Peugeot Citroen in U.S., 2016 BMW X1, 2017 Shelby GT350: What’s New @ The Car Connection

April 7, 2016

From The Car Connection:

Peugeot Citroen will begin its American campaign by taking on Uber & Zipcar

Last month, we heard that French auto group PSA Peugeot Citroen was planning a return to the U.S. What we hadn't heard at the time was exactly how the company planned to take on such a well-established auto market after a decades-long absence.

2016 BMW X1 review

The redesigned 2016 BMW X1's greatest accomplishment might be looking pretty much like a crossover. To many observers, the previous model's weakest point was a distinct resemblance to a hatchback.

2016 Hyundai Tucson recalled for lighting glitch

Hyundai is recalling more than 2,200 Tucson crossovers from the 2016 model year to fix a problem with the vehicles' brake lights. The problem is linked to a trailer hitch harness.

2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

From Motor Authority:

2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 gets standard Track Package, new colors

With the arrival of the Camaro’s new 1LE and ZL1 offerings, Ford knew the limelight wouldn’t be shining for long on its Mustang Shelby GT350. That’s why the automaker is enhancing the car for the 2017 model that goes on sale this June.

Aston Martin consolidates V-8 models with 2017 Vantage GTS

Aston Martin is gearing up for an all-new Vantage due next year but the current model has plenty of life left in it.

Acura to unveil compact crossover at 2016 Beijing Auto Show

It was almost exactly three years ago that Acura previewed a new compact crossover with its SUV-X concept car. Now, we’re just weeks away from seeing the production version.

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV

From Green Car Reports:

California car incentives may expand to more low-income buyers

California may soon expand a program aimed at helping lower-income individuals switch to more efficient cars. The Golden State previously launched "cash for clunkers" programs that incentivized the retirement of older, higher-polluting cars.

Tesla Model X trailer towing: how much range impact on electric SUV?

The Tesla Model X boasts towing capability beyond that of any other electric car. As with other crossover SUVs, it's expected that at least some Model X owners will use their vehicles to tow things like boats, jet skis, and other recreational toys.

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for January-March 2016

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold more electric cars than any other company, with most of those sales coming from the Nissan brand. The Nissan Leaf is the bestselling electric car in history, and is popular in multiple markets.

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