2016 Audi Allroad, 2017 Ford GT, 2017 Hyundai Ioniq: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 17, 2015

From The Car Connection:

Diesels Doomed? Delhi Deals Death Blow In Wake Of Dieselgate

Just when diesel fans thought things couldn't get any worse, along comes news that a high court in India has prohibited sales of some diesel vehicles until next spring.

2016 Audi Allroad Review

While the previous edition of Audi's Allroad was built on A6 underpinnings, the current Allroad uses the same platform as the current A4 sedan. Because Audi's models have grown over the years, this Allroad is about the same size as that A6-based version. The recipe hasn't changed much, either.

Study: Young People Aren't Drinking & Driving As Much As They Used To

When we think about the problem of drinking and driving, we often associate it with younger, less experienced drivers. A new study shows that the practice has become far less common among motorists age 16 to 25, though we're not out of the woods, yet.

New Ford GT

New Ford GT

From Motor Authority:

Spotted: Production-Intent Ford GT

A legend is coming back, again. Ford took us all by surprise in Detroit last January when it showed a new GT supercar that it intends to put into production next year.

Mystery Wide-Body Lamborghini Huracán Is A Novitec Special: Video

It turns out the mystery wide-body Huracán spotted in northern Italy recently wasn’t the oft-rumored Superleggera version of the latest Lamborghini supercar but rather a modified version developed by German tuner Novitec. Famous for tinkering with Ferraris, Novitec recently started offering upgrades for Lamborghinis and its latest is a package for the Huracán LP 610-4 called the N-Largo.

VW Ending Phaeton Production, Electric Successor Coming In 2020

Volkswagen looks set to finally end production of its Phaeton, which bowed out of the United States midway through the last decade. The luxurious full-size sedan was launched as far back as 2002 and over the years received a series of updates to keep it looking contemporary.

Teaser for 2017 Hyundai Ioniq debuting at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Teaser for 2017 Hyundai Ioniq debuting at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

From Green Car Reports:

More 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Sketches Before Hybrid, Electric Cars Debut

Last week, the Hyundai Ioniq name was confirmed for the Korean carmaker's upcoming Prius-fighting five-door hatchback. The Ioniq lineup will include hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric variants of the compact car built on the underpinnings of the new Elantra sedan.

Mercedes 'ELC' To Compete With Audi e-Tron Electric SUV In 2018: Report

It's been clear for a couple of years now that the German luxury makers feel they need competitive responses to the startling emergence of electric-car maker Tesla Motors. One by one, the concept vehicles--and production plans--have appeared, first the Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept and most recently the Porsche Mission E.

How Bad Was Nissan Dealer When Buyer Wanted A Leaf Electric Car? THAT Bad

Five years after the first modern mass-market electric car launched, stories of recalcitrant car dealers continue to surface from buyers. Walk into a dealership, explain that you want to buy an electric car ... and then endure a litany of reasons why you don't.

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