2012

2012 BMW 528i: First Drive
2012 BMW 528i: First Drive

As a casual luxury shopper considering the 2012 BMW 528i, you might not think that there's anything all that radical about this model. It's a good-looking sport sedan, fitted with some noteworthy tech features, and rated an excellent 34 mpg on the highway. What's not to love? But if that's you...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco
Bentley SUV, Dead Fisker Karmas, 2013 Chevy Malibu Turbo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the DoE gives Carbon Motors a crushing blow and Snap MyLife wants to bring you to the 2012 New York Auto Show. Lexus drops by Jay Leno's Garage, and Chevy talks about the 2013 Malibu Turbo's engine. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan—Not Hatchback—Named A Top Safety Pick

At a base price of just $11,750, the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan costs less than most late-model used cars. And with standard side and side-curtain airbags, electronic stability control, and anti-lock brakes, you might end up with a better set of better safety equipment as well. That said, you should...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just named the all-new 2012 Nissan Versa sedan a Top Safety Pick. Completely redesigned for 2012, the Versa sedan won the top ratings across the board in the Institute’s safety evaluations, which include front, side, rollover and rear crash...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model
Looking To Buy (Or Sell) A Used Car? Keep An Eye On Gas Prices

Gas prices are high, and chances are good that they're going higher. That news isn't just important for your daily commute: for used car shoppers, it affects the prices of vehicles you're considering, and for used car sellers, it impacts the value of your current ride. According to AAA, today's...Read More»

2012 Dodge Dart
Ford F-750 Plug-In Hybrid, Dodge Dart And Camaro ZL1 Delayed: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Cadillac goes green by using a new type of refrigerant and Porsche shows off the new 2013 Boxster. The Dodge Dart launch might shift and Jeep announced a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ford revealed the F-750 Plug-In Hybrid...Read More»

Hyundai i30 wagon (Euro spec)
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Wagon vs Hyundai i30 Wagon: Not For U.S. Consumption

Although the Geneva Motor Show was packed with premieres for luxury cars, sports cars, supercars, and exclusive prestige marques, there were plenty of down-to-earth family vehicles rolled out here for the first time as well. Among them were two models that will almost certainly prove popular in the...Read More»

Interactive brochure for the 2012 Subaru Impreza
Dynamic Interactive 2012 Brochures – From Subaru, Of Course

The latest in what has been a flurry of news from Subaru is the launch of its dynamic interactive brochures for the 2012 product lineup. More than just a static collection of pages, these brochures are fun, informative, and can be shared with friends using social media. What else would you expect...Read More»

Range Rover Evoque Convertible Concept live photos
EcoBoost Transit, New Audi A3, Bentley SUV: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Subaru launches new interactive brochures while Ford releases powertrain details for the upcoming Transit. We cover the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, from the new Bentley SUV to the convertible Range Rover Evoque Concept, and everything in between. All this and more in today's...Read More»

Interactive brochure for the 2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Launches Sleek, Interactive Brochures For 2012 Models

Subaru has worked hard to brand itself as an eco-friendly car company. Today, that reputation gets a boost from six new, digital brochures touting Subaru's 2012 lineup of vehicles. The brochures are available for the 2012 Impreza, Impreza WRX/STI, Legacy, Outback, Forester, and Tribeca -- just...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
Nissan Recalls 2011-2012 Nissan Quest, 2003-2005 Infiniti Q45

Nissan North America has issued two unrelated recalls -- one for 2011-2012 models of the Nissan Quest, the other for 2003-2005 models of the Infiniti Q45. We'll start with the Nissan Quest recall. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Quest minivans...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Family Cars Of 2012 – And How We Rate Them

Here at FamilyCarGuide, we’re always keen on annual lists of the best family cars, something we know a fair deal about. So, it is with interest that we compare Kelley Blue Book’s recently announced 10 Best Family Cars of 2012 with rankings from our sister publication TheCarConnection...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
2011-2012 Nissan Quest: Recall Alert

Nissan is recalling certain 2011-2012 model year Nissan Quest minivans over concerns about fuel pump software programming that could lead to engine stall. A notice in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 23,531. Affected...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SXT
2012 Dodge Charger SXT: Driven

The 2012 Dodge Charger SXT would most definitely see more attention—and more respect—if it weren't for the bombastic greatness and over-the-top V-8 muscle of the models slotting just above it. We've driven the Hemi models of the Charger—including the SRT8, with its...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Drops Sirius Backseat TV

Maybe it was inevitable; given the growing proliferation of iPads and in-car WiFi, but some consumers expecting availability of Sirius Backseat TV in 2012 Chrysler products will find that it’s no longer an option. In a statement, Chrysler said that beginning with 2012 model year vehicles, the...Read More»

2012 Volvo XC70
2012 Volvo XC60, XC70, S60, S80: Recall Alert

Volvo is conducting a safety recall campaign on certain 2012 model year XC60 and XC70 crossovers and S60 and S80 sedans over concerns about an improperly attached wiring harness. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units...Read More»

2012 Scion tC RS 7.0
Southeast Toyota Offers Grads & Grad Students $1000 Rebate

If you're in college now, it may seem as if life is an endless blur of beer pong, keg stands, and all-nighters. But soon, you're going to emerge from your ivy-covered cocoon, and you're going to join the ranks of working adults. (Well, um, hopefully.) To make that transition a little smoother...Read More»

2012 Volvo S60 R-Design
2012 Volvo S60, S80, XC60, XC70 Recalled For Wiring Flaw

Volvo Cars of North America is recalling 2012 models of the S60, S80, XC60, and XC70 manufactured between May 16, 2011 and October 6, 2011. Approximately 17,000 vehicles are included in the recall. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the wire harnesses...Read More»

Honda, Toyota, Ford, and mid-market car sector rankings from YouGov's BrandIndex
Consumers Show Their Love For Honda, Ford, Toyota

2011 was a tough year for Asian automakers. True, their vehicles have fared well in various rankings, like Consumer Reports' recent list of "Top Picks". But between the March 11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the flooding in Thailand, and the strong yen, many companies along the Pacific rim had a...Read More»