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Audi Allroad Owners: Win A Trip To Test Drive The New Allroad
Audi Allroad Owners: Win A Trip To Test Drive The New Allroad

When the Audi allroad station wagon appeared in the U.S. earlier this century, it didn't have a great run -- but it's making a comeback. And if you happen to have an allroad in your garage, Audi wants to give you the chance to test drive the newest member of the family with an all-expense paid trip...Read More»

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Santa's Sleigh, Nissan Recall, Top Car Tech Of 2011: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Audi Q7 and Cadillac has announced a new option package for the 2012 CTS. Ford designs a new sleigh for Santa and Nissan issues recalls. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Here are the top car-tech stories of 2011...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6: Recall-Alert

Volkswagen, the parent company of Audi, is recalling certain 2012 Audi A6 luxury sedans for a defect in the head-curtain airbag. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of affected vehicles at 317. Affected vehicles were manufactured from April...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6 Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Audi's parent company, Volkswagen, has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Audi A6. At issue is a flaw in the head-curtain airbag, which might prevent that device from deploying in the event of an accident. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart, 2012 Audi A8 Reviewed, Subaru BRZ: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Audi A8, while Ford shows off a bigger, greener van--the 2013 Transit. The 2013 Shelby GT500 shows off its 5.8-liter V-8, and the 2013 Dodge Dart will have a 40-mpg EPA highway rating, because it has to. All this and more in today's car news, right here...Read More»

2012 Audi A7 3.0T
2012 Large Family Cars With The Biggest Trunks

Fitting the family comfortably into the major means of transportation is one thing. Being able to stow items in the trunk or hatchback is another. The two needs are not mutually exclusive. Here we take a look at 2012 large family cars with the biggest trunks. 2012 Audi A7 With 24.5 cubic feet of...Read More»

2012 Audi A7 3.0T
Motor Press Guild Announces Vehicle Of The Year Finalists

The Motor Press Guild (MPG) is the largest automotive media association in North America, and it’s membership includes some of the best known names in automotive print and broadcast journalism. While other media associations have awarded “Car of the Year” trophies for decades, the...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010-2012 Audi A3 TDI: Recall Alert

Audi is conducting a voluntary recall on certain model 2010-2012 A3 TDI models over concerns about a potential fuel leak from the number two injector. This is the same issue affecting certain Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta SportWagen and Golf models covered in a related recall. A notice on the National...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010-12 Audi A3 TDI Recalled For Leaking Fuel Injector

The 2010-12 Audi A3 TDI models are being recalled for a potential fuel line leak at the second fuel injector. Per the NHTSA recall notification--and just as with recalled Volkswagen TDI models--the fuel injection pulses could coincide with the natural frequency of injector line number two under...Read More»

Woman driving
By The Numbers: Women Are Worse At Parking Than Men

We’re not big on perpetuating stereotypes, and we’d dare anyone to tell Michele Mouton, Sabine Schmitz or Simona de Silvestro that women are less capable than men behind the wheel. Still, sometimes studies produce hard data, and the latest numbers from Britain seem to suggest one thing...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
Pledge To Be A Better Driver, Win A Trip From Audi

Audi wants to make American roads safer and more intelligent, to which we say “good luck with that.” If you agree to ‘Take The Pledge’ with Audi, and improve your driving habits, you can enter to win a trip for two to the Audi Sportscar Experience Challenge at Infineon...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a row. The bad news is that of the hundreds of brands that Brand Keys studied, no other car company broke the top 50, and just...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6 Nabs Top Safety Pick Award

Yesterday, we told you that the 2012 Volkswagen Passat received a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Now comes word that the Passat's upscale cousin, the 2012 Audi A6, has earned the same accolade. Like the Passat, the Audi A6 scored a rating of "good' in four...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6 Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named the redesigned 2012 Audi A6 large luxury sedan a Top Safety Pick. The A6 earned its status as a result of good performance in all four of the IIHS’s safety evaluations (front, side, rollover and rear crash tests). In the...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
China Halfheartedly Clamps Down On Government Car Perks

When it comes to political leaders who work the system for their own benefit, the United States hardly has a monopoly. In China, being a government official practically entitles you to a free car, free maintenance, and in some cases, all the government money you can embezzle via phony service...Read More»

2012 Audi S6
Dick Cheney, Justin Bieber and Frankfurters: Car News Headlines

The Ford Evos concept coming to the Frankfurt Auto Show will be a plug-in hybrid--and possibly, a precursor to a new Capri. [GreenCarReports] Audi has a number for every turbocharger coming to Frankfurt. There's the S6, the S7 and the S8. [MotorAuthority] Which family cars have earned the NHTSA's...Read More»

2012 Mazda CX-5
Ford Recall, 2012 Mazda CX-5, 2012 Audi A6: Car News Headlines

Ford is recalling over one million trucks due to a major fuel tank flaw. [TheCarConnection] Want to see the live reveal of the 2013 Lexus GS? Like Lexus on Facebook. [SocialCarNews] Top Gear says it can put whatever it wants into its films. [AllCarsElectric] Mazda has revealed the 2012 CX-5, which...Read More»

2006 Mazda Miata
Young Drivers Master The Manual, Thanks To Hagerty Insurance

There’s been a lot of press lately over the demise of the manual transmission, with some fighting tooth and nail to retain the row-it-yourself gearbox and others seemingly indifferent about its passing. On cars equipped with a dual-clutch automatic transmission (like Porsche’s PDK, or...Read More»

BMW M3 Carbon Racing Technology (CRT) Edition
Next-Gen M3, 2012 Mitsubishi i, More E15, 2012 Audi TT RS: Car News Headlines

Will the next-generation BMW M3 be powered by a triple-turbo six-cylinder engine? [MotorAuthority] Would $3 billion end traffic deaths? [TheCarConnection] Wondering which minivan gets the best gas mileage? [FamilyCarGuide] The EPA says E15 wont hurt your car. Automakers disagree. [GreenCarReports]...Read More»

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