2016 Lincoln MKS, RAV4 Vs. Escape, Darth Vader’s Car: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 15, 2015
2016 Lincoln MKS

2016 Lincoln MKS

From The Car Connection:

2016 Lincoln MKS Review

With the Town Car long gone, and a new Lincoln Continental flagship sedan still a model year away, the MKS holds down the fort as Lincoln's largest, most luxurious sedan for one more year. In the meantime, the MKS is something of a sleeper—a comfortable, competent, well-appointed sedan that's also quite quick and athletic.

Toyota RAV4 Vs. Ford Escape: Compare Cars

The Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape are two of the long-standing pillars of the small-SUV segment. Both have been around for more than 15 years, each has grown with the segment and both were redesigned for 2013.

2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback Recalled To Fix Drivetrain Problem & Fire Risk

Subaru has announced a recall of more than 3,200 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2016 model year. The recall stems from a manufacturing flaw that could allow the driveshaft to separate from the differential.

Jay Leno drives the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car

Jay Leno drives the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car

From Motor Authority:

Jay Leno Drives The Darth Vader Hot Wheels Special: Video

At Comic Con 2014, Hot Wheels unleashed a life-sized Darth Vader car on the world, and, for the right kind of Sith Lord-favoring car enthusiast, it was utterly impressive. Even those not enamored with Star Wars could enjoy the car as a demonstration of one-off design, or simply the fact that the car was powered by a 526-horsepower V-8.

Jaguar To Enter Formula E Electric Car Series In 2016: Video

Jaguar is the latest automaker to announce a commitment to the Formula E electric car racing series, joining the likes of Audi, DS, Mahindra, Renault and Venturi. The British automaker’s first race will coincide with the start of Formula E's third season in the fall of 2016.

Pininfarina Sold To India’s Mahindra: Official

It’s been speculated for months but today Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra finally announced it has acquired legendary Italian design firm Pininfarina. Mahindra, together with its Tech Mahindra subsidiary that specializes in IT systems and engineering consultancy, will acquire a 76.06 percent stake in Pininfarina from the design firm’s parent company Pincar.

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

From Green Car Reports:

VW e-Golf: Staying Connected With Car-Net Services, Smartphone App

Increasingly, buying or leasing a new car includes connectivity that extends well beyond the driver’s seat and the car’s cabin—to one’s smartphone and possibly even smartwatch. And electric cars are the type of vehicles for which these capabilities can be especially well put to use. That’s especially true for tasks like checking charge status remotely, making sure the vehicle is locked, and navigating to public charging stations.

Nissan To Launch Range-Extended Electric Vehicle In 2016: Report

The Nissan Leaf is now firmly established as the bestselling electric car in history. Nissan expects to deliver its 200,000th Leaf sometime next month.

Leak At Natural-Gas Field Now One-Quarter Of All CA Methane Emissions

For half a century, California has been at the forefront of reducing emissions and cleaning up air pollution. And the state has made breathtaking progress since the days of early-Seventies technicolor photochemical smog alerts.


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