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2019 Volvo S60 Preview

2019 Volvo S60The 2019 Volvo S60 is what happens when a car is left in the dryer too long. The long-awaited heir to Volvo's aging compact luxury sedan lineup that dates back to its iconic 240, the 2019 S60 rounds out Volvo's several-year effort to remake its entire range. At first glance, the wait was worth it—even at the S60's roughly $37,000 base price...

2019 Volvo S60 luxury sedan first look: Carolina on its mind

2019 Volvo S60 Reveal in South CarolinaThe 2019 Volvo S60 sedan that finally rolled across production floors Wednesday is significant for the automaker for several reasons. First, the automaker's newest sedan also ushers in its newest production plant, based in Charleston, South Carolina, and the first car in Volvo's more than 90-year history to be produced entirely on American soil...

Quality survey, 2019 Mercedes C300 and C43 driven, 2019 Honda Insight review: What's New @ The Car Connection

2018 Genesis G90Korean brands top latest J.D. Power new-car quality study A study released Wednesday by J.D. Power found that while the number of problems reported by new-car drivers during the first year of ownership declined last year, consumers continue to find fault with advanced connectivity features in their vehicles. 2019 Honda Insight first drive: relief...

Updates bring more power, active-safety gear to 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2019 Mazda MX-5 MiataThe incarnation of the classic roadster finally joins the modern era. The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata announced Wednesday and set to go on sale later this year finally offers automatic emergency braking, a telescoping steering wheel, and a rearview camera. Oh, and there's more power. Don't worry, enthusiasts. MORE: Read our review of the 2018 Mazda MX-5...

2019 Jaguar I-Pace Vs. Tesla Model X 75D: Compare Electric Cars

2019 Jaguar I-Pace SIt's said comparison is the thief of joy. We're here to steal the joy from Tesla Model X fans. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is a better electric car, though the Tesla still has a superior charging infrastructure at its back. We give the extraordinary new I-Pace a 9.4 out of 10, compared to the Model X's score of 7.7, which will be recalculated and may...