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Uber, Lyft reportedly filed for IPOs, expect to go public in 2019

Uber appThe two largest ride-sharing companies reportedly filed for initial public offerings as of last week. Lyft and Uber are said to debut as public companies as soon as the first quarter of 2019. The New York Times reported on Friday that Uber filed for its IPO the day before, the same day rival Lyft filed identical documents to start the IPO process...

Mercedes airbag recall, 2020 VW Passat driven, Electric car drivetrains: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (C43 Coupe)Mercedes-Benz recalls 104,000 cars over false airbag status error An computer error that may not tell owners when the passenger-side airbag has been deactivated prompted Mercedes-Benz to issue a new recall for 104,663 vehicles. Black Friday saw 0% financing return, but don't expect low rates to stick around As Americans dive deeper into the...

2019 Chevrolet Sonic

2019 Chevrolet SonicThe city-friendly 2019 Chevrolet Sonic enters its eighth year with more candles on its cake, but little else. This subcompact sedan and hatchback lineup is showing its age. For 2019, the Sonic adds an additional paint color, dubbed “Shock,” and otherwise carries over the LS, LT, and Premier trim levels, as well as sedan and hatchback...

2019 Chevrolet Malibu

2019 Chevrolet MalibuThe 2019 Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size sedan that almost makes up in style what it lacks in advanced active safety tech. Attractive styling, a quiet demeanor, and excellent infotainment software elevate the 2019 Malibu to 6.0 out of 10 on our scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2019, the Malibu gained a new transmission for most...

2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevrolet VoltThe 2019 Chevrolet Volt is a robust plug-in hybrid that doubles as an all-electric daily driver and gas-aided road trip vehicle, all in the form of a usable compact hatchback. The 2019 Volt had the honor of being the first extended-range electric car, using a small gasoline engine to eliminate the range anxiety associated with other small EVs such...