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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo: Quicker Than The V-6 It Replaces
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo: Quicker Than The V-6 It Replaces

The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu won't be offered with a V-6, but we have a feeling that from behind the wheel, not a lot of drivers will miss it. That's because in top-of-the-line Turbo form, the Malibu makes 259 horsepower, along with 260 peak pound-feet of torque, achieves at just 1,700 rpm. That pegs...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»

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»

Chevrolet Silverado '2012' ad for Super Bowl XLVI
Did Ford's F-150 Fumble To The Chevrolet Silverado During Super Bowl XLVI?

If you watched the Super Bowl last night, you probably caught Chevrolet's ad for the 2012 Silverado pickup. Most saw it as a clever riff on the whole 2012/Mayan calendar/world-ending thing that's rumored to occur later this year. When the folks at Ford watched it, though, all they saw was red. The...Read More»

Chevrolet Silverado '2012' ad for Super Bowl XLVI
Super Bowl Ad Aftermath: Ford Boosted By GM's Fallout?

Playing dirty might be de rigeur in politics, but it seldom helps in selling products—even dusty pickups ravaged by the apocalypse. That might end up being GM's tough lesson from its Super Bowl XLVI ad which, to some, spoke less about the strengths of GM products than it did attack Ford's...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, 2013 BMW 7-Series, Honda Recall: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Chevy helps you figure out how much you'll save by owning a 2012 Volt while Acura wants to know what you'd swap for a new NSX. Ferrari shows off its new 2012 Formula 1 race car, and we spy the refreshed BMW 7-Series. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The...Read More»

Matthew Broderick in Honda's Super Bowl ad for the 2012 CR-V
Super Bowl XLVI Play-By-Play: Which Ads Run When (With Video)

If you're a football fan, it's easy to keep track of this Sunday's Super Bowl match-up. After all, at 6:30pm Eastern, you have a pretty good idea which teams you'll be watching, right? But do you know what commercials will run and when they'll appear? We thought not. That's why we've put together a...Read More»

Jaguar XJ220
Jeep's Big Recall, 2013 BMW 4-Series Coupe, Jaguar Museum: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we talk about whether diesel cars are relevant in the U.S. and why Jaguar is closing its heritage museum to the public. Chrysler's built a record number of Pentastar engines and we've driven the Range_e Plug-In Hybrid prototype. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Elantra
Gas Mileage Tops List Of Vehicle Purchase Reasons

For the first time in several years, gas mileage tops the list of most influential reasons why consumers purchased their vehicle, surpassing reliability. That’s according to data from the just-released J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Avoider Study. The 2012 Avoider Study, now in its ninth...Read More»

Car lot
Do You Really Care What Car You Drive?

Once upon a time, consumers were fiercely brand-loyal. Many of our parents and grandparents drove Fords or Chevys or Plymouths, and that's all they drove. But as we've seen over the past few years, brand loyalty is becoming a thing of the past -- a fact that's confirmed by new study from Consumer...Read More»

Chevy Game Time app
Win A Chevy During The Super Bowl Using The Chevy Game Time App

Need a new ride? You could schlep to a showroom, schmooze with a salesperson, cozy up to a credit officer, and pay for it yourself, but wouldn't it be nicer to snag one from the comfort of your own living room? For free? While watching the Super Bowl? It's all possible using the Chevy Game Time...Read More»

GM's Windows of Opportunity project.
Interactive Windows: A Possibility For Future Family Vehicles?

No, it’s not a laptop computer, but new interactive window technology that General Motors is exploring with the help of researchers and students at Israel’s Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. The “windows” in question are those in the rear of family vehicles. The idea is an...Read More»

The GM Test Track at Disney's Epcot Center
Vacation Alert: GM To Revamp Disney World Test Track Ride

Heading to Disney World this summer? We've got good news and bad news. First, the bad news: Disney is shutting down the 13-year-old GM Test Track thrill ride at Epcot Center. Now, the good news: the ride will reopen later this year (probably fall/winter) as the Chevrolet Design Center. Okay, at...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Code 130R and Tru 140S concepts
Chevrolet Researches What Young Americans Want—And It’s Not Hatchbacks

With the Chevrolet Spark, Sonic, and Cruze this year completing a full suite of small-car models, General Motors now has small cars covered in the U.S. Or so it would seem; the company also knows that simply offering ordinary hatchbacks and sedans, like the Spark, Sonic, and Cruze, won’t...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept
Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

What do young shoppers want to see in a next car? The answers you get from one American 20-something to another may be almost polar opposite. And Chevrolet’s two small-car concepts shown at Detroit show reflect those varied expectations. Displaying the boxy, upright Code 130R next to its...Read More»

'Generations', a 30 second Chevrolet ad by William Kirkley
GM Goes For A Clever End Run On Super Bowl Advertising

Advertising during the Super Bowl is like trying out a new stunt at the Olympics: you can nail it and win big, or you can fall flat on your face and ruin your reputation for good. It's no surprise, then, that companies who buy time during the big game do their best to ensure success. That's what GM...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

Just a week after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) listed a recall for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic over concerns about a missing front brake pad, the safety agency says the Sonic has earned a five-star overall safety rating. The testing, under the revised New Car Assessment...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
Missing Brake Pads Prompt GM To Recall 2012 Chevy Sonic Models

If you’re one of the early buyers (or renters) of the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic and planning to head over a mountain pass for the holiday weekend, you might just want to get a quick brake inspection. GM is recalling 4,296 U.S.-market Chevy Sonic models—all assembled at the automaker’s...Read More»

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