From The Car Connection:
Car companies aren't known for creating awesome infotainment systems. In fact, though today's vehicles are mechanically very good, quality scores have plummeted because of terrible in-dash software.
The Nissan Maxima was cocky and cool when it was young—they even called it the four-door sports car. But for the past decade, the Maxima’s been in limbo. Is it a sport sedan with Infiniti influences, or an Altima with attitude?
Another day, another expansion of the ever-growing Takata airbag recall. This time, the victims are owners of the Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, and Lancer Sportback, which need to have passenger-side airbags replaced.
Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet’s second-generation Cruze sedan is coming this month, and already we can tell you the car will be quite the technological leap over its predecessor, a car that managed to sell more than 3.5 million times around the world since its 2008 Paris Auto Show debut.
When Mercedes-Benz’s SLK is rebranded an SLC later this year or early next as part of its mid-cycle update, there will be a new variant among the fold. The new variant will be an AMG Sport model designed to sit somewhere between the most potent standard model and the dedicated Mercedes-AMG offering.
Aston Martin is eager to prove that it's road cars are reliable machines. One way to do that is to simply put a Honda or Toyota badge on the front. That won't work here though. The other way to prove reliability is by taking your toys and going racing with them.
Toyota Mirai showroom and hydrogen fueling station, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015
The town of Titusville, Pennsylvania, considers itself the birthplace of the oil industry. After locals struck crude near the appropriately-named Oil Creek, what is now viewed as the first commercial oil well was dug there.
For most owners of battery-electric cars, some form of home charging is a must. Having a charging station at home ensures there will always be a readily available place to plug in.
Many electric-car owners start to think more seriously about the source of their electricity when they plug their cars in to recharge. And at least in California, data show that owners of plug-in electric cars have far higher interest in photovoltaic solar panels than drivers at large.