The XC90 is the world's first seven-seat PHEV, and unless the price turns out to be crazy it should be a big hit as an environmentally friendly family hauler
There was plenty of serious stuff, but here's what was fun at the Chicago's 100-year-old auto show.
According to a new CarMax survey a quarter of Americans think they might buy a flashy car to get them through middle age. Women are into it, too. But, really, an SUV for a midlife crisis?
A victory against carnage on the roads: A new insurance industry survey cites systems like ABS brakes, lane keeping and adaptive cruise control for protecting Americans from fatalities, and it also names some winners and losers. Nine cars have zero death rates, and the Kia Rio and Nissan Versa win the booby prize.
Don't make assumptions: Sometimes it's U.S.-built cars from Japanese companies that have the most domestic content. And U.S. content means direct U.S. jobs--at least 1.5 million of them--from a resurgent auto industry.
Four automakers--Honda, Toyota, Hyundai and Mercedes--showed hydrogen-based cars at the North American International Auto Show. One even drives itself.
GM has freshened the 2016 Volt with 50 miles of all-electric range, and set off a buzz with the Bolt, an all-electric car, with 200 miles of range at $30,000.