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Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter Inside the New XC40 Small SUV

Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter Inside the New XC40 Small SUV

Volvo Cars today declares an end to a problem faced daily by drivers around the globe: a lack of suitable and functional storage space inside their car. ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

The day I took delivery of this week’s test car, a 2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription, was the day Volvo announced its successor, the second-generation 2018 XC60, at the New York Auto Show. Instant lame duck? Not really, as the `18 won’t be on sale for a while. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW If you want all the premium features of a luxurious crossover but none of the bulk, the more compact 2017 Acura RDX may be the right vehicle for you. For what you get – and that includes space and comforts – the RDX clearly delivers more wiz-bang for your buck. ... Continue reading

Audi Cooperates with Alta Devices on Automobiles with Solar Roofs

Audi Cooperates with Alta Devices on Automobiles with Solar Roofs

Defining the solar car of the futureSUNNYVALE, Calif.—Audi and Alta Devices, a subsidiary of solar-cell specialist, Hanergy Thin Film Power, plan to work together to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs of Audi models. With this cooperation, the partners aim to generate solar energy to increase the range ... Continue reading

Kia Sportage Wins Autopacific's 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

Kia Sportage Wins Autopacific's 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 -- The boldly designed Kia Sportage has won AutoPacific's 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA), earning the highest marks in the Compact Crossover SUV category. ... Continue reading

PACCAR Introduces 12-Speed Automated Transmission

PACCAR Introduces 12-Speed Automated Transmission

PACCAR is introducing the new PACCAR Automated Transmission, the lightest heavy-duty transmission for on-highway commercial vehicles. The PACCAR transmission is designed to complement the superior performance of PACCAR MX engines and PACCAR axles. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Captures the All-New Eclipse Cross in the Shadow of the Total Solar Eclipse

Mitsubishi Motors Captures the All-New Eclipse Cross in the Shadow of the Total Solar Eclipse

Earlier today North America was treated to an unforgettable total solar eclipse that traveled across the entire contiguous United States for the first time in 99 years. Mitsubishi Motors ensured all Americans had the opportunity to view the eclipse in the “Path of Totality” and live streamed the phenomenon as it fi ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review: 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO Review By John Heilig

2017 Car Review: 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO Review By John Heilig

Nissan Reviews ; 2017 Car Review: 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO Review By John Heilig, 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO; 20 Years Of Nissan Reviews ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan - Fun and Smart Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan - Fun and Smart Review By Larry Nutson

Not to confuse you, but the current 5-passenger Tiguan will continue to be offered for at least a couple years. Rebadged as the Tiguan Limited, the product program for this model will be simplified in terms of features and options, and pricing will reflect a strong value position for a buyer. ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2018 Toyota C-HR Road Test and Review By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2018 Toyota C-HR Road Test and Review By Steve Purdy

Think of the C-HR occupying the same space as the cute-ute Kia Soul, the more conventional Mazda CX3 or the new Nissan Rogue Sport. C-HR is certainly the most style-conscious of them all. With deep sculpted lines and angles going in multiple directions, deep cheek vents flowing into the lower front fascia, exaggerated ... Continue reading

Nissan readies next-generation LEAF for first public displays

Nissan readies next-generation LEAF for first public displays

Next-generation LEAF debuting at eight National Drive Electric Week events following the global reveal in the United States on Sept. 5, 2017 Nissan LEAF is the official sponsor of National Drive Electric Week LEAF owners able to sign up for ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2018 Toyota Camry Preview - Next Gen Of America's Favorite Sedan By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2018 Toyota Camry Preview - Next Gen Of America's Favorite Sedan By Steve Purdy

Toyota hosted a gaggle of journalists in Oregon this week to get the story first hand from executives and engineers, have a look at, and a first drive in, the newest iteration of the ubiquitous Camry. ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0 Limited Review By John Heilig

Car Review: 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0 Limited Review By John Heilig

In fairness, one expects a compact car to force you to make compromises - in comfort, ride quality and performance. After all, compacts usually aren’t your first choice (Ferrari, Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz might be), but economics can dictate where you go. However, the redesigned Subaru Impreza is, well, imprezzive. So ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Specs, Prices Press Kit; TACH Michigan Bureau Editors Look and Tell +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Specs, Prices Press Kit; TACH Michigan Bureau Editors Look and Tell +VIDEO

Nissan product teams this week simultaneously gave groups of media folks in Texas, New York, Detroit and Europe previews of the 2017 Pathfinder. Your Auto Channel, Michigan Bureau team of Steve and Thom traveled to a lovely meeting venue on the Detroit River to have a first look at this mid-cycle refresh of the full-si ... Continue reading

Car Review - 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman All4 By John Heilig

Car Review - 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman All4 By John Heilig

Car Review - 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman All4 By John Heilig ... Continue reading

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