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2013 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain recalled for windshield wiper woes

2013 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain recalled for windshield wiper woes

General Motors has issued a recall for 367,808 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles from the 2013 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may have a problem with their windshield wipers that could result in a loss of visibility while...

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2017 GMC Canyon Denali

GMC updates Canyon lineup with new V-6, additional trim levels

GMC's successful re-entry into the midsize pickup market has been expanded for 2017. A new 3.6-liter V-6 replaces last year's same size unit, while a pair of trim package... read more 17 hours ago by


 
2010 Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring

2007-2012 Mazda CX-7 recalled for corrosion problem

Mazda is recalling more than 190,000 Mazda CX-7 crossovers from model years 2007 to 2012. Like the Toyota and Lexus recall we wrote about earlier, the Mazda recall stems from... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
2010 Toyota RAV4

2006-2011 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Lexus HS 250h recalled for suspension issue (again): 337,000 affected

Toyota is recalling more than 337,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles to fix a fairly serious problem with their suspensions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
Angry Driver with Road Rage

Why do traffic deaths fall in recessions? Dangerous drivers drive less

During economic downturns like the recent Great Recession, auto fatality rates fall. The common-sense explanation for that phenomenon is that in tough times, companies cut... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Dieselgate update, Lexus LC Super GT racer, Supercharger-free Tesla road trip: What's New @ The Car Connection

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Porsche owners are angry, VW dealers score $1.2 billion compensation After a few quiet weeks, the Volkswagen Dieselgate fiasco has come roaring... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
2016 MINI Clubman

2016-2017 MINI Clubman recalled for airbag problems

MINI is recalling more than 7,800 MINI Clubman vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Lincoln MKZ

2017 Lincoln MKZ earns coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

Lincoln's smallest sedan has been awarded a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the independent agency's top marks for crashworthiness. But the... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Porsche owners are angry, VW dealers score $1.2 billion compensation

After a few quiet weeks, the Volkswagen Dieselgate fiasco has come roaring back to life. Is it the beginning of the end of the scandal? Eh, not likely: 1. VW plans $1.2... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche 911

Porsche 911 driven, 'Vette ZR1 spied, 1,000 mpg BMW: What's New @ The Car Connection

How often do you change your oil? Growing up, most of us were told to change the oil in our cars every 2,500 or 3,000 miles. We recently conducted a quick poll, though, and... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
Honda Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system demo  -  Japan, 11/2012

Automatic crash braking systems aren't all the same, says AAA

As automakers race to make automatic emergency braking standard in more new cars, the nation's largest automobile owners club says not all systems are designed the same. In... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
Teen driver

Chevrolet study reveals driving--not sex or drugs--worries parents most

Once upon a time, America's youth were in trouble--or so ABC wanted us to believe. From 1972 to 1997, the network's Afterschool Special series tackled a range of problems... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Oil cap

How often do you change your oil?

Growing up, most of us were told to change the oil in our cars every 2,500 or 3,000 miles. We recently conducted a quick poll, though, and found that few of you still heed... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Escape IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test

Crash fatalities up; Alpina B7, Opel electric car: What's New @ The Car Connection

More people are dying in car accidents, but why? It takes a while to gather data on auto fatalities. Typically, annual stats aren't available until late in the following... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Pathfinder

Updated 2017 Nissan Pathfinder priced at $30,890

The refreshed 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is just now arriving in the automaker's dealership showrooms, where it carries a modest base price increase over the 2016... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Mazda MAZDA6

2017 Mazda 6 priced from $22,780

Mazda has released pricing for its updated 6 mid-size sedan, which sees a modest boost to $22,830—but also more features for 2017. That $22,780 figure includes a... read more August 24, 2016 by


 


 
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