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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Torque Report. When he's not writing news or reviews for The Torque Report, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

2019 VW Tiguan starts at $25,290

2019 VW Tiguan

The 2019 VW Tiguan is getting a few changes for the new model year and VW has also announced the pricing, which starts at $25,290, including the destination fees. The 2019 VW Tiguan marks the second year of the current Tiguan, so there aren't any huge differences, but VW has updated some of the trim options. The 2019 Tiguan is...

2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid arrives in Europe

2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid

Last year Honda unveiled the CR-V Hybrid at the Shanghai Motor Show and now it's getting ready to go on sale in Europe. The 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid is the first Honda SUV in Europe to get a hybrid powertrain. The 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that's mated to an electric motor and lithium-ion...

VW I.D. Buzz Cargo concept is a retro electric cargo van

I.D. Buzz Cargo concept

VW is giving the world a preview of a future electric, fully autonomous cargo van with the debut of the I.D. Buzz Cargo concept. It's based on the original Microbus-inspired I.D. Buzz concept, but the windows after the front two doors have been removed to make it ideal for carrying cargo. The I.D. Buzz concept is going to go into...

2019 Volvo S60 production begins in South Carolina

2019 Volvo S60 production

The 2019 Volvo S60 is going to arrive in US showrooms later this year and now Volvo has announced that production of the all-new 2019 S60 has kicked off at its plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina. This marks the first time a Volvo has been built in the US. “We’re proud to launch Volvo’s first American-made car,” said Jeff Moore,...

2019 Subaru Ascent earns Top Safety Pick+ rating

2019 Subaru Ascent IIHS

The 2019 Subaru Ascent can not only carry the whole family with its three rows of seats, but you'll also breathe a bit easier, since the Ascent has received the highest rating from the IIHS: Top Safety Pick+. The 2019 Subaru Ascent is the seventh Subaru vehicle to earn the top rating. To receive the Top Safety Pick+ rating a...

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic revealed ahead of its Paris debut

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new hot hatch, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic, which is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. The A35 4Matic will rival other sporty hatchbacks, like the Audi S3 and VW Golf R in Europe. The 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder with 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft....

2019 BMW Z4 sDrive30i and 2020 Z4 M40i specs released

2019 BMW Z4

Following its debut last month, BMW has now released the specs for the 2019 BMW Z4, which will arrive next year as the Z4 sDrive30i and Z4 M40i. The first model to arrive will be the 2019 BMW Z4 sDrive30i, which is going to arrive in March with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine with 255 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. of...

2019 VW Atlas starts at $31,890

2019 VW Atlas

VW has announced the updates to the 2019 VW Atlas, which starts at $31,890. The 2019 Atlas isn't getting any styling changes, but there are some trim updates and added safety features. All 2019 VW Atlas models now come standard with driver assistance technologies, like Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Traffic Alert. The Atlas also now comes standard...

2019 VW GTI gets more power, GTI Rabbit Edition revealed

2019 VW GTI

VW has announced the updates to the 2019 VW GTI, which gets two big additions for the new model year. First the 2019 GTI now gets eight more horsepower to give it a total 228 horsepower. Second the new limited edition GTI Rabbit Edition has been added to the lineup. The 2019 VW GTI Rabbit Edition adds 18-inch gloss black...

2018 Ram Power Wagon Mojave Sand Edition priced at $56,525

2018 Ram Power Wagon Mojave Sand Edition

Ram has unveiled the 2018 Ram Power Wagon Mojave Sand Edition, which gets the Mojave Sand color that was previously available on the Ram Rebel. The limited edition Mojave Sand Edition also gets unique all-black wheels to go with the new color. The 2018 Ram Power Wagon Mojave Sand Edition also gets an all-black interior with the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen....


2019 Cadillac XT4 Review

2019 Cadillac XT4 Review: Cadillac is getting its mojo back

From now until 2020 expect to hear a lot from Cadillac and it starts now with the debut of the 2019 Cadillac XT4, a...