From The Car Connection:
Has Toyota’s youth-oriented sub-brand, Scion, failed, or merely timed out in its mission? Jim Lentz, Toyota’s CEO for North America, announced yesterday in a video statement that the brand will be phased out after the 2016 model year.
Though the Kia Sorento has been completely redesigned and re-engineered for 2016, it looks like the exterior only modestly evolved. The 2016 model is both significantly roomier and more refined in nearly every way.
Honda has issued two recalls affecting airbags on more than 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Pay attention, because this may be a little confusing.
2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 SpyderEnlarge Photo
Before this week, I had driven a Lamborghini once. It was a Gallardo Spyder and I drove it about four miles in the mid-2000s. That wasn't enough time to get much of an impression, but I remember that the V-10 provided ridiculous power and an ear-searing engine note.
If you have a penchant for Aston Martins but wished the cars had a bit more aggression to take on the sharp look of the latest Ferrari and Lamborghini models, British coachbuilder and vehicle customizer Kahn Design is coming out with something that just might shock and surprise you.
Fans of Porsche’s Panamera Sport Turismo concept from the 2012 Paris Auto Show rejoice, the automaker has heeded your calls and is putting the stunning show car into production. Our latest spy shots show a late-stage prototype.
2016 Toyota PriusEnlarge Photo
Every year, Super Bowl ads seem to come closer to overshadowing the "big game" itself. And there are always at least a few ads for cars as part of the spectacle--sometimes even including green cars.
In the U.S., Honda hybrids have essentially gone on hiatus this year. For the 2016 model year, the only hybrid it sells is the aging CR-Z two-seater, which uses the carmaker's old Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system.
California is by far the most advanced state in adopting plug-in electric cars. Fully 45.3 percent of the country's more than 400,000 plug-in cars were sold in California, according to data from the state's Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative.