite among buyers, faces stiffer competition than ever before, making it the perfec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Automotive Minute: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is stupid amounts of fun done smartly (Photos)

While the sun sets on one of America’s largest convertibles, the Buick Cascada, the tiny Mazda MX-5 Miata celebrates its 30th birthday and continues to be just as popular as ever. The Japanese automaker sold over 11,000 Miatas in 2017 and nearly 9.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Automotive Minute: Ram debuts Multifunction Tailgate with 60/40 vertical split (Photos)

In a week filled with heavy-duty truck news from Chevrolet and Ford, another Detroit-based automaker made big news with its light-duty truck. Ram debuted the Multifunction Tailgate for 2019 Ram 1500 ahead of the Chicago Auto Show. The four-position ta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Automotive Minute: Creepin’ and crawlin’ in the desert proves 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison is equipped to impress (PHOTOS)

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 proved its on- and off-road prowess a year ago when it debuted as a new take on the midsize truck. This winter its new, flashier variant, the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison was put to the test ahead of its arrival on deal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

Automotive Minute: 2019 Fiat 500X gets a midcycle refresh adding power, new standard tech (Photos)

The Fiat 500X routinely gets dinged in reviews for its underpowered engine and unrefined interior filled with outdated tech. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE: FCAU) has given the 500X, which debuted in 2014, a midcycle refresh aimed squarely at addr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 1st, 2018

Automotive Minute: American-made Nissan Maxima and Murano get safety, tech, and appearance upgrades for 2019 (Photos)

Production is already underway at Nissan’s Smyrna, Tenn. plant on the 2019 Nissan Maxima and in Canton, Miss. on the 2019 Nissan Murano, which are receiving safety and appearance upgrades for the new model year as part of a midcycle refresh.  The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2018

Automotive Minute: 2019 Acura ILX looks better, has a lower price (PHOTOS)

It’s easy to see how the Acura ILX gets lost in the luxury small-car shuffle. It competes against the much flashier Kia Stinger and Tesla Model 3 as well as the athletic Audi A5 and BMW 3-Series. The ILX is also in big need of a redesign with ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Automotive Minute: 2019 Genesis G70 outperforms its sister Stinger at every turn (Photos)

Since it emerged as its own brand under the Hyundai Motor Company umbrella, Genesis Motors has been producing outstanding vehicles that compete with their luxury rivals head on. With the G90 luxury large sedan and G80 luxury midsize sedan already .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Automotive Minute: 2019 Lexus UX is your mom’s new grocery getter (Photos)

Lexus has a plan. Their marketing team is focusing the ad buys and messaging surrounding its new 2019 Lexus UX on xennials, the attractive microgeneration born between 1977 and 1983. They’re career-driven professionals who have put off families as .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

Automotive Minute: 2019 Subaru Forester is company’s most high-tech family hauler yet (Photos)

Subaru owners know what they like, and the company is giving them more to be enthusiastic about with the introduction of the fifth generation Subaru Forester. The 2019 Forester is bigger, bolder, and more tech-heavy than previous models. The revisio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

Automotive Minute: Meet the US-made, redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes-Benz’s most popular SUV, the GLE, has been redesigned for 2020, getting a beefy makeover that follows the latest design and tech trends. The company, which has its North American headquarters in Atlanta, has announced the model will be bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2018

(PHOTOS) Automotive Minute: 2019 GMC Sierra stands strong, falls flat inside

Standing tall, nose forward with a confident stance, the 2019 GMC Sierra is finally reaching the echelons of true luxury that it has been trying to convince buyers it is for years- at least on the outside. Even in its highest Denali grade, the Sierra’s .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018

Automotive Minute: Maserati adds two new performance-centric grades to best-selling Levante for 2019 (Photos)

Maserati sells more SUVs than it does cars, which is astounding considering that they only offer one SUV model for sale, the Levante. It’s only been available for sale in North America since late 2016, quickly delivering a high-end luxury experien.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2018

Automotive Minute: Demon who? Dodge reveals 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye (Photos)

The last 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been produced and sold, but not forgotten. Dodge, a division of FCA North American (NYSE: FCAU) has rolled the lessons learned from it and some of its equipment into the just-revealed 2019 Dodge Challenge.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Automotive Minute: Volvo opens new South Carolina plant, debuts redesigned 2019 S60 (Photos)

Volvo’s first U.S. manufacturing plant is now open for business. The Charleston, S.C., facility joins two manufacturing plants and an engine plant in Europe, three car factories and an engine plant in China, and assembly plants in India and Malay.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Automotive Minute: 2019 Subaru Ascent delivers the larger SUV experience Subie enthusiasts have been craving (Photos)

Subaru owners know what they want in their next car. They want a Subaru. Passionate throngs of buyers have given the company 77 consecutive months of yearly month-over-month growth, including 50 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2018

Mercedes Benz unveils GLB concept and calls 2019 "year of the SUV"

Mercedes Benz unveiled a new SUV concept at the Shanghai Auto Show for a compact Mercedes GLB, saying the automaker plans to add the new SUV to its lineup later this year. Rough cut - no reporter narration......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

(PHOTOS) Automotive Minute: Nissan targets millennials with 2020 Versa reveal at Tortuga Music Festival

With toes in the sand and a cold beer in their hand, the crowd at the Tortuga Music Festival was the first to see the redesigned 2020 Nissan Versa, a move the company says is aimed to garner interest in the budget-friendly car from millennials with.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Scenes from Thunder Over Louisville 2019 (PHOTOS)

Thunder Over Louisville turned 30 on Saturday, and as usual organizers of the event celebrated with one of the biggest parties anywhere. The annual air show and 30-minute fireworks display — one of the largest in North America — found perfect weath.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2019