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Fisker Atlantic Delayed, Volvo C30 Discontinued, Tata Nano In The U.S.: Today's Car News
Fisker Atlantic Delayed, Volvo C30 Discontinued, Tata Nano In The U.S.: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Toyota priced the 2013 Prius lineup while Volvo announced the discontinuation of the C30 hatchback. The EPA rated the 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and the NHTSA is looking into possible issues with the 2005 Honda Pilot. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2011 MINI Rocketman Concept live photos
Gas Prices, Gas Taxes, MINI Rocketman and Taco Bell: Today's Car News

A production version of the MINI Rocketman concept is coming by 2014, by which time we hope MINI learns how to stage its show cars effectively. [MotorAuthority] Need a family crossover with 30-mpg fuel economy? We've found four of them for you. [FamilyCarGuide] Three things need to be settled...Read More»

Fabio shills for Plug-In America
Today at High Gear Media: Drugs, Driving, Munsters and...Fabio

The mismatch between car and SUV bumpers can cost you lots of money, the IIHS warns this morning. [TheCarConnection] It's hard to believe a Lexus GS-F is still in the cards, but maybe they're talking about the next-generation car? [MotorAuthority] It's official: the 2012 Nissan GT-R will hit 60 mph...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
The TCC List: Five Near-Luxury Interiors Under $25k

No matter how cool your car looks on the outside, the truth is, you won't spend much time looking at it from a distance.  No matter how fast it is, you'll spend most of your time  in it idling in traffic and traveling at neighborhood speeds.   For most of us, it's the comfort of the seats, the...Read More»

2010 Volvo C30
Recall Alert: Volvo C30, S40, and V50

Volvo has issued a small recall today concerning its C30, S40N, and V50 models. An improperly tightened gearshift lever stud assembly is the reason, and the recall affects 536 2010 and 2011 models that have 6-speed manual transmissions. If the assembly comes loose, it may not be possible for the...Read More»

2010 Volvo C30
The 2011 Volvo C30: Looks Like Somebody's Been to the Plastic Surgeon

The Volvo C30, that odd little Parisian breadvan-style two door hatchback, has gone and had itself a little visit with the plastic surgeon for a nip, a tuck and a serious face pull. The guys in Sweden apparently decided to make the front end look like the face of a bulldog that had just survived a...Read More»

2010 Volvo C30
Volvo to Refresh 2010 C30

Volvo's compact C30 is getting a facelift for 2010, and the public will get its first look at the Frankurt Motor Show later this month. Most of the big changes will take place in front of the A-pillar, with the car getting a new honeycomb-style grille, new fenders and headlights, and a lowered...Read More»

2010 Volvo C30
Preview: 2010 Volvo C30 Hatchback

• What is it? One of the most stylish three-door hatchbacks on the market • The basics: Ultra-frugal engines and a practical hatchback body • On sale: Next year, with a public showing and more details at the Frankfurt auto show • Price: $24,000 (est.) Volvo’s...Read More»

2009 Volvo C30
Ford Focus, Volvo C30 Get Top Marks In IIHS Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has conducted a new battery of crash tests -- this time on an assortment of coupes. Generally speaking, all five models performed well, but the Ford Focus and the Volvo C30 came out on top, beating out the Chevrolet Cobalt, Honda Civic, and Scion tC. Each...Read More»

2009 Volvo C30 R-Design
Quick Spin: Volvo C30

Looks are a big factor in the Volvo C30's appeal. The little hatchback coupe is undeniably sexy—in a grin-inducing, dorky sort of way. From any angle that involves the back end, where the glass-and-blacked-out hatch and curved flanks can be seen, it's quite possibly that the 2009 Volvo C30 is the...Read More»

2010 Volvo DRIVe lineup
Volvo DRIVe Lineup Adds XC60, XC70, and S80 for Geneva

Following on its Paris Motor Show intro of a trio of highly efficient diesels dubbed DRIVe, Volvo adds more technology, one engine, and four models to the DRIVe portfolio. The point of these 1.6- and 2.4-liter diesel fuel sippers is economy and exceedingly low CO2 emissions; the smallest vehicle in...Read More»

A 50-mpg Land Rover!

We brought you most of the details of Land Rover's spunky, MINI-like LRX concept a few weeks ago, but at that time Land Rover was saving one of the best pieces of information for last, in its presentation of the concept at British brand's Detroit stage: It's anticipated that a production version...Read More»

Volvo C30 Takes On VW

Volvo's also readying a Detroit debut for a new vehicle - only this time in the reverse of the Aston, it's a coupe drawn from a four-door model. The new C30 - technically a concept, but certain for production - is drawn from Ford's versatile C1 platform, which also has bred the Mazda3, Euro Ford...Read More»

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