Auto News For February 24, 2015 – EPA Updates Testing Procedures
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Here are six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
The new Toyota Auris (pictured above) is very much what the upcoming Scion iM will look like, detailing aside. REVIEW Kelsey Mays from Cars.com had the great privilege of testing the 2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 at the Roebling Road Raceway.Sit back, relax, and watch as Mays provides you with a comprehensive review of this supercar. INSIDE THE AUTO BUSINESS
The EPA has revised fuel economy testing procedures to enable automakers to more accurately calculate fuel economy ratings. Automotive News spoke to the director of the EPA’s Office of Transportation Air Quality to provide more details. “The changes will help ensure the accuracy of fuel economy labels, and clarify how the EPA expects the tests to be done.”
DEEPER INSIDE THE AUTO BUSINESS
After a period of reputation damaging incidents, Honda is shaking things up by replacing their Chief Executive Officer with a well-rounded engineer who has been with Honda since the year I was born. Reuters notes that “Hachigo’s appointment marks the first time Honda has named as CEO a non-director and someone who has not headed the firm’s R&D company.” Will this change inspire renewed confidence in Honda? RECALL
Status unchanged. Nothing since yesterday’s notice from Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz recalls of 209,017 vehicles. WATCH
Snowboarding behind a Lamborghini Huracan? This is something you don’t see everyday. H/T to CarCrushing.