2015 Honda Fit, test drive around Ann Arbor, Michigan, Apr 2014
From The Car Connection:
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The 2015 Honda Fit improves on what the model already did so well: making a lot of useful space out of a small footprint. Yet now it's a little more appealing as a whole, with crisper, more aerodynamic lines, as well as a new, more fuel-efficient powertrain.
Over four years ago, in January of 2011, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of GM trucks and SUVs from model years 1999 to 2003. Yesterday, the agency closed that investigation, but it has issued a warning for drivers -- not just GM drivers, all drivers.
Teaser for 2016 Lexus ES debuting at 2015 Shanghai Auto Show
While the original LS is credited with putting Lexus on the map, one shouldn’t forget that the smaller, Camry-based ES was also present at the 1989 launch of the brand. Since that original, an additional five generations of the luxury mid-sizer have been launched, with the latest, still based on humble Camry running gear, introduced for the 2013 model year.
Anyone in the market for a mid-size sedan with a reasonable price tag and plenty of powertrain options will be wise to check out the Ford Fusion. The latest version offers regular gasoline as well as hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains, and if you didn’t know it was from Ford you may be mistaken for thinking it’s a luxury car due to its handsome looks.
The Scion small-car brand serves as a testing ground for Toyota in everything from how to market accessories to how to recast the role of dealerships in the sales process.
2015 Chevrolet Volt
General Motors will stop production of the current-generation 2015 Chevrolet Volt next month as it prepares to launch the all-new 2016 model. A production stoppage will give GM time to retool the Detroit-Hamtramck plant that builds the Volt for the new model.
Forgive us a Friday fantasy, if you will. We're looking forward a few years to a Request For Proposals issued by the Secret Service for a future presidential limousine.
It's a hot topic whenever anyone mentions electric cars: pricing. Many electric cars are more expensive than their regular counterparts, though naturally they cost less to run too.