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2019 Subaru Ascent crossover SUV crashes well, scores Top Safety Pick+

2019 Subaru Ascent first driveThe 2019 Subaru Ascent earned top marks from the IIHS, the insurance industry-funded crash testers said Tuesday. In its barrage of crash tests, the IIHS said that the 2019 Ascent earned "Good" marks in every test. Additionally, the IIHS said that the Ascent's child-seat anchors rated "Good" and that its automatic emergency braking rated...

Cargo in-car convenience store brings snacks and gum to your Uber

Cargo in-Uber food serviceOn your way to a date or business meeting in the back of an Uber and realize your breath could use freshening up? A new service called Cargo has a solution for that. According to CNBC, the start up aims to put fully-stocked boxes of snacks, toiletries, and more on the center consoles of ride-sharing vehicles, allowing users to purchase items...

10,000 Mini Cooper Countryman crossover SUVs recalled over missing part

2017 Mini Cooper CountrymanA plate that protects their fuel pumps from being punctured in a crash prompted BMW on Tuesday to issue a recall for 10,000 Mini Cooper Countryman crossover SUVs. The recall covers 2017 through 2019 Countryman models. To fix the issue, BMW-parent Mini said in government filings with the NHTSA that it will install the correct crash protection...

2019 Nissan Pathfinder, Ram 2500 Power Wagon, Audi e-tron debuts: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Nissan PathfinderMore features bump 2019 Nissan Pathfinder price to $32,225 The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder costs about $200 more than last year's model, but it now includes rear parking sensors and USB Type C ports. Audi dabbles in $1,395 monthly subscription program Audi earlier this month kicked off a trial subscription program in the Dallas area. For $1,395...

Audi dabbles in $1,395 monthly subscription program

2018 Audi Q5Audi earlier this month kicked off a trial subscription program in the Dallas area. For $1,395 monthly, subscribers can pick two times a month to swap between five of the automaker's sedans, crossover SUVs, and convertibles. The cars included in the plan, which the automakers calls Audi Select, are the Audi A4 sedan, A5 convertible, S5 coupe, and...