2018 Volkswagen Tiguan earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover holds up well in crashes, but its headlights aren’t up to par. That’s according to crash-test results released Thursday by the IIHS. The new-for-2018 Tiguan delivered far superior crash-test results than its predecessor, which is still sold as the Tiguan Limited. In the IIHS’ driver-side small overlap…

Self-driving cars will change cities: here’s how

When the number of people reliant on self-driving cars reaches critical mass, cities will evolve to become either more densely-packed, like New York, or decentralized hubs of suburban sprawl, like Dallas. That’s according to MIT’s Center for Real Estate, which conducted a study with funding from Capital One in order to make predictions…

Self-driving car safety, 2018 BMW X2, Tesla Model 3 Supercharger: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Self-driving car tech worthwhile, consumers say High-tech safety features that point the way to self-driving cars are worthwhile, consumers say. Toyota hopes its new Japanese taxi becomes an icon As if Japan’s fleet of Toyota Crown and Nissan Cedric taxi cabs wasn’t enough of a cultural identifier—they boast doily seats and an automatic rear…

Nissan to join Formula E for 2018-2019 season

Polaris India opens 58th Polaris Experience Zone in Haryana

This is the fourth Polaris Experience Zone in the state of Haryana and second in Sonepat after Gannaur. The inauguration takes the overall tally of Polaris Experience Zones to 58 in India. Source:: Automobile Wheels

Self-driving mail trucks, Jetta GLI drops stick, Bosch 48-volt battery: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Uncle Sam bets on self-driving trucks to save Post Office The United States Postal Service has a long and proud history of delivery people weathering the elements to make sure you get your mail — and occasionally, you neighbor’s bills and postcards, too. 2018 Volvo XC60 gets IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award The IIHS has good news for Volvo’s… Source:: Automotive Listings

Junkyard Treasure: 1978 Ford Granada Sedan

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2018 Chevrolet Sonic

The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic earned high scores among subcompact cars when it launched seven years ago. Now, as gas remains cheap and utility vehicles have surged, it’s an aging entry in a waning segment. It’s available in base LS, mid-level LT, and high-end Premier trim levels, and changes for 2018 are minimal. With few new subcompacts in… Source:: Automotive Listings

2018 Lexus GS

The Lexus GS is a worthy rival for the German sport sedans, taking a sharper edge than some of them. Available in GS 300, GS 350, GS 350 AWD, and GS 450h, in addition to the high-performance GS F (covered separately) models, this mid-size car is appealing for more than just its agile moves. We also like the GS’s handsome styling inside and… Source:: Automotive Listings