Month: June 2017

Manheim Index rising over time

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Store upgrades make a difference

TO THE EDITOR: I take exception to Keith Crain’s view of facility requirements and the current appearance of many dealerships (“Just when it seemed to be over,” June 12). I worked in our industry for over 50 years, and brand identification with a specified facility image has been around for at least that long, not

’18 Camry adds power, mpg

DALLAS — Toyota Motor Corp. is giving the re-engineered Camry a big bump in fuel economy and horsepower, especially with a new standard four-cylinder engine. The fuel efficiency of the 2018 Camry’s new 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is estimated by the EPA at 29 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highway and 34 combined.

Honda previews 2018 Accord

Honda: “Most fun-to-drive” Accord ever The American family sedan isn’t going the way of the American family wagon anytime soon, but Honda, like many rivals, is determined to make the midsize car engaging again and keep its edge in a waning but still key segment. The ninth-generation 2013 Accord — billed by Honda at the

Kia pads crossover family with tiny Stonic

Just a week after Hyundai unveiled its bite-sized Kona CUV, the brand’s corporate cousin, Kia, is showing off its take on the subcompact crossover with the Stonic. Based on the same new small crossover platform as the Kona, the Stonic will slot below the Kia Sportage. It will compete in one of fastest-growing segments, against

Jaguar’s compact E-Pace crossover coming in ’18

E-Pace: “Sports car looks, 
Jaguar performance” The Porsche Macan is getting another direct competitor, this time from a rival new to the SUV and crossover market. The E-Pace compact crossover will become Jaguar’s second utility vehicle next year. A third crossover, the battery-powered I-Pace, will join Jaguar’s lineup after the E-Pace, but also next year.