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Archive: July 2010

 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

First Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

After decades of low expectations for affordable compact sedans, the market for plain, stripped-down products is simply withering away. Shoppers might be happy with a small car, but with a new generation and more tech-savvy comes less of a willingness to skimp on everything else. And for some of...

July 30, 2010 by  4
 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Today at High Gear Media: VW Jetta and a New Supra?

It's Friday at High Gear Media, just like it is around most of the globe. And to celebrate the weekend (is there a better reason?), TheCarConnection's team of reviewers is... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Volkswagen Jetta: First Drive

  The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta will be significantly updated when it shows up at dealers in October, and VW hopes it's more in tune with what American shoppers need in a... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
Teen driving

Trends: Fewer Teens Buying Cars, Younger Motorists Driving Less

It's the peak of summer-job season. And while in the past savings from teens' summer jobs used to often go towards buying a first used car, today it's more likely to go be... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
U.S. Navy drunk driving deterrence display

New Jersey Court May Prevent Drunk Drivers From Suing Bars

The scenario: a drunken driver slams into another motorist, suffering serious injuries. The other driver is unhurt. The drunken driver sues the bar that served him, arguing... read more July 30, 2010 by  1


 
Priceline

Priceline App Now Lets You Name Your Own Price For Rental Rides

Maybe you're on vacation, and you've suddenly decided to make a daytrip to the outlet mall. Or perhaps you've sent your car to the shop to have its fender un-bended and need... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Avalon

Recall Alert: Over 372,000 Toyota Avalons Could Suffer From Steering Problem

Toyota has issued a recall for its popular Avalon sedan due to a potential steering problem. The recall affects Avalons from the 2000 - 2004 model years. According to a... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Kia Soul 5dr Wagon Auto + Side Exterior View

Smart Car Shopping: Great Car Deals This Week

This week, the automotive landscape is tilted in favor of the buyer who comes prepared.  The across-the-board discounts we saw all spring have faded, in favor of targeted... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Angular Front Exterior View

Top 5 Volkswagen GTI Commercials: Practicality Inspired

I spent last weekend hanging out with my best friend, doing what we do best: napping where possible to regain our strength from the long grind that is daily work, eating... read more July 30, 2010 by  4


 
Barack Obama

Obama: Auto Industry Bailout To Be Repaid To Taxpayers

One year ago, America's automakers were facing one of the worst sales slumps to ever hit the industry, the effects of which even caused two of them to file for bankruptcy. In... read more July 30, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Kia Soul

How To Prepare Your Car for College

Sending a child off to college sometimes means turning over one of the family vehicles as well. The car may not need a meal plan or $500 worth of books, but whether it's a... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Subaru Forester

Smart Car Shopping: Who's In Control Here?

When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, it was my job to stay in control of my customers. If I couldn’t stay in control, I was obligated to "turn them" to... read more July 30, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Volvo S60

Ford's Sale Of Volvo To Chinese Automaker Geely Nearly Complete

Just yesterday we got word that the Chinese commerce division will OK the sale of Ford-owned Volvo to Chinese firm Geely Automotive. Perhaps no foreign acquisition has more... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2007 Ford Explorer 2WD 4-door V6 XLT Front Seats

Top Vehicles For Those Over 6 Feet Tall

I have been test driving several new vehicles and have a problem that many men (and some minority of women) have in terms of functional driving positions and overall... read more July 30, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

Report: 2010 Mercedes S-Class, Audi, VW Are Tops In Desirability

For the fifth time in the last six years, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class was named the most desirable model in the entire industry. That’s according to the annual Total Quality... read more July 29, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Unveils Tacoma T|X and T|X Pro Performance Packages

The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association's (SEMA) annual show in Las Vegas is known for producing some wild concepts, but few of them make it anywhere near production... read more July 29, 2010 by  0


 

 
 

 
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