Day: January 2, 2022

Honda Civic leads performance, style

There’s barely an automaker in the world that wouldn’t trade its compact car for the Honda Civic. But only Honda makes the Civic, which built on a 50-year record of excellence with the 2022 model, now on sale.

The Civic seems destined to be one of America’s best-selling cars in perpetuity. Priced within reach of first-time buyers, the 2022 model is loaded with advanced safety features and comes in a range that stretches from the rite-of-passage affordable first new car to sporty models that have inspired generations of young car lovers.

Honda heaps on the safety on driver assistance features, including adaptive cruise control with low-speed automatic braking; automatic high beams; collision alert; lane departure alert and assist; traffic sign recognition; blind spot alert and cross traffic alerts.

2022 Free Press SUV of the Year: Ford Bronco brings new ideas and tech to off-roading

2022 Free Press Truck of the

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Automotive Business

Transport infrastructure consists of the mounted installations, including roads , railways , airways , waterways , canals and pipelines and terminals akin to airports , railway stations , bus stations , warehouses , trucking terminals, refueling depots (together with fueling docks and gasoline stations ) and seaports Terminals may be used each for interchange of passengers and cargo and for maintenance. Typically referred to as a fundamental guarantee or new-vehicle guarantee, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers elements reminiscent of air con, audio techniques, car sensors, fuel methods and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance such as fluid top-offs and oil changes, however a rising variety of brands have separate free-maintenance provisions. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire sooner than powertrain warranties. Terms are usually three years or 36,000 miles, although some have terms as high as six years or 60,000 miles. Verify the vehicle producer’s specs for bumper-to-bumper guarantee limits.

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‘American Auto’ finds laughs in the crises of a Motor City carmaker

Jon Barinholtz has a few pertinent thoughts about the state of the U.S. automotive industry.

“There definitely is a scramble right now to figure out what is the next thing. It feels like you’re constantly on the brink of what could be the next big innovation,” he says. “It makes for maybe, in reality, a very hectic and anxious workplace.

But as fodder for a sitcom, the corporate side of Motor City carmakers “makes for really entertaining viewing,” according to Barinholtz, who stars on the new NBC series “American Auto.”

Now it’s time to see whether viewers agree. “American Auto,” which aired two episodes in December as a sneak peek, officially premieres in its regular time slot at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Set — but not filmed — in Detroit, the comedy explores the day-to-day catastrophes of Payne Motors, a fictional 100-year-old car company that’s struggling to stay afloat at a

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2022 Lucid Air electric luxury sedan may be best car in the world by middle of next year

NEWARK, California — By the middle of 2022, the Lucid Air electric luxury sedan may be the best car in the world.

After a day driving the new EV and another touring Lucid’s Silicon Valley HQ/tech center, I’m convinced the fast, elegant and advanced Air is, like the iPhone, one of those rare products that won’t just succeed: It will change its industry, inspiring customers to demand more, forcing companies to do better.

Also like the original iPhone, which inspired jokes that it could do everything but make a phone call, the Lucid Air didn’t roll out of the factory perfect on Day 1.

I can’t dismiss the Lucid EV’s early-production software glitches. An automaker’s Prime Directive is to produce vehicles that open their doors and drive off on the first attempt, just as a telephone that struggles with audio calls is flawed, no matter how marvelous its other capacities.

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