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No More Tradeoffs

Cargazing By Derek Price Choosing a car always involves tradeoffs. If you pick a powerful engine, you’ll get bad gas mileage. If you pick sleek, sexy styling, you’ll have to sacrifice practicality. This week, I’m driving a car that almost

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All-Around Excellence

Cargazing By Derek Price The XC90, Volvo’s biggest vehicle, is designed to deliver everything a luxury SUV buyer could possibly want. Handsome Scandinavian styling? It’s drenched in it. A sumptuous interior? It feels like riding in a cool, stylish nightclub.

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A Glimpse at the Future

Cargazing By Derek Price Volvo claims the C40, its first vehicle developed exclusively for an all-electric powertrain, points to a bright, battery-powered future. Based on my weeklong test drive, that future could be equal parts serendipitous and frustrating. On the

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