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December 11, 2015

From The Car Connection:

Study: Toyota Corolla Is Most Reliable Car In America, But Fords Are Cheaper To Repair

December means many things to many people. Chief among them: holiday meals, shopping for gifts, and socializing with family members and co-workers you'd ordinarily never speak to.

2016 Toyota Prius: Lower Price, Higher MPG Adds Up To Even Better Value

The entire 2016 Toyota Prius Liftback lineup has been priced. Well, almost all of it has—because we’re still waiting for details and all the pertinent numbers on the reformulated Prius Plug-In that’s expected in the next year.

Volkswagen Dieselgate Update: VW, Audi, Say Problems & Fixes Are Simpler, Cheaper Than Expected

After nearly three months of brutal headlines, there's finally some good news to report about the ongoing Volkswagen Dieselgate fiasco. (Well, good in the sense that it's not as bad as all the other stuff.)

Teaser for Henrik Fisker Design The Force 1 - Image via Automobile

Teaser for Henrik Fisker Design The Force 1 - Image via Automobile

From Motor Authority:

Henrik Fisker Design Teases New Supercar Ahead Of Detroit Debut

Henrik Fisker’s latest project, Henrik Fisker Design, has been slowly building up its presence in the automotive sphere with a series of coachbuilt, high-performance cars. The first was the Ford Mustang-based Rocket developed with Galpin Auto Sports that we saw in early 2014.

Aston Martin Initiation: Driving The 2016 Lineup

You don’t buy an Aston Martin if you are looking for the best sports car for the money. Several more mainstream brands build cars that are more reliable and less expensive while delivering as much or more performance.

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Spy Shots

Mercedes-Benz is just a month away from the taking the wraps off its new E-Class sedan. but the four-door notchback is just the first of a handful of variants similar to what’s offered with the current generation.

2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015

2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015

From Green Car Reports:

Faraday Future Chooses Nevada For Electric-Car Plant

Last month, Faraday Future announced that it was considering sites in California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada for a $1 billion electric-car plant. Now, it appears Nevada is the preferred location for the plant, which will build the electric car Faraday plans to launch in 2017.

Updated 2017 Ford Focus Electric: 100-Mile Range, DC Fast Charging

When it was launched for 2012, the Ford Focus Electric hatchback was more or less competitive at 76 miles of range. Its major competitor, the Nissan Leaf, had 73 miles of range (increased for 2013 and later years to 84 miles).

VW's European Efficiency Issue: Only 'Slight Deviations' On 9 Cars

Volkswagen said two days ago that an issue involving potentially inaccurate reporting of carbon emissions in cars sold in Europe is "largely concluded." The problem--entirely separate from the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal--involved "irregularities" in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions levels in roughly 800,000 European-market vehicles, producing fuel-economy figures that were too high.

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