2015 Ford Mustang, 2014 Honda Civic, Mercedes Online Sales: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 5, 2013
From The Car Connection:

2015 Ford Mustang Preview

Ford’s sixth-generation Mustang has been revealed, just a few months out from the iconic pony car’s 50th anniversary. The latest Mustang goes on sale next year as a 2015 model and brings with it fresh new styling, an advanced chassis, a plusher interior and a trio of engines including a new four-cylinder turbo.

2014 Honda Civic Gets The Hint, Makes Smartphones Central To The Driving Experience (Video)

There's a three-way battle underway, with each party vying for control of your dashboard. The first contenders are companies like Garmin and TomTom -- device-makers that built their reputations on simple, effective, portable tools for navigation.

Mercedes-Benz Follows The Lead Of Tesla & GM, Moving Sales Online

Over the past few years, salespeople have been losing ground. A growing number of cafes and restaurants allow customers to place orders on phones or tablets, reducing waiters to food-runners. Some retail boutiques work in a similar way. And that's to say nothing of online stores ranging from Amazon to Zappos, which rely on programmers instead of sales personnel.

2015 Hyundai Genesis (Korean spec)

2015 Hyundai Genesis (Korean spec)

From Motor Authority:

2015 Hyundai Genesis Shown In New Videos

Hyundai’s second-generation Genesis sedan isn’t set for its global debut until the 2014 Detroit Auto Show in January, but the car has already been shown in the Korean automaker’s home market. Coinciding with the local reveal, Hyundai released a series of videos highlighting some of the new Genesis’ technology and showing the vehicle in motion.

Watch 'The Blues Brothers' Chase Scene Recreated In LEGO: Video

When it comes to movie car chases, it doesn't get much better the shopping-mall escapades in The Blues Brothers. It's got everything: wanton destruction, snappy dialogue, and a police car spinning on its roof. It's the kind of iconic scene that can't be replicated, or can it?

Fast And Furious 7 On Hold Indefinitely Following Paul Walker’s Death

The future of the Fast and the Furious franchise is in doubt following the death of Paul Walker over the weekend. Walker’s character Brian O'Conner was a central figure in the franchise’s previous titles and was to play a pivotal role in the upcoming seventh instalment, Fast and Furious 7, which is yet to finish filming.

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

From Green Car Reports:

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell: Hydrogen Crossover First Drive

Hyundai is an aggressive company, and that applies to its green cars as much as the bread-and-butter sedans and crossovers it sells in growing numbers. So when the company approached Green Car Reports to ask if we'd like to drive its new, hydrogen-powered 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle, that was a no-brainer.

Supercar Maker Saleen Confirms Electric Car Plans

"A trend, not a fad" is how American supercar builder Saleen has described electric cars--and why it intends to build its own in the next few years. That's an impressive commitment from a company best known for gas-guzzling supercars like the Saleen S7 and highly-modified versions of the Ford Mustang--and says the new car will be "revolutionary in its aesthetics and mechanics".

Renault: 250 Miles For Subcompact Electric Cars By 2020

Save for a few electric vehicles on the fringes of the market--the Tesla Model S, for example, or the tiny Smart Electric Drive--most subcompact and compact electric cars currently offer a range of 80-100 miles. For many people, that's perfectly fine. But it wouldn't hurt to have more, right?


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