Motormouth: Why you shouldn’t top off your tank

Columnist Bob Weber answers all your car questions.

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2019 Lexus ES 350 is just a touchpad away from perfection

Lexus sedans come close to car guy nirvana, and the redesigned ES 350 inches even closer — until you try adjusting the stereo or turning up the AC.
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2019 Lexus ES 350 is just a touchpad away from perfection

Lexus sedans come close to car guy nirvana, and the redesigned ES 350 inches even closer — until you try adjusting the stereo or turning up the AC.

On Nevada’s Electric Highway in a Tesla, an Old West ethos versus a techie future

Reno-to-Las Vegas is a 440-mile road trip into the future. Yet it’s also an escape into the past, through ghost towns and past ancient stores and buckaroo saloons, even crumbling bordellos.

On Nevada’s Electric Highway in a Tesla, an Old West ethos versus a techie future

Reno-to-Las Vegas is a 440-mile road trip into the future. Yet it’s also an escape into the past, through ghost towns and past ancient stores and buckaroo saloons, even crumbling bordellos.

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive.

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive.
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Axalta shares back up as sale drama revives for global car paint firm

Axalta employs 14,000 at its plants and paint labs worldwide, including its new central research and development facility at the Navy Yard business center and its Americas offices in Glen Mills.

Motormouth: Subaru dealer might sort out battery problem

Columnist Bob Weber answers all your car questions.

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South.

Xtra big and Xtra smooth, the all-new BMW X7 is not really that Xciting

The 2019 BMW X7 takes the German carmaker up a notch, at least in the SUV realm. But its BMW breeding is overwhelmed by its steroidal sizing.

Florida law to allow autonomous cars — when they’re ready

When they're finally ready for prime time, self-driving vehicles without humans will be allowed to operate in Florida.

Tesla CEO lifts shareholder spirits, takes aim at media

CEO Elon Musk assured Tesla shareholders the electric car maker has recovered from a disappointing start this year and promised to counter media coverage that he believes has distorted perceptions about the unprofitable company’s long-term prospects.

Malvern firm’s heavy-duty wireless chargers help Indianapolis electric buses travel farther

Momentum Dynamics will install wireless chargers to boost the mileage of electric buses in Indianapolis, which were unable to deliver the promised range in cold weather.

Review

The return of the Blazer shows Chevrolet has learned a thing or three

The return of the Chevrolet Blazer may take readers back to the old days of its SUVs. But don't go there: This new Blazer is much better than many current rivals, and in RS form can go a little crazy as well.

Motormouth: Can we expect more cars with easy in/easy out ‘suicide’ doors?

Columnist Bob Weber answers all your car questions.

My heart’s not in the Highlander — a Toyota tribute marking Dylan’s 78th birthday

Though rated 5 of 5 by Consumer Reports, the 2019 Highlander handles like a 1980s American sedan. But a redesign is coming in 2020.

Musk pushes Tesla delivery employees to ‘catch up’ with demand

Tesla Inc.'s Elon Musk sent a second email to employees in as many weeks painting a positive picture of demand for the company's electric vehicles, after swirling doubt about the pace of deliveries sent shares tumbling.

New auto giant? Fiat Chrysler wants to merge with Renault

Fiat Chrysler has proposed merging with France's Renault to create the world's third-biggest automaker and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles

Motormouth: Adding stuff to windshield washer fluid: Good idea or not?

Columnist Bob Weber answers all your car questions.

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