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2018 VW Tiguan Limited to bow out

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan LimitedA lot can happen in 11 years. Or, in the case of the 2018 VW Tiguan Limited, not much at all. Speaking with Cars Direct, VW on Wednesday, a VW spokesman confirmed that the slow-selling, dated Tiguan Limited will be discontinued after the 2018 model year. Through the first five months of 2018, VW has sold just 7,732 Tiguan Limited crossover SUVs...

2019 Volvo S60 debuts, 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata updates, 2019 Honda Insight video review: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Volvo S602019 Volvo S60 luxury sedan first look: Carolina on its mind The 2019 Volvo S60 sedan that finally rolled across production floors Wednesday is significant for the automaker for several reasons. Self-driving car pioneers link up to study "human impact" of driverless future Millions of jobs could be eliminated by driverless cars in the future...

Self-driving car pioneers link up to study "human impact" of driverless future

2019 Volvo S60Millions of jobs could be eliminated by driverless cars in the future. A newly formed organization announced Tuesday—The Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity (PTIO)—combines the forces of the major firms building and testing on self-driving cars with the intention of studying the "human impact" of driverless cars...

Volvo begins delivering cars through its subscription program

2019 Volvo XC40A Volvo representative confirmed Wednesday that the automaker's Care by Volvo subscription service is now able to deliver the automaker's XC40 crossover SUV in most states and that the 2019 S60 sedan unveiled at the automaker's new assembly plant in South Carolina is on track for subscription deliveries by the end of 2018. "Care by Volvo...

Self-driving Volvo XC90 crossover SUV planned for 2021

2018 Volvo XC90Volvo will sell a Level 4 self-driving crossover SUV in 2021 to the public, the company's research and development chief told The Car Connection on Wednesday. Volvo Senior Vice President Henrik Green said the next-generation XC90, which will be built at the automaker's new assembly plant near Charleston, South Carolina, would be able to transport...