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The 2016 Malibu includes numerous styling, equipment, and safety upgrades. Pictured is the LT trim.
The hood and cowl are lower to improve aerodynamic performance. The 2016 Malibu features sweeping headlights and a progressive take on the the brand's dual-port...
The 2016 Malibu's wheelbase is 3.6 inches longer than the 2015 model. In addition to improved styling, the 2016 Malibu is 300 pounds lighter than the previous model.

Chevrolet's 2016 Malibu

Featuring a sleeker design, a longer wheelbase, a lighter, more fuel-efficient, and a battery of technological and safety features, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu should appeal to both fleet managers from a total cost of ownership perspective and drivers for its driveability, use as a business tool, and "driveway appeal." Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Mike Antich.

The Sprinter Extreme Concept is built on the Sprinter 3500 Cab Chassis and upfitted by RENNtech.
RENNtech added a custom roof rack for six forward-facing lights, brush guard with additional fog...
The vehicle has a suspension lift package, beadlock wheels, and off-road tires with custom...

Sprinter Extreme Concept Van

Mercedes-Benz showed its Sprinter Extreme Concept heavy payload van at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. The van stretches more than 20 feet in length and measures over 95 inches tall. It can haul 6,400 pounds of payload and tow nearly 4 tons. Photos courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

The 2016 Prius takes on exterior design cues from Toyota's Mirai fuel cell sedan.
The Prius is slightly shorter (178.7 inches), wider, and lower than the outgoing model.
The rear of the Prius has been lowered.

Driving the 2016 Toyota Prius

Toyota's 2016 Prius arrives with a Mirai-ified exterior design and 10% improvement in fuel economy, but it also helps train you to be a more fuel-efficient driver by displaying specific driving feedback on the instrument cluster next to the odometer. Photos by Vince Taroc.

The 2016 Nissan Sentra features a redesigned hood, front fascia and "V-motion" grille.
Tony Baehner, senior manager of product planning for Nissan, presents features of the redesigned...
The all-new LCD 5-inch flat panel (above the steering wheel) displays navigation, safety...

Driving the 2016 Nissan Sentra

Nissan invited automotive journalists to drive its 2016 Nissan Sentra compact sedan on Jan. 26 at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, Calif. The redesigned Sentra features exterior and interior enhancements as well as more driver assistance technology and improved cabin quietness. The 2016 Sentra is available in several models including the S, SV, SR and SL. Photos by Amy Winter-Hercher.

A lab workspace is available for students studying undercar repairs, steering and suspension,...
The Long Beach campus of the Universal Technical Institute opened in July 2015. The 152,593...
The Learning Resource Center allows students to use the school's computers any time the school...

Universal Technical Institute Tour

Staff at the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Long Beach, Calif., provided a tour of the new school to members of the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) during a Jan. 21 association meeting. Photos by Thi Dao.

The hydrogen fuel pump we used could only fuel one vehicle at a time. The pump cues users for...
The first step involved unhooking the cap from the fuel tank's nipple.
Once the cap was removed, we were ready to fill the Mirai.

Hydrogen Fueling Step-by-Step

Fueling a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle presents a driver a more involved process, which has some similarities to fueling a compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle, but it's simpler. Follow the steps, as we filled up our Toyota Mirai press vehicle in Torrance, Calif. Photos by Vince Taroc.

The XC90's first impression is helped by a more aggressive luxury grille.
LED headlines form a "Thor's hammer" pattern.
The XC90 measures 194.8 inches in length and would compete with the BMW X5 or Audi A5.

Volvo's 2016 XC90

Volvo's top-line luxury SUV received a wide-ranging update for 2016. The SUV is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder that's turbocharged and supercharged, resulting in dynamic driving and 25 mpg on the highway. The vehicle includes a Pilot Assist autonomous driving mode and plenty of safety technology. Photos by Paul Clinton.

The 2016 Mirai uses larger air intakes to complement the H2-oxygen mix.
The Mirai measures 193 inches, which is comporable to other mid-size sedans.
The Mirai can travel 312 miles on a single fill of hydrogen.

Toyota's 2016 Mirai

Toyota's 2016 Mirai became the first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle offered for sale in the U.S. in October of 2015. Toyota plans to sell about 30,000 Mirai sedans by the end of 2017 as it tests the commercial viability of the technology. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.