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What's New for 2017: Ferrari
What's New for 2017: Ferrari

Should you be fortunate enough to find yourself ready to place an order for a 2017 Ferrari, you'll have the Italian automaker's most advanced lineup to pick between. Then again, odds are that you're already on the list if you want to buy a new Ferrari—after all, the Prancing Horse mostly...Read More»

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO with chassis #3851 GT
This $38M Ferrari 250 GTO Is The Most Expensive Car Ever Sold At Auction

The most important classic-car event of the year has started, and this year, the annual car week in Monterey and Pebble Beach, California, kicked off with a startling, record-setting auction. This 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was auctioned at the Bonhams sale at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering--and when...Read More»

Apple CarPlay.
Apple's iOS In The Car Is Now CarPlay, Will Debut On Ferrari, Mercedes, Volvo Cars This Week

Since last summer, we've been waiting for the debut of Apple's in-dash operating system, iOS in the Car. Images of the service in action finally leaked to the web in January, and now Apple tells us that we'll get our first official glimpse of iOS in the Car -- renamed "CarPlay" -- this week at the...Read More»

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Are You The Ultimate Auto Enthusiast? Prove It & Win A Ferrari-Fueled Trip To Italy

If you've ever told your friends that you're the ultimate auto enthusiast, pay attention: from now until September 17, Shell is sponsoring its annual "Ultimate Enthusiast" contest, and the top prize is a week-long trip to Ferrari's stomping grounds in Maranello, Italy. Entering the contest is easy...Read More»

Interbrand's Best Global Brands, 2012
The Top 100 Global Brands: How Does Your Automaker Rank?

On Tuesday, we shared year-to-date sales stats for most automakers, but sales aren't the only way to measure a company's health. Interbrand takes a broader view of corporate value, and the marketing firm has just released its list of the top 100 global brands. To rank companies, Interbrand looks at...Read More»

The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids
Driverless Cars, Gas Prices, New VW GTI: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we cover a new potential threat posed by autonomous cars, tell you why gas prices aren’t heading down and spill the beans on a lightweight, limited edition of the next Volkswagen Golf GTI. You’re halfway through the week, so celebrate by catching up on...Read More»

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2012 Geneva Motor Show Highlights: Neutral Ground, Opulence And Excess

Of all the world's auto shows, the Geneva Motor Show has traditionally served as one of opulence and design. It's also increasingly been where some of the top sports cars, supercars, and prestige luxury cars take a bow. Just as the Swiss city serves as a middle ground in so many other ways, it...Read More»

Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo with his 599 GTB Fiorano
Tax The Rich, Says Ferrari Boss

Luca di Montezemolo, chairman of Ferrari, has a potential solution to the debt crisis in Italy: tax the rich, since asking the already-squeezed middle class to pay more is “scandalous.” In fact, the simple-but-elegant solution could be applied to any government debt crisis, including...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»

California's New Whale Tail Plate. Image: California Coastal Commission
New CA License Plate Saves Whales, Angers Original Artist

Another week, another license plate controversy. California has offered drivers a whale-themed license plate since 1997, when a Wyland-designed plate went on sale. The artist, famous for his marine-themed artwork, loaned his whale-tail image to the state for use on a plate funding coastal...Read More»

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Vehicle Theft Down But California Has 8 Of Top 10 Hot Spots, Report

The good news is that vehicle theft is down for the seventh consecutive year. The bad news – if you live in California – is that the state holds an unenviable eight of the top 10 hot spots. In a new report, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) says that preliminary FBI estimates...Read More»

cigarettes, taken by Flickr user Schnella Schnyder
Butt Out: New York Bans Smoking In Cars When Kids Are Present

Secondhand smoke kills – so it should come as no surprise that lawmakers would introduce a bill to ban smoking in cars where children are present. In fact, a New York lawmaker, Assemblyman David Weprin, has done just that. In the proposed New York legislation, the smoking ban would apply to...Read More»

Mustang Row
Father's Day Gift Idea: Take Him To A Car Show

Father's Day is a less than a week away. What better way to show your Dad that you care than to bond with him for a few hours over some seriously beautiful examples of automotive art? Best of all, some of them are free or charge a small fee that goes to charity. Here are a random 10 spanning coast...Read More»

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Car Insurance Too Expensive? Be Glad You're Not An Action Hero

Let’s be honest – all of us would like to pay less money for car insurance. For starters, car insurance doesn’t make your car go any faster or get better fuel economy. Car insurance won’t net you a date with the former head cheerleader at your high school (unless she’s...Read More»

L2's Facebook IQ survey for 2011
BMW Zooms To The Front Of The Pack On Facebook

If you're on Facebook, you understand its allure, its dazzling ability to connect you with friends, fremenies, people you'd thought you'd forgotten, and others you wished you had. If you're not on Facebook...well, you will be. Facebook -- or at least the social, interconnected, sharable info model...Read More»

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Skirting The Law: Disabled Parking Abuse On The Rise

In cash-strapped California, scofflaws parking illegally by using disabled parking placards when they’re perfectly able-bodied are in for a rude awakening. Sting operations are cracking down on the abuse in various high-traffic areas of cities, including Beverly Hills, Westwood (UCLA campus)...Read More»

2010 Nissan Titan
Nissan Titan Diesel, Ferrari Superamerica 45: Today's Car News May 19, 2011

Cummins is developing a four-cylinder turbo clean diesel engine as part of a $30 million federal project. The benefactor of all this? The Nissan Titan. [TheCarConnection] Ferrari has revealed the Superamerica 45, which will be shown at the 2011 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. [MotorAuthority]...Read More»

2012 Ferrari FF
Travel Europe, Drive Supercars And Get Paid To Do It

Writing about cars gives us access to the highest-horsepower, biggest-pricetag machines in the world, but now there's a chance for civilians to do the same, in Europe, at least. A company in the U.K., called RepairACar, is looking to hire one lucky individual to transport exotic cars around the...Read More»

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Texting While Driving: California Cracks Down On OMG, 2L8?

California drivers with cell phones and texting devices in hand, beware. The Golden State has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and has pledged zero-tolerance enforcement on distracted driving throughout the month. That means--in theory, at least--drivers using hand-held cell...Read More»

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