2012 MINI Coupe, Focus Doug, Brooklyn's 'Gran Torino' Shooter: Today's Car News

June 21, 2011

The 2012 MINI Coupe is finally official, and comes with a $22,000 base price. [MotorAuthority]

The numbers behind Ford's Focus Doug social media campaign have finally hit the interwebz. Looks like the politically incorrect orange puppet is a hit. [SocialCarNews]

Many new cars now come without spare tires, leaving you to fix your own flat. [TheCarConnection]

Brooklyn has its own 'Gran Torino' shooter, and he is being hailed as a hero. [MotorAuthority]

What if your car took away your keys if you were drunk? One day it might happen. [AllCarTech]

Electric-car charging stations are expensive, but the U.S. Department of Energy is going to help firms develop models that could cost as little as $500. [AllCarsElectric]

The Dodge Caliber replacement will be shown at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. [FamilyCarGuide]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says 2011 Tesla Roadsters are almost sold out. [GreenCarReports]

Ford is investing $1 billion into Lincoln. Will it pay off? [MotorAuthority]

What's The Best High-Gas-Mileage Car? #YouTellUs [SocialCarNews]

The Car Connection
See the winners »
The Car Connection
Commenting is closed for this article
The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from the site. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.
Ratings and Reviews
Rate and review your car for The Car Connection
Review your car