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2012 North American Car Of The Year: Detroit Auto Show Video
2012 North American Car Of The Year: Detroit Auto Show Video

What's the best new car, and what's the best new truck for the 2012 model year? The North American Car and Truck of the Year jury has spoken, and at this year's Detroit Auto Show, the committee chose its two favorites for the new model year. For this year's awards, the winners are the 2012 Hyundai...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 Cadillac ATS, Detroit Auto Show, Autonomous Driving: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Dodge Avenger is on the chopping block while running a red light could hurt your credit score. We take a look at what you must see at the Detroit Auto Show and tell you why the 2013 Cadillac ATS is lighter than the BMW 3-Series. All this and more in today's car news...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Ford, Hyundai Ace Loyalty Studies From Polk, J.D. Power

Customer retention is a huge focus in the automotive world -- in fact, earlier this week at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, General Motors' Mark Reuss listed it among his top three priorities*. However, two recent studies show that Ford and Hyundai currently do the best job of keeping customers in the...Read More»

North American Car of the Year
Hyundai Elantra, Range Rover Evoque Are NA Car, Truck Of The Year

The winners of the 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have been announced, as the auto industry kicks off the new year at the annual Detroit auto show. For this year's awards, the winners are the 2012 Hyundai Elantra for car of the year and the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque...Read More»

Car lot
Analysts Predict A Booming Auto Market In 2012 (Except In Europe)

The dust is still settling from 2011, but early figures indicate that the U.S auto market recorded significant growth over 2010. Analysts at Polk Research say that upward trend will continue across much of the globe in 2012 -- though alas, not everywhere. THE WINNERS China: Though some have...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Priced From $25,850

Pricing for the mid-size 2012 Sonata Hybrid, just announced by Hyundai, begins at $25,850, excluding $760 destination charge. This is good news for consumers in the market for a stylish five-passenger sedan that's rated at 40 mpg highway fuel economy. And the starting price is just $55 higher than...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Christopher Chapman To Head Design For Hyundai America

Hyundai has announced that former BMW designer Christopher Chapman has been appointed to the position of Chief Designer at the Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI). In this role, he will have overall responsibility for new vehicle and concept vehicle design. Chapman takes over from Philip...Read More»

2012 BMW 3-Series sedan first drive
2012 BMW 3-Series Driven, Toyota Prius Race Car, Aptera: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drive the 2012 BMW 3-Series and review the 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Lexus donates to Toys For Tots and Aptera employees destroy electric car shells. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Videos surface of Aptera staff smashing...Read More»

Best Car To Buy?
TheCarConnection To Name "Best Car to Buy 2012"

We've driven hundreds of vehicles in the past year, including dozens of brand-new models. Now, TheCarConnection--High Gear Media's flagship reviews and news site--is getting ready to name this year's Best Car To Buy. If you're a long-time follower of TCC, you know we rate all mainstream vehicles...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera: All-New, Large Family Sedan Bows At 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

The Hyundai Azera was last redesigned for 2006, so the large family sedan was well due for a change. And Hyundai definitely delivers with the 2012 Azera just introduced at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. For family car buyers requiring comfort, safety, plenty of passenger and cargo space, good...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera Preview: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

There aren't many Hyundai vehicles left untouched by the company's rapid transformation into a top-tier automaker. The Accent was all-new earlier this year--and now, the big Azera gets its day in the sun, appropriately enough, at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2012 Azera now wears Hyundai's...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Hoping For A Big Win At Super Bowl XLVI

It's that time of year again -- time for family and friends to come together and celebrate one of America's most joyous events, the Super Bowl. With less than three months to go until kickoff, advertisers like Hyundai are already huddling to prepare their game-day strategies. Hyundai has announced...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 200 sedan
October Auto Sales: The Leading Edge Of An Economic Rebound?

While U.S. economic news is hardly good, somehow auto sales again proved to be a bright spot in October. As the housing sector remains on a downward slide in much of the country, manufacturing growth slowed, and economists wondered how Greece's nearing economic meltdown will affect the global...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe
2009-2011 Hyundai Santa Fe, Veracruz And Kia Sorento: Recall Alert

Curt Manufacturing, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is conducting a safety recall on certain 2009-2011 Hyundai Santa Fe and Veracruz and Kia Sorento crossover SUVs over concerns about a tow package wiring harness defect. Separate notices on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site...Read More»

The 2012 Toyota Prius. Image: Toyota
Prius Slows Traffic, Focus Electric, 2012 BMW 3-Series: Car News Headlines

It turns out that ending HOV lane privileges for the Toyota Prius in California is slowing traffic, according to a new study. That might be a good thing for pedestrians, as the Ford Focus Electric won't have a built-in noisemaker. Kids won't care, however, as long as they're in a safe car...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai & Kia Are Tops In Customer Loyalty

Hyundai has made major inroads in the U.S. over the past several years, working hard to boost sales and brand awareness. New data from indicates that those efforts are paying off: Hyundai and its sister brand, Kia, now sit at the top of the heap in customer loyalty. The news comes from Experian...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis Prada
2014 Hyundai Genesis, Equus To Get Ten-Speed Automatic?

It was pretty much destined to happen. With luxury automakers climbing on the increased gear ratio bandwagon, giving us seven-, eight- and nine-speed transmissions, Hyundai is upping the ante even further with their in-house development of a ten-speed automatic for future luxury models. As...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Equus
Hyundai Ups The Ante, Announces Ten-Speed Automatic Transmission

For the 2012 model year, Hyundai is launching an eight-speed automatic transmission in its Genesis and Equus luxury sedans. The transmission, developed by Hyundai in-house, promises to improve acceleration, boost fuel economy and deliver a smoother ride than more traditional six-speed...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster, Lego Explorer, MINI Connected: Today's Car News

We drive the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 and Ford builds a 2012 Explorer out of Legos. Lincoln is going away from the waterfall grille design while a gas station in Tennessee might be the first to offer rapid electric car charging. All this and more in today's car news, right here on TheCarConnection...Read More»

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