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Uber, Lyft roll out rewards programs

Uber Rewards programThe ride-sharing industry has gotten more competitive in the past few years, and both Uber and Lyft will kick the rivalry up another notch with the launch of ride reward programs. Uber announced its rewards program on Wednesday and said it will initially roll it out in nine cities across the U.S. The program is broken down into four tiers: Blue...

BMW M340i, Frankencar, California's carpool lane stickers: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 BMW M340i xDrive2020 BMW M340i revealed with more sporting aspirations On Tuesday, BMW expanded its M Performance range with the 2020 M340i sedan. Ford, Walmart team up for self-driving delivery program Ford and Walmart have teamed up to launch a new self-driving delivery service pilot with the help of Postmates. Chinese Ford partner Zotye gears up to sell...

Ford, Walmart team up for self-driving delivery program

Ford partners with Walmart for self-driving delivery serviceFord and Walmart have teamed up to launch a new self-driving delivery service pilot with the help of Postmates. The automaker announced Wednesday that Walmart and Postmates will help carry out the program, which intends to deliver a variety of goods to Walmart shoppers from the comfort of their home. The new program follows in the...

Chinese Ford partner Zotye gears up to sell crossover SUV in U.S.

2018 Zotye T600For years, the Chinese have promised to break into the U.S. market, and a second automaker has revealed its plans to finally do just that. Zotye, which works with Ford to build cars in China, detailed plans on Tuesday to begin selling a crossover SUV in the U.S. in 2020. The new company, called Zotye USA, is headquartered in Lake Forest...

2019 Buick Envision

2019 Buick EnvisionIt may bear the badge of America’s oldest automaker, but the 2019 Buick Envision is decidedly global. The five-seat vehicle is the first American-badged crossover SUV built in China. That may help explain its relatively narrow interior and unusual blend of standard and optional equipment. The 2019 Envision, with updated styling and a more...