43 MPG! 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel AWD Tested ""

After years of living under a dark cloud in the United States, 2015 was shaping up to be the year affordable diesel-powered passenger vehicles would make a serious mark. Volkswagen, long a torchbearer for the technology in America, was reporting strong sales, Mazda was working to certify its Euro-market diesel,…

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Wendy Sullivan

Honored to Get a Mention: 2018 Chevrolet Cruze, Tested in Depth! ""

Getting mentioned in the compact-car segment is no easy feat, but the Chevrolet Cruze is doing its best. Squeezed into a class that contains almost two dozen cars, including two recipients of our 2018 10Best Cars award (the Honda Civic Sport and the Volkswagen Golf), the Cruze stands out by…

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Wendy Sullivan

The $7500 EV Tax Credit Lives On in New Tax Bill ""

The $7500 federal tax credit awarded to buyers of new electric cars—a major incentive that plays an important role in making EVs price competitive with gasoline-powered vehicles—appears to have survived in the final version of the Republican tax bill now working its way through Congress. The tax legislation axes many…

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Wendy Sullivan

2018 Volvo V60 in Depth: The Subdued Swedish Wagon ""

Volvo and station wagons go together like Ikea and Swedish meatballs. The V60, Volvo’s smallest wagon offering, is neither the latest nor greatest example of the breed—that would be the larger V90—but it still offers a distinctive combination of practicality and Scandinavian style despite its age. (It was put into…

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Wendy Sullivan