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Past articles by Sean:

Best Detailing Spray for Cars in 2022

Keep your car looking supreme in between a wash and wax with our top detailing spray products. → Read More

Best Car Interior Cleaner for 2022

From car upholstery, seats, carpets and more, here are the top picks to get your interior squeaky clean. → Read More

2022 Maserati MC20 driven, 2023 Toyota Sequoia and more: Roadshow's week in review

Here's a look back at the biggest stories from the week ending Jan. 29. → Read More

Trucks and SUVs are king: 80% of new cars sold this month will be utility vehicles

J.D. Power's January forecast shows only 20% of Americans opted for a passenger car this month. Talk about a tidal wave of change. → Read More

Lotus teases a new electric sports car with major Esprit vibes

We're still years away from this car reaching production, but Lotus wants to give us a taste of what's to come. → Read More

2022 Mini Cooper S Hardtop review: Come for performance, stay for personality

Mini's lovable Cooper S Hardtop blends sportiness and charm. → Read More

2023 Mazda CX-50 production begins, marking company's return to US manufacturing

The new plant resides in Huntsville, Alabama, and is the product of a joint venture between Mazda and Toyota. → Read More

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in packs $20,000 premium over standard SUV

If you want a Grand Cherokee with plug-in hybrid power, you'll spend a touch under $60,000 to start. → Read More

Tesla Model 3, Kia Niro EV receive highest marks in latest JD Power EV study

The 2022 Electric Vehicle Experience study used feedback from EV owners to rank cars, with some familiar ones in the top spots. → Read More

Volkswagen Passat production officially ends, ID 4 EV assembly on deck

The electric SUV will take the Passat's place at the company's Tennessee-based assembly plant, but it's the end of an era with the sedan's death. → Read More

Bugatti may get one more supercar with a big engine before EV push

Mate Rimac, who oversees the newly formed Bugatti Rimac venture, is pushing for one final hurrah. → Read More

Dim future for Chevy Bolt EV, EUV as evidence mounts GM plans to end production

The affordable EVs' factory will become an electric truck plant by 2024 with no public plans to shift the Bolts elsewhere. → Read More

Chevy Corvette celebrates 70th birthday with handsome special edition

Even buyers who don't opt for the special edition package will get something to celebrate the sports car's milestone. → Read More

GM makes $7B investment in Michigan for EV and battery production

A second plant will build the Chevy Silverado EV and GMC Sierra EV, while a new battery plant will build cells in the state. → Read More

Thousands of car buyers made up fake employers to secure an auto loan, research shows

Over two years, research found more than 5,000 applications with fake employers, equaling $1 billion in fraudulent auto loans. → Read More

Try a Tesla Model 3 before you buy with Autonomy subscription service

The founder of TrueCar has a new business, and it's about putting people into flexible terms with a Model 3. → Read More

Ford Maverick orders close completely due to 'overwhelming' demand

Ford confirmed it won't be taking an order for any Maverick configuration until summer. → Read More

2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade V and more: Roadshow's week in review

Here's a look back at the most important stories from the week ending Jan. 22. → Read More

Subaru's already done taking orders for the 2022 BRZ

Order books are closed. If you want a 2022 BRZ, you'll need to find one at your local dealer. → Read More

GM will make EV motor components in New York with $154 million investment

The GM Lockport Components plant will add electric motor stators to its list of components manufactured for numerous vehicles. → Read More