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Even in cheaper form, the 2021 Volvo S60 delights, mostly

The 2021 Volvo S60 (Volvo)

2021 Volvo S60 T5 Momentum FWD: Is the less expensive Volvo worth trying?

For first time in five years, U.S. gas mileage down, emissions up

A long row of unsold 2020 pickup trucks sits at a Ram dealership in Littleton, Colo.  A new government report says gas mileage for new vehicles dropped and pollution increased in model year 2019 for the first time in five years.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

A new government report says gas mileage for new vehicles dropped and pollution increased in model year 2019 for the first time in five years

Chevrolet's new virtual auto shows and more EVs headed to the lineup

The Corvette ZR1 greets attendees as they enter the doors of the 2019 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit on Jan. 19, 2019.

Chevrolet is launching a sort of virtual auto show as part of a new online link that allows consumers to shop for a Chevrolet vehicle.

GM unveils new logo, plans new website in shift to electric vehicles

GM's new corporate logo to reflect its move to electrification in the future. (General Motors/TNS)

General Motors is working to remake its public image with a new logo, a new company-wide marketing campaign and a new website.

Motormouth: What is a 'certified used car'?

Certified Previously Owned (CPO) cars usually have fewer miles and may have had better care. They usually have extended warranties. CPO cars pass a multi-point inspection to verify that repairs are not imminent. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Questions and answers about cars.

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 proves to be a potent new EV

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4. (Volkswagen/TNS)

You’re probably wondering what ID stands for. In this case, it means Intelligent Design.

Bursts of acceleration in Tesla vehicles caused by 'pedal misapplication,' feds conclude

A motorist charges an S70 sedan at a Tesla supercharging station located in the parking lot of Colorado Mills outlet mall Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2020, in Golden, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

More than 200 incidents involving Teslas unexpectedly accelerating and crashing were the fault of drivers confusing their brakes and accelerator pedals.

Daimler trucks failed to quickly recall vehicles, NHTSA Says

Daimler Trucks North America agreed last week to pay a $30 million civil penalty to settle claims that the German automaker failed to recall vehicles in a timely fashion and comply with federal reporting requirements.

GM draws back the curtain on new Corvette's design and engineering

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible. (Chevrolet/TNS)

General Motors designers are ready to share the inspiration that resulted in finally making a mid-engine Corvette.

V-8 to volts: How do American muscle brands transition to EVs?

Dodge//SRT Performance Lineup: Left to right, 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye, 2020 Challenger SRT Super Stock and the 2021 Durango SRT Hellcat. Dodge's earth-shaking 700-horsepower Hellcat engines have pulled buyers into showrooms. The challenge ahead is to translate that excitement to an electric car. (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles/TNS)

From California to New York to Washington, regulators increasingly are looking to phase out gasoline-powered cars in favor of electrics. That could pose challenges for some legacy Detroit brands.

Amid COVID, how the average car loan got $4,000 bigger

No one sets out to dig themselves a financial hole when buying an automobile, but the life-long impact of car showroom decisions can be enormous.

Motormouth: Don't top off your gas tank

Squeezing that last drop of gas into the tank is a bad idea. It is a throwback to when most people paid with cash and tried to avoid getting weird change. Check your owner's manual for the tank capacity. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Questions and answers about cars.

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