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Auto News For Monday, March 21, 2016 – GMC Will Sell New Acadia And Old Acadia

2017 GMC Acadia

Here are the seven must-read, must-watch auto news stories and videos for Monday, March 21, 2016.

What’s better than one large old Acadia and one new smaller Acadia? General Motors plans to sell both Acadias side by side. Although GM says that both will be offered to retail customers, the outgoing Acadia is more likely to be fleet-oriented in practice. – Automotive News

Get your old 10-speed out of the garage – it’s about to be all the rage. Not only does the new Ford F-150 SVT Raptor send its EcoBoost V6’s power to all four wheels via a 10-speed automatic, the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 uses the same 10-speed transmission. – Road & Track

Pricing for the gorgeous new Volvo S90 has been released in the UK. At £32,555 is a few hundred pounds more than the basic Audi A6, a prime rival. This offers fair guidance of the S90’s positioning in North America. – CAR

Canadians now buy more SUVs and crossovers than any other vehicle sector. Which SUVs lead the way? Canadian-built vehicles grab the top two spots. – Autofocus

Most American midsize car buyers don’t automatically choose the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or Honda Accord. In fact, the majority of midsize sedan buyers look elsewhere. Surprised? – TTAC

Yes, the TDI is gone, if not forever than certainly for a while. (Volkswagen hasn’t sold a TDI diesel vehicle in North America since September.) But there’s still the TSI. In the basic Golf, the 1.8 turbo is a gem, but can it measure up to the TDI on a long-term basis? – Car & Driver

No, it’s not a 4.4L V8 from the E39 5-Series. But the 3.0L turbo in the new BMW 340i is actually more powerful than the V8. Here’s Alex On Autos video review of the 340i, the most thorough and detailed video review of this car on YouTube.