Ford GT, $22 million Jaguar, Fracking targets Millenials: What's New @ The Car Connection

August 22, 2016

In January 2015, automakers from around the world converged on Detroit as they always do, ready to show off their latest and greatest sedans, coupes, and concepts at the North American International Auto Show.

Now, there's something else that Alec Baldwin and Missy Elliot can do with Amazon Alexa: start a Hyundai Genesis.

The minivan was invented in the 1980s. Since then, the reputation's been the same.

We call them "big-box bores." They’re functional to a fault, but sporty? No, not really. Sexy? Not so much. 

1955 Jaguar D-Type bearing chassis number XKD 501 - Image via RM Sotheby’s

1955 Jaguar D-Type bearing chassis number XKD 501 - Image via RM Sotheby’s



A Jaguar D-Type that won overall at the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans was sold at auction Friday at the RM Sotheby’s event in Monterey, California for a record price.

Volkswagen is readying a new generation of its CC, as evidenced by prototype versions spotted in the wild.

Koenigsegg turned up to last week’s Monterey Car Week with the first federalized example of the Agera RS.

 
Oil well (photo by John Hill)

Oil well (photo by John Hill)

From Green Car Reports:

The oil and gas industries certainly know how to tailor their messages to specific demographics.

For its latest campaign to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars, Toyota is turning to a group that is only just learning how to drive.

1 in 6 cars sold in 2020 must be electric to meet fuel-economy rules: study

Several nations have enacted strict fuel economy standards but, for the most part, they have not required automakers to sell electric cars.

 
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