Value Leader: 2020 Volvo XC40

Volvo’s strategy is unlike any other manufacturer as it has been “all in” on electrification for several years. No, the company hasn’t abandoned the internal combustion engine yet, but they’ve narrowed the field to just one engine to power its entire lineup. That engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder workhorse, offered … Read more

It’s a Wrap: 2018 in Review

Happy New Year to you and yours! The ending of one year and the start of another should give us pause, allowing us to reflect on what once was as well as assess our lives as we look forward. As an automotive journalist, I like to keep tabs on my … Read more

Compact, Luxury SUV: 2019 Volvo XC40

The 2019 XC40 makes it three SUVs for Volvo. Volvo Cars makes a name for itself as it overhauls its product line. We have seen new sedans, wagons and SUVs launch over the past few years as the company takes full advantage of its new modular platform to update and … Read more

Unpacking the 2019 Volvo XC40

With the XC40, Volvo now boasts a trio of SUVs. Updated May 25, 2018 to include revised cargo space capacity and fuel economy ratings. You can now put Volvo Cars on your luxury SUV shopping list if it isn’t already there. This spring, the third utility vehicle from this Swedish … Read more