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2020 Toyota Sienna

2020 Toyota Sienna Nightshade special editionThe 2020 Toyota Sienna minivan is an older design that hasn’t changed much in a decade, but it remains a good choice for its value and its optional all-wheel drive. This year we’ve scored the 2020 Sienna at 5.5 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The Sienna carries over unchanged after last year’s addition of Apple...

Michigan lawmaker proposes taking parallel parking out of driving test

Baltimore parking meter  -  flickr user daquella_maneraStudent drivers in Michigan may soon no longer have to learn how to parallel park a car in order to pass the state driving test if a lawmaker gets her way. According to local ABC News affiliate ABC 13, Republican State Rep. Sarah Lightner unveiled a new bill last week to ditch parallel parking from the driver's test curriculum. In the bill's...

BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce cars recalled to replace faulty seat belts

2016 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleBMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce will recall about 15,500 cars to fix faulty rear seat belts that may not retract correctly, according to documents released by the NHTSA last week. All three automakers are owned by the BMW Group. In total, the recall covers five models: the 2016 BMW 5-Series, 2016-2017 BMW X1, 2016-2017 Mini Cooper and Cooper S, and the...

Nearly 200K Chrysler Pacifica minivans recalled over power steering loss risk

2019 Chrysler PacificaFiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Friday that it will recall almost 200,000 2017-2019 Chrysler Pacifica minivans to remedy an electrical wiring fault that may affect the vehicles' power steering system. A loss of electric power steering assist may occur if a wiring harness and an electrical contact point were contaminated with sealer during the...

Window stickers explained, 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe driven, Electric car adoption in Norway: What's New @ The Car Connection

2016 Honda Pilot (Touring)What's a Monroney window sticker for, and what does it do? What is the one thing you’ll find on every showroom floor aside from four wheels and the fear of a bum deal? The window sticker. Mercedes-Benz to scale back models, options in US After years of adding new nameplates to its portfolio, Mercedes-Benz is ready to prune some vehicles from...