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October 2009 Market Report: No Clear Trends Yet, But Some Interesting Results

October 2009 Market Report: No Clear Trends Yet, But Some Interesting Results

Here's an interesting riddle: how can a leader be a follower, and a follower be the leader? Here are a couple of hints: Percentages Sales We'll help you find the answer to the riddle in a moment or two, but for now, let's talk about market reporting in the car business. Every month, one or more... read more

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2009 Ford Flex

AAA Safety Tips Show Everyone Has Responsibility for a Safe Drive

Imagine this scene: It's a bright Saturday morning and you are getting ready to go on a shopping expedition with some friends. You've just purchased a new 2009 Ford Flex and... read more November 9, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Chrysler Recalls Rear-Wheel-Drive Cars For Front-Wheel Issue

If you drive a late-model rear-wheel-drive Chrysler or Dodge car—a 2010 Dodge Challenger, for instance—you'll want to take note of this one. Chrysler has issued a recall... read more November 2, 2009 by  2


 
Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Richard Petty Joins Forces With Arrington Engines/Shophemi.com

 When you hear the name Richard Petty, you have a clear mental image of a thin man wearing a cowboy hat driving a blue Dodge. Many would remember the Dodge Challengers he... read more November 1, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Ford Flex

Ford Flex Finds Its Niche and Turns a Few Heads

Ford stepped into the unknown last year when it introduced its Flex, however, from the number that have been on the road lately, it looks like this slow-to-catch-on vehicle... read more November 1, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen New Beetle

Ugliest Cars Of The Past 50 Years? You Might Be Surprised.

Think that the design of the Volkswagen New Beetle is more hideous than iconic? Apparently you're not alone. Business Week has posted its "Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50... read more October 30, 2009 by  7


 
2010 Toyota RAV4

2010 Toyota RAV4 Sport: Cleaner Look, More Convenient Layout

Last year the Toyota RAV4 got a little bit of a facelift, with a refreshed front and rear appearance, a stronger and more refined base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, and an... read more October 28, 2009 by  3


 
Bluetooth

TCC Tip: Buyer Beware, Your Bluetooth May Not Pair

This week, as we've sifted through TheCarConnection.com's email for your questions, we've found an interesting one concerning Bluetooth connectivity. We're big users of the... read more October 28, 2009 by  1


 
Drunk driver plows into the wrong house [via CNN]

Video: Drunk Driver Confused, Plows Into Wrong House

How's this for a bad dream: you're lying in bed at 4am, fast asleep next to someone you love, when a Chevy Aveo comes crashing through the wall and pins you to the mattress... read more October 28, 2009 by  0


 
2009 BMW 7-Series

TCC Tip: Can the BMW 7-Series Get Baby on Board?

A few times each week, TheCarConnection reaches into our mail bag to answer car questions and offer advice our readers can't find anywhere else. Today's question comes to us... read more October 27, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf

VW Golf 2010 - Love It and Hate It

I love VW cars, I hate VW cars. I think that is the way it has always been. In particular the new 2010 Golf -- I either love it or I recoil when I see it. Why? It's not what... read more October 23, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Mazda MAZDA5

Honey I Shrunk the Minivan! Future of Mini-minivans in USA

When it comes to the current crop of American minivans, there is very little that is actually "mini" about them. In the land where the recliner is king, the workhorse people... read more October 20, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Chevrolet Traverse LS

Owner's Review: 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

I purchased a Traverse (LT2) FWD in October 2008. We have had it for 1 year and have approx. 13,000 miles on it. This has been one of the best cars we have purchased ever. It... read more October 20, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit S

Volkswagen Car Insurance: Expensive or Cheap?

Volkswagen offers a number of protections for customers. The company has a top-notch roadside assistant service, impressive warranty packages, and a solid servicing and... read more October 20, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI

What Are Your Five Most Underappreciated New Cars?

What are your five most underappreciated new cars?  My five choices are the Mazda 5, Ford Fusion, VW Tiguan, BMW 1 Series, and Subaru Forester because they are all great... read more October 19, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Saturn Sky

When Worlds Collide - the Death of Saturn

Based on the decision by GM to shut down Saturn after failing to obtain a buyer, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was something inherently wrong with the marque... read more October 18, 2009 by  0


 

 
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