Chinese Tesla Rival, 2016 Toyota RAV4, 2017 Evoque Convertible: What’s New @ The Car Connection

November 9, 2015

From The Car Connection:

Tesla Competitor From China Ponies Up $1 Billion To Launch U.S. Operations

Back in August, we told you about Jia Yueting, a Chinese entrepreneur who created LeTV (China's answer to Netflix). The billionaire techie had announced his intention to take on Tesla in the luxury electric car arena.

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: 33 MPG, Starting Price Under $30k

Toyota has revealed fuel economy and pricing for its new 2016 RAV4 Hybrid models, which are not just the most fuel-efficient models in the RAV4 lineup but the quickest and most powerful.

Finally: House Passes Bill Requiring Rental Companies To Repair Recalled Cars (But It's Not Perfect)

The quest to move a multi-year transportation bill through the U.S. Congress met with a bit of success yesterday, as the House of Representatives passed its own version of the legislation. A similar version of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 was previously approved by the Senate.

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible

From Motor Authority:

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible Preview: Video

Where Nissan failed with the Murano CrossCabriolet, might Land Rover succeed with a convertible version of its Range Rover Evoque? We’ll get the chance to find out the answer to that very question in the coming years as the British automaker is launching a new Range Rover Evoque Convertible.

2016 Ferrari 488 GT3 And 488 GTE Racers Revealed At 2015 Finali Mondiali

Ferrari hosted its Finali Mondiali event for 2015 over the weekend at Italy’s Mugello Circuit and this year there were a few special unveilings. The Finali Mondiali, or World Finals if your Italian isn’t up to snuff, is the final event on the calendar for the Ferrari Challenge one-make racing series but also serves as a celebration for all things Ferrari.

2015 Ford Mustang GT Video Road Test

Fifty-one years. That’s how long it’s been since Ford introduced the Mustang at the New York World’s Fair. In an instant, it became an American classic.

2016 Tesla Model S

2016 Tesla Model S

From Green Car Reports:

A Polite Note About Tesla To Media Colleagues (Especially In Detroit)

Automotive journalists talk among ourselves, just as most people in most professions do. And because this site consistently covers Tesla Motors and its electric cars, we've had a number of colleagues at other outlets reach out to us with questions about the Silicon Valley carmaker.

Electric-Car Drivers Will Pay For DC Fast-Charging 12-To-1 Over Level 2

A growing fleet of electric cars will need a comprehensive network of public charging stations, but those who build and maintain those stations have some choices to make. They have to provide charging infrastructure that will be useful to the public, but is also financially sustainable.

Electric-Car Drivers Don't Pay Their Share? Actually, No One Does

The annual registration fees for electric cars implemented by several states have been the subject of much controversy. Electric-car advocates view the fees as a form of harassment, and a hindrance to electric-car sales.

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