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Goodyear to sell tires direct to consumers, offer mobile installation

Roll by Goodyear trial store in MarylandThe four tire stores in the Washington, D.C., area that Goodyear opened on Monday share little other than the smell of fresh rubber with typical greasy auto repair shops. The new Roll by Goodyear stores aren't just different looking, with their minimalist, Apple Store-like decor. Goodyear says they're one cog in a series of new ways drivers can...

NHTSA investigating Ford F-series Super Duty tailgates for opening without warning

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup truck owners have found their tailgates have been flying open without warning while driving, according to complaints filed to the NHTSA. According to a report published by CarComplaints.com on Tuesday, the NHTSA has received multiple complaints from F-250 and F-350 owners claiming that the tailgate will open on its...

2019 Mazda CX-3

2019 Mazda CX-3The 2019 Mazda CX-3 does much to please drivers with its nimble compact crossover moves. It’s stylish, has lots of the latest safety features, and steers and rides well for a small car with cranked-up ride height. What it doesn’t do so well is an SUV essential. The pint-sized CX-3 simply can’t hold many people or much stuff. We...

2019 Lincoln MKC

2019 Lincoln MKCThe 2019 Lincoln MKC is back with a facelift and a nosejob, but not much else has changed for the entry-level luxury SUV. With a more refined, modern look, the MKC finally has the highbrow looks to match its Lincoln street cred. We rate the 2019 MKC 6.6 out of 10 overall for its attractive new design, quality materials, and finishes. (Read more...

2019 Lincoln Nautilus preview

2019 Lincoln Nautilus, 2017 Los Angeles Auto ShowThe 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is Ford’s latest take on the mid-size, two-row premium crossover segment, replacing the MKX nameplate without ditching the Ford Edge-based underpinnings. It arrives in dealers in spring 2018. As of this writing, Lincoln has only announced a pair of trim levels—the mid-grade Reserve and the range-topping Black...