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GM to recall nearly 6M trucks and SUVs with Takata airbags despite disagreement with the NHTSA

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500The NHTSA is forcing General Motors to recall nearly 6 million full-size SUVs and pickup trucks equipped with Takata airbag inflators, the regulator announced on Monday. The order comes after four years of GM insisting that its airbag inflators were safe, even as the rest of the industry roiled with the largest automotive recall in history. More...

GM capitulates to massive recall, 2020 Corvette convertible reviewed, EV costs compared: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500GM to recall nearly 6M trucks and SUVs with Takata airbags despite disagreement with the NHTSA The NHTSA is ordering GM to recall almost 6 million trucks and SUVs due to faulty Takata airbags. Volkswagen to pass on Passat, cease production of sedan by 2023 VW to drop its large American-made sedan once electric vehicles move in to Tennessee. 2021...

Volkswagen to pass on Passat, cease production of sedan by 2023

2020 Volkswagen Passat SELVolkswagen will discontinue the Passat mid-size sedan in the U.S. once it completes its current product cycle for 2023, according to a report this weekend from Wards Auto. The VW plant that produces the Passat in Chattanooga, Tennessee also makes the more popular 2021 Volkswagen Atlas three-row crossover SUV and the similar but smaller Atlas Cross...

2021 Nissan Altima

2021 Nissan AltimaWhat kind of car is the 2021 Nissan Altima? What does it compare to? The 2021 Nissan Altima is a mid-size five-seat family sedan that costs about $25,000 in its base version. It’s a direct rival to some of the best-selling cars in the U.S., including the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Hyundai Sonata. Is the 2021 Nissan Altima a good car?...

2021 Chevrolet Equinox

2021 Chevrolet EquinoxWhat kind of car is the 2021 Chevy Equinox? What does it compare to? The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox five-seat crossover SUV sits parked at the intersection of value and practicality. We’d shop it against a Subaru Forester, Ford Escape, or Honda CR-V. Is the 2021 Chevy Equinox a good car? It doesn’t top a single category in our reviews, but...