Hyundai Sonanta recall, Fisker reborn, Woz's Chevy Bolt: What's New @ The Car Connection

September 9, 2016
 
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata.
 

One month ago, Ford recalled nearly 830,000 vehicles to fix a problem with their door latches. This morning, the automaker added 1.5 million additional Ford and Lincoln cars, crossovers, and vans to that recall--most of them registered in the U.S.

Mazda reports that it plans to recall some 2.2 million vehicles to address a problem with their rear hatches. Roughly one-third of the affected vehicles are registered in North America.

2017 Karma Revero

2017 Karma Revero

 

No, it’s not 2011 all over again. And no, you’re not looking at a Fisker Karma.

Alfa Romeo Giulia reclaims 4-door Nürburgring record with blistering 7:32 lap

Following the debut of its new Giulia Quadrifoglio at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show, Alfa Romeo proclaimed the car had lapped the Nürburgring in 7:39.

Driving a vintage Lotus at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If the best thing you can do with a car is to drive it, then the best thing to do during Monterey Car Week is to drive a classic. I can think of no better place to drive a classic than at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, so I packed up my 1956 Lotus Eleven sports racer and headed to California's Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Steve Wozniak and a Chevrolet Bolt EV

Steve Wozniak and a Chevrolet Bolt EV

Apple's Woz likes Chevy Bolt EV better than Tesla Model 3, he says

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (a.k.a. "Woz") certainly likes his green cars.

Study suggests every European diesel maker cheated on EU tests

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has thrown a bright spotlight on the way new cars and trucks are tested for compliance with emissions standards.

Canadian firm Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corporation is the latest to try to market a small, three-wheeled commuter vehicle.

 
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