CAFE rules, Ferrari SP275 RW, Buick Velite: What's New @ The Car Connection

December 5, 2016

No doubt about it: 2016 has been the Year of WTF. The latest proof comes in the form of an announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that it plans to maintain its current auto emissions goals for 2025.

It has been mighty quiet in Chrysler's showrooms lately, but there's one especially good reason to make your way to one: The Chrysler Pacifica, a model we named as our Best Car to Buy 2017.

The 2017 Lexus NX doesn't stray too far from the crossover that made its debut just a couple years ago.

Ferrari SP275 RW Competizione - Image via Ferrari F12 TdF Facebook page

Ferrari SP275 RW Competizione - Image via Ferrari F12 TdF Facebook page

If you’re one of Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] most loyal of loyal customers, you may be fortunate enough to be invited to commission a bespoke coachbuilt car, a one-off developed by the automaker’s Special Projects division.

Clues that Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] might be developing self-driving car technology has emerged in a letter sent by the tech giant to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

As it gears up to expand its lineup to seven distinct vehicles from the current tally of four, Aston Martin has managed to snag the man in charge of developing vehicle structures at Ferrari [NYSE:RACE].

Buick Velite concept, 2016 Guangzhou auto show

Buick Velite concept, 2016 Guangzhou auto show

From Green Car Reports: 

The current-generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid may acquire a new identity for the Chinese market—and perhaps even a new design previewed by a China-only concept car.

This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would maintain current Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2022 to 2025.

Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month.

 
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