Best Residual Values, 2015 VW Tiguan, 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

November 18, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

The Tiguan is Volkswagen's smaller SUV, slotting in below the Touareg. It's a right-size two-row crossover that performs well, wrapped in conservative styling that has aged gracefully. However, the Tiguan is not stunning or exceptional in any way; it won't win any awards for its interior packaging, price tag, or tech features.

Toyota, Land Rover Outlast The Competition In ALG's Residual Value Awards: Infographic

If you're like most people, you spend a lot of time thinking about your new car before you sign for the keys. During that process, you probably consider a host of things like fuel economy, safety ratings, and tech features.

Ford Widens Takata Recall To Include Driver Airbags On 2004-2005 Ranger Pickup

The bad news for Takata keeps on coming: according to Detroit News, Ford Motor Company has expanded its existing recall for the 2004-2005 Ranger pickup truck.

2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S at Laguna Seca, first drive, November 2014

2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S at Laguna Seca, first drive, November 2014

From Motor Authority:

2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S First Drive

It’s rare that a car aimed so squarely at a competitor does so much so differently and yet comes out with a very similar result. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S is just such a car.

Volkswagen Golf R Variant Revealed Ahead Of L.A. Auto Show

Volkswagen’s new Golf R hot hatch due in showrooms early next year has spawned a wagon variant, which makes its world debut this week at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Yes, VW has chosen the event in L.A. to showcase the Eurocentric Golf R Variant.

2016 Audi A4 Spy Shots

These are our first spy shots of a prototype for the next-generation ‘B9’ Audi A4 sedan, which is expected to be revealed in the summer of 2015, as a 2016 model. It will be followed about a year later by its Avant wagon and A4 Allroad variants.

2013 Tesla Model S and 2014 BMW i3, Hudson Valley, NY, Nov 2014

2013 Tesla Model S and 2014 BMW i3, Hudson Valley, NY, Nov 2014

From Green Car Reports:

Tesla Model S Vs BMW i3: Electric-Car Efficiency Comparison Test

The EPA has dubbed the all-electric 2014 BMW i3 the most efficient production car sold in the U.S., with an impressive 125 MPGe rating--the best of any electric vehicle. By comparison, my 2013 Tesla Model S with an 85-kilowatt-hour battery is rated at only 89 MPGe.

2016 Toyota Mirai Priced At $57,500, With $499 Monthly Lease

The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle will carry a sticker price of $57,500 when it launches in the U.S. late next year, Toyota said today.

U.S. Air Force Unveils Fleet of 42 Electric Vehicles, Nissan Leafs Included, For V2G Tests

Using large fleets of electric cars to store energy and feed it back into the grid when needed has become a hot topic among researchers.

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