2016 Volvo XC90, 2016 Honda HR-V, Mercedes S-Class Cabrio: What’s New @ The Car Connection

August 25, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Volvo XC90 Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

Volvo is recalling nearly 4,000 U.S.-registered XC90 crossovers from the 2016 model year According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles may suffer from a design flaw that could prevent some airbags from deploying during collisions.

2016 Honda HR-V Achieves (Mostly) Five-Star Safety Scores

The 2016 Honda HR-V has earned a five-star rating, overall, in federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash-testing. However its results aren’t quite top-tier.

Good Grief: Widows Pay Up To 226% More For Auto Insurance After Spouse Dies

We've all heard horror stories about men and women who've lost their spouses, then learned that their better half was so deep in debt, those they've left behind are left out in the cold.

Teaser for 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet

Teaser for 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet

From Motor Authority:

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Teased Again

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is one of our favorite cars, particularly in high-performance Mercedes-AMG tune. It was one of the most interesting and attractive debuts of 2014, and soon it will be joined by a convertible variant, new teasers of which were released overnight.

Shelby American Going Global

The Shelby name is recognized worldwide but until recently it was hard for the brand founded by the late Carroll Shelby to expand overseas due to the fact that the most popular car it worked on, the Ford Mustang, was never officially sold outside of North America.

2017 Toyota Subcompact Crossover Spy Shots

These are the first spy shots of a new subcompact crossover from Toyota. Designed to go up against rivals like the Chevrolet Trax, Mazda CX-3 and Nissan Juke, the new Toyota model, whatever it ends up being labeled, should be unveiled in early 2016 ahead of a showroom debut by the fall of that year.

2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

From Green Car Reports:

Toyota Passes 8 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997, Still Dominates Sector

Since the first-generation Prius originally went on sale in Japan in 1997, Toyota has dominated the hybrid sector. Less than a year after selling its 7 millionth hybrid, Toyota has passed another significant milestone.

2016 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car Runs On...Leftover Lemonade? Huh?

If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. If you already have lemonade, make hydrogen, Toyota says.

Hyundai To Launch All-Electric 'Prius Fighter' Model In 2016: Tip

Hyundai's ambitious plans to offer more green cars than any other maker except Toyota may have tilted slightly toward electric cars. At least, that is, if a tip from a source close to the company is to be believed.

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