GM’s New CEO, Holden Ending Production, 2016 Honda Ridgeline: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 11, 2013
Official design sketch previewing 2016 Honda Ridgeline

Official design sketch previewing 2016 Honda Ridgeline

From The Car Connection:

All-New Honda Ridgeline Due For 2016, But Skipping 2015 Model Year

It looked for a few years like compact and mid-size pickups were a dying breed. But with the introduction of an all-new Chevrolet Colorado this next year, along with a new-generation Honda Ridgeline under development, this portion of the truck market could rebound.

General Motors Names Mary Barra CEO As Bailout Officially Ends: UPDATED

Yesterday was a big day for General Motors. Four-and-a-half years after the automaker zipped through a restructuring process facilitated by the U.S. and Canadian governments, three years after its return to the stock market, the U.S. government sold off the last of its shares in the company.

What Would It Take To Make You Stop Drinking & Driving? (Video)

Americans love playing pranks. We may be overweight, we may not have the world's highest scores in math and science, but no one can accuse us of not loving an elaborate practical joke. (There's a reason the Jackass phenomenon started here.)

2013 Holden Commodore production

2013 Holden Commodore production

From Motor Authority:

Holden To End Vehicle Production In Australia In 2017: Official

The manufacture of mass-produced cars in Australia is all but over, with General Motors’ local division Holden announcing today it will cease production by the end of 2017. The news comes just months after Ford announced it will end production in Australia by 2016, and the third local manufacturer, Toyota, has stated that the impact to the supplier base in the country should Holden exit would render its own production operations unviable.

2016 Jaguar Crossover Spy Shots

These are the latest spy shots of a test mule for Jaguar’s upcoming crossover based on the C-X17 concept first shown at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The vehicle will take on the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in the premium small crossover segment but will be set apart by brilliant dynamics and fuel efficiency made possible by an advanced lightweight aluminum architecture.

Volvo Teases New Concept XC Coupe Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show: Video

Earlier this year, Volvo revealed its stylish Concept Coupe, which at the time of its unveiling was said to be the first of a trio of forward-looking concepts due in the coming months. Today, we have our first look at the second of Volvo’s forward-looking concepts, the new Concept XC Coupe.

Ford EcoSport subcompact crossover first drive review

Ford EcoSport subcompact crossover first drive review

From Green Car Reports:

Ford EcoSport Compact Crossover: Forbidden Fruit First Drive

Last year, Nissan sold over 230,000 examples of its Juke compact crossover worldwide. MINI sold over 100,000 Countryman and Paceman models. Kia moved nearly 400,000 Sportage crossovers. The message here is that subcompact and compact crossovers are big business. Ford knows this, which is why its new EcoSport (pronounced "Echo-sport") is to be sold in Europe and the Far East, as well as its home markets in South America.

2015 Ford Mustang: How High Will Its Gas-Mileage Ratings Go?

Almost four years ago, the Ford Mustang was the first car to offer both 300 horsepower and 30 miles per gallon in its an EPA highway rating. How much better will the new 2015 Ford Mustang do?

NYC Law To Make 20 Percent Of New Parking Spaces Electric-Car Ready

Soon, New York City's electric-car drivers will have an easier time finding a parking space. A new law will make 20 percent of the city's off-street parking charger-ready over the next decade or more.


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