From The Car Connection:
Today's WRX and WRX STI models are more than just tuned economy cars. These Impreza offshoots each have their own turbocharged engine and advanced all-wheel-drive systems to put the extra power down, making them a great option for those looking for performance in a more practical package than a muscle car.
For buyers who put a priority on driving enjoyment, the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus are the best-known entries among compact hatchbacks. No longer the province of staid styling and miserly demeanor, they offer well-trimmed interiors and enough features to keep even long-distance commuters happy, comfortable, and entertained.
When people look back at this moment in automotive history, they'll almost certainly see it as the time when the industry began transitioning to electric and autonomous cars. But there's another change afoot, one triggered by years of deception and falsely advertised products manufactured by one of the world's largest automakers.
Volkswagen T-Prime GTE concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show
Based on its auto show debuts of late, Volkswagen wants consumers to know that it is working on two things: SUVs and plug-in hybrids. At the 2016 Beijing Auto Show on this week, VW unveiled a vehicle that fills both bills, the T-Prime Concept GTE.
Audi is planning a significant expansion of its RS performance range in coming years, an expansion that has started with a new TT RS unveiled today in both coupe and convertible bodystyles at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show.
The oft-rumored sports sedan based on Kia’s GT concept from the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show has finally been spotted. This photo shows a prototype for the new sedan on the back of a truck.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show
Among battery electric cars on sale in the U.S., only three vehicles have sold more than 10,000 copies since 2010: the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and BMW i3. But four new or updated models coming for the 2017 model year may change those equations.
It's unusual for a CEO to express doubts about a new vehicle he's just launching—especially if it's only the company's third-ever vehicle. But at a January presentation in Chambourcy, France, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said, "I'm not sure anyone should have built or designed this car, because it's so difficult to make."
Chinese electronics giant LeEco is the main backer of Faraday Future, the Silicon Valley startup that plans to launch its first electric car sometime in the next few years. But at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, it will apparently unveil a different electric car.