2016 Chevy Cruze, 2016 Chevy Camaro, Alfa Romeo Giulia: What’s New @ The Car Connection

June 25, 2015

From The Car Connection:

Lighter, Longer 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Revealed; Hatchback On The Way? Live Photo Gallery

General Motors has pulled the wraps off a fully redesigned version of its affordable mainstream compact sedan, the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. While this model gets somewhat longer and more spacious, it also sheds 250 pounds and becomes more fuel-efficient.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Preview

GM has officially previewed its 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible; and while it’s hardly surprising how this drop-top pony car looks, GM has detailed a series of features and structural upgrades that should make it a big step forward in refinement and general driving enjoyment.

Samsung Creates A See-Through 18-Wheeler To Curb Highway Collisions

The world is filled with two-lane highways that make overtaking vehicles difficult, if not downright dangerous. The situation gets worse when 18-wheelers are added to the equation, since drivers trailing them have a tougher time seeing oncoming traffic.

Alfa Romeo Giulia

Alfa Romeo Giulia

From Motor Authority:

Mamma Mia: The New Alfa Romeo Giulia Finally Revealed

The Alfa Romeo Giulia has been revealed, and we can now confirm some details about the Italian marque's historic new sedan.

2016 Ford Focus RS Coming With 345 Horsepower: Video

Ford has made big promises to blow your enthusiast face off as of late. The Blue Oval is certainly delivering too, with the arrival of a new GT supercar, a new Raptor performance pickup, and the Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R duo.

Nissan Reveals New, More Powerful Version Of GT-R-Powered Juke-R Crossover

If indeed Nissan execs were displeased by the construction of the original Juke-R four years ago, they have a funny way of showing it. That’s because the Japanese automaker has unveiled a new version at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed currently underway in the U.K., where the vehicle will take on the event’s famous hill climb with GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough behind the wheel.

Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car development prototypes in testing, Jan-Jun 2015 [from GM video]

Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car development prototypes in testing, Jan-Jun 2015 [from GM video]

From Green Car Reports:

GM Shows Chevy Bolt EV Electric-Car Prototypes Testing: Video

We learned very few new details about the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV today, but General Motors released a development video that will likely excite fans and potential buyers of the 200-mile electric car. The bulk of today's GM media presentation is about the 2016 Chevy Cruze, to be unveiled tonight.

Nissan Leaf With 250-Mile Range: Ghosn Shows R&D Car, Video At Annual Meeting

While Chevrolet beats the drum for the Bolt EV 200-mile electric car it will likely launch before the end of next year, Nissan has been relatively quiet about its plans to upgrade the Leaf's current 84-mile range to compete. But at yesterday's annual meeting, a relatively conventional-looking Leaf with some writing on the side apparently previews an upcoming model with far greater range.

Strong-Selling 40-MPG Mitsubishi Mirage To Get Sedan Model

The Mitsubishi Mirage minicar has been an unexpected sales success for the Japanese carmaker, which has struggled in the U.S. market. While sales of other subcompact cars have declined in the face of low gas prices, the Mirage has held steady.

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