The 2019 Volvo XC40: Smart-sized luxury and styling

2018 Volvo XC40

Even if carmakers are still pouring large sums of cash into large and extra-large sport utility vehicles, the smart money is on compact crossovers. Be it for cramped urban areas, smaller families or to reduce one’s emission footprint, these vehicles suffer no other compromises. Actually, they are obviously tighter on the inside. Even so, the XC40 will comfortably carry four ...

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Los Angeles Auto Show: BMW introduces the new i8 Roadster

BMW i8 roadster

BMW’s press conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show was a nice way to recap the last few months. The presentation of the new M5 and the rare M3 CS is a testament of the manufacturer regarding performance in general. The two prototypes, the beautiful 8-Series Coupe and the bigger member of the X family, the X7 iPerformance, show what ...

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LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Subaru Ascent 2019

After missing the target in the midsize, three-row SUV segment a few years ago with the poor Tribeca, Subaru is back with the all-new Ascent 2019 unveiled yesterday in Los Angeles. The 2019 Subaru Ascent has a very specific goal: to keep Forester and Outback owners in the fold of the brand when kids become teenagers and their space requirements ...

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LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW: Mitsubishi RE-Model A

What do you get when you combine a classic car with a plug-in hybrid engine? A lot of questions. Or, the Mitsubishi RE-Model A announced a few weeks ago and presented this week at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The idea behind the Mitsubishi RE-Model A is to revive the first model of the Japanese brand while showcasing its ...

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CAR NEWS: Renault and Samsung team up to create an electric car

samsung car

For those who did not know, Renault and Samsung joined forces some time ago to create cars for the South Korean market. Recently, the two companies which are reunited under the name Renault Samsung Motors unveiled a new version of the SM3 Z.E. model, a 100 percent electric sedan now able to travel more than 200 kilometers. The car’s battery ...

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