2012

2012 Fisker Karma, 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Ferrari FF: Car News Headlines
2012 Fisker Karma, 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Ferrari FF: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Kyle Busch won at Daytona this weekend while Nissan issued a recall. We drove the new 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe and spotted the Ferrari 599 replacement. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. New rules have been proposed to combat...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Altima, Versa Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Less than two weeks after the 2012 Nissan Versa was recalled for a transmission problem, the Versa and the 2012 Nissan Altima are being recalled for a flaw in the vehicles' airbag system -- the same flaw that caused last week's recall of two Subaru models. According to a bulletin from the National...Read More»

2012 Nissan Altima
2012 Nissan Altima, Versa: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Altima mid-size sedans and Versa subcompact cars over concerns about a side curtain airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potentially affected units at...Read More»

2012 BMW X3
2013 BMW X3 Gets New Turbo Four-Cylinder Engine

BMW calls it a “return to its roots” and with the announcement that the 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i SAV arriving in dealerships this May will sport a new 2.0-liter “TwinPower” turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the news may well be welcome for family car buyers looking for a more...Read More»

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Chrysler Loans, Transformers 4, Tesla And Mercedes-Benz: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, De Tomaso has new owners and Toyota has revealed a new concept. BMW's priced the 2013 X3 and Nevada is okay with self-driving cars. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Tesla and Mercedes-Benz are going to collaborate on a new vehicle...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
2012 Honda Civic Rated “Least Toxic” Vehicle In New Study

There’s nothing like the smell of a brand-new car, right? Actually, that the “new car smell” is bad for your health and that of children and pets, as it is composed of chemicals coming off the steering wheel, seats, armrests and dashboard. A new study of toxic chemicals in new...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Subaru Recall, New Azera And Genesis Coupe Priced, Audi RS4: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the 2012 Ford Focus won't be available nationwide immediately and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class is getting a facelift. We spied the 2013 BMW X1 and Hyundai announced pricing for its updated models. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2012 Subaru Outback
2012 Subaru Outback, Legacy Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Subaru of America has issued a recall for its Outback and Legacy vehicles from the 2012 model year. At issue is a problem with the airbag system, which could lead to serious injury in the event of an accident. The problem stems from an incorrect mixture of propellant that's used to deploy the...Read More»

2012 Subaru Outback
2012 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

Subaru is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns about a potential defect in side curtain airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at just 381...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera Priced From $32,000

A mere year ago the Hyundai Azera was a bland vehicle with the shape resembling a used bar of soap. Flash forward to today and the new 2012 Hyundai Azera is about to go on sale with sculpted sheet metal and a base price of $32,000. Some of you will note that base price is quite a hike from last...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera Large Family Sedan Priced From $32,000

Pricing for the all-new 2012 Hyundai Azera large sedan, just released by Hyundai, starts at $32,000 for the base sedan and $36,000 for the Azera with Technology Package. Both starting prices exclude the $875 destination charge. For families looking for a well-equipped sedan that offers more than...Read More»

2012 Audi RS5
2012 Honda CR-Z, Valentine's Day, 2013 Audi RS5: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, you could own Senna's racing helmet or race suit, and Tesla is working on new vehicles. Porsche might not offer a manual transmission in the 2013 911 GT3, and the 2012 Toyota Prius C is popular in Japan. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
2012 Kia Red Rock Special Edition Soul: A Red Rock Way To Roll

It’s no secret that automakers showcase concept vehicles at major auto shows to gauge consumer reaction before making a decision to build them – or not. In the case of the Kia Red Rock Special Edition Soul, previously shown as a concept at the 2011 New York Auto Show, consumers reacted...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Kia, Audi Take Top Spot In Least Expensive Brands To Own: Kelley Blue Book

Savvy consumers know that buying a vehicle is more than just the initial purchase cost. It’s also wise to look at what the overall investment will run over the course of five years. In the 2012 Total Cost of Ownership Awards from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) Kia and Audi come out on top. Kia won...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary recall of certain 2012 model year Versa subcompact sedans over concerns about a transmission flaw that could allow the vehicles to be shifted out of park without the driver depressing the brake pedal. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

2012 Ford Expedition
2012 Ford Expedition, 2012 Lincoln Navigator: Recall Alert

Ford is conducting a voluntary recall of certain 2012 model year Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator full-size SUVs over concerns about potentially improperly welded head restraint support brackets in the second row. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Recalled For Transmission Problem

Nissan North America has issued a recall for the 2012 Nissan Versa. At issue is a flaw in the vehicle's transmission that could cause a collision with other vehicles or injury to pedestrians. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some Nissan Versas from...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Audi, Kia Come Out On Top In New Cost of Ownership Awards: Video

It's easy to compare prices on new cars, but if you really want a clear picture of what a vehicle costs, you need to know more than what's on the window sticker. Kelley Blue Book has taken a range of additional expenses into account and created its first-ever Cost of Ownership Awards. In its...Read More»

2011 Volvo XC60
Still Hoping For A Volvo XC60? Your Wait May Soon Be Over

The only thing more frustrating than walking into a dealership and hearing that the vehicle you want is weeks away is learning that the wait may, in fact, be months. According to a report in AutoNews, customers patiently hoping for a chance to drive off in the popular Volvo XC60 should soon get a...Read More»

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