From The Car Connection:
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is an ancient off-roader with modern mechanicals, a luxurious interior, and astronomical pricing. It makes almost no sense, which is why people seem to gravitate toward it.
Yesterday morning, we reported that Apple had discussed requirements for testing autonomous cars on California's public roads with the state's Department of Motor Vehicles. At the end of that article, we made some predictions about Apple's automotive plans, and we guessed that, based on Apple's track record with making sleek, desirable consumer goods, it was probably planning to make cars, too.
If you want one of Volkswagen's fuel-efficient four-cylinder TDI diesel models, like a Golf, Jetta, Passat, or Beetle, you’ll have to wait.
Teaser for 2017 Buick LaCrosse debuting at 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
Buick has given us a glimpse of its all-new LaCrosse large sedan which will be introduced to the market sometime next year, as a 2017 model. The car will make its debut this November at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show and is said to feature a design similar to the one on the Avenir concept car.
German sports car startup Halcón SuperSport’s presence at the recent Frankfurt Auto Show may have been overlooked in all of the hustle and bustle of the industry’s biggest event, but there’s certainly no chance of the same happening to its new sports car out on the streets.
Mercedes-Benz is in the final stages of developing its next-generation E-Class, which is due for a reveal in its standard sedan bodystyle around the end of the year. We’ve been spying prototypes for the sedan for over year but recently prototypes for additional bodystyles have started to surface.
Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile Concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
When it comes to improving fuel efficiency, aerodynamic aids can be an important tool for automotive engineers. As well as streamlining their cars, manufacturers are adding an increasing number of aerodynamic features, such as active grille shutters and underbody trays.
In Vermont, a bed & breakfast housed in an 1850s home is getting a 21st century makeover. The West Hill House B&B and Retreat Center in Warren, Vermont, now offers electric-car charging, powered by solar panels.
We're just four days into the Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal, but it's not too early to ask about its ultimate ramifications. The 482,000 VW and Audi cars being investigated by the EPA are a majority of all the diesel passenger cars sold in the U.S. since 2008, when new and tougher emission limits took effect.