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Five Luxury Vehicles With Plummeting Prices
Five Luxury Vehicles With Plummeting Prices

The recession is over, they tell us. It's time to start spending again. Yet somehow, we aren't. Frugal trends that set in when the bad news was bearing down on us like a speeding semi in our rear-view mirror are still with us -- and nowhere is this more visible than in the automotive market...Read More»

First Ride: 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
When Is An Evoque Not An Evoq?

Interesting thing about car names – concept and otherwise - they are intended to evoke (pun intended) certain feelings as consumers look at the vehicles. Here we look at Evoque and Evoq, which are actually very different vehicles from two different automakers. They’re both luxury, but...Read More»

Screencap from Porsche's YouTube channel
Battle Of The Brands: Which European Automakers Bare All On YouTube?

Yesterday, we launched a little friendly competition: a comparison of automakers' YouTube channels. We were curious to see which qualify as must-see web TV and which ought to be canceled ASAP. Monday was devoted to U.S. brands, and today, we're moving across the pond for a look at their "European"...Read More»

2010 Audi Q7
Are SUVs Making a Comeback?

Automakers are busy with plans to introduce a fleet of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars in the coming months---cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus, and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Sales numbers from this year could give them pause, as the results for this year show a surprising...Read More»

2011 Land Rover LR2
2011 Land Rover LR2 Details Revealed

Land Rover continues to make changes to its lineup. We know about the upcoming 2012 Evoque, and today we're previewing the next Land Rover LR2. The 2011 LR2 gets updated interior and exterior styling, including a new front bumper and two-bar grille, which is meant to make the LR2 look more like the...Read More»

Leah Watkins-Hall
Getting Social With Jaguar Land Rover's Leah Watkins-Hall

A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off a new feature called "Getting Social", where big guns in the auto industry share their thoughts about what's next in marketing, communications, and social media. Today, we interview Leah Watkins-Hall, Manager of Corporate Brand & Interactive Communications...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Secret Shoppers Give Mercedes-Benz Top Marks For Customer Experience

UPDATED: Pied Piper's Fran O'Hagan sent in some additional comments about this study. See below. If you've ever had the pleasure of working in retail or the service industry, you already know how much fun secret shoppers can be. (For the rest of you: not very.) Over the past four years, the folks...Read More»

Marty Padgett
Video: Catch The Fox Car Report, Featuring Our Own Marty Padgett

Top Gear may have a giant studio audience (all wearing comfy shoes, we hope), and they may do some eye-popping, outrageous stunts, but if you're looking for serious auto industry updates, you'd do better tuning into the Fox Car Report. It's an in-depth, half-hour foray into the wild world of...Read More»

2012 Range Rover Evoque
2012 Range Rover Evoque Unveiled

We previewed it yesterday, and now it's here: The Land Rover Range Rover LRX. Wait, scratch that last part--the new crossover is being dubbed the Range Rover Evoque. The Range Rover Evoque crossover was introduced today at a party marking Range Rover's 40th anniversary. Stylistically, this compact...Read More»

Land Rover compact crossover preview sketch
Land Rover Set To Show Off LRX Crossover Tomorrow

While basketball fans may be looking forward to Thursday as the start of free agency, luxury crossover buyers will also have something to look forward to: The unveiling of the Land Rover Ranger Rover LRX crossover. It may not keep the LRX name, and it probably won't keep the 2.0-liter biodiesel...Read More»

2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: The Perfect Family Car?

What is the perfect family car? Family cars come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, colors and prices. Take the Volkswagen Golf for example; this is a very popular small family car. It's the ideal car for a young family, with young children. However, once your children grow to their teenage years...Read More»

2010 Land Rover LR4
Land Rover: Fear, Safety, The Office And No Diesel Hybrid

When you think of Land Rovers, certain images naturally come to mind. Windswept peaks, massive sandy dunes, rock-strewn trails, snowy fjords and the wild jungles of Borneo. Land Rover has spent decades cultivating this image of ruggedness, go-anywhere ability and serious upper class looks--as has...Read More»

2010 Land Rover Range Rover
How GM Should Have Saved HUMMER

_How GM Should Have Saved HUMMER     I am saddened and angered by the demise of HUMMER. A uniquely American creation, HUMMER could have been SO much more than what it became.   I believe that the people who ran HUMMER got too caught up in striving to one-up Jeep. HUMMER wanted to be...Read More»

Screencap from Land Rover LR4 "Sword" commercial
Video: Land Rover Gets Cocky, Tries Comedy

Land Rover has plenty of reason to smile these days. Despite car buyers' interest in smaller vehicles like the Ford Fiesta, the MINI Cooper, and the maybe here/maybe not Audi A1, Land Rover's lineup of SUVs is doing very well in showrooms. In fact, as of April, the company's year-to-date sales were...Read More»

2010 Land Rover Range Rover 4WD 4-door HSE Angular Front Exterior View
New Range Rovers, Jaguar XF On Aluminum Crash Diet Program

Jaguar and Land Rover are moving to a lighter-weight future as the new 2011 Jaguar XJ--which we're driving this week in Los Angeles, natch--will spawn a whole new generation of aluminum-bodied vehicles for the British brands. The last-generation XJ probably was the car that sealed Jaguar's fate...Read More»

2010 mercedes benz gl class facelift 002
Ask TCC: Which SUV Should I Buy?

Pets are people too--so why shouldn't a family of Schnauzers get a first-class SUV to roll in? Here at TheCarConnection, we're always happy to give our hands-on experience out in the form of advice--though we're also keen on getting you to share your brains and to write for High Gear Media Web...Read More»

2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE
The Royal Speed-Cam Detector: Prince Philip's Land Rover Busted!

His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh is known for saying impolitic things in public once in a while. Now it turns out that his occasional lack of political correctness may extend to avoiding the U.K.'s prevalent speed-detecting cameras. He was recently spotted by Britain's Daily Mail newspaper...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Crossover vs Traditional SUV: Which is Best?

Gone are the days of straightforward words that describe the types of vehicles we drive. Car. Truck. Van. Wagon. Over the years, the marketing-speak of the auto industry has successfully permeated our vocabulary. Terms like “crossover” and “sports activity vehicle” are thrown around at...Read More»

Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore
Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore

It’s a crisp 26-degree day, and the puddles scarring our off-road trail have iced over. The Range Rover’s tires crack and crunch through them like holiday ribbon candy, but as instructor Greg Nikolas eggs me on, I roll gently through the muck, despite my historical hatred for ribbon candy. What...Read More»

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