30 MPG Police Cars, Volvo Drive-E Tech, Car Design TV: What’s New @ The Car Connection

September 20, 2013
2012 Ford Police Interceptor

2012 Ford Police Interceptor

From The Car Connection:

Ford Gives U.S. Police Their First 30 MPG Car

For most motorists, having a car that earns 30 miles per gallon isn't such a big deal. In fact, in some segments, 30 mpg is average or even below average. But for police officers in the U.S., 30 mpg is a very big deal, indeed, and according to Detroit News, the dream will soon become a reality, thanks to Ford.

Car Design Fans Needed For Groundbreaking New Reality Show!

Television producer Bunim/Murray is now casting for Revved Up, an undoubtedly groundbreaking new reality show that is geared toward gearheads and OCD design freaks. According to a short email, producers are searching for " the country’s biggest car design fanatics.

Volvo Drive-E four-cylinder engine - turbocharged and supercharged

Volvo Drive-E four-cylinder engine - turbocharged and supercharged

From Motor Authority:

2015 Volvo S60: Preview Drive

Zooming upward on a ribbon of road, along a cliff wall, between tight hairpin curves and breathtaking views in the mountains of Southern France, I goose the accelerator from about 2,000 rpm and hear a series of sounds that’s entirely foreign, especially in a Volvo: the wail and whine of a supercharger.

Infiniti Boss De Nysschen Says 'De-Americanizing' Brand Key To Success

Infiniti's still-new boss Johan de Nysschen is not afraid to speak his mind on a variety of topics. Now, he's talking about Infiniti, and how it needs to "de-Americanize" itself to succeed.

2013 Tesla Model S

2013 Tesla Model S

From Green Car Reports:

Five Facts About Tesla & Electric Cars That May Surprise You

Discussion boards, forums, videos, comment sections, and investment blogs overflow with opinions, analysis, and utterly confident (and wildly differing) pronouncements about what will happen to Tesla and its Model S electric luxury sedan. But here are a few facts that even diehard Tesla fans may not have known.

Americans Want More E15, Other Ethanol Blends, New Poll Says

Policymakers may be fighting over it, but consumers seem to like E15. At least, that's what a new poll of 1,211 Americans from advocacy group Fuels America says.


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