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Lyft adds 911 call button, other app features in new rider-safety push

LyftLyft passengers will be able to dial 911 directly from the ride-sharing company's smartphone application. The company said Tuesday the in-app emergency service contact is one of several ways it aims to boost rider safety. Using the 911 feature within the Lyft app provides a police dispatcher crucial information such as exact location and the...

The Car Connection's Most Researched Cars of 2019

2019 Subaru ForesterWe the people of the carbuying public, in order to find a more perfect vehicle, shall be heard. Millions of our readers spoke last year and said: “We want a crossover.” We hear you. Last year, the most researched vehicles on The Car Connection—by a wide margin—were tall-riding SUVs and crossovers. DON'T MISS: The Car...

19K Honda, Acura models recalled for the second time to fix airbag inflators

2012 Honda AccordHonda and Acura recalled about 19,000 sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, and crossover SUVs to replace passenger-side airbag inflators that may have been installed improperly during an earlier recall. DON'T MISS: 119K 2019 Honda CR-V crossover SUVs recalled to fix airbags Each car was previously recalled due to defective airbag inflators made by...

Volvo XC90 recall, Audi TT discontinued, Audi E-tron electric car road trip: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Volvo XC902016 Volvo XC90 recalled for leaky coolant hose, fire risk The 2016 Volvo XC90 crossover SUV has been recalled to fix a faulty coolant hose that could leak and create a fire risk. Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive The 2019 Audi A8 L sticks to an understated formula that has worked for more than two decades. Audi's...

Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive

2019 Audi A8 LThe 2019 Audi A8 L sticks to an understated formula that has worked for more than two decades. Audi's biggest and poshest sedan lays a ground game for future driver-assistance and technology features. While the 2019 A8 L is new, the competition is far from it. Competitors from BMW, Mercedes, and Lexus have a head start on Audi by at least a few...

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