Self-driving truck, AZ-built electric car, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: What's New @ The Car Connection

December 1, 2016

Self-driving trucking company Otto gambled big in Nevada last spring. According to Auto News, the payoff on that bet has been huge, but it's put Otto in hot water with regulators.

Virginia has given birth to many things, including Thanksgivingfraternities, and streaking. Today, the state was also home to some drama in Tesla's never-ending battle to sell its all-electric cars directly to consumers. 

2017 Mazda MAZDA3 Review

The 2017 Mazda 3 improves on what made the compact car endearing in the first place. Its looks have only gotten better after a subtle interior and exterior refresh, and its drivability improves in several small areas, rather than a wholesale engine change or remapped sport button.

Prototype for Lucid electric car due in 2018

Prototype for Lucid electric car due in 2018

Just as Faraday Future struggles to get its plant off the ground, another Chinese-backed electric car startup based in the United States has chosen a location for its own plant.

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] on Tuesday unveiled its redesigned Fiesta but the model we’re most interested in, the new Fiesta ST, is still more than a year away from hitting showrooms.

Ford GT and GT40 immortalized as Lego models

Lego designers are quite good at getting us to part with our hard-earned dollars in exchange for a set of plastic bricks. That's because those bricks come in kits like the Speed Champions sets. The newest Speed Champions? A pair of iconic Ford race cars, the GT and GT40, for your scaled-down racetrack, er, desk.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

From Green Car Reports: 

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has a somewhat deceptive—or perhaps incomplete—name.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided to maintain existing Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards through 2025.

The Virginia department of motor vehicles ruled yesterday that Tesla is eligible to open a second retail store in Virginia, in the state capitol of Richmond.

 
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