Chevy Volt aces crash tests, Audi updates Q3, Tesla vs. Virginia: What's New @ The Car Connection

September 15, 2016
 

Over the past few years, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has made its ratings process more challenging for automakers. However, the 2017 Chevrolet Volt has passed its IIHS tests with flying colors, nabbing the highly coveted rank of "Top Safety Pick+".

 
Pickup trucks can be the most useful hardware in your garage. Just ask any friend who needs help moving this weekend.
 

The Buick Regal is one of GM's more charming sports sedans, still, five years after it first hit the road. There's power, just not too much. It's responsive, but not overly stiff. It's a convincing performer in both the luxury-sedan and sport-sedan world.

2017 Audi Q3 S line (European spec)

2017 Audi Q3 S line (European spec)

 
 
 
 

You can now spice up the styling of the Audi Q3 thanks to new options designed to strengthen the contrast between the regular model and those equipped with the available Sport and S line packages.

Get ready to say goodbye to the aging LR4 and hello to the new Discovery

It's been rumored, suggested, hinted, even teased—now, the Mercedes-AMG GT roadster is reality. (Insert your own "topless" buff-book pun here.)

2016 Tesla Model S P90D and Boeing 737 drag race

2016 Tesla Model S P90D and Boeing 737 drag race

 

Tesla Motors recently had another setback in its fight with Virginia's franchised cardealers over direct sales of its luxury electric cars.

The lobbyists for automakers have made their views on Corporate Average FuelEconomy (CAFE) standards through 2025 quite clear.

We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week.

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