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2019 Volvo V60 unveiled: the wagon is cooler than ever

2019 Volvo V60The 2019 Volvo V60 station wagon that was unveiled Wednesday takes the automaker back to its roots, at least for now. The V60's scaled-down modern style hints at what's to come for the automaker's next-generation S60 sedan, which will be the first vehicle assembled at its new Charleston, South Carolina, assembly plant. The V60 will be available...

Toyota truck recall, 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 priced, Electric car milestone: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2018 Toyota Sequoia Nearly 75,000 Toyota Tundra, Sequoia trucks and SUVs recalled Two separate issues have prompted Toyota to recall close to 75,000 late-model SUVs and pickups, the automaker said Tuesday. The recalls cover certain 2017 and 2018 model year Sequoia SUVs and Tundra full-size pickups that either need new software or may have been inadvertently assembled...

Google's Waymo approved to begin self-driving ride-share across Arizona

Waymo self-driving prototypeWaymo's driverless ride-sharing service has won a race against Uber in Arizona—and the company did it without a driver at the wheel. Waymo, Google’s self-driving car division, secured approval from the state of Arizona last month to operate as a Transportation Networking Company (TNC) putting the company in competition with...

Nearly 75,000 Toyota Tundra, Sequoia trucks and SUVs recalled

2018 Toyota TundraTwo separate issues have prompted Toyota to recall close to 75,000 late-model SUVs and pickups, the automaker said Tuesday. The recalls cover certain 2017 and 2018 model year Sequoia SUVs and Tundra full-size pickups that either need new software or may have been inadvertently assembled with rear seats that weren't tightened correctly at the...

2018 Ford EcoSport

2018 Ford EcosportAs the sixth utility vehicle spawned under the blue-oval badge, the 2018 Ford Ecosport joins a family with a long and proud history of strong sales and good value. It’s distinct enough from the slightly larger Escape to hold its own appeal, but the 2018 Ecosport is hardly fresh out of the bubble wrap, and it shows in some ways that might not...