Five Questions: VW's U.S. Product Chief On Building Sales, Plugging In


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Volkswagen is bullish on making serious sales gains in the U.S. over the next several years. There's no doubt the upcoming mid-size SUV that's slated to arrive late next year will be a part of that growth. And with its new Golf lineup especially well-received—it was named North American Car of the Year—the...Read more

The Safest Vehicles Of 2015


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Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it’s one of the top concerns. Many families, as we recommend, start their shopping process by weeding out potential vehicles that simply don’t make the cut in occupant safety. However, in 2015 that&rsquo...Read more

Volvo Aims To Sell Cars Like Tesla, Yet Include Dealerships


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Would you buy a car via your computer, tablet, or smartphone? Volvo thinks that many Americans would. And it’s pushing ahead to prepare a new system that would allow online sales. It’s close enough to beg comparisons to Tesla Motors’ controversial sales method, which has been challenged in nearly eve...Read more

Your Volvo, Like Your iPhone, May Soon Be Chinese-Made: Does It Matter?


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It’s a done deal. Chinese-built cars will soon arrive to the U.S. market this summer, and they will bear what to some will be a very unlikely badge: Volvo. In its press conference at the Detroit Auto Show, Volvo confirmed that it will sell the 2016 S60 Inscription, an extended-length (mid-size) version of its S6...Read more

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: Top Sports-Car Pick Goes Topless


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The 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider, which makes its debut this week at the Detroit Auto Show, breaks convention with pretty much every other convertible and open-top car on the market, short of far more expensive exotic cars. And that’s a very good thing. The 4C Spider is a completely different, thoroughly modern ki...Read more