2015 Cadillac ATS, Most Reliable Brands, Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 3, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Cadillac ATS Review

The 2015 Cadillac ATS is still fairly new to the market, but now entering its third full year, it brings a new variant to better compete against its luxury rivals: a coupe.

Reliability Survey: Hondas Have Fewer Issues, Mazdas Cost Less To Fix

Your car was running just fine yesterday. Yet today it greeted you with a bright orange check-engine light—and what you dread as an expensive repair in your near future.

Brace Yourselves: Takata May Agree To Nationwide Recall Of Faulty Airbags

The Takata airbag recall is a complicated thing -- too complicated for many consumers and more than a few legislators. According to reports, though, the process could soon get a lot simpler very soon.

Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K

Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K

From Motor Authority:

Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K Revealed

Ferrari’s new track-only version of its LaFerrari flagship is the FXX K, where the K refers to the special kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) fitted to the car. The FXX K has been revealed today ahead of its official debut at the Finali Mondiali event taking place at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit later this week.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Spy Shots (With Interior)

Mercedes-Benz’s current E-Class has been on sale since the 2010 model year, and for 2014 it was given a major update. In Mercedes tradition, we’ll see the next generation of the popular luxury sedan introduced for the 2017 model year, meaning it will be unveiled in the next 18 months or so.

Canadian Startup Dubuc Plans Tomahawk Electric Sports Car: Video

About a year ago, a company based in Canada by the name of Dubuc Motors announced plans for a lightweight kit car that anyone with a few mechanical skills could build into a working, street-legal vehicle for around $30k.

MetLife electric-car charging station for employee use - Johnstown, Pennsylvania

MetLife electric-car charging station for employee use - Johnstown, Pennsylvania

From Green Car Reports:

Workplace Charging Doubles in Two Years, 90% Of Charging Stations Full

It's clear that more public charging stations are needed to boost the practicality of driving electric cars. And it turns out that a good place to put those stations is the location where many peoples' cars spend hours parked: the workplace.

Armored Electric Chinese Police Patrol Car Is ... Words Fail Us

Here's an electric car whose designers thought outside the box... literally. It may look like Buckminster Fuller's interpretation of the Popemobile, but this is actually one Chinese company's idea of an armored electric police patrol car.

Not Just Turbocharging: Exhaust Gases Can Generate Electricity, Too

The exhaust gases shooting out the tailpipes of internal-combustion cars aren't just a form of pollution, they also represent wasted energy.

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