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2013 Mazda CX-9, 2013 Dodge Dart Aero, McLaren P1: Car News Headlines
2013 Mazda CX-9, 2013 Dodge Dart Aero, McLaren P1: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, Kia revealed the new Rondo and we took a look at Cadillac's "virtual bumpers." We discussed the future of in-car technology and the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero received EPA fuel economy ratings. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. AAA...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»

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2014 Cadillac CTS Spied, Car Shopping Experience, Speed Traps: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we spied the 2014 Cadillac CTS and 2014 Mazda6. Lexus announced the new 2013 LS will be revealed on July 30. And also, you shouldn't speed through Springdale, Utah. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We found out why one man sold his...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf
Curious About Electric Cars? Try Renting One First

When hybrids like the Toyota Prius became commonplace earlier this century, they generated a lot of buzz. And so, Enterprise Holdings added hybrids to its fleets at Alamo, Enterprise, and National rental car outlets. Unfortunately, no one wanted to rent them. According to an article in the New York...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Preview, Mercedes SLS AMG GT Revealed: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we previewed the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek and Mazda is going racing with its new diesel engine. McLaren revealed a power upgrade to the MP4-12C and Nissan released new lease pricing for the 2012 Leaf. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

GM CUE interface - 2013 Cadillac XTS
Jeep Compass Dead, Cadillac's CUE, 2012 Passat TDI: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Chrysler Town & Country is going to morph into a crossover and a Nissan Leaf beat a Nissan 370Z in a drag race. We give an update on our 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI's Six-Month Road Test, and Jeep is killing the Compass. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012
2013 Dodge Dart Reviewed, 2013 Mercedes SL63 AMG Driven, Disney: Car News headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Norway loves the Nissan Leaf and Bosch speaks up regarding the future of diesels. A rare Aston Martin is heading to auction and the 2014 Jaguar F-Type will have a V-8 engine option. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Disney showed off...Read More»

2013 Nissan Sylphy, Beijing Auto Show
2013 Nissan Sentra, Steven Tyler, Bentley SUV: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, New Jersey outlawed road rage and we compared the Nissan Leaf against the new Ford Focus Electric. You can now repent for your sins at a drive-thru in Florida and we spotted the McLaren F1 successor. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...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»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Safety Counts: IIHS Names 115 Top Vehicle Picks For 2012

Not too long ago, safety ratings were details that only the most meticulous (and safety-minded) new-car shoppers paid attention to. But today, shoppers expect top safety as a given; frankly, it’s the price of entry for a family vehicle. And for 2012, those new priorities are showing: There...Read More»

Japanese travel poster
Japan’s Design And Tech Prowess Remerge At Tokyo, As Trade Woes Worsen

By all accounts, 2011 has been a very hard year for the Japanese auto industry. With the natural disaster of the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami, as well as the Fukushima catastrophe and energy crisis that followed, muddled later in the year by supplier issues related to flooding in...Read More»

Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S)
Best Car To Buy Awards, 2013 Toyota GT 86, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Best Car To Buy 2012 winners are announced and we review the 2012 Nissan Leaf. Toyota finally shows off the production GT 86 and Maybach is getting the axe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The 2012 Ford Focus has been named The Car...Read More»

50 Kw Leaf Charger
2012 Leaf Charger, Kids In Hot Cars, GM Hacked: Today's Car News

Yesterday was an important one for General Motors, with the new Spark and Spark EV, the Cadillac CUE system, and new engines announced, but a hacked WiFi network put a different spin on things. Green cars are going gangbusters today, too, with a cheaper Nissan Leaf charger for 2012, a home natural...Read More»

2012 Nissan Leaf in the Apple iPhone 4S commercial
Ferrari Enzo, Escape Hybrid, Dodge's New Compact: Car News Headlines

While the world pays condolences to Apple's founder, we're studying the details on the next super Ferrari and Dodge compact car--and wondering where greens will go when the Escape Hybrid isn't on sale any more. Car sharing, odo tampering and LH guilty pleasures--it's all here today at High Gear...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge
New 54-MPG Gas Mileage Rules, Audi and Eminem, BMW i3 and i8: Car News Headlines

President Obama has announced new fuel economy standards that will come into effect by 2025. Are you ready for 54 mpg? [TheCarConnection] Take a look at what's under the hood of the BMW i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid. [GreenCarReports] A cop pulling a DARE truck has been arrested and charged...Read More»

Barack Obama
Obama Announces New Standards To Double Vehicle MPG By 2025

Will your next vehicle get much better gas mileage than your current one? Ask most car shoppers and it's a priority. A new mandate formally announced this morning arguably makes it even more likely you'll find one with significantly higher mpg. The Obama administration and U.S. Environmental...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf
2011 Nissan Leaf Earns Five-Star Crash Safety Rating

Safety ratings are important considerations for any family car purchase, so it’s welcome news that the five-passenger 2011 Nissan Leaf has now earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). While Nissan touts the Leaf’s five-star status...Read More»

Pim closes his eyes and braces for impact.
Chevy Impala Lawsuit, World's Worst Driver, Flying Cars: Car News Headlines

The world's worst driver might live in the Netherlands. [MotorAuthority] Owners of the 2007 and 2008 Chevrolet Impala have filed a class action lawsuit against GM. [TheCarConnection] Is the flying car about to become reality? [AllCarTech] The next-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class will offer five...Read More»

Nissan Leaf ad, 'The New MPG'
Nissan Leaf Shifts Strategy & Asks How Far You Can Go On $1

Selling electric vehicles is no easy task. Human beings are creatures of habit, and EVs represent a dramatic shift. Accordingly, Nissan has shifted its advertising strategy for the fully electric Leaf, targeting an area where everyone's sensitive: the wallet. You probably recall the first ads for...Read More»

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