In a big city like Chicago, the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride can be spotted on the streets every hour, affirming their popularity in the Midwest. Editor Sommer and Motorsports Correspondent Daryl compare notes from their illustrious first drive reviews with the 2020 Kia Telluride SX V6 AWD and the 2020 Palisade SEL AWD to see which a lux lover and a sports-toy fiend would put on top.
Ford restarted operations on Monday, May 18, with strict new measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including new 24-hour testing protocols for employees in four regions and requiring temperature checks and wellness self-assessments before entering any facility. But efforts proved not enough to eliminate the threat the highly contagious virus poses if even one employee is sick.
If infections rates across North American plants are kept very low, FCA’s model of placing dividers within work stations along with requiring a health screening and installing temperature scanners to ensure no one entering has a fever could be a workable model for other essential manufacturing industries where COVID-19 rates have soared.
The Mercedes-Benz Weekender seats five and sleeps four with a cool new sleeping area attached to the roof and a second row that opens into a bed for two.
We took the 2020 Corsair out for a #FirstDrive review last month. A smooth cushioned road performance and boundless beauty inside and out make the 2020 Corsair worth every bit of its $44k base price.
The all-new Genesis GV80 offers sleek European design cues outside and an innovative South Korean “whitespace” design inside. These days more brands are dropping affordable SUVs with luxury and premium perks. So the luxury SUV segment is even more competitive with new big-body whips from Genesis and Lincoln competing with classics from Acura and Lexus.
The all-new Kia Telluride dropped last year and has quickly became the new drip of 2020. The full-sized SUV has the latest safety and comfort technology plus a very efficient 3.8 liter V6 engine and effortless 8-speed transmission.
Ford drops a new all-electric Mustang SUV to stunt on Tesla’s Model X. The 300-mile range 2021 Mach-E is the sleek high-performance SUV we didn’t know we needed. The Mach-E boasts a powertrain and drivetrain that’s more advanced than luxury whips twice the price.
The 2020 Volvo XC40, at an affordable $35k is one of the coolest compact SUVs on the road these days. The fun CUV turns heads and can rip the road with unbridled aggression due to revolutionary T4 and T5 turbocharged engines. We reviewed the 2020 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design and the 2020 XC40 T5 Inscription.