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How To Find The Gas Mileage Of Your Next Car
How To Find The Gas Mileage Of Your Next Car

Gas prices still aren’t cheap! In fact, the fluctuating price of gasoline continues to be a serious concern for many new and used car buyers. Do you rely on the seller to provide fuel economy figures for you? It’s best to do this research on your own. When I was Internet Manager for a...Read More»

2010 Toyota Camry
Buying Cheap Used Cars - Questions You Need To Ask

When it comes to buying second hand cars, people are quite skeptical because they think these cars are not worth trusting. But if you inspect the automobile closely and then buy it, you are sure to get a good car. There are lots of used cars for sale in the market and you should seriously consider...Read More»

2008 Toyota RAV4 FWD 4-door 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (Natl) Open Doors
The Funniest Commercial Ever--It Kills!

Humor, it's what makes us human and separates us from the animals. Well, that and the legal system and the money-hungry lawyers who pray on the weak and innocent. Never mind that last part. As I was saying, humor isn't something animals really have a good grasp of. It's something that can get us...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
U.S. Car Commercials A Little Bland?

I often scroll through the inner depths of Youtube from time time, looking for hidden automotive gems. One thing I stumble across quite often are foreign car commercials that are rarely, if ever, seen by the U.S. consumer.  There is a Ford Focus commercial for the Mexican market which does not try...Read More»

2001 Plymouth Neon Highline
About Your Car's Gasket

The last time I had seen my friend’s son he had asked me about a car problem. So when we met again I inquired how it worked out. His reply was that the “gasket” was bad. When I probed further I could see that there was no interest in revisiting this car repair encounter. The car was fixed and...Read More»

Fiat 500 Abarth
2011 Fiat 500: Specs And Auto Insurance

If you don’t remember when Fiat hit the streets of the U.S. nearly a half century ago, frankly, you don’t want to. The response by North American drivers was one of disbelief by its cheap quality and unreliability. But due to the recent Chrysler merger, Fiat’s are supposed to be a...Read More»

2010 Toyota Camry 4-door Sedan V6 Auto XLE (Natl) Engine
Lessons Learned From Car Repair Fraud

If you ever thought that car repair fraud was under control, consider the case of Maurice Irving Glad who ran 22 Midas Auto repair shops in California. Jerry Brown, the Attorney General of California, succinctly described the operation back in January when he said: “For years Glad ran a bait and...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul 5dr Wagon Auto Sport Angular Front Exterior View
Kia Adds Some Soul

What is happening over at Kia? I was asked to check out some inexpensive cars for my sister-in-law, who is replacing an aging Chevrolet Malibu and I was shocked to see the choice Kia had on offer. Not only does Kia have inexpensive small cars like the Rio and Rio 5, but they have a fully equipped...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door Sedan LTZ Angular Front Exterior View
Bland Cars And Boring Design

Cars today are ugly. Worse than that, they are boring. They have become horrible blobs with hiked up rear ends, scoopy fronts, and lots and lots of cheap plastic. They all wear the same silver or beige paint and have stances like a rottweiler defecating. Sure there are exceptions, which the...Read More»

2005 Ford Thunderbird 2-door Convertible Deluxe Side Exterior View
The Iconic Ford Thunderbird. A Short History of the T-Bird From 1955 - 2005

There are a few cars that you can expect to see at every car show. There will almost always be a Tri-Five Chevy. There will almost always be Corvettes. There will almost always be Camaros. There will almost always be Mustangs. And there will almost always be some early Ford Thunderbirds. Over the...Read More»

Mercedes-AMG M178 engine
What You Need To Know Before Taking Your Vehicle In For Repairs

Once you have established where you will be taking your car to for repairs, contact them, & clear up the following points with them, before you book your vehicle in for repairs. 1. Warranty: If you leave your car with a well established Work Shop, you need to know if they Warranty their work...Read More»

2010 Honda Civic Sedan
Civic Duty: Honda's Mid-course Change Makes Next Civic Smaller

In the automotive business, few things are more expensive than making changes to a product that has already advanced through much of its developmental cycle.  Making matters worse, many vehicles share a common platform, meaning that changes to a design could cause multiple product launches to be...Read More»

2009 Ford F-150
The Interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 Makes a Bold Design Statement

The first time I sat in the interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 a thought occurred to me. This is the first car I could actually live in. And that is really saying something when you consider the ill-fitting cheap plastic and mouse fur upholstery that made up the inside of the 1997-2004 model. The...Read More»

Bill Ford 2006
Who Wants Higher Gas Taxes? That's Ford. Bill Ford.

Ask most energy analysts how to cut US petroleum usage, and they'll point to Europe, where gasoline costs more than double the price in the States. For decades, European countries have taxed gasoline heavily, and the laws of economics work: Consumption per capita is much lower. Now Ford Motor Co...Read More»

Tata Nano
Tata Nano Hits The Market, Environmentalists Sound Alarm

Many have hailed Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Motors, for doing what seemed the impossible; designing, engineering, and building a incredibly cheap vehicle (approximately $2,000), The Tata Nano, which promises to both reduce traffic fatalities and extend the freedom of personal transportation to...Read More»

Toyota Auris Hybrid from BurlappCars.com
Sub-Prius 2011 Toyota Hybrid To Use European Auris Platform?

The prescient Prius peeps over at site All About Prius looked into their crystal ball and speculated that Toyota's highest-volume global car, the Auris, might well underpin the 2011 low-cost hybrid from Toyota. So the car you see here could be very close to the vehicle Toyota intends for battle...Read More»

Mercedes G-wagen stuck in mud
Infiniti, Mercedes, and Lexus Lean On Incentives To Move Sales

Even luxury auto brands who once scoffed at the domestics' unseemly hood-slammin', dollar-dealin' pleas are now leaning on big incentives in hopes of reducing swelling inventories. Mercedes incentives averaged $4,185 this February according to Edmunds, an amount nearly double the brand's amount...Read More»

2009 Toyota LF-A Roadster
2008 Lexus LF-A Roadster Concept

The Lexus supercar, the LF-A, is going topless. In one of the rare surprises to sneak past our auto show spies, TheCarConnection.com has learned Toyota ’s luxury division will be rolling out a roadster version of the carbon-fiber and aluminum sports car concept vehicle. Like the concept coupe...Read More»

2008 Toyota A-Bat Concept
2008 Toyota A-Bat Concept

Toyota’s presence at the Detroit auto shows past has trumpeted its big, big, big trucks and SUVs, from the new Tundra to the Sequoia. But this year coming, with fuel-economy rules changing, Toyota is staking out some greener territory with a concept pickup truck derived — like Honda’s...Read More»

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