COMPARISON: 2017 Ford Escape SE- Updated Technology, Affordably Priced

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The market for crossovers is competitive, with automakers introducing new models and updating old ones in the hopes of luring buyers. The Ford Escape benefits from a major mid-cycle refresh this year with design updates, new engine choices, and an upgraded infotainment system. The styling updates include a resculpted front end and the addition of […]

COMPARISON: 2017 Kia Sportage Fights for a Share of the Crossover Pie

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The Kia Sportage is redesigned for 2017, which keeps this crossover in step with the competition. Everyone is buying crossovers these days so automakers simply cannot let their products become outdated. A styling update, competitive pricing, and good performance ensure the Sportage doesn’t lag behind the rest of the pack. Its looks are unique, though […]

Automatic Emergency Braking to Become Standard Equipment by 2022

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced recently that 99-percent of U.S. automakers have voluntarily committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) standard equipment on virtually all models by the fall of 2022. This voluntary commitment means that life-saving safety technology will be […]