Infiniti Q70 Safety, Older Buyer Brands, Fiat 500X: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 3, 2014
From The Car Connection:

Infiniti Q70 Earns Top Safety Pick+ Status, But BMW 5-Series, Lincoln MKS Flub Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released the results from its latest round of crash tests. This time, three large luxury cars undertook the IIHS' newest and most difficult test, the small overlap front crash, and their scores run the gamut from awful to awesome.

Lincoln, Buick, Bugatti, Cadillac Attract The Oldest Buyers

Since the Great Recession, America's auto market has changed -- not just in terms of the cars we drive and the high-tech features they offer, but also in terms of who's buying those cars. A new post from 24/7 Wall Street discusses the brands that attract older shoppers, who now account for the majority of new-car sales.

10 Cars Most Likely To Get Ticketed

When you see folks pulled over for speeding or other moving violations, what kind of car are they driving? Does it seem as if some makes and models get ticketed more often than others?

Fiat 500X

Fiat 500X

From Motor Authority:

2016 Fiat 500X Unveiled At 2014 Paris Auto Show: Live Photos

The Fiat 500X is the latest member of the 500 range, and while it no more belongs with the cute, cuddly little 500 hatch than the lumpy, awkward 500L, it does appear to be an attractive little crossover.

2016 Audi A6 And S6: Full Details, Live Photos And Video

The 2016 model year sees Audi’s A6 undergo its mid-cycle update, and the latest version of the stylish sedan benefits from some subtle tweaks to the exterior, new engines and transmissions , and a new infotainment system. The changes affect the complete A6 range, including the sporty S6.

2016 Audi A7 And S7: Full Details, Live Photos And Video

Audi’s A7 has come in for a facelift, and we’re glad to report that the four-door coupe’s stunning lines have been left untouched, with only a few minor changes separating the new car from the outgoing one.

Citroën C4 Cactus Airflow Concept - 2014 Paris Auto Show

Citroën C4 Cactus Airflow Concept - 2014 Paris Auto Show

From Green Car Reports:

Paris Motor Show Roundup: Electric, Hybrid, And Other Green Cars

Autumn is here, and so is auto-show season. The 2014 Paris Motor Show this week kicked off the annual global parade of new production cars and concepts, and several notable green cars made their debuts.

Mysterious Tesla Model S 'D' Photo Appears: What Could It Be?

The Internets exploded yesterday following a photo tweeted by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, with the caption, "About time to unveil the D and something else". Feverish speculation over what it meant took up terabytes of server space.

Hiding The 2016 Chevrolet Volt: GM Discusses Camouflage, Teases Updated Electric Car

The shape of an upcoming new car is always a well-kept secret, but the need for prototypes to test on public roads has traditionally provided the automotive press with plenty of opportunities for spying.

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