2017 Kia Sportage, 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage, BMW Art Car: What’s New @ The Car Connection

November 23, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2017 Kia Sportage Preview Video

Hatchback, crossover, or SUV? Whatever you might call the Kia Sportage, you can add "all-new" this year. The Sportage has looked more like a sporty hatchback than an SUV, and the athletic look adds more muscle in the new model.

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Video Preview

You might not know it, but the tiny Mirage has been a smash hit for Mitsubishi. The automaker needed to sell just 7,500 to break even in the U.S.; yet in the first twelve months of sales it sold 16,000 units. Now, it's time for an update.

Can Volvo Save Microsoft?

Today is the 30th birthday of Microsoft Windows, the operating system everyone loves to hate. It's remarkable that Windows has survived this long -- though to be fair, neither it nor its maker are quite what they once were.

BMW M6 GT3, the base model for the 18th and 19th BMW Art Car

BMW M6 GT3, the base model for the 18th and 19th BMW Art Car

From Motor Authority:

New M6 GT3 Racer To Serve As Basis For Latest BMW Art Car

Off and on since 1975, BMW has seen one of its race cars turned into an art car. It all started when French racing driver Hervé Poulain turned to his artist friend Alexander Calder for a new design on a car.

McLaren Sports Series GT Spy Shots

McLaren will add a new model to its entry-level Sports Series range next year but we’re not talking about a Spider convertible. Instead, the car will remain a coupe but sport a larger, more practical body than the current Sports Series models.

Range Rover Rides Up And Over A Bridge Of Paper: Video

Land Rover's Range Rover is 45 years old this year. To celebrate this, the British automaker took a current supercharged example of the long-running model and created a unique way to show off its capability.

2016 Tesla Model S

2016 Tesla Model S

From Green Car Reports:

All 90,000 Tesla Model S Electric Cars Recalled For Seat-Belt Check

The news emerged late last week: Tesla Motors is recalling all 90,000-plus Model S electric cars it's built to check that their seat belts were properly connected.

One-Quarter Of All Audis To Be Electric In 10 Years, Company Says

It was an audacious statement, but there it was. Audi expects that 25 percent of the cars it sells just 10 years hence will be either battery-electric or plug-in hybrid models.

Carpool-Lane Access: Very Important For Electric-Car Adoption, It Turns Out

Depending on where they live, electric-car owners can enjoy a variety of perks associated with the vehicle they drive. That's especially true in California, which grants rebates for new plug-in car purchases, as well as access to carpool lanes for solo drivers in plug-in hybrids and electric cars.

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