2016 Mazda 6, 2015 Ford Edge, Thunderbolt By Henrik Fisker: What’s New @ The Car Connection

March 16, 2015
From The Car Connection:

2016 Mazda 6 Review

The Mazda 6 is a good counterpoint to the relentlessly functional four-doors pitched to families. It's no Passat or Altima: it's an evocative, sleek sedan with some of the best road manners in its class.

Six Points: Twin-Scroll Turbo Tech In The 2015 Ford Edge

The 2015 Ford Edge, for which we posted our first driving impressions this past week, has been fully redesigned to fit right in with Ford’s latest lineup of cars and crossovers, and reengineered to have a far more refined yet responsive freel from the driver’s seat.

Chevy Cruze Vs. Hyundai Elantra: Compare Cars

Much has changed in the compact-sedan class over the past five years or so. And even though both the Chevy Cruze and Hyundai Elantra are hardly the freshest faces in their class, they're quite highly rated here.

Aston Martin Vanquish-based 'Thunderbolt' from Henrik Fisker Design and Galpin Auto Sports

Aston Martin Vanquish-based 'Thunderbolt' from Henrik Fisker Design and Galpin Auto Sports

From Motor Authority:

Henrik Fisker And Galpin Build Aston Martin Vanquish-Based Thunderbolt

If you ever wondered what the latest Aston Martins may have looked like if Henrik Fisker was still penning them—recall that Fisker helped design the current DB9 and Vantage—then wonder no more as the Danish designer and entrepreneur, who is now running his own design firm, HF Design, has created a new car based on the bones of the current Vanquish supercar.

GM Tapping 40 Years Of Drive Data To Make 2016 Malibu Most Dependable Ever: Video

When GM launched its redesigned Malibu in 2008, it garnered immediate critical praise, proving that GM hadn't entirely ceded the mid-size market to Honda and Toyota. The seventh-generation car was a major victory for then GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, and would go on to win the coveted North American Car of the Year award.

One-Two Finish For Mercedes AMG At 2015 Australian Grand Prix

It was like 2014’s spectacular season for Mercedes AMG never ended, with the team finishing up yesterday’s 2015 Formula One World Championship season opener, the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne’s Albert Park, with a decisive one-two finish.

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, Newport Beach, California, July 2012

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, Newport Beach, California, July 2012

From Green Car Reports:

Toyota RAV4 EV Electric Car Recalled For Shift Flaw In Tesla Software

Certain 2012 through 2014 Toyota RAV4 EV electric cars will be recalled to address a flaw in the software of the vehicles' Tesla-supplied electric-motor assemblies. The affected vehicles may spontaneously shift into neutral while in motion, resulting in a complete loss of motive power.

2017 Nissan Leaf: What We Know So Far About New Electric Car

The Nissan Leaf is by far the highest-volume electric car ever sold, with total sales now approaching 200,000 units. First launched for 2011, the Leaf got some updates in the 2013 model when production for North American sales moved from Japan to Smyrna, Tennessee.

Ethanol In Marine Fuels: Why It Makes Boat Owners So Angry

Few topics get our commenters more riled up than ethanol. Both sides weigh in with fervor and passion, debating energy security versus agricultural policies and costs, comparing studies on wells-to-wheels carbon dioxide profile versus the impact on older engines, and more.

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