A midsize Volvo headed for the bargain bin — and worth a look | Scott Sturgis

The 2018 Volvo S60 has been around for a lot of years, but it still holds its own for acceleration, comfort, and especially for its sound system. And since dealers might be trying to unload them, here's a chance for price-conscious status seekers.

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV: An everyday electric econobox | Scott Sturgis

The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV offers drivers more range than most previous electric cars — 238 miles — and a low base price of about $36,000. But the little hatchback that results may not be enough to bring more than the already committed to the electric fold.

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV: An everyday electric econobox | Scott Sturgis

The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV offers drivers more range than most previous electric cars — 238 miles — and a low base price of about $36,000. But the little hatchback that results may not be enough to bring more than the already committed to the electric fold.

Mostly affordable Tesla Model 3 is mostly a sweet ride | Scott Sturgis

With advances in battery technology at decreasing prices, the Tesla Model 3 aims to match gasoline-powered cars on price and everyday usefulness.

Mostly affordable Tesla Model 3 is mostly a sweet ride | Scott Sturgis

With advances in battery technology at decreasing prices, the Tesla Model 3 aims to match gasoline-powered cars on price and everyday usefulness.

2018 Jeep Wrangler features no surprising changes — and that’s a good thing | Scott Sturgis

The Jeep Wrangler JL offers more technology and convenience than previous models, but don't think for a minute that the company has gone tinkering just for the fun of it. The inner Jeepness remains, and drivers just should prepare themselves for the ride.

2018 Jeep Wrangler features no surprising changes — and that’s a good thing | Scott Sturgis

The Jeep Wrangler JL offers more technology and convenience than previous models, but don't think for a minute that the company has gone tinkering just for the fun of it. The inner Jeepness remains, and drivers just should prepare themselves for the ride.
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Toyota biggest hauler gets some updates, but is the Tundra still a lot to handle?

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Fiat, Skip Barber show drivers where rubber meets road — and what to do when it slips

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Stylish 2018 Nissan Murano disappoints on the curves | Scott Sturgis

The Murano accelerates smoothly and quickly to 60 mph in 7 seconds. But its handling leaves a lot to be desired, almost feeling a little unsteady. Still, it has a Consumer Reports recommended rating.

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AutoNation chief, after 2 decades, is turning over the keys

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Toyota hypes 2018 Camry’s sporty look, but are looks enough?

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Elon Musk said a Tesla could drive itself across the country by 2018. One just crashed backing out of a garage.

The promise of auto-driving, robot-assisted, quasi-magical wondercars has given way to a more nuanced reality: Cars that also crap out, get confused or crash, often with little warning or explanation.

2018 LC500: A whole lotta fun in a tiny Lexus — for a whole lotta dough

The new Lexus LC500 Coupe trips banks account at over $100K. Buyers will enjoy luxurious conditions that are not too luxurious, speed that's not that speedy, and a cramped space. Still, the whole is more than the sum of its parts.

Musk elevates a little-known fixer to steer Tesla past drama

Tesla could use a difference-maker to rebound from a chaotic period that has sent its stock tumbling, ending last week at its lowest close since April 2.

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