The Friday Five:The Accomplished Acura, Revived Lightning, Rallying Electric Edition
This week, we explain why rental car companies are buying used vehicles for fleets, why gas prices will rise this summer, and what a new J.D. Power study says is most important for electric vehicle smartphone apps.
We also covered the details of the new 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline and reviewed both the 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor and the refreshed 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe. If you’re shopping for a small SUV, you might want to check out our 2021 Hyundai Kona vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek comparison. And if you think the new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is cool, we share five fun facts about the new truck.
The Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE) recently clarified its six levels of autonomous driving, so we’ve updated our explainer article to reflect those changes. It’s a good primer before reading all about the new Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot technology that’s coming soon to a highway near you – as soon as regulators approve it.
But that’s not everything that was happening in the automotive space.