2016 Hyundai Equus, VW Outsells Toyota, Ferrari 488 Spider: What’s New @ The Car Connection

July 29, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Hyundai Equus Review

The Hyundai Equus gives the South Korean automaker a place at the executive-luxury table. While it can't compete with the best big four-door sedans from Germany, it's a pleasant, plush luxury car that should give pause to buyers who don't put as much weight on the badge as they do on striking value.

Despite Big Stumbles In The U.S. & China, Volkswagen Is Outselling Toyota (For Now, Anyway)

At first glance, it might seem that 2015 has been unkind to Volkswagen. U.S. sales of VW's mass-market brand have continued their long, long losing streak, down 2.6 percent for the year. In China, the situation is even grimmer.

Vroom.com Asks: Would You Buy A Used Car If You Knew You Could Return It?

We've all seen them. Many of us have considered buying from them: those shady-looking used car dealerships protected by chain-link fences that line downtown streets and shabby suburban avenues.

Ferrari 488 Spider

Ferrari 488 Spider

From Motor Authority:

Ferrari 488 Spider Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show: Video

The convertible version of Ferrari’s new 488 GTB has been revealed, and we can confirm that the car is simply known as the 488 Spider and not 488 GTS or any of the other names that were previously rumored. The new car replaces the mechanically-similar 458 Spider in the Ferrari stable and makes its official world debut this September at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show.

Teaching The Teachers: Track School For Journalists

As part of our job here at Motor Authority, we test performance cars in a performance environment. That means we spend several days every year at race tracks wringing the living daylights out of the latest sports sedans, sports cars, and even supercars.

2016 Lexus CT 200h Debuts With Minor Changes

The 2016 Lexus CT 200h hybrid rolls into the new model year with some changes but no major updates. It remains the smallest of Lexus' many hybrids, and the brand's only hatchback.

BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo hydrogen fuel cell concept

BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo hydrogen fuel cell concept

From Green Car Reports:

Why Do Fuel-Cell Vehicles Make Electric-Car Advocates So Crazy?

Last Thursday, Green Car Reports published a story noting that the several dozen drivers of Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicles had expressed deep frustration with the unreliability of Southern California's current hydrogen fueling stations.

Fiat Chrysler CTO: Fuel Cells Are The Future, Batteries Are Not

Several companies have expressed enthusiasm about battery-electric cars, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) isn't one of them. Six years after killing its pre-bankruptcy ENVI project that showed a variety of plug-in concept cars, FCA still doesn't offer any mainstream plug-in models.

Lack Of Innovation Could Doom Battle To Trim Carbon Emissions

Representatives of world governments will meet in Paris this December to discuss a global strategy for combating climate change. But the outlook doesn't appear promising, according to a recent assessment by the International Energy Agency.

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