From The Car Connection: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Review The GLE-Class is a completely new nameplate this year—and while the sleek new GLE Coupe is an entirely new form for Mercedes-Benz, the model line itself isn’t all-new. The luxury automaker is in the midst of a comprehensive nomenclature change, and the former M-Class (or ML) is now called the GLE.
If you're one of the many folks who's criticized federal agencies for being behind the times on auto issues, we've got good news. The feds have heard you, and they've got a three-point plan to bring themselves -- and automakers -- up speed.
Hyundai has issued two recalls in recent days that cover more than 166,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. Select 2015 Hyundai Genesis models are being recalled to replace faulty tires, while the 2011 and 2012 Hyundai Elantra suffers from a problem with its electronic stability control system.
Production-Intent Ford GT, 2016 Detroit Auto ShowEnlarge Photo
Yesterday, we ran through a list of everything that's changed on the Ford GT for production from the original car shown last year in Detroit. Now we have video of the car.
Just over two years ago we introduced you to the Godsil Manhattan V16 super-coupe. A new car from a new startup luxury car company that you had never heard of, we wrote it off as something we would love to see happen but would likely become vaporware.
Even as the Detroit Auto Show gets set to open to the public, Jeep is making more auto show news, only it's in Boston. At the New England International Auto Show today Jeep unveiled the new Cherokee Overland trim level.
Volkswagen e-Golf Touch - 2016 Consumer Electronics ShowEnlarge Photo
Since it launched in a handful of states in late 2014, the Volkswagen e-Golf's rated range has put it somewhere in the middle of the current crop of electric cars. Its EPA-rated 83 miles of range is better than several electric-car models, but a few rungs below the top of the ladder.
By this point, the principles of corporate crisis-management communications are pretty well established. A company with a looming PR catastrophe needs to respond immediately, keep one trustworthy and high-level executive in front of the cameras, repeatedly promise the company will make good, and communicate early and often with affected consumers.
The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid finally broke cover in South Korea this week as the first of three variants of Hyundai's Prius-fighting hatchback. It will be joined by an all-electric version, and eventually a plug-in hybrid model as well.