Volt Vs. Prius, 2016 Nissan Rogue, 2017 Honda Clarity: What’s New @ The Car Connection

January 22, 2016

2015 Nissan Rogue

2015 Nissan Rogue

From The Car Connection:

Chevrolet Volt Vs. Toyota Prius: Compare Cars

Going green has never been easier. Some of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road are brand-new this year, and by our ratings, they're scoring better than ever in their lifetimes.

2016 Nissan Rogue Review

The Nissan Rogue is the automaker's compact five-seat crossover SUV. Redesigned for the 2014 model year, the new Rogue has attractive styling and packaging that overcomes its unexciting powertrain and predictable road manners.

GM Launches Maven Car-Sharing Service, Buys Remains Of Uber Competitor, Sidecar

Like many of us, General Motors believes that the field of personal transportation will see significant changes in the coming decades. As proof, over the past 48 hours, we've learned about GM initiatives on both the car-sharing and ride-sharing front.

2016 Harley-Davidson Softtail Slim S by Ed Tahaney

2016 Harley-Davidson Softtail Slim S by Ed Tahaney

From Motor Authority:

2016 Softtail Slim S Review: Harley's Cruiser Joins The 21st Century

This is not your typical Harley-Davidson. If you've come here for a review of a bike that looks retro cool, but doesn't perform well, and has quality issues that should have been addressed in the 1970s, you're barking up the wrong tree.

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R Spy Shots

These are the latest spy shots of the upcoming track-focused Mercedes-AMG GT designed to rival the likes of Aston Martin’s new Vantage GT12, the Porsche 911 GT3 and the more mainstream Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and Nissan GT-R NISMO models.

Tiny Working V-8 Engine Crafted From... Paper: Video

Building an engine is a great way to get in tune with a vehicle. To really dig in and understand its guts. You learn what makes it tick, and what makes it go. Building a scale version of an engine is typically fairly difficult when compared to the real thing because the parts are so much smaller.

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

From Green Car Reports:

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Priced 'Around $60,000,' CA Launch Before End Of Year

As previously announced, the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will arrive in the U.S. later this year, but only in certain parts of California. At yesterday's 2016 Washington, D.C., Auto Show, Honda said it will begin leasing cars to retail customers in select California markets "before the end of 2016."

Electric-Car Buyers Expect Battery Upgrades To Be Available

With battery-electric cars now on the market for five years, and perhaps 200,000 on U.S. roads, we now know more about how the cars and their drivers behave in the real world than we did when they first arrived.

The Solar Powered Electric Car From Back In 1960 (Video)

Some electric cars use roof-mounted solar panels to provide supplementary electric power. In fact, a solar roof seems to have become an obligatory accessory on electric and plug-in hybrid concept cars.


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