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2019 Mazda CX-5, BMW 340i, VW's electric promise: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Mazda CX-52019 Mazda CX-5 adds 2.5-liter turbo engine option, new Signature trim level A new 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine headlines updates to the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The brand's compact crossover also benefits from a new range-topping Signature trim level with softer leather upholstery and real wood trim inside. Mercedes-Benz, Bosch to test...

VW now lets Apple users unlock their cars with Siri

VW Car-Net Siri integrationVW announced on Monday that its smartphone app now supports Siri commands for Apple users. Notably, Apple users can now unlock and lock their Volkswagen with a Siri voice command. After a user logs into the Car-Net app, a handful of new functions will be available with the typical "Hey, Siri" voice command. VW said Apple users can simply say...

2019 GMC Yukon XL Denali review update: Gracefully aging

2019 GMC YukonDig deep into the 2019 GMC Yukon XL Denali and you'll find parts designed to fit trucks from decades past—some from more than 30 years ago. What's incredible is that the Yukon remains relevant and worth serious consideration. GMC has upgraded the Yukon throughout the years with the latest powertrains, safety technology, and even managed to...

2019 Mazda CX-5 adds 2.5-liter turbo engine option, new Signature trim level

2019 Mazda CX-5A new 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine headlines updates to the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The brand's compact crossover also benefits from a new range-topping Signature trim level with softer leather upholstery and real wood trim inside. Mazda announced details for the 2019 CX-5 at the 2018 Seattle auto show after the refreshed crossover SUV made its...

Mercedes-Benz, Bosch to test self-driving cars in California

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz S-Class prototypeMercedes-Benz and German supplier Bosch have announced they will begin a self-driving car pilot service next year in California. Mercedes parent Daimler said last week that the public self-driving car test service will roll out in San Jose, California, in the second quarter of 2019. Daimer and Bosch have worked together quietly on the technology...

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