2016 Mercedes Metris, Standard Auto Brake, Porsche Mission E: What’s New @ The Car Connection

September 15, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Review

Splitting the difference between the large Sprinter and smaller competitors like the Ford Transit Connect, the mid-size 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris will have an entire commercial van segment to itself.

Audi, BMW, Ford, GM, Mercedes, Tesla, Toyota, And Others Agree: Automated Braking Should Be Standard

Of all the autonomous car features headed our way, automatic emergency braking, or AEB, is perhaps the one that has safety regulators -- and consumers -- most excited.

2012-2015 BMW 3-Series Recalled To Fix Exterior Lighting Software Glitch

BMW is recalling more than 7,500 U.S.-registered 3-Series vehicles from model years 2012 to 2015. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may suffer from a software glitch that could decrease their visibility at night, in fog, or at other times.

Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

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From Motor Authority:

Porsche Mission E Electric Sedan Concept: 310-Mile Range, 15-Minute Charging--Live Photos & Video

If you ever wanted to know what a Porsche ten years down the track might be like, look no further than the Mission E concept car unveiled moments ago. It’s a sleek, mid-size sedan that looks almost like an elongated 911, and Porsche boasts that the concept develops more than 600 horsepower from a battery-electric powertrain.

Mercedes-Benz Future Is The "Transformer" Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile Concept

Like most automakers, Mercedes-Benz is studying the future of the automobile and building concept cars to predict that future. The night before the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its latest concept, the Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile (IAA), to a gathering of journalists.

Audi e-tron quattro Concept Previews Electric Crossover Coming In 2018

Audi is working on an electric crossover SUV designed to challenge the Tesla Model X. The vehicle, expected to be badged a Q6, won’t arrive until early 2018, but at this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show we are being treated with an early look in the form of the e-tron quattro concept car.

2017 Infiniti Q30

2017 Infiniti Q30

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From Green Car Reports:

Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

Two years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes Nissan's luxury brand into a new area of the market, with a little help from Mercedes-Benz.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compact Crossover Revealed At Frankfurt Auto Show

The Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is about to be renewed, with a completely redesigned model debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. And right alongside the production versions of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is a concept with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

New VW Bus Concept Coming To CES, Electric Power For Production Version?

To anyone who grew up in the Sixties or Seventies, the Volkswagen Microbus is generally pretty high on the list of cool cars. Perhaps owing to the model's pop-icon status, the notion of a new Microbus has been teased a couple of times over the past few years.


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