2016 Volvo S60, HR-V Vs. Renegade, Next-Gen VW Tiguan: What’s New @ The Car Connection

September 14, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Volvo S60 Review

Already appealing for its good looks and outstanding safety ratings, the 2016 Volvo S60 grows in interesting ways with the long-wheelbase Inscription and Cross Country soft off-roader.

Honda HR-V Vs Jeep Renegade: Compare Cars

A burgeoning number of small crossover utility vehicles is giving buyers more options than every before. Two of the most popular smaller SUVs are likely to be the Honda HR-V and the Jeep Renegade. The HR-V is a smaller sibling to the immensely popular CR-V compact crossover, while the Renegade slots in below both the Liberty and Cherokee SUVs in the Jeep lineup.

Off-The-Shelf Lasers Can Really Mess With Autonomous Cars

We've spent so much time talking about security holes in autonomous cars' telematics systems that we'd nearly forgotten about the myriad other ways to mess with them. As Mashable points out, though, you don't need fancy-pants coding skills from some online university to wreck a self-driving vehicle. All you really need is a laser pointer.

New Volkswagen Tiguan

New Volkswagen Tiguan

From Motor Authority:

New Volkswagen Tiguan Unveiled Ahead Of 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen has unveiled its all-new, second-generation Tiguan ahead of the compact crossover’s official debut tomorrow at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. This is the version that will be sold in most markets, but the one headed Stateside, most likely in 2017, is expected to differ slightly.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Performance Specs Confirmed: Video

Though we’ve already had a taste of the performance of the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro during our brief drive of a prototype, we now know exactly what it can muster as Chevrolet has confirmed key performance specs for the car.

2017 Buick LaCrosse Spy Shots

A redesigned Buick LaCrosse isn’t due out until next year but an undisguised version has already been spotted. The photo, and others like it, reveals an evolutionary look for the new large sedan.

LAPD BMW i3

LAPD BMW i3

From Green Car Reports:

LAPD Gets Tesla Model S, BMW i3 Electric Cars As Police Cruisers

Only a handful of models are typically used as police cars, usually big sedans and SUVs from the Detroit Three carmakers. But the Los Angeles Police Department is getting creative with some new additions to its fleet.

Japan's Olympic Hydrogen Push Faces Challenges, Questions

Certain Japanese carmakers are among the most ardent proponents of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, and the Japanese government plans to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to promote hydrogen technology in a wide variety of applications.

CA Climate-Change Bill Passed, Electric Utilities To Target Oil Industry

Let's call this one a good news, bad news, good news story. On Friday, September 11, the California Senate approved SB 350, the Clean Energy and Reduction Act--by far the most far-reaching climate change legislation enacted in the U.S.

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