Introduced in 1999 as a lightweight roadster, the Honda S2000 quickly made a name for itself as a solid competitor for the iconic Mazda MX-5 Miata. But while its Japanese rival remained in production until today, the S2000 was discontinued in 2009 due to slow sales, and plans for a successor were scrapped due to…

2016 Hyundai Veloster Manufacturer image Connecting rod bearings in a car’s engine help the rods better connect the pistons to the crankshaft, so it’s important that the bearings aren’t worn or there’ll be bigger, costlier problems for owners. Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 129,000 vehicles for this very reason, citing premature wear on…

Charl Bosch Teamwork: Toyota and Suzuki teaming up once again for a new SUV by 2022. It will be the third co-developed model after the Vitara Brezza/Urban Cruiser and Baleno based Glanza/Starlet. It’s partnership with Toyota having already spawned the Glanza/Starlet based on the Baleno and the Urban Cruiser derived from the Vitara Brezza, Indian…

More than a day after the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) and Safer Cars for Africa made the results public of their latest round of crash tests on Friday, Chinese car maker Great Wall Motors (GWM) have still not commented on the findings. The base Steed 5 model double cab scored an alarming zero…

One of the most successful pairings of an automaker and celebrity is, without a doubt, that of Lincoln and Matthew McConaughey. The collaboration, going on seven years, includes cinematic-style commercials starring the actor, who also contributes stream-of-consciousness voiceover for a gravitas that’s breaks new automotive ground while providing fodder for late-night comedians and Saturday Night…

2020 Toyota Highlander Cars.com photo by Christian Lantry Most significant changes: New XSE trim for gas-only Highlander; standard LED headlights for L, LE and XLE; upgrade on standard Toyota Safety Sense system Price change: $210 for L, LE and XLE; $115 for Limited and Platinum  On sale: Now  Which should you buy, 2020 or 2021?…