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2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid price cut to $34,135

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In HybridIn an effort to spur sales amidst the onslaught of crossover SUVs, Hyundai on Thursday sliced the cost of its 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid sedan by $1,350 to $34,135. MORE: 2018 Hyundai Accent, 2018 Kia Rio pass stringent IIHS crash test The top-tier Limited trim gets a price bump of $250 to $39,750 before adding that same freight charge, but...

Trump's trade woes, 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320, Electric-car chargers: What's New @ The Car Connection

Donald J. Trump in November 2016       [photo: The Trump Organization]Trump's aim to forge ahead with auto tariffs could lead to higher car prices, international retaliation President Donald Trump's threat to levy a 20-25 percent tariff on cars imported to the U.S. if a trade deal with the European Union isn't reached next week could result in a dramatic increase in new-car pricing and may lead to international...

2019 BMW X3

2019 BMW X3Go long on the 2019 BMW X3. The new luxury compact crossover gains a lower cost, rear-wheel-drive entry model this year and will also serve as the jumping off point for an electrified crossover due sometime soon. Here and now, the X3 still delivers on our high expectations. We give it a very good 7.0 overall score, which is buoyed by standard...

Trump's aim to forge ahead with auto tariffs could lead to higher car prices, international retaliation

BMW X7 pre-production at plant in Spartanburg, South CarolinaPresident Donald Trump's threat to levy a 20-25 percent tariff on cars imported to the U.S. if a trade deal with the European Union isn't reached next week could result in a dramatic increase in new-car pricing and may lead to international retaliation. EU officials, including European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and the president...

2019 GMC Canyon

2019 GMC CanyonThe 2019 GMC Canyon is a mid-size pickup with hints of upscale flair, enough for a 5.2 out of 10 on our scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Like its platform mate, the Chevrolet Colorado, the 2019 Canyon can’t quite stack up to its full-size companions, but at nearly 19 feet from end to end, it’s no small fry. The Canyon comes...