The Death List, 2016 BMW 3-Series, 2017 Chevy Bolt: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 2, 2015

From The Car Connection:

The Death List: 17 Cars That Aren't Coming Back For 2016

The best new cars of the 2016 model year are just hitting the streets--cars, crossovers, SUVs, minivans and trucks, like the Honda Civic, Volvo XC90, and Chevy Camaro. Then there's the list of cars headed to their demise--early, or well after their freshness date has expired.

2016 BMW 3-Series Review

Just two years ago, BMW reconfigured the 3-Series, spinning off the coupe and convertible as the newly christened 4-Series. The number of models in the 2016 BMW 3-Series lineup remains substantial, though, with a variety of engines for sedan, wagon, and hatchback Gran Turismo models.

How Do You Cross The Street In Front Of An Autonomous Car?

Many folks are excited about the arrival of autonomous cars. They promise to reduce traffic accidents, save gas, ease congestion, and provide the elderly and disabled greater independence.

Lamborghini Urus Concept

Lamborghini Urus Concept

From Motor Authority:

Twin-Turbo V-8 Pegged For Lamborghini SUV

Lamborghini is developing a new SUV based on its Urus concept unveiled in 2012. The new SUV, whatever it ends up being labeled, will enter production in 2018 and is set to be the first turbocharged Lamborghini. As we previously reported, it will likely be the marque’s first hybrid, too.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Spy Shots

Mercedes-Benz’s current E-Class has been on sale since the 2010 model year, and for 2014 it was given a major update. In Mercedes tradition, we’ll see the next generation of the luxurious mid-size sedan introduced for the 2017 model year.

Lexus Pickup Under Study

Will Lexus follow Mercedes-Benz with a luxury pickup truck of its own? It’s a possibility, according to a senior executive at the Japanese firm.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt spy shots - Image via Green Car Reports

2017 Chevrolet Bolt spy shots - Image via Green Car Reports

From Green Car Reports:

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Car Spied Before 2016 CES Reveal

These are the first photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car. The long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at least a close-sounding relative--the Bolt will go into production next year with an anticipated all-electric driving range of 200 miles.

Audi Offers Gift Cards To TDI Diesel Owners Too

While investigations into the company's TDI diesel-emissions cheating continue, the U.S. arm of Volkswagen recently tried to soothe customer feelings with a "goodwill" package. It included gift cards and free roadside assistance for owners of the 482,000 affected 2009 through 2015 2.0-liter diesel cars in the U.S.

CO State Group Deal On 2015 Nissan Leaf Electric Cars Cuts $9,000 From Price

For the rest of the year, consumers in the northern part of Colorado state can take advantage of a remarkable discount on the world's best-selling electric car. Through December 31, the dealership Tynan's Nissan is offering $9,007 off the retail price of a 2015 Nissan Leaf with an 84-mile range rating.

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