2016 Kia Optima, 2016 Lexus RX, 2016 Honda Civic: What’s New @ The Car Connection

April 2, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Kia Optima Preview

For Kia, the current generation of the Optima sedan has been a very good thing, as it’s pushed the brand’s mid-size sedan entry from faceless to fashionable. How does Kia take all the ground it gained and add even more luster to the Optima nameplate? With a sweeping yet measured new design.

2016 Lexus RX

The Lexus RX is the luxury brand’s best-selling model, and for 2016, with its introduction at the 2016 New York Auto Show and an arrival at dealerships this fall, it enters its fourth generation with more interior space, a more lavish look and feel, and a suite of new safety-tech features.

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Honda Civic Concept, 2015 New York Auto Show

Honda Civic Concept, 2015 New York Auto Show

From Motor Authority:

Honda Confirms Type-R For U.S. At Civic Concept Debut: 2015 New York Auto Show

The new Honda Civic is here, and it’s a concept in name only—this is effectively what you’ll see for the 2016 model year.

Nissan Hopes To Invigorate Its '4-Door Sports Car' With 2016 Maxima

Nissan, and its luxury arm Infiniti, have nailed their performance game of late, but can that sheen of speed be extended to the glossy new Maxima? If the 2016 Maxima, debuting this week at the 2015 New York Auto Show, wants to earn its "4-Door Sports Car" title, it will have to deliver the goods.

Subaru Unveils Radical STI Performance Concept In New York: Live Photos

Subaru has done a really excellent job of making concept cars over the course of the last few years. Remember the original concept for the current-generation WRX? Supremely fantastic.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid launch - 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid launch - 2015 New York Auto Show

From Green Car Reports:

47-MPG Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: Volt's Sibling Without A Plug May Be First Of Several

It's rare that a carmaker entirely replaces a car after just three model years, but the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is remarkable in more ways than that. Chevy will offer a full-hybrid model of the new 2016 Malibu that goes head to head with hybrid mid-size sedans from Toyota, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, and Kia.

Electric-Car Fast Chargers And Gas Stations: A Match Made In Indiana

Thanks to the flexibility of electrical supply infrastructure, electric-car charging stations can be placed virtually anywhere. They've already cropped up in places like shopping-mall parking lots, hotels, and even national parks.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Mar: Leaf Surpasses Volt In Total Sales Since 2010

For more than four years, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt have been the highest-volume plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. Last month, for the first time in roughly three years, the Nissan Leaf's total U.S. sales surpassed those of the Chevrolet Volt.

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