Civic recalled, VW CC spied, To hydrogen or not to hydrogen?: What's New @ The Car Connection

August 12, 2016

Honda is recalling the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe to repair a potential lighting problem. The recall affects nearly 12,000 vehicles registered in the U.S.

Latest worry for Volkswagen owners: Wireless hack can unlock millions of Audis, Porsches, VWs

If you're a Volkswagen owner, you've probably spent the last 11 months worrying about Dieselgate. Even folks who don't own diesels have been deeply concerned about the resale value of their VWs because of the black eye the brand has received in the press. 

The 2017 Acura TLX has a split personality. In one turn, it's a bright, nimble near-luxury sedan with an ample set of tech features and sharp handling. Another turn is a mid-size near-luxury heavyweight with an ample set of tech features.

 
2018 Volkswagen CC spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen CC spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien



A prototype for Volkswagen’s next-generation CC has been spotted for the first time.

 
Mercedes-Benz has a winter driving school here in North America. What we do not have, however, is an AMG winter driving school. That's changing, though, as the more powerful Benz cars are set to hit this continent this coming winter. If you're interested, better start acting friendly and drinking syrup because it's all going down in Canada.
 
 
BMW’s 7-Series gets a few new additions for the 2017 model year, one of which is a plug-in hybrid model in the form of the 740e xDrive i Performance.
 
True Zero hydrogen fueling station

True Zero hydrogen fueling station

From Green Car Reports:

As hydrogen fuel-cell cars slowly become a more significant presence in a few parts of the U.S., more consideration is being given to the fueling infrastructure they use.

You'll never know the EPA ratings of heavy-duty pickup trucks: here's why

When it introduced the current-generation F-150 half-ton pickup truck for the 2015 model year, one of the major points Ford touted was fuel economy.

Chevy Bolt EV electric car for 'urban' sales: what does that mean?

Almost no U.S. car buyers sit down at their kitchen table and kick off a chat by saying, "Honey, we need to buy a city car."

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