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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL TSI 4Motion vs. 2018 Volvo XC60 T5 AWD: Sweating the Details

The small stuff matters for these two $40K luxury crossovers<p><i>With mainstream automakers offering luxury-laden trims while prestige car brands attempt to democratize luxury, we organized four comparison tests to see who does posh better for a capped price of $40,000.</i><p>Details matter, especially when it …

2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i

It's good at nearly everything.<p>The explosive growth of the crossover SUV market has been good for automakers’ bottom lines, but the real winner might just be the consumer. Look at the current state of the compact-luxury-crossover segment, for instance. Every major premium brand now fields an entry, …

Alfa Romeo

BMW X3 M40i vs Volvo XC60 T6

We’re big fans of the new BMW X3 M40i. Being the first ever X3 to wear any sort of “M” badge (even if it’s not a real M car), we were a bit skeptical …

BMW

The most innovative car designs set to emerge in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Let's get a few things straight, shall we? When 2018 comes to a close, the world's cars will still have four wheels. The vast majority of them will still be powered by combustion engines. And they'll all still have steering wheels. Sorry to disappoint, but it had to be said.<p>Even so, the …

Alfa Romeo

2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 Volvo XC60: Compare Cars

2018 Volvo XC60 T8<p>Compact crossover buyers are spoiled for choice. If you’ve whittled your shopping list to the 2018 Volvo XC60 and the 2018 Audi Q5, …

Scenic Train Trips Across Canada

Romance of the Rails<p>The Canadian train trips on this list offer stunning scenery and provide more than just transportation from point A to B. Though …

Canada

Audi expanding production of 'sustainable' diesel made from water and carbon dioxide

These hydrocarbons are then separated to produce the synthetic diesel fuel, as well as waxes Audi says can be used by the food, cosmetics and …

Carbon Dioxide

The electric cars coming soon

Electric cars are still a small part of the market, something like 3.5 per cent of the total, with 64 per cent of those being plug-in hybrids rather …

Tesla Model 3

This is the most important person to remember in your estate plan

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you are like most people, when you hear the words “estate planning,” you probably …

How to set up voice dictation on your computer and save your aching fingers

Speak easy.<p>Typing can cause a serious health problem: Repetitive Strain Injury, or RSI, affects hundreds of thousands of people each year. Whether you're worried about damage or just want to give your fingers a break, voice dictation can help. Thanks to steady improvements in voice-recognition …

Software

Bob Lutz: We are approaching the end of the automotive era.

Bob Lutz, an automotive industry legend in an article for Autonews has made a bold prediction: “Everyone will have 5 years to get their car off the …

How soon will we be driving fully autonomous cars?

The launch of Nvidia’s latest chip designed for fully autonomous vehicles shows that the technology behind driverless cars is gathering pace.<p>The …

Every automaker's electrification plans for the next few years explained

Aside from a handful of pioneer models like the Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S, automakers have largely shied away from electric cars. But that’s …

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Will Have Coupe-Like Profile, CEO Says

New sedan will be shown at Detroit auto show<p>During a roundtable discussion at the Red Bull GRC Championship race this past Saturday in Los Angeles, Hinrich Woebcken, CEO of Volkswagen North America, revealed a few details regarding the next-gen Jetta. The new sedan will have a coupe-like silhouette …

Detroit Auto Show

From Sci-Fi To Reality, Audi's Futuristic Electric Cars Are Coming Sooner Than You Might Think

Will tomorrow’s electric cars look and drive much like today’s gasoline vehicles? Not if Audi has its say.<p>At the recent Frankfurt auto show, VW’s volume luxury brand presented its vision for near- and longer-term electric cars with two eye-catching concepts, dubbed Elaine and Aicon.<p>Setting the …

Audi

Audi E-Tron SUV Racing To Beat Jaguar I-Pace To Market

Audi is aggressively pushing to move its E-Tron Quattro Electric SUV to market before the Jaguar I-PACE to claim the title of “first premium electric …

Spyshots: 2018 Audi Q3 Has Significantly Less Camo On Production-Ready Body

We have nothing but ourselves to blame for the fact that every second spied model we get is an SUV, a crossover, or something in between that people …

Porsche Macan revs Volkswagen Group’s profitability, as Clio and Xtrail lifts Renault Nissan Alliance

Halo cars used to rev at miles per hour. Now they whirr at earnings per share.<p>Several star models were highlighted in the marques’ half-yearly …

10 of the best hybrid cars you can buy today

The Government’s recent announcement that no more purely petrol or diesel cars will be sold new after 2040 has focused the collective motoring mind …

2018 Audi A5 Sportback First Drive | Cake is delicious

Have your cake and eat it, too – that's supposed to be a fallacy. And yet, the 2018 Audi A5 Sportback defies conventional global wisdom by being more practical and better looking than the A4 sedan upon which it's based. Some may even prefer the way its longer wheelbase and roofline showcase the …

The Audi Q5 is showing a sharper edge to competitors

The new Audi Q5 has a fresher look with more athletic lines. Picture: QUICKPIC<p>The interior is clean and luxurious but you will want to select a few …

2018 Audi Q5 | Pricing a redesigned crossover

With its redesign of the 2018 Q5, Audi introduces a host of updates and upgrades to what was already a popular formula. The platform is all-new (and almost 200 pounds lighter), the four-cylinder turbo enjoys a 32-horsepower bump, and ride is not compromised by handling that feels far more nimble. …

12 future electric cars that you could end up buying

The next wave of electric cars will improve on all the core factors, like range, performance and simple attractiveness. Here’s what the world's major …

Electric Vehicles

All the Promises Automakers Have Made About the Future of Cars

If you believe them, there will be a lot of self-driving cars on the road by 2020.<p>Yet another announcement came yesterday: Volvo, the Swedish slash Chinese car company, announced that it will only offer electric or hybrid vehicles by 2019. It was widely hailed as a bold move.<p>Previously, the company …

Autonomous Cars

What Can Prevent Alzheimer's? Here's What the Evidence Shows

Few things are really proven to delay memory loss. Here are the best bets.<p>There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday.<p>They include controlling high blood pressure, regular …

Dementia

7 electric cars coming to market by 2020 that you can actually afford

A slew of long-range, electric cars are expected to hit the market by 2020.<p>Several of these electric vehicles will be made by luxury automakers and will likely cost upwards of $50,000.<p>But there are also several automakers working on EVs with a range of 200-plus miles that will likely have a …

An EV Battery That Charges Fully In 5 Minutes Could Become Commercial In 3 Years

Electric vehicles now comprise a substantial part of the automotive market. But the fact remains that despite the increasing number of charging …

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Electric Vehicles

New battery design for electric cars would stack up to 1,000-km range

One of the big stumbling blocks preventing the wide scale acceptance of electric cars is dreaded range anxiety. With an average range of around 100 …

BMW’s plug-in hybrid 530e iPerformance will get wireless charging

BMW revealed its newest electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid called the 530e iPerformance. The variant’s options include a forthcoming wireless charging pad, targeting a 2018 release window, which will include a charging pad drivers can install in their garage and drive over to provide a power supply …