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Volvo V60 Wagon to Come to US

For many people, Swedish carmaker Volvo is synonymous with boxy station wagons.  However, they haven't sold a true wagon in the U.S. since 2010. That will change in 2014 when Volvo brings the V60 wagon stateside. The V60 R-design, a sporty trim of the V60 wagon, debuted at the New York International Auto Show. "This is a redesigned version of the V60 that has been sold in Europe for about three years," writes the Detroit Free Press, adding ... continue reading»

2014 Cadillac CTS is the "Total Package"

Jim Sharifi/U.S. News amp; World Report The redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan made its New York Auto Show debut Tuesday evening at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center. The lighter, longer 2014 CTS will offer a new engine and transmission, as well as technology features like automatic parallel parking assist, a vibrating driver seat, automatic seat belt tightening and 20-way power-adjustable front seats.  “Very early on in the planning and development of the next generation CTS, we knew it was going to be all ... continue reading»

Tags: Cadillac CTS, Model News, New York Auto Show

There Can Be Only One Redesigned 2014 Toyota Highlander

Toyota pulled the wraps off the completely redesigned 2014 Toyota Highlander this morning at the New York Auto Show. The 2014 Highlander will compete against three-row affordable midsize SUVs like the Buick Enclave, Ford Explorer and Mazda CX-9. In addition to completely redesigned exterior styling, the new Highlander also boasts a more spacious interior. Toyota says in a press release that the new 2014 Highlander has up to 34 percent more cargo space behind the third row. The current 2013 ... continue reading»

Tags: Auto Shows, Redesigns, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Model News, New York Auto Show, 2013 New York Auto Show

Refreshed 2014 Buick LaCrosse Revealed

Buick unveiled a refreshed version of the 2014 LaCrosse Monday at the New York International Auto Show. This is the first significant refresh of the affordable large car since it was last fully redesigned for the 2010 model year. In a press release, Buick details the changes to the LaCrosse, which include updated interior and exterior styling and new interior technology features. Buick says the refreshed model’s cabin features new seats and a redesigned instrument panel and console, which ... continue reading»

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Affordable Small Cars Attract Young Buyers

Edmunds and R.L. Polk released a study on Wednesday that found the percentage of 18-34 year olds purchasing South Korean and U.S. brand cars has gone up since 2008. According to USA Today, “Detroit automakers have reached out to young buyers as never before with a raft of appealing small cars that they would have rejected as unprofitable in the past. Chrysler Group has the fun Fiat 500, General Motors has models like the small Chevrolet Sonic and ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Affordable Small Cars, young buyers

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