2015 Audi Q5, Accord Vs. Altima, Nissan GT-R LM NISMO: What’s New @ The Car Connection

May 15, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2015 Audi Q5 Review

The 2015 Audi Q5 delivers essentially what every compact luxury crossover shopper seeks—great acceleration, good handling, and impressive fuel efficiency, all with a little more height and ground clearance compared to a sedan or sport wagon.

Honda Accord Vs. Nissan Altima: Compare Cars

Sedans might be overshadowed by utility vehicles when it comes to family-hauling popularity, but there’s still a lot of appeal in today’s crop of affordable mid-size sedans. Among those, two of the most popular are the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima.

2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee Recall Expands Worldwide

Back in February, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 228,000 Jeep Cherokees to upgrade software associated with the SUV's airbags. As we reported at the time, the airbags in some Cherokee models had deployed without warning when the vehicles were engaged in "extreme maneuvers" that caused the vehicles to tip one way or the other.

2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

From Motor Authority:

Nissan Finalizes Specs For GT-R LM NISMO Ahead Of 2015 Le Mans Race

Nissan missed the first two rounds of the 2015 World Endurance Championship but it’s now in final preparation mode for the series highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, scheduled for the weekend commencing June 13. Nissan plans to field three of its front-wheel-drive GT-R LM NISMO race cars in the premier LMP1 category.

Cadillac Ciel Stars In New Entourage Short Film: Video

Entourage the movie will be airing in a theater near you June 3, and one of the stars of the show will actually be a car, in this case Cadillac’s stunning Ciel four-door convertible that we first saw back in 2011.

Google Autonomous Car Public Road Trials Start This Summer: Video

A year since unveiling its own self-driving car, Google has confirmed that the small, pod-like research vehicle is ready for testing on public roads.

2015 Ford Focus SE EcoBoost, Bear Mountain State Park, NY, May 2015

2015 Ford Focus SE EcoBoost, Bear Mountain State Park, NY, May 2015

From Green Car Reports:

2015 Ford Focus EcoBoost: Brief Drive Of 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Sedan

The 2015 Ford Focus EcoBoost may be the most European car Ford sells in the U.S. It's fun, but not fast. It handles well, and has a small engine that requires energetic use of the manual gearbox to keep up with traffic.

Tesla To Launch Automated Passing Function, Timing Still Uncertain

When Tesla unveiled the all-wheel drive Model S "D" variants last fall, it also promised a suite of automated features under the "Autopilot" name. The company has been equipping production cars with the hardware needed for these features, but one of the most advanced ones has yet to roll out.

Why Higher Gas Taxes Would Have Been Best Way To Save Fuel

It's now a widely-accepted tenet of today's U.S. political landscape: You just can't come out and advocate for higher taxes. For any purpose, under any circumstances, no matter what the end purposes.

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