Solar Roadways, Older Drivers, Audi A3 clubsport quattro Concept: What’s New @ The Car Connection

May 15, 2014
From The Car Connection:

Crowdfunding Project Of The Week: Solar Roadways Brings Glowing Roads To The U.S.

Remember Solar Roadways, the start-up that received a $100,000 contract from the Department of Transportation to develop road systems with embedded digital signage and dividing lines, all powered by the sun?

Are Lousy Retirement Plans Making America A More Dangerous Place To Drive?

America's seniors are in trouble -- and the situation is only going to get worse.

2014 Kia Forte Vs. 2014 Mazda 3: Test Drive Comparison

The Kia Forte and Mazda 3 were both underdogs in the new-car market some years ago; but these two nameplates are quickly becoming great starting points for all compact-car shoppers, and they're no longer only offering up just niche appeal.

Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept, 2014 Wörthersee Tour

Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept, 2014 Wörthersee Tour

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From Motor Authority:

Audi Hints At New RS 3 With A3 clubsport quattro Concept

Behold the new A3 clubsport quattro concept, a hotted-up version of the 2015 Audi A3 sedan that’s powered by a five-cylinder TFSI engine developing—wait for it—525 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque.

Is The Cadillac ELR A Failure? After 5 Mos. Of Sales, Two Years Of Stock Sitting On Lots

The Cadillac ELR is, to our eyes, a very good-looking car. It’s not quite beautiful, but its proportions, details, and overall theme just work.

2016 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Spy Shots

If you’ve had a chance to sample the new Hyundai Veloster Turbo, you’ve probably come to the same conclusion that we have: as a sporty car it’s fine, but it’s still not ready to run with the big dogs of the hot hatch world, performance-wise.

Chevrolet Spark EV at CCS fast charging station in San Diego.

Chevrolet Spark EV at CCS fast charging station in San Diego.

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From Green Car Reports:

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV Switches Battery Cells; 82-Mile Range Remains

The Chevrolet Spark EV has been on the market for only a year, but already it's being updated. And in this case, the update is major: The 2015 Chevy Spark EV will have an entirely new battery pack.

China Push For Lower Emissions: Smaller, More Efficient Engines, Mild Hybrids

China may be the world's largest car market, but increased air pollution has created a public backlash against the automobile.

Next Rolls-Royce Phantom Cuts Weight, Offers Plug-In Hybrid

Rolls-Royce is known for many attributes. Luxury. Expense. Cars with performance wryly described as "adequate".

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