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Automakers want to dial down EPA's 2025 goals, but energy advocates & consumers push back

Automakers want to dial down EPA's 2025 goals, but energy advocates & consumers push back

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled bold, new fuel economy standards for the year 2025. With less than a decade to go before that deadline, automakers are now asking the EPA to lower the high bar it's set, but energy advocates and the general public have urged the agency to stay...

June 30, 2016 by -
 
2017 Porsche Panamera

2017 BMW M2, 2017 Porsche Panamera, 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 BMW M2 review While other M cars have sacrificed driver engagement for track times, the M2 gets back to the basics, and makes it the type of M... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, production model

Toyota Prius, Prius Plug-In, Lexus CT 200h recalled for airbag problems: 482,000 vehicles affected

Toyota has announced a massive recall of Toyota and Lexus hybrids. According to the automaker, the recall affects 482,000 vehicles registered in the U.S., including the 2010... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford F-150

Ford F-150, Explorer, Focus Electric, Transit Connect recalled for brake, transmission, other issues

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 8,200 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. The problems with those vehicles include... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Lincoln Continental

Lincoln offers pickup & delivery service on new models, starting this fall

Lincoln hasn't fared especially well with luxury car customers in recent years. Its models--often criticized for being ungainly and inelegant--have been outmaneuvered and... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Toyota Camry

A different 'American made' index puts Toyota & Honda on top

Last week, we wrote about the 2016 Made In America Auto Index, compiled by the Kogod School of Business at American University. Today, Cars.com published its 2016... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini Cooper

2017 Mini Cooper, 2019 Mid-Engine C8 Chevy Corvette, VW Diesel Settlement: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Mini Cooper review The 2017 Mini Cooper is a hatchback with a lot going on. Among all its body styles and kinds, there's the 2- or 4-door Mini... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW reaches $15.4 billion settlement, but Dieselgate is far from over

If you live in the U.S. and own an Audi or VW 2.0-liter diesel, today's your day--the day you learn how much Volkswagen plans to compensate you for buying an illegally rigged... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
American flag

Record number of road-trippers gearing up for July 4

Are you preparing to hit the road this holiday weekend? You're not alone: according to AAA, a record number of Americans will be joining you. How many, exactly? AAA predicts... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
UK flag (aka the Union Jack)

Brexit & the auto industry: brace yourselves

Last week, voters across the United Kingdom trudged to the polls to determine whether the UK should remain a part of the European Union or go it alone. When the ballots were... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata airbags may be linked to another driver's death

Takata airbags have likely claimed another victim--this time, in Malaysia. If an investigation conclusively links Takata's fatally flawed devices with the driver's death, it... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

2017 Toyota Camry, 2017 BMW M2, 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Toyota Camry Review The Toyota Camry is America's best-selling car in a competitive segment that includes strong entries such as the Honda... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
2015 Chrysler 200

Chrysler 200 vs. Toyota Camry: Compare Cars

While sedan shoppers all want a car that looks distinctive and stylish, they also want one that doesn’t stray too far from an established formula—comfortable... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda Accord Sedan

Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord: Compare Cars

Though never all that stylish, Honda's Accord and Toyota's Camry always have been smart and sensible. The Camry and Accord hit their stride in the 1980s, when they became the... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
Steampunk OLED instrument cluster from Visteon

Steampunk to Star Wars: What will your next digital display look like? [video]

When we think of next-gen automotive technology, we often think of battery-electric vehicles, fuel cells, and autonomous driving software: the technology that gets from Point... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Accord Sport Special Edition

The 2017 Honda Accord Sport becomes Special when you add leather, we agree

The new Accord Sport seems to be doing well for Honda. After making its bow last year, the appearance package for the new Accord that heaps on body sills, a rear spoiler and... read more June 24, 2016 by


 


 
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