2016 Jeep Renegade, 2017 Hyundai Elantra, Ferrari GTC4 Lusso: What’s New @ The Car Connection

February 8, 2016

From The Car Connection:

2016 Jeep Renegade Crash-Tested, To Mixed Safety Results

The Jeep Renegade is already into its second model year; yet it hasn't been given a full set of U.S. crash-test ratings until now. And the results, while mostly good, could definitely be better.

2017 Hyundai Elantra Review

Ten years ago, the Hyundai Elantra was an also-ran in the compact-car sales sweepstakes. It wasn't anywhere near the ranks of the best sellers or best performers--cars like the Civic, Corolla, and Focus.

2015 Audi Q5, Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled

Some of you may have seen the headline above and thought, "Oh, Volkswagen must've finally figured out how to fix some of its 3.0-liter diesels". But no, those plans were only submitted to the California Air Resources Board on Tuesday, and it'll be a while before they're approved (or possibly, refused).

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso

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From Motor Authority:

Ferrari’s Updated FF Is The GTC4 Lusso

It was at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show that Ferrari surprised the world with the FF, a shooting brake with V-12 performance and all-wheel drive. At this year’s show, Ferrari will introduce an updated version of the car that receives some subtle styling tweaks, a four-wheel-steering system and a new name: GTC4 Lusso.

Here’s The Complete List Of Jerry Seinfeld’s Cars Coming Up For Auction

Following last month’s announcement that famous Porsche collector Jerry Seinfeld would be selling some of his prize possessions at an auction taking place during next month’s 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, organizers of the sale have now released the complete list of vehicles being offered by the comedian.

Watch The Car Ads That Debuted During Super Bowl 50: Video

The Super Bowl is big business, particularly for automakers who each year line up to pay millions of advertising dollars for a bit of airtime. While in past years there were always the luxury brands trying to outdo each other, this year they’ve mostly taken a backseat and left the task up to more mainstream brands.

2017 Bentley Bentayga

2017 Bentley Bentayga

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From Green Car Reports:

Bentley To Be Fourth VW Group Brand To Offer Electric Car

If an electric Audi is good, then an electric Audi plus an electric Volkswagen plus an electric Porsche plus an electric Bentley must be better, yes? At least, that would seem to be the thinking at VW Group, which over the last six months has announced plans for the first three brands to launch all-electric cars in 2018 or later.

Haptic-Feedback Gas Pedal Tells Drivers When To Shift To Save Fuel

Technology can do a lot to improve fuel economy, but in the real world, changes in driving technique can also pay off with fuel savings. This latest fuel-saving measure uses the former to encourage the latter.

How Many Electric Cars Does California Buy? One-Third To One-Half Of All Of 'Em

It's no secret that California is considerably more enthusiastic about electric cars than the rest of the nation. Policies put in place to promote plug-in cars--and a population willing to embrace new technology--make the Golden State the friendliest place for electric cars in the nation.

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