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Mercedes-Benz recalls number of models over non-functioning seatbelt tensioners

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (C43 Coupe)Mercedes-Benz has recalled some of its new models to address faulty sensors that may cause seatbelt tensioners to fail. In documents filed with the NHTSA last month published this week, Mercedes-Benz said it will recall 5,433 vehicles to fix seatbelts that may not register when an occupant buckles in. The sensor may not identify a driver or...

Lyft's awards, Porsche Macan driven, Tesla self-driving cars: What's New @ The Car Connection

GM & Lyft launch Express Drive programLyft recognizes its most popular destinations in major cities Ride-share giant Lyft is keeping track of where its customers go. On Monday, it released a list of the most popular destinations in some of America's biggest cities. Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles Most owners celebrate when their car's odometer turns...

2019 Chrysler 300

2019 Chrysler 300It’s still here. The 2019 Chrysler 300 has made more comebacks than some time-honored Broadway plays, though it too relies on some cheap seats to fill the audience. Chrysler still sells muscular V-8 models, and they’re our favorites, but the V-6-powered 300 sedan pays the bills and we have nice things to say about it, too. In its 15th...

2019 Chrysler Pacifica

2019 Chrysler PacificaThe 2019 Chrysler Pacifica is proof that America still knows minivans. The jack-of-all-trades family hauler remains unchanged for 2019, which means it keeps all the things that made Best Car to Buy 2017. The Pacifica elevates the minivan aesthetic with a sleek, attractive design that all but hides its utilitarian underpinnings. The 2019 Pacifica...

2019 Ram 1500

 2019 Ram 1500 North EditionThe 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck wants to be more than just a trusted hauler. With its roomy, refined interior and its choice of engine options, the 2019 Ram is the most livable full-size pickup on the market today. We rate it 5.8 out of 10 overall, with some caveats. For one, we haven’t driven the new mild-hybrid V-6 and V-8 engines. For...