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2019 Volvo S60 first drive: Sublimely looking beyond SUVs

2019 Volvo S60Volvo refuses to ignore sedans—and wagons. Even though about 80 percent of the vehicles that leave the automaker’s showrooms are high-riding crossover SUVs, it’s sedans—and wagons—that put Volvo on the map. The 2019 Volvo S60 and its V60 wagon sibling may not tip the boat, but it’ll certainly rock it. These are...

New Goodyear stores, Audi R8 V10 Plus Coupe Competition, Tesla's China bid: What's New @ The Car Connection

Roll by Goodyear trial store in MarylandGoodyear to sell tires direct to consumers, offer mobile installation The four tire stores in the Washington, D.C., area that Goodyear opened on Monday share little other than the smell of fresh rubber with typical greasy auto repair shops. 2018 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4x4 review update: SUV from the land before time The 2018 Toyota Sequoia's...

2019 BMW X7 preview

2019 BMW X7The 2019 BMW X7 is the German automaker's late entry into the three-row luxury crossover SUV arena. That's not to say that BMW hasn't tried before with third-row seating in its X5, but the X7 promises hospitable rearmost seats thanks to a wheelbase that grows about 5 inches and an overall length increased by about 9 inches to 203.3 inches. That...

2019 Ford Super Duty F-250

2019 Ford Super Duty F-250The 2019 Ford Super Duty heavy-duty pickup truck family runs the gamut from bare-boned work trucks to luxurious versions with swanky interiors and generously applied tech features. Redesigned in 2017, the Super Duty shares some styling elements with the lighter-duty Ford F-150. Both are aluminum-intensive, but the Super Duty has more steel in its...

2019 Ford Fiesta

2019 Ford FiestaThe 2019 Ford Fiesta subcompact sedan and hatchback vies for buyers on a budget, but they’d better act fast. Ford will phase out the Fiesta during the 2019 model year and sell only crossovers, SUVs, and pickups in the future. The 2019 Fiesta enters its ninth model year unchanged. We rated it 3.7 out of 10. It’s hurt by weak safety...