2016 Toyota Tundra, 2017 Mercedes SL, 2017 Porsche Panamera: What’s New @ The Car Connection

June 24, 2016

From The Car Connection:

2016 Toyota Tundra Review

The Toyota Tundra wins over a small slice of the full-size truck market—time and time again—thanks to a strong record for durability. It's had a hard time breaking into the big leagues alongside the Silverado and Sierra, Ram and F-150.

2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Review

Nearly every vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz model lineup has become a little more emphatic and expressive over the past year or two; and with the arrival of a refreshed 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL lineup, the same applies to the luxury automaker's classic two-seater.

2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways

In April of this year, following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 1.1 million vehicles to address a problem with their shifters.

2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked - Image via Motor1

2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked - Image via Motor1

From Motor Authority:

2017 Porsche Panamera leaked

Porsche is due to unveil its new Panamera sedan on June 28 but photos have already leaked onto the Internet. The leaked shots reveal a very handsome look for the second-generation Panamera.

2018 Bentley Continental GT spy shots

Bentley’s Continental GT is now one of the oldest models in production, with the original coupe having first appeared on the scene as far back as the 2003 Geneva Motor Show.

Toyota reveals reason behind last-minute Le Mans fail

Poised to win its first ever 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, tragedy struck for Toyota as its leading #5 TS050 Hybrid prototype competing in the premier LMP1 category suddenly lost power in the closing minutes of the race.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta

2016 Volkswagen Jetta

From Green Car Reports:

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid pulled from VW's U.S. lineup in 2017

Volkswagen released details on its 2017 lineup for the U.S. yesterday, including the launch of its crossover-like Golf Alltrack wagon, some new Beetle versions, and greater availability of electronic safety systems across more models.

BMW electric-car batteries to be used as home energy-storage devices

Tesla Motors was the first carmaker to branch out from selling electric cars to offering standalone battery packs for energy storage, but others have followed the company's lead. Mercedes-Benz and Nissan have stated their intentions to enter the energy-storage market, and now BMW is jumping on the bandwagon as well.

Mercedes electric SUV concept for Paris: what we know so far

Mercedes-Benz is expected to debut an electric SUV concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show this fall. The concept will likely preview one of what could be up to four all-electric models Mercedes plans to launch over the next few years.

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