From The Car Connection: 2016 Toyota Avalon review The 2016 Toyota Avalon isn't the type of car that begs you to own it or drive it. It's not sexy or sporty. But it has luxury, comfort, and quiet down pat, it's as comfortable as a pillow-top bed, and it does a fair job of convincing us out of the lower-priced Lexus sedans.
To the people who create car commercials, horsepower and technology aren't always strong selling points. They're wonky, factual, bullet-pointy things that might persuade someone who's paused to pore over a newspaper ad, but in a 30-second TV spot?
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs from the 2016 model year. The automaker reports that an electrical flaw could affect the vehicle's transmission, which might cause headaches for owners.
2017 BMW M240i Convertible
BMW is overhauling the powertrain lineup in its 2-Series range for the 2017 model year. The coupes and convertibles adopt the latest versions of the automaker’s 4- and 6-cylinder engines and in the process benefit from performance and efficiency gains.
Ford has finally confirmed its new GT supercar will be coming with carbon fiber wheels. However, they won’t be standard like on the Mustang Shelby GT350R.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ official parts and accessories division Mopar has rolled out its first upgrades for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia. Mopar says it plans to offer 80 options for the Giulia and the first of these have been announced for markets where the stylish sports sedan is already on sale.
Hyundai ix35 (Tucson) Fuel Cell Paris taxi
In cities across the world, many governments are promoting electric cars as a way to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality. But electric cars aren't the only option for keeping urban dwellers mobile while reducing the carbon footprint of transportation.
What will Elon Musk think of this? There is now a second company named after inventor Nikola Tesla—and it too plans to build electric vehicles.
Last week, the Colorado State Legislature passed a bill that would simplify the state's electric car incentives. However, it would remove the eligibility of used cars that could qualify for the same credit.