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2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Toyota CorollaThe 2020 Toyota Corolla shows that its maker is serious about small cars, even as rivals jettison their offerings in favor of crossover SUVs more popular with consumers. With the 2020 Corolla, Toyota realigns its compact sedan with a pair of engines slotted into a new body structure that's stiffer and should make the car both more fun to drive and...

2020 Toyota Corolla unveiled: More power, style for compact sedan

2020 Toyota CorollaWith the 2020 Corolla Toyota unveiled Thursday at simultaneous events in China and the U.S., the automaker makes its most dramatic effort yet to shed the small car's stodgy image. When the 2020 Toyota Corolla goes on sale next spring, it'll have a split personality. Most Corollas will likely be built with a fuel efficiency-oriented 1.8-liter...

2019 Honda Passport crossover SUV teased ahead of LA revival

2019 Honda Passport teaserAfter rumors swirled at the start of 2018 over a reborn Honda Passport, the brand has confirmed the nameplate's revival. Honda teased the forthcoming mid-size crossover SUV on Thursday (#ThrowbackThursday) and announced the model will make its global debut at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. The brand didn't reveal much about the 2019 Honda...

Uber, Lyft roll out rewards programs

Uber Rewards programThe ride-sharing industry has gotten more competitive in the past few years, and both Uber and Lyft will kick the rivalry up another notch with the launch of ride reward programs. Uber announced its rewards program on Wednesday and said it will initially roll it out in nine cities across the U.S. The program is broken down into four tiers: Blue...

BMW M340i, Frankencar, California's carpool lane stickers: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 BMW M340i xDrive2020 BMW M340i revealed with more sporting aspirations On Tuesday, BMW expanded its M Performance range with the 2020 M340i sedan. Ford, Walmart team up for self-driving delivery program Ford and Walmart have teamed up to launch a new self-driving delivery service pilot with the help of Postmates. Chinese Ford partner Zotye gears up to sell...