2023 Kia Sportage and 2023 Chevy Blazer top this week’s auto news
The redesigned 2023 Kia Sportage compact crossover now comes with a plug-in hybrid powertrain option, and Chevy has updated the Blazer midsize SUV’s skin and technology. Ram has released a teaser of the 1500 EV, and we’ve rounded up every electric truck currently on the market or coming soon.
Here’s what’s making the news The car connection this week.
2023 Kia Sportage Preview
The Sportage sizes up for 2023, with sharper, more futuristic styling, a hybrid model and tough new X-Pro trim.
2023 Chevy Blazer sports new look, more tech
The 2023 Chevy Blazer is getting a modest refresh ahead of a new all-electric version next year.
Electric Pickup Trucks: A Complete Guide
Electric pickups from Ram to Rivian arrive with full capability and none of the tailpipe emissions.
Report: Nissan to halt gasoline engine development
According to a report from Japan, the automaker would only pursue development of gasoline engines in the US market, for pickup trucks.
485,000 Hyundai and Kia owners told to park recalled SUVs outside
The risk of fire is an ongoing issue at Kia and Hyundai, and the latest recall affects 485,000 vehicles from both brands.
Tesla fixes 817,000 car recall with software update
Over-the-air updates are the new reminders, and Tesla is on top of both.