Ford Recalls, 2016 GMC Acadia, Nissan Concept 2020: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 29, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 GMC Acadia Review

The 2016 GMC Acadia, compared to its Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse stablemates, features a more pronounced grille, giving it a bolder, more truck-like look. The exterior also features LED daytime running lights up front and a small spoiler at the rear. The distinctive look makes the Acadia our favorite of this GM trio, which also used to include the Saturn Outlook.

Recalled: 2016 Ford Mustang, 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued three recalls affecting roughly 131,000 vehicles worldwide, with most registered in the U.S. While two of the recalls are for 2016 model-year vehicles, the largest recall affects SUVs from 2009 and 2010.

2002-2005 MINI Cooper, Cooper S, And Convertible Models Recalled For Power Steering Loss

MINI's parent company, BMW, is recalling MINI Cooper and Cooper S vehicles -- including some convertibles -- from the 2002 to 2005 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles might lose power steering functionality, making them harder to control, especially at low speeds.

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turimso, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turimso, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

From Motor Authority:

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turimso Debuts In Updated Form At Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan has a varied lineup of vehicles on show this week at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, with the star attraction being an updated version of the Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo that we first saw in 2014.

Ferrari Deliveries Up 21 Percent In Q3, Chairman Targets 9,000 Annual Figure By 2019

Ferrari’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange on October 21st went off without a hitch, with the company’s share price opening at $53 and almost immediately rising to $55. Since then, the initial euphoria has worn off, with the share price closing yesterday at $51.87.

2017 Porsche 911 R Spy Shots

In 1967, Porsche built a lighter, more powerful version of its 911 in the hope to gain homologation for international sports car racing. Called the 911 R, just 23 examples were built, three of which were prototypes, making the originals some of the most sought-after 911s around.

Subaru Viziv Future Concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Subaru Viziv Future Concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

From Green Car Reports:

Subaru Viziv Future Concept Previews Next-Generation Hybrid System

At this week's Tokyo Motor Show, Subaru displayed two separate concepts. One was a thinly disguised version of the upcoming 2017 Subaru Impreza hatchback, labeled a concept, but the other was a genuine concept car displaying innovations that may (or may not) make it into future production vehicles.

Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf.

Toyota Prius Owners Keep Cars Longer Than Any Other Model But One

Toyota Prius hybrid owners keep their cars longer than almost any other model. That's according to a recent study that tracked the percentage of original owners who kept their new-vehicle purchases at least 10 years.

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