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Mitsubishi president steps down

Mitsubishi president steps down

In news that's sure to surprise absolutely no one, Mitsubishi's president and COO, Tetsuro Aikawa, has announced his resignation. Accompanying him on his walk of shame is executive vice president Ryugo Nakao. The announcement was made via press release and at a news conference held today in Japan... read more

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2017 BMW M240i Convertible

2016 Toyota Avalon, 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2017 BMW 2-Series: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Toyota Avalon review The 2016 Toyota Avalon isn't the type of car that begs you to own it or drive it. It's not sexy or sporty. But it has... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat 124 Spider keeps the Viagra jokes coming because Italians

To the people who create car commercials, horsepower and technology aren't always strong selling points. They're wonky, factual, bullet-pointy things that might persuade... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
Toyota FT-1 concept, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

2016 Kia Optima, buttons banished, BMW and Toyota sports cars: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Clutter or clarity: How soon will automakers banish buttons? You certainly wouldn't be an outlier to think that a vehicle dash that's cluttered with... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
Apple CarPlay On Ford's SYNC3

Clutter or clarity: How soon will automakers banish buttons?

You certainly wouldn't be an outlier to think that a vehicle dash that's cluttered with individual buttons looks so dated. It’s been nine years since Apple introduced... read more May 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Kia Optima SXL

2016 Kia Optima video road test

The Kia Optima has officially arrived. Before 2011, it had lurked in the shadows of better mid-size sedans, but a big redesign gave it plenty of punch, and panache. Since... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
Didi Chuxing website

Apple gambles on ride-sharing with $1b investment in Didi Chuxing, China's Uber

Most of the recent talk around Apple and automobiles has centered on the company's highly secretive (but not especially secret) work on autonomous electric cars. When and if... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
Teaser for new concept thought to preview upcoming Volvo XC40

Porsche Macan, Nissan takes control of Mitsubishi, Volvo XC40: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Porsche Macan review The Porsche Macan didn't take long to become the brand's second-best-selling vehicle. It was new for the 2015 model year... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla's 'Summon' feature (from the 'Revolutionize You Commute' video)

Tesla Model S owner claims car crashed in self-driving 'Summon' mode; Tesla denies report

In Utah, the owner of a Tesla Model S says that his semi-autonomous car crashed into the back of a trailer while he thought it was parked. Tesla Motors isn't so sure that's... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
Nissan and Mitsubishi logos

Nissan takes controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion

Hot on the heels of yesterday's stunning revelation that Mitsubishi Motors probably lied about fuel economy stats on all of its Japanese-market vehicles comes word that the... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder, Naval Air Station Lemoore

Mitsubishi scandal, Nissan home energy, Hennessey Venom GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: All Mitsubishi cars in Japan may be affected by fuel economy scandal Less than a month ago, Mitsubishi admitted to lying about fuel economy stats for... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
Mitsubishi eK

All Mitsubishi cars in Japan may be affected by fuel economy scandal

Less than a month ago, Mitsubishi admitted to lying about fuel economy stats for roughly 620,000 cars sold in Japan. The scandal affected another major automaker, too... read more May 11, 2016 by


 
Nissan xStorage battery reveal (screencap)

Nissan takes on Tesla (again) with xStorage home battery

Historians may look back on this era and see two car companies at the forefront of the electrification revolution: Tesla Motors and Nissan. Back in 2010, the Tesla Roadster... read more May 11, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini Seven Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door

2016 Cadillac CT6, 2016 VW Passat, 2017 Mini Seven: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Cadillac CT6 first drive review Cadillac is on a quest. It wants to be the next Benz, the new BMW, the up and coming Audi. It has some truly... read more May 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Passat SEL long-term test

2016 Volkswagen Passat: why we're doing a long-term test

We’ve just welcomed a 2016 Volkswagen Passat SEL to our long-term fleet. Why are we doing a long-term test on a vehicle that hasn’t changed all that much since... read more May 10, 2016 by


 
OnStar Proactive Alerts

Chevrolets can now predict when they'll need service, thanks to OnStar

At the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2015, General Motors announced a new suite of tools to help car owners get a jump on maintenance needs before they become... read more May 10, 2016 by


 

 
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