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NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - First Drive by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - First Drive by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

Our introduction to the XC40 involved a circuit around Austin visiting a variety of craftspeople who helped the Volvo folks flesh out the story of its design philosophy. ... Continue reading

Nutson Automotive News Wrap-up Week Ending May 18, 2019

Nutson Automotive News Wrap-up Week Ending May 18, 2019

Chinese Auto Sales 向下, Amsterdam "Smoking" ok Diesel and Gas Vehicles Not; Swedish Robot Trucks; Ride Hailing Increases Traffic In Cities; Tariffs; (Very)Hot Tesla's; ICE Smarts Buh-Bye; Volvo Battery Deal; Mercedes Formula 1 Batting 1000 ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2019 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman +VIDEO

The XC60 sports utility is Volvo's mid-size SUV, lying halfway between the smaller XC40 and the larger XC90 in both size and price. The XC40 and XC60 carry 5 passengers, while the XC90 transports 7. ... Continue reading

Auto Dealers React to President’s Decision to Label Imported Autos and Parts a National Security Threat

Auto Dealers React to President’s Decision to Label Imported Autos and Parts a National Security Threat

“The truth stands: imported autos and auto parts are simply not a national security threat," said AIADA President and CEO Cody Lusk. "Using this spurious claim as justification to force our trading partners into new negotiations will only create more uncertainty for America’s entire auto industry, including our cou ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo V60 AWD Momentum Road Test By Andrew Frankl

2019 Volvo V60 AWD Momentum Road Test By Andrew Frankl

I have to confess to two things. I am a former Volvo S70 owner. A wonderful car which I had in Britain for over 12 years. Took it all over Europe, never missed a beat. So yes, I am biased. The other thing was more of concern. When I read that Volvo had been taken over China’s Geely corporation I thought oh, dear-now ... Continue reading

NHTSA: Most Deadly Cars To Drive In U.S.

NHTSA: Most Deadly Cars To Drive In U.S.

By Julie Blackley Small Cars and Sports Cars are the Most Deadly Occupant fatalities from car crashes occur almost twice as often in subcompact cars and sports cars compared to the average vehicle, according to the latest study from the U.S. Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and more than 25 million cars from t ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD Inscription Review by David Colman

2019 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD Inscription Review by David Colman

Can you find a sleeker looking SUV than this Volvo? From outside, the body design is flawless, with flowing character lines, subtle wheel arches and minimal chrome. Inside, the choice of materials and textures is understated but elegant, stylish not lavish. ... Continue reading

Does Green Matter To You? Find Greenest And Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles: Including MPG, Air Pollution Score and Greenhouse Gas Score By Make, Year and Exact Model

Does Green Matter To You? Find Greenest And Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles: Including MPG, Air Pollution Score and Greenhouse Gas Score By Make, Year and Exact Model

This Green Vehicle Guide will help you find the most fuel-efficient (MPG) car or truck that meets your vehicle needs. ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC40 Entry Luxury SUV Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2019 Volvo XC40 Entry Luxury SUV Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

The compact crossover SUV segment is a very lucrative playing ground for an auto maker and one of the hottest segments in the marketplace. Volvo, not to be left on the sidelines. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles Unclean At Every Speed - Electric Cars Don’t Solve The Automobile’s Environmental Problems

Electric Vehicles Unclean At Every Speed - Electric Cars Don’t Solve The Automobile’s Environmental Problems

EVs and the Environment: The Discussion Continues Last summer, California highway police pulled over pop star Justin Bieber as he sped through Los Angeles in an attempt to shake the paparazzi. He was driving a hybrid electric car—not just any hybrid, mind you, but a chrome-plated Fisker Karma, a US $100 000 plug-in h ... Continue reading

LMC At NY Auto Show

LMC At NY Auto Show

New York Auto Show unveils new models ranging from a Small Toyota to a Compact Cadillac and a Large Mercedes-Benz New York is synonymous with Broadway shows, skyscrapers, Wall Street and Central Park. Cars, on the other hand, tend to evoke the city’s traffic jams or its iconic yellow cabs. ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC40, 2019 Lexus UX 250h And New Forza F1 Podcast In This Month's Letter From Europe

2019 Volvo XC40, 2019 Lexus UX 250h And New Forza F1 Podcast In This Month's Letter From Europe

Letter from Europe by Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief The Auto Channel Dear Reader, I thought it time for a quick update before I dash off to London-protesters permitting. So far the plan is London-Monaco-Maranello-Bologna and then back to SF. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Featuring "Don't Miss" Car and Truck News Made April 14-20, 2019

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Featuring "Don't Miss" Car and Truck News Made April 14-20, 2019

NY Auto Show; World Car Awards; Ward's Inside Story; Lincoln Corsair; Autobrake Stops; Ford and Mahindra Developing; Dieselgate Continues; European Car Sales Sputter; Mazda and Dodge Recalls; Park For Off-roaders; 1000th F-1 GP; Dakar Back To Africa; Cars2Go Mercedes Went; Notre Dame Rebuild Fund Helped By Nissan ... Continue reading

2019 Wards Best Interior Winners

2019 Wards Best Interior Winners

SEE ALSO: Slide Show Of Wards Winning Interiors This year’s honorees in alphabetical order (price listed as tested): Bentley Continental GT ($276,730) BMW M850i ($119,295) Genesis G70 ($44,895) Hyundai Santa Fe ($39,905) Jeep Gladiator ($51,245) Lincoln Nautilus ($67,630) Mercedes-Benz A220 ($51,935) Nissan Kicks ($2 ... Continue reading

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