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Can't Afford A $135,000 BMW i8? You Can Still Enjoy Some Of Its High Tech Toys

Can't Afford A $135,000 BMW i8? You Can Still Enjoy Some Of Its High Tech Toys

Tech gadgets can be big selling tools for automakers (when they work properly, that is). Unfortunately, many of the newest, glitziest gizmos are only available on new cars -- often, new, expensive cars. Case in point: the BMW i8, the predecessor of which first flaunted its features in the 2011 film...

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FIXD app

Kickstarter Of The Day: FIXD, A Health Tracker For Your Car

Once upon a time, aftermarket add-ons were marketed almost exclusively to motorheads. Apart from stereo upgrades and the occasional set of ill-advised Car Lashes, mainstream... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
Maserati Kubang

Growing Car Loans, Google Autonomous Car, Maserati Levante Spied: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Chevrolet Traverse The 2015 Chevrolet Traverse is the GM brand's biggest crossover vehicle--a car-based wagon distinct from the big truck-based... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
Auto loan

The Average Car Loan Is Now 5.5 Years (And Growing)

Back in July, Equifax revealed that Americans have taken out $902.2 billion in car loans -- an all-time high. But the credit company also told us not to worry, because nearly... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Not So Fast, Google: Autonomous Cars In California Still Need Steering Wheels, Brakes

In May of this year, California's Department of Motor Vehicles published safety guidelines aimed at manufacturers of self-driving cars. A few days later, Google unveiled a... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-AMG GT teaser

2015 Genesis Coupe, 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT, Labor Day Traffic: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review When it launched six years ago, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe couldn't quite decide what it was, or who it was aimed... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
Traffic

Labor Day Travel Rebounds To Pre-Recession Levels: 35 Million To Hit The Road This Weekend

If you're hoping to enjoy a quiet getaway over the upcoming holiday weekend, you might want to dial back your expectations. According to AAA, you're going to have a lot of... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf (Euro spec)  -  Driven, Portland OR, July 2014  (credit: NWAPA)

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Priced—At Nearly Twice The Cost Of Gas Version

Would you pay twice as much for your vehicle, initially, to go electric? Volkswagen just announced pricing for its 2015 e-Golf, and at $36,265 it’s in a completely... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
Average length of auto rentals by state (via Enterprise)

The Fastest (And Slowest) States For Auto Repair

Having your car repaired after an accident is never fun, but some of the pain can be alleviated by an efficient garage offering speedy service. Believe it or not, such places... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru WRX S4 (Japanese spec)

2015 Kia Sportage, Ford’s New Hybrid, Subaru WRX S4: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Kia Sportage Review Within the compact crossover class, the 2015 Kia Sportage is one of the most interesting options from a dynamic and... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Fit

Brace Yourselves: 2015 Honda Fit Gets Better Bumper To Fix Crash-Test Scores

Back in January, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety debuted some disheartening data from a new crash test on small cars. The test centered on the IIHS' new... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Outback  -  First Drive

Corvette Z06 Pricing, Volt Vs. i3, Missed Uber Connections: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Uber Users Climb Into Random Cars, Thinking They're Cabs (It's A Trend) Lots of people dislike Uber. Many of them are cab drivers, who are... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Legacy 3.6R

Future Cadillacs, Safe Subarus, And Most Stolen Cars: The Week In Reverse

Crash-test scores are crucial to the success of new cars these days--so things are looking good for the 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback. The new models have earned the best... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
Taxi sign in Trzcianka, Poland (via Wikimedia)

Uber Users Climb Into Random Cars, Thinking They're Cabs (It's A Trend)

Lots of people dislike Uber. Many of them are cab drivers, who are suspicious/concerned/angry about the lack of restrictions governing Uber's ad hoc taxi network. Now... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
Joss JP1 supercar prototype

New Recalls Website, 2015 Honda Accord, Joss Supercar: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Honda Accord Sedan, Coupe, And Hybrid: On Sale Today, Priced From $22,105 Three versions of the 2015 Honda Accord go on sale today at... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
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