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2017 Volvo S60 T5 AWD Dynamic Review By John Heilig

2017 Volvo S60 T5 AWD Dynamic Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Volvo S60 T5 AWD Dynamic ENGINE: 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed Sportronic automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 240 hp @ 5,600 rpm/258 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 rpm WHEELBASE: 109.3 in. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 VOLVO XC60 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 VOLVO XC60 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 VOLVO XC60 REVIEW ... Continue reading

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 -- A bright spotlight is shining on SUVs thanks to record retail sales in 2016, yet three of every four car buyers didn't even consider buying an SUV, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Auto Avoider Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

Volvo Puts People First in the Development of Autonomous Cars +VIDEO

Volvo Puts People First in the Development of Autonomous Cars +VIDEO

Volvo has revealed its distinctive approach to developing autonomous cars with the introduction of a family of four at the Detroit Motor Show. The Hain family, from Gothenburg in Sweden, are the first people chosen to take part in a real-life autonomous drive research program using real cars, in real traffic. ... Continue reading

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $35,309 in December 2 ... Continue reading

Lucid Motors Selects TomTom as Infotainment Partner for its First Vehicle Launch

Lucid Motors Selects TomTom as Infotainment Partner for its First Vehicle Launch

Lucid Motors Selects TomTom as Infotainment Partner for its First Vehicle Launch. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 26 - Jan 1, 2017; CES, Recalls, Awards, Ford, VW, and Honda

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 26 - Jan 1, 2017; CES, Recalls, Awards, Ford, VW, and Honda

* Happy New Year and here's wishing you a great 2017! The week between Christmas and New Years Day is usually a slow news week in the auto industry since all the auto makers are closed. However, there's' still some news. ... Continue reading

Volvo Adds Skype for Business to its 90 Series cars, Heralding a New Era for In-car Productivity

Volvo Adds Skype for Business to its 90 Series cars, Heralding a New Era for In-car Productivity

With Photo Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that it will introduce Skype for Business, Microsoft's leading collaborative productivity app, to its new 90 Series cars. Volvo Cars is the first carmaker to launch such an in-car productivity tool. ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S90 Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volvo S90 Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volvo S90 Scandinavian Elegance By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8642) “This is a beautiful car,” said my wife after a brief twenty-minute ride in the 2017 Volvo S90 T6 Inscription. She was echoing my words spoken at the start of our short drive as I explained ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription Review - By Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription Review - By Carey Russ +VIDEO

Volvo’s unique approach to efficient luxury DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS If, when you think of high-performance, high-tech European luxury cars and all seem to be German, expand your thinking a bit northward. To Gothenburg, Sweden, home of Volvo. ... Continue reading

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. ... Continue reading

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

Over the years one of The Auto Channel's most popular pages has been a short cut to 6-9 passenger vehicles. All of the main stream media talk of a ... Continue reading

North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced at the Automotive Press Association in Detroit

North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced at the Automotive Press Association in Detroit

North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced at the Automotive Press Association in Detroit ... Continue reading

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

IBC publishes its list of the top 10 stolen vehicles for 2016.* MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today unveiled its annual list of the ten vehicles most frequently stolen in Quebec. ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

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