Toyota Tacoma, Volvo S60 Cross Country, Dodge Viper GTC: What’s New @ The Car Connection

January 9, 2015
From The Car Connection:

2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Look At Redesigned Mid-Size Truck

Here’s your first look at the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. No, it’s not a radically new look, but it shows that with the full redesign this popular pickup line is getting for 2016, it’s going to even more closely emulate the look of full-size trucks.

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Sedan Stands Taller, Takes On Snow Drifts

Is there a market for a sport-utility sedan? That appears to be what Volvo is asking with its new, high-riding 2016 S60 Cross Country sedan, which will make its official debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show next week.

2010-2013 Kia Soul Recalled To Fix Structural Flaw

Kia Motors America has issued a recall for select models of the Kia Soul. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a structural problem with the compact car could result in greater damage to vehicle occupants during collisions.

2015 Dodge Viper SRT GTC

2015 Dodge Viper SRT GTC

From Motor Authority:

Dodge Introduces New Level Of Personalization For Viper: Video

Having already addressed one of the Viper SRT’s key flaws, its overly optimistic pricing, Dodge has now alleviated another key issue hurting the car’s sales performance, the buying experience.

$3.4 Million Lykan Hypersport Up For Sale At Dubai Dealership

Dubai’s Al-Ain Class Motors is one of the few dealerships in the world selected by W Motors to sell its first product, the Lykan Hypersport. Just seven examples are destined for production, each priced from an estimated $3.4 million.

Lexus Gets Desperate, Tries To Justify Why Its RC 350 Is Better Than A BMW 435i: Video

While it’s not uncommon for an automaker to compare its product with a rival’s offering for marketing purposes, a new video from Lexus comparing the 2015 RC 350 with a 2015 BMW 435i is downright bizarre. We would even go as far as to say that it borders on desperation.

2015 Honda Fit, test drive around Ann Arbor, Michigan, Apr 2014

2015 Honda Fit, test drive around Ann Arbor, Michigan, Apr 2014

From Green Car Reports:

2015 Honda Fit Video Road Test

If you’re looking for a small hatchback that delivers both fuel economy and flexibility, only a handful of new cars come to mind. Add in top safety ratings, and your list may narrow down to just one car: the latest 2015 Honda Fit.

West Coast Electric Highway Serves Thousands Of Electric-Car Drivers

While the bulk of the battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold today have a range of less than 100 miles, that doesn't stop some owners from using them for longer trips. The secret is to use DC quick-charging stations, which can recharge an electric car's battery pack to about 80 percent of capacity in half an hour or less.

The Tesla Gigafactory Is Big; Really, Really Big--This Big, In Fact

Photos can be deceptive, as any online-dating aficionado will tell you. So it's hard to tell from photographs just how large the lithium-ion cell gigafactory in Nevada that's being built by electric car-maker Tesla Motors will really be.

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