Subaru doesn't need a cake with 50 candles to celebrate five decades of selling cars and crossovers in the U.S. Instead, the automaker's U.S. arm marked the occasion Thursday at the Chicago auto show with 6,300 specially badged, limited-edition models swathed in a unique Heritage Blue paint shade.
The heart of the redesigned 2018 Ford Transit Connect Wagon that bowed Tuesday at the Chicago auto show is a new diesel engine that Ford hopes will boost fuel economy for the commercial-oriented small van. Available across the line for the passenger-friendly Transit Connect Wagon, the new 1.5-liter EcoBlue four-cylinder diesel is the latest entry in the complicated and controversial US diesel fleet.
A mid-size sedan should be all things to all people: spacious inside, comfortable on a variety of road conditions, fuel efficient, and safe for the entire family.
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From Motor Authority
The South African landscape is unusually parched. Late January is midsummer here, and the country is in the throes of a drought that threatens the water supply. Day Zero is April 16, about a month before the rainy season that could stave off this water crisis. It's an impending problem for a beautiful country still transforming from the oppression of Apartheid to a more equal society.
First unveiled in 2014, Toyota's TRD Pro lineup was born from the automaker's rich heritage of off-road performance. While vehicles like the Jeep Wrangler and Ford F-150 Raptor tend to draw the most attention in off-road circles, Toyota's TRD Pro lineup also offers highly capable, tried and tested performance for when you're ready to leave the pavement behind.
Maintenance and replacement parts for supercars aren't exactly affordable, but Bugatti's Loyalty Maintenance program for the Veyron should help alleviate some financial burden. Not that servicing a Bugatti should be much of an issue if the owner can afford one in the first place.
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From Green Car Reports
The last time Ford released a new hybrid or plug-in electric model was for the 2013 model year, and that's a long time ago in electric-car years.
The lack of plug-in electric crossover utility vehicles with all-wheel drive is a growing and obvious gap in the market.
Lexus invented the idea of a luxury hybrid utility vehicle in a version of its RX crossover well over a decade ago, but sales haven't been strong of late.