VW Dieselgate update, 2017 Audi R8, 2017 Acura NSX: What’s New @ The Car Connection

April 5, 2016

From The Car Connection:

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Dealers confront VW execs, FTC sues, sales hit the skids

The Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal began making headlines over six months ago, so you might think that the worst of it would be over by now. You would be wrong.

2017 Audi R8 review

Before a production version of the Audi R8 ever existed, racing fans were very familiar with it. Audi began racing the R8 Prototype at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2000, winning in its first time out and building a legacy of excellence over the next five years.

2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recalled to repair brakes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 15,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately eight of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their brakes.

2017 Acura NSX production at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio

2017 Acura NSX production at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio

From Motor Authority:

Acura reveals NSX production secrets

Acura’s new NSX finally enters production this month, and ahead of the first customer examples rolling off the line the Japanese brand has dropped a few production secrets.

Dartz unveils stretched Range Rover

Dartz is preparing to unveil a successor to its line of over-the-top Kombat SUVs at next month's 2016 Cannes Film Festival, but the Latvian firm has much bigger plans in store for the world’s mega rich.

Trademark suggests Lexus NX 300 will slot in between 200t and 300h

A recent trademark filing with the United States Patent and Trademark office suggests Lexus is planning to add a new NX 300 model to its NX range of compact crossover SUVs.

2016 Ford Focus

2016 Ford Focus

From Green Car Reports:

Why used small cars may be your best driving bargain these days

If you want a fuel-efficient car that doesn't cost a lot, right now may be a good time to shop the used-car sections of your local dealers' lots. That's because some of the best bargains available right now are used small cars.

Tesla delivers 14,820 electric cars from January through March

As Model 3 madness continues, Tesla Motors issued its first set of quarterly sales results for 2016. During the first quarter—January through March—Tesla said it delivered 12,240 Model S sedans, plus 2,400 Model X crossovers.

Dutch sports car brand Spyker developing electric SUV

The history of the modern incarnation of Dutch brand Spyker is a short but troubled one. After launching in 2000 with a sports car called the C8, Spyker made the costly error of entering Formula One.

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