VW Dieselgate update, 2017 Cadillac XT5, 2017 Mercedes GLC Coupe: What’s New @ The Car Connection

July 7, 2016

From The Car Connection:

2017 Cadillac XT5 Review

It’s now been more than 15 years since Cadillac reinvented itself with Led Zeppelin-infused ads and an edgy Art & Science design theme that really showed up the lozenge-shaped exteriors of the time.

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: European owners get shafted, and can 85,000 3.0-liters be fixed?

Summer's here, and the time is right for dancing in the streets--unless you work for Volkswagen, where dancing is kept to a strict minimum thanks to the ongoing Dieselgate scandal.

Why teens drive that way, and how to keep them safer

We know that teen drivers are more accident-prone than any other group of motorists. We tend to think that their troubles behind the wheel are linked to their lack of experience, but researchers say that there may be more to it than that.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe (GLC300 Coupe 4Matic)

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe (GLC300 Coupe 4Matic)

From Motor Authority:

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 4Matic Coupe first drive review

You know that thing where we're calling things coupes, when they're not? Lay that at the feet of Mercedes-Benz.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk spy shots

Our spy photographers have spotted what’s believed to be a prototype for a Jeep Grand Cherokee equipped with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ awesome Hellcat engine.

Fernando Alonso: 2017 Acura NSX braking feel similar to F1

Fernando Alonso is used to Honda power in his McLaren Formula One race car, but now he’s experienced it in a road car, in this case the 2017 Acura NSX.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

From Green Car Reports:

Six Tesla Model 3 challenges Elon Musk has to overcome

Tesla Motors says it will start building its Model 3 sedan sometime between July and December next year, and it's targeting production of 100,000 in that period.

Few green cars up for North American Car & Truck of the Year awards

Every year, a panel of U.S. and Canadian automotive journalists hands out the National American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards at the Detroit Auto Show. But the list of eligible vehicles is announced much earlier.

Peugeot admits real-world gas mileage is far lower than ratings

PSA Peugeot Citroën has become the first carmaker to admit that its published fuel-economy ratings simply do not match up with reality. The announcement comes in the wake of increased global scrutiny of automakers' fuel-economy testing procedures in response to the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal.

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