Mandatory Recall Notices, VW Labor Dispute, 2015 Audi TT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

February 20, 2014
2015 Subaru WRX - Driven, February 2014

2015 Subaru WRX - Driven, February 2014

From The Car Connection:

2015 Subaru WRX Review

The 2015 Subaru WRX is more than just a hotted-up econocar--it's the standard bearer for a whole cadre of enthusiasts who put down Mustangs and show no love for Camaros. It's a whizzy, turbocharged, all-wheel-driven blast--and it's new for 2015.

NHTSA Creates Mandatory Label For Recall Notices To Keep You From Throwing Them Away

Our inboxes are overflowing with email, and the U.S. Postal Service is dying a slow, agonizing death (inspiring wacky plans for the P.O. to begin making payday-style loans). And yet, huge volumes of junk still slide through our mail slots every single week. In fact, many days, junk is all we receive.

Volkswagen Labor Leader Vows To Stop VW's Investment In Tennessee & The South

Earlier this week, we reported that, despite years of campaigning by the United Automobile Workers, employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee voted against unionization. If the decision had gone the other way, employees would've created a "works council" similar to the kind found at most VW plants around the world.

2015 Audi TT sketch

2015 Audi TT sketch

From Motor Authority:

2015 Audi TT Teased Ahead Of Geneva Motor Show

Audi’s third-generation TT sports car is gearing up for its world debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next month, but these official sketches provide us with our first look at the car’s design. They confirm that Audi’s new TT, which is due in showrooms later this year, as a 2015 model, will feature lines inspired by the original Peter Schreyer-designed icon but with clear influences from Audi’s recent Allroad Shooting Brake concept.

2015 BMW M3 & M4 Priced From Low $60,000s: Report

We've been eager to get behind the wheel of the new M3 and M4 since seeing them in the flesh at the latest round of auto shows, and now it looks like we know how much that will cost you: about $62,000, minimum.

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon Spy Shots

Mercedes-Benz’s all-new 2015 C-Class has made its world debut, so engineers out testing different versions of the car have let their guard down a little, as these latest spy shots of the wagon variant confirm. Known as an Estate overseas, the new C-Class wagon should hit showrooms in markets where it’s sold by the end of the year.

VL-Automotive Destino

VL-Automotive Destino

From Green Car Reports:

New Fiskers Will Have V-8s OR Batteries, Wanxiang Says

If lithium-ion batteries are "the heart of Fisker," according to new owner Wanxiang, then what does it say is "the soul of Fisker"? That would be the VL Destino, a version of the Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan with no batteries, electric motors, or plugs at all.

Pickup Truck Gas Mileage, 2015 And Beyond: 30 MPG Highway Is Next Hurdle

This year, the big hurdle for pickup-truck gas mileage was 20 miles per gallon combined--and two trucks made it. For 2015, the bar has been raised: The next race is to see which full-size pickup can attain a rating of 30 mpg on the highway portion of the EPA test cycle.

Ominous Sign For 2014 Cadillac ELR: Half Of Dealers Turn It Down

Sales of Cadillac's ELR range-extended luxury coupe are... well, they're not high right now. But that's okay, since Cadillac hasn't set itself huge targets for the Volt-based coupe. It's a niche product, not a volume model.


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