Terrible Infotainment Systems, Acura TLX, Audi R8 Competition: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 29, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Acura TLX: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Acura has streamlining its sedan lineup this year, replacing both the TSX and TL with the new TLX. And while we’re especially sad to see the TSX (and its Sport Wagon variant) go, the 2015 Acura TLX is a better car in every way—one that’s a nominee for our 2015 Best Car To Buy award.

Today's Infotainment Systems Are Terrible (Especially On American Cars)

For several years, studies have shown that, on the whole, today's cars are built pretty well. And yet, quality ratings keep dropping. How is that possible?

Over 40% Of You Are Worried About Your Car Being Stolen Right Now

Between the Halloween B-movies filling cineplexes and "sexy Ebola" costumes littering the internet (real ones this time), the world's a scary place. But according to a recent Gallup poll, ghouls and goblins aren't what's keeping most of you up at night.

Audi R8 Competition

Audi R8 Competition

From Motor Authority:

570-Horsepower Audi R8 Competition Revealed Ahead Of L.A. Auto Show

Audi has just revealed the fastest and most powerful version of its R8 supercar yet, the R8 Competition. The car makes its official debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next month and will be racing into showrooms early next year.

2015 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe Spy Shots

Cadillac’s new ATS-V is set for a debut at next month’s Los Angeles Auto Show, in both sedan and coupe and bodystyles, and today we have an undisguised version of the latter. The car was snapped by one of our photographers during what appears to be an official photo shoot, revealing the newest addition to the Cadillac V family in all its glory.

2016 Audi Q7 Spy Shots

Audi’s second-generation Q7 SUV is tipped to debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show in January before sailing into showrooms next spring, as a 2016 model. Today we have a new set of spy shots of a prototype, and they’re the most revealing yet.

2016 Chevrolet Volt powertrain

2016 Chevrolet Volt powertrain

From Green Car Reports:

2016 Chevy Volt: Bigger Battery, More Motor Power, New Range Extender Engine Details

General Motors took the wraps off its second-generation Voltec electric-drive system this morning that will power its 2016 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. Company executives declined to give specifications for power of the two electric motors, the range-extending engine, or range of the final vehicle.

Tesla Model S Gets Huge Incentive In Shanghai: No $12K Fee For Registration

The Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan has now been on sale in China for six months, but it recently received a major sales incentive from local officials in Shanghai. That city's municipal government has ruled that Tesla buyers will be exempted from paying the $12,000 registration fee required to obtain license plates.

Toyota i-Road Electric City Car: Here's How It Leans

Toyota might not be planning to invest in a mainstream electric vehicle for the U.S. anytime soon, but now, globally, it has this oddity: the i-Road.

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