2012

2012 BMW 6-Series, Lamborghini Sales, Geneva Motor Show: Today's Car News
2012 BMW 6-Series, Lamborghini Sales, Geneva Motor Show: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Ayrton Senna's race helmet gets sold at auction and GM forms an alliance with PSA Peugeot Citroen. Automakers gear up for the Geneva Motor Show and NASCAR fined team number 48. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ferrari released video...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus
February 2012 Car Sales: Best Since 2008

New-car sales gained momentum in February, as most automakers reported rising sales volumes for the month. With numbers still coming in from around the industry today, Chrysler again has turned in some of the best sales numbers, with an increase of 44 percent over the year-ago period. That topped...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza, Chevy Avalanche, Ford Mustang Make 'Top Picks' List

Consumer Reports regularly ranks cars on factors like reliability and bang for the buck. The company recently crunched all the data collected on 2012 models, and now it's announced a list of ten Top Picks for the year. In compiling its rankings, Consumer Reports looked at three factors...Read More»

Subaru's FirstCarStory.com
Love Or Hate Your First Car? Share Your Story On Subaru’s FirstCarStory.com

If you drive, you always remember your first car. It could have been a multicolored beater that barely made it down the road or a so-so looking sedan that made you feel like a million bucks. Now, with FirstCarStory.com, from Subaru, you can tell your vividly-remembered story of your first set of...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Snags Five Top Spots In Consumer Reports’ 2012 Top Picks

While Consumer Reports named Subaru as the “best overall automaker” in the magazine’s 2012 Top Picks list, it was Toyota that came out with five of the 10 top picks. Toyota products singled out for the honors include the Camry Hybrid, RAV4 small SUV, Highlander SUV, Sienna...Read More»

2012 Dodge Durango - ParkView back up camera
Car Rearview Camera Ruling Delayed Again

While it looked like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was set to announce this week that all passenger cars will have to come with rearview cameras by 2014, the decision has reportedly been pushed back yet again, probably to the end of this year. That’s according to...Read More»

The 2013 Nissan Altima, sans disguise.
2013 Nissan Altima, Volt Gun-Rack Guy, Daytona 500: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Volvo revealed the new V40 hatchback and Chevrolet released new sales numbers for the the Camaro during 2011. Nissan and Infiniti issue a recall, and seat warmers can be bad for you. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We spoke...Read More»

2012 Jaguar XKR-S
2012 XC70 Reviewed, Jaguar XKR-S Driven, Porsche Crashed: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Daytona 500 has been postponed and the first 2012 Porsche 911 has been crashed. The Volvo V40 and Jaguar XF Sportbrake leak out before the Geneva Motor Show, and we review the 2012 Volvo XC70. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2012 Nissan Juke
2011-2012 Nissan Juke, Infiniti M, QX Recalled For Potential Fuel Leak

Nissan North America has issued a recall for the Nissan Juke, Infiniti M, and Infiniti QX from model years 2011 and 2012. The problem? A flaw in the fuel system, which could cause a fire. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the fuel pressure sensors in...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Cruze reviewed at TotalCarScore.com
Scores From TheCarConnection Rank Rides at TotalCarScore.com

Here at TheCarConnection, we try to provide a little something for everyone: news, recall notices, shopping advice, even political commentary. But at the heart of it all are our new-car reviews, written by TCC's staff of experts. Now, you can find those scores included on a new site called...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera  -  First Drive, 2/2012
2012 Hyundai Azera: First Drive

While cruising at 70 mph in the 2012 Hyundai Azera, it's what we didn't have to do that's especially telling. My co-driver and I didn't have to raise our voices above normal, quiet conversation level to carry on a conversation in front—and the same held true in speaking with our two...Read More»

2012 Nissan Juke
2011-2012 Nissan Juke, Infiniti QX, Infiniti M: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign of certain 2011-2012 model year Nissan Juke subcompact crossovers, 2011-2012 Infiniti QX large luxury SUVs and Infiniti M luxury sedans over concerns of a possible fuel leak. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

2012 Nissan Murano
2012 Nissan Murano, Rogue: Recall Alert

Nissan is recalling certain 2012 model year Murano and Rogue mid-size and compact crossover SUVs, respectively, over concerns that the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) was not activated during assembly. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the...Read More»

2012 Porsche Cayenne
2011-2012 Porsche Cayenne Recalled For Detaching Headlights

Porsche has issued a recall for 2011 and 2012 models of its Cayenne crossover. The recall includes the base Cayenne, as well as vehicles from the S, S Hybrid, and Turbo lines. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the headlights on the recalled vehicles...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot, Acura MDX: Recall Alert

Honda is recalling certain 2012 model year Honda Pilot and Acura MDX SUVs over concerns about a possible fuel leak. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 8,709. Documentation from Honda indicates the dates of...Read More»

AutoTrader's New Car Insights Report, January 2012
Buick Verano, Subaru Impreza Turn Heads As Gas Prices Rise

Gas prices are on the rise, and some analysts predict that U.S. drivers will pay $5 a gallon by summer. According to AutoTrader's New Car Insights Report, that's giving shoppers a big reason to look at smaller, fuel-efficient cars. AutoTrader tracks consumer shopping behavior on its sales site...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot, Acura MDX Recalled For Possible Fuel Leak

Honda has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Honda Pilot and its sibling, the Acura MDX. Those vehicles stand the chance of leaking fuel, which could cause a fire. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem stems from the vent shut float valve...Read More»

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
Fisker, 2013 Lexus ES, Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Honda issued a recall while GM released details regarding the 2014 Cruze Diesel. The Tesla Roadster's battery became a car meme and Murilee Martin has a new guilty pleasure. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. LG wants to end distracted...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Elantra
Americans Keeping New Cars Nearly Six Years

As we reported last month, the average age of cars on the road today is 11 years, according to the research firm R.L. Polk. Now a new Polk study takes a look at new car ownership length and finds that Americans are holding on to their vehicles nearly six years, which is an all-time high. The...Read More»

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