Road Deaths Falling, 2016 Chevy Corvette, 2016 Opel Astra: What’s New @ The Car Connection

June 1, 2015

From The Car Connection:

U.S. Road Deaths Are Falling, But Here's Where They're On The Rise

Yes, we’re getting safer, and road deaths are falling (slightly), both in the U.S. and over a broad group of countries that are working together to improve safety. Yet there’s no resting on laurels here.

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Review

America's sports car continues into 2016 with a choice of four models—two engines, each available in coupe and convertible bodies. From a base Stingray to a supercar-baiting Z06 convertible, you’ll find the Corvette range to offer some of the very best bang for the buck in the industry.

Ford Expands Takata Airbag Recall With GT, Mustang, Ranger: Nearly 1.5 Million Vehicles Affected

Earlier today, we reported on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' expansion of recalls to replace Takata-brand airbags installed in select Chrysler, Dodge, and Mitsubishi vehicles. But FCA isn't the only car company enlarging its recall roster: Ford Motor Company has gotten in on the act, too.

2016 Opel Astra

2016 Opel Astra

From Motor Authority:

2016 Opel Astra Revealed Ahead Of Frankfurt Auto Show Debut

We weren’t meant to see the new Opel Astra until the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September but following a leak earlier today the European arm of General Motors has revealed the car in full.

PSC Reveals Hybrid Supercar, Raises Claimed Output To 2,400 Horsepower

American supercar startup PSC Motors has kept to its world of revealing a new hybrid supercar by today’s date, but right now it’s hard to believe the company will be able to fulfil its more critical claim of actually building the car.

2017 Lexus LS Spy Shots

Lexus is working on a new rear-wheel-drive platform that will underpin a new generation of the brand’s LS flagship sedan as well as a new high-end coupe serving as the spiritual successor to the SC. We’ve already reported a lot on the coupe, which is expected to be called an LC and feature styling inspired by 2012’s LF-LC concept car, but now we have some details on the new LS sedan.

Chevrolet Bolt Concept - 2015 Detroit Auto Show live photos

Chevrolet Bolt Concept - 2015 Detroit Auto Show live photos

From Green Car Reports:

Chevy Bolt EV Trademark To Be Shared With Yamaha After U.S. Patent Office Suspension: UPDATE

Not long after its unveiling at January's Detroit Auto Show, General Motors promised to put the 200-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV electric-car concept into production within two years. But there's already a problem with that plan.

Zero Electric Motorcycles Cuts Prices, Sells To Police, Gets Big Grant Too

While its competitor Brammo sold itself to Polaris, the electric-motorcycle maker Zero continues to follow its own path. Each year it has significantly improved the performance of its line of motorcycles.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Debuts June 24, CarPlay And Android Auto Available

The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan will be unveiled just over three weeks from today--although we've already seen it, more or less. A version of the next-generation Cruze was unveiled in China more than a year ago, but the version that will be sold in the U.S. won't appear until June 24.

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