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7 Chinese companies that want to dominate the electric car market
7 Chinese companies that want to dominate the electric car market

If you've seen photos of Shanghai or Beijing engulfed in smog, you know that China has room for improvement on the environmental front. But change is coming quickly to the world's most populous country, and nowhere is that more visible than in the auto industry. Roughly 40 years ago, China began to...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma
Fisker: An Influential Disaster

New car companies are difficult to launch. That's why they're rare. Before the world heard of Fisker Automotive, the last major new car company to emerge from America's economic cauldron was Chrysler. That was in 1925. Fisker Automotive's rise to celebrity status in the green-car world came as...Read More»

Joel Ewanick at the 2010 LA Auto Show
Former GM Marketing Guru Joel Ewanick Heads To Fisker

We don't usually report on personnel matters in the auto industry. Most of you come here looking for details about current and upcoming vehicles, so we typically leave stories about hirings and firings to other news sites. However, the firing of Joel Ewanick by General Motors last July was anything...Read More»

Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast
The Auto Industry's Response To Hurricane Sandy

One week ago, after Hurricane Sandy's violent landfall, residents along America's eastern seaboard awoke to starkly different landscapes than they ones they'd known a few hours earlier. Homes and offices had been destroyed, mementos and landmarks ruined, lives changed, taken, forever altered. But...Read More»

Election 2012
Election 2012: Lies, Deceptions, And Dumb Things Said About Cars

Whew! It's finally over. Almost. When Election 2012 gets filed away in some extraterrestrial media-storage device, we hope the rest of the universe looks on us with a sense of pity--because this year's silly season has been sillier than usual. Especially when it comes to cars. At times, it seemed...Read More»

Acura NSX Concept
2014 Chevy Silverado, Corvette, '15 Acura NSX: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, we've reviewed the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid in our latest video road test, and General Motors has released a video teasing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The 2013 Chevrolet Volt is getting a software update to cure some charging issues, and Fiat's talking about what it will...Read More»

2013 Range Rover Sport
New Range Rover Revealed, Steven Tyler's Venom, Progressive's Insurance Foul: Car News Headlines

Today at TheCarConnection, Mercedes-Benz enlisted MacGyver for its latest video, and Land Rover revealed the new 2013 Range Rover. Fisker announced another new CEO and some BMW buyers aren't happy with the stop-start system on the new 3-Series. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport
Gas Prices, Mercedes Recall, 2014 Kia Soul, Fisker Fires: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media Fisker issued a comment regarding the latest Karma fire and we spied the 2014 Kia Soul. Mercedes-Benz recalled the 2012-2013 M Class and Top Gear USA returns with new episodes. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Are Volvos and Acuras...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima, Fisker Expands, Volvo Teases S60 Polestar: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Nissan Altima officially became the most fuel-efficient mid-size sedan in the U.S. and Texas might become the first state with an 85-mph speed limit. Infiniti priced the 2013 IPL G Convertible and Penske Automotive helps expand Fisker's dealer network. All this and...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Edge, Honda CR-V Vs. Ford Escape, Electric Cars: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, a tuned Camaro ZL1 breaks into the 10s and the DoE is keeping an eye on Fisker. A used Toyota Prius is a good used green car and electric cars have advantages over gasoline powered cars. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Are...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave, Volkswagen Recall, Shelby GT500's Future: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, our six-month road test Hyundai Veloster suffered its first injury and the Shelby GT500's fate is revealed. Porsche revealed the 2013 Cayenne GTS and we did some video walkarounds with a few new vehicles. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
Fisker, 2013 Lexus ES, Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Honda issued a recall while GM released details regarding the 2014 Cruze Diesel. The Tesla Roadster's battery became a car meme and Murilee Martin has a new guilty pleasure. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. LG wants to end distracted...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport
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»

2011 Saab 9-5
LGBT License Plates, Saab, SOPA Effects MegaUpload Founder: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, companies are still interested in saving Saab, and Nissan sold a lot of Leafs. LGBT equality license plates are coming to some states, and we drive the 2012 Fisker Karma. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. SOPA may have stumbled, but...Read More»

Wreckage of Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano that burned to the ground in Dubai
Ferrari Crashes, 2013 Dodge Dart, Lexus Christmas Gifts: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Dodge teases the interior of the 2013 Dart as Lexus teases a new concept car. Fisker raises the price of the 2012 Karma and we take a look at how to protect yourself from car thieves this holiday season. All of this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma
2012 Chevy Cruze, Nissan Juke-R Concept, Fisker Fiasco: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we review the 2012 Chevy Cruze while Ford shows off its SEMA wares. Nissan debuts the 2012 Juke-R Concept and we look into the Fisker fiasco. All this and more in today's car new, right here at High Gear Media. We take a look at the Fisker fiasco and how shoddy reporting is...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500 IIHS crash testing
Fisker Karma Scores 20 MPG, 2012 Fiat 500 Top Safety Pick: Car News Headlines

Today around the High Gear Media network, we have a potpourri of news, including the 2012 Fisker Karma's official fuel economy ratings, an IIHS Top Safety Pick for the 2012 Fiat 500, and a look at whether the 2012 Chevrolet Volt or the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid is cheaper to drive. Catch all...Read More»

2012 Honda Insight - European market version to be shown at Frankfurt Motor Show
Lutz Returns, BMW And Fisker, First Aventador Crash: Car News Headlines

Some were up, some were down--and when it all was tallied up, August sales disappointed. [TheCarConnection] French lesson! Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose--Bob Lutz is back at GM. Does Dany Bahar know? [TheCarConnection] GM and the state of California are sparking anger in some EV...Read More»

2011 Fisker Karma
Chirp, Bruup, or Artificial Engine Sound -- Will You Know an EV Is Approaching

Here at Family Car Guide, we were all atwitter at the news late last month that the Senate and House both passed the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010. Now it awaits President Barack Obama’s signature before going into law. In essence, this law directs the Secretary of Transportation...Read More»

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