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2015 Cadillac Escalade

Redesigned 2015 Escalade Remains Breed All Its Own

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
Cadillac's flagship Escalade sport utility vehicle keeps its bold, distinctive style and immense proportions after a major redesign for 2015.

Taxi Group Seeks to Stop Uber, Lyft in New Mexico

A group of taxi and limousine operators has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico. The Public Regulation Commission which regulates taxis and limos previously ruled that Lyft and Uber were in violation of stat

Kia 2015 K900

Kia Goes Upmarket in a Big Way

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Sep 12
The 2015 K900, the new flagship at Kia, is an attractive, large, luxury sedan with a quiet, comfortable ride, a boatload of standard features and a value price compared with luxury-brand competitors.

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR

Nissan's Small Car Excels at Affordability

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Sep 5
The 2015 Nissan Versa Note five-door hatchback is one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market and is affordable at the gas pump, too.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's Top SUV Making Sales Gains

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Aug 29
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

Infiniti SUV: Luxury in Seven Seats

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Aug 25
Families who need a vehicle with three rows of seats have a new, roomy and plush sport utility choice this year that's high in government fuel economy ratings, Infiniti's 2014 QX60 Hybrid SUV.

BMW M235i is unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

M235i Revives Classic BMW Memories

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Aug 15
The 2014 BMW M235i is the best temptation yet for American car buyers to get back into sporty, two-door coupes. The agile, turbocharged, rear-wheel drive M235i is downright fun to drive and relatively affordable.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator David J. Friedman, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington.

US Agency Moves Slowly on Investigation Requests

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Tom Krisher | Aug 12
The Associated Press reviewed all 15 petitions filed by drivers with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since 2010 and found the agency missed the legal deadline to grant or deny the requests 12 times. One petition has yet to be resolved.

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

Big 2015 Chevy Tahoe Remains a Rare Breed of SUV

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Aug 8
The big, 2015 Tahoe sport utility vehicle is thriving at Chevrolet, thanks to updated styling, a more powerful V-8, improved second-row legroom, more towing capacity and new features.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Grand Cherokee: A Grand, and Long, Ride

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Aug 1
The flagship of the Jeep line - the five-passenger Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle - is both a grand and high-mileage traveler for 2014. It is rated at 22 miles per gallon for city driving and 30 mpg on the highway, for an average of 25 mpg.