Mitsubishi EPA woes, 2016 Nissan Versa, 2017 Porsche Cayenne: What’s New @ The Car Connection

April 28, 2016

From The Car Connection:

In light of Mitsubishi's fuel economy fibs, EPA orders new tests

Last week, Mitsubishi admitted that it lied about fuel economy stats on 620,000 late-model Japanese vehicles. As it turns out, the company also failed to switch to new efficiency tests when Japan's standards changed 25 years ago, in 1991.

2016 Nissan Versa review

It's possible to get a new car that offers a surprisingly good equipment list for less money than a lot of people pay for a used car. The 2016 Nissan Versa is that car, or one of them. It's comfortable, smooth, and remarkably large inside for its size.

Lexus RX Vs. Lincoln MKX: Compare Cars

Mid-size luxury crossover vehicles like the Lincoln MKX and Lexus RX have developed multiple roles in the market. On one hand, they’re the shape of convenience and elegance—especially to empty-nester types, who have turned to them instead of big luxury sedans.

2017 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Platinum Edition

2017 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Platinum Edition

From Motor Authority:

2017 Porsche Cayenne gets Platinum special edition trim

Porsche plans to enhance its Cayenne range with new Platinum Edition models. Arriving in showrooms later this year, the Platinum Edition models are based on the base Cayenne and gasoline-electric Cayenne S E-Hybrid and offer a host of extras for a reasonable price.

Driving the Superformance Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

Believe it or not, it's possible to get a bit jaded with all of today's automotive machinery. When you drive all manner of new automobiles, they start to blur together.

Stefano Domenicali makes first presentation as Lamborghini CEO

It was only in February that Stephan Winkelmann relinquished his role as CEO of Lamborghini after 11 long years. Replacing him was Stefano Domenicali who made his first public presentation as Lamborghini CEO at this week’s 2016 Beijing Auto Show.

Volkswagen e-Golf Touch - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Volkswagen e-Golf Touch - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

From Green Car Reports:

Volkswagen e-Golf: real-world range vs. EPA estimates over six-month test

The reality of range—reproducible, real-world daily-driving range—is one of the most important concepts you have to become familiar with if you’re new to electric vehicles. Generally speaking, the faster you drive, the quicker you accelerate, and the more accessories (like climate control) you use, the more energy you consume.

Ford F-150 plants recycle enough aluminum for 30,000 trucks a month

With the aluminum-bodied F-150 full-size pickup truck, Ford took a material previous used only in low-volume sports cars and luxury sedans and applied it to the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. That requires a lot of aluminum.

Another aspiring Chinese Tesla: NextEV and its founder William Li

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Tesla Motors should feel very flattered indeed. The Silicon Valley carmaker's success has spurred a number of Chinese investors and tech entrepreneurs to start rival electric-car companies.

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