Young Driving Less, 2016 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Audi R8: What’s New @ The Car Connection

January 21, 2016

From The Car Connection:

Study: Folks Under 55 Are Increasingly Less Likely To Drive

It may be a cliche, but it's one that's been confirmed by study after study: younger Americans just aren't that interested in driving.

2016 Toyota Corolla Review

The 2016 Toyota Corolla is this year's version of car that has epitomized basic, trouble-free, and relatively comfortable transportation for 40 years now. And a new effort to keep its technology up to date and add at least a bit of flair to the design has made it more appealing.

You're Cleared For Takeoff: REAL ID Restrictions For Air Travelers Postponed Until January 2018

We've got good news for residents of 28 states that haven't brought their driver's license guidelines in line with new federal standards: the Transportation Security Administration has delayed implementing restrictions associated with outdated licenses for two more years.

2017 Audi R8

2017 Audi R8

From Motor Authority:

2017 Audi R8 Priced From $164,150: Video

It’s been almost a year since we first saw the new Audi R8 at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, but now the car is finally approaching its showroom debut and we have the all-important pricing details.

2017 Kia Soul Spy Shots

Kia’s funky little Soul hatchback is about to undergo a mid-cycle update. This will be the last update to the second-generation model until an all-new one is launched later this decade.

Valet Takes Lamborghini Aventador For Joyride, And Of Course It Catches Fire

We've seen the lessons time and time again on why a valet should never ever take a customer's car for a joyride. In case you were wondering, aside from it being simply wrong, the valet's employer and the employee are probably on the hook if something happens to that vehicle while in their possession.

President Barack Obama sits in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2016

President Barack Obama sits in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2016

From Green Car Reports:

Obama Visits Detroit Auto Show, Checks Out Chevy Bolt EV Electric Car

Only three U.S. presidents in history have visited the Detroit Auto Show in its century-plus of existence: Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1960, Bill Clinton in 1999, and now Barack Obama, yesterday.

U.S. Navy's 'Great Green Fleet' Uses 10-Percent Biodiesel Even As Fuel Prices Plummet

The U.S. Navy is moving ahead with plans to fuel its ships with a diesel/biofuel blend, even though oil prices have dropped significantly since it first announced the plan.

Not Just VW: Internet Offers Diesel 'Defeat Devices' For Sale Too

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shocked the public in late September when it revealed that Volkswagen used "defeat device" software to cheat on emissions tests.

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