Takata Airbags, 2016 Subaru Crosstrek, 2016 Geneva Motor Show: What’s New @ The Car Connection

February 25, 2016
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

From The Car Connection:

2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Review

The 2016 Subaru Crosstrek has the profile of a small, sporty hatchback, yet the stockier stance of a utility vehicle. If you look at its ability set, it outdoes some SUVs with far more rugged pretenses—all in typically modest, utilitarian Subaru style.

Takata's Exploding Airbags Finally Explained (No Thanks To Takata)

Recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags have been underway for several years, though the scope of the problem only became apparent to many people in 2014. The supplier and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have been investigating the devices far longer.

2016 Ford F-150, 2015-2016 Ford Transit Wagon Recalled For Airbag, Seatbelt Problems

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls this morning that affect roughly 55,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S.

2016 Geneva Motor Show logo

2016 Geneva Motor Show logo

From Motor Authority:

2016 Geneva Motor Show Preview

All the key plays in the global auto industry will be gathering in the Switzerland next week for the annual Geneva Motor Show. The event is a bonanza for luxury and high-performance cars so it’s one we at Motor Authority always look forward to.

2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410 Ups The Power And Drops The Weight

The Lotus Evora 400 is just reaching showrooms here in the United States but a new, more potent version of the car has already been launched. Set to debut next week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show is the Evora Sport 410 which Lotus has confirmed will go on sale in most markets this June.

2018 Bentley Continental GT Spy Shots

Bentley’s Continental GT is now one of the oldest models in production, with the original coupe having first appeared on the scene as far back as the 2003 Geneva Motor Show.

Volkswagen plant

Volkswagen plant

From Green Car Reports:

What Ordinary Germans Think About VW’s Diesel Emission Scandal

The revelation last fall that Volkswagen had intentionally covered up the true emission levels of several diesel-powered cars, including some sold under premium brands Audi and Porsche, came as a shock to many--not least those of us in the media.

2017 Chevy Volt Now At (Some) Dealers; First Incentives Released

So far, the second-generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid has only been offered in a handful of electric-car-friendly states. General Motors previously said that nationwide availability would come after the launch of a 2017 model this spring.

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Lineup Specs, Details Emerge For Geneva Motor Show

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week, with the full global lineup--hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric versions--in attendance. Ahead of that event's media days, the company has released some additional specifications on the three vehicles.


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