From The Car Connection: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Review This year, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT gets a few updates as it faces a brand-new Golf and the fierce upcoming Focus RS—not to mention the Mazda 3, Subaru Impreza, even the Kia Soul.
Toyota is recalling more than 1.1 million RAV4 crossovers in the U.S. to address a problem with the vehicles' safety belts. According to the automaker, some of those devices may not work as intended during collisions.
Performance brands haven't always been excited about the transition to electric cars. Many seemed to fear a loss of power, terrified by the thought of producing stylish-but-pokey golf carts for the well-heeled.
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Pagani is introducing its first update to the Huayra since the car made its debut in 2011. The update is in the form of a new special edition model that Pagani will build in a limited run of just 20 cars, all of which are already accounted for in case you were wondering.
Ferrari is the second major team to show off its car for the 2016 Formula One World Championship. The car is the SF16-H, and it’s the one Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen will be driving in the hopes of securing for Ferrari its first Drivers’ Championship title since 2007.
The current Porsche Cayenne was only updated for the 2015 model year but a successor has just been spotted again in prototype form. The SUV’s exterior is disguised but we can already make out the general shape of this all-new, third-generation model, which appears to have a sleeker look dominated by a longer, flatter roof.
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U.K.-based startup Riversimple first showed its hydrogen fuel-cell Urban Car prototype in 2009, but since then there has been little apparent activity from the company. Now it's back with a refined design that it hopes to put into production by 2018.
Before its use of illegal "defeat device" software was discovered, many auto industry executives were baffled by Volkswagen's ability to make diesel cars meet U.S. emissions standards. One of them was former General Motors car czar and outspoken industry figure Bob Lutz.
California drivers generate 40 million used tires every year, and everyone from sellers to policymakers has struggled to figure out what to do with them. Old tires can be burned as fuel, or end up in landfills.