2014 Honda Civic, Autonomous Cars, Audi RS 5 TDI Concept: What’s New @ The Car Connection

May 28, 2014
2014 Honda Civic EX CVT - Driven

2014 Honda Civic EX CVT - Driven

From The Car Connection:

2014 Honda Civic Review

The 2014 Honda Civic sedan and coupe are back in sync with the market -- and they're given a new CVT automatic and a revised top-trim infotainment system this year that should increase their appeal even further.

Will Autonomous Cars Destroy City Budgets?

The first generation of autonomous cars to hit the roads in Europe, China, and the U.S. over the next few years won't be fully self-driving, but they'll be able to handle much of the dull, mind-numbing motoring that commuters do on a daily basis.

2013-14 Nissan Sentra & Versa Investigated For Brake Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations' Office of Defects Investigation has launched a probe of the 2013 and 2014 Nissan Sentra and Nissan Versa.

Audi RS 5 TDI concept

Audi RS 5 TDI concept

From Motor Authority:

Audi Previews Electrically-Driven Turbo In RS 5 TDI Concept

We first heard Audi was working on an electrically-driven turbocharger back in 2012, but now the automaker has revealed an engine fitted with the technology in a new concept car.

2016 Buick Verano Spy Shots

Buick’s Verano compact sedan first hit the scene in 2012 but the next generation of the car has already been spotted.

Volkswagen Previews Future Tech

Volkswagen in July will reveal a new generation of the Passat sedan that the rest of the world enjoys. The new sedan will be packed with the automaker’s latest technologies which will eventually filter across to more of its models, and some of those technologies were recently previewed.

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander - First Drive, March 2013

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander - First Drive, March 2013

From Green Car Reports:

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid U.S. Arrival: Fall 2015 After All

Within the next year and a half, three different plug-in hybrid SUVs or crossovers will arrive on the U.S. market, or at least some parts of it. And one of them will be the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, whose limited launch is set for sometime in autumn 2015.

China To Ban 6 Million Gross Polluters From Roads In Smog Fight

More-efficient new vehicles and stricter emissions standards can help reduce air pollution, but the effect is limited if older, dirtier cars remain on the road in large numbers.

Why CVTs Won, Direct-Shift Gearboxes Lost Fuel-Economy Fight

If you're reading this in North America, the vehicle sitting on your driveway probably has an automatic transmission. So do around 95 percent of other new vehicles on the U.S. market right now.


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