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2014-2015 MINI Cooper Recalled To Improve Crash Protection

2014-2015 MINI Cooper Recalled To Improve Crash Protection

BMW has issued a recall for select MINI vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles were improperly constructed and provide less protection for occupants during collisions than is required by law. ALSO SEE... read more

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2015 Mini Cooper S: Quick Drive

Is the 2015 Mini Cooper S overwrought or just cheeky? Is it a trend-setter or a fashion victim? And does it still continue to build on the heritage of the classic Mini? Those... read more November 12, 2014 by 

2014 MINI Cooper Countryman

IIHS Small Car Crash Test Results: MINI Earns The Only 'Good'; Fiat, Nissan, Mazda Graded 'Poor'

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released results from another round of crash tests. If the test cars were kids and the IIHS' grades were coming from an... read more July 30, 2014 by 

2015 MINI Cooper 5 Door

2015 MINI Cooper Adds New Five-Door Model

Unless you’re a diehard fan of the MINI Cooper, it probably takes a second or two to differentiate the current design from the previous two generations. That might... read more June 11, 2014 by 

J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study

J.D. Power: Vehicle Dependability Drops For The First Time In Over 15 Years

America's auto industry has been on a roll recently, boasting stronger sales, better-built cars, and higher approval ratings from customers. That makes J.D. Power's latest... read more February 13, 2014 by 

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG options package

Will You Rent Options & Upgrades On Your Next Car?

Computers have become integral parts of our everyday lives. Whether they're sitting on our desks, in our pockets, or on our wrists, we've become increasingly dependent on... read more January 21, 2014 by 

2014 MINI Cooper S

2014 MINI Cooper Preview

The 2014 MINI Cooper, the third generation of BMW’s modern take on the classic Issigonis design, has been revealed today ahead of its Los Angeles Auto Show debut on... read more November 18, 2013 by 

J.D. Power 2013 Sales Satisfaction Study

Jaguar, MINI Top J.D. Power's 2013 Sales Satisfaction Study, Chrysler Brings Up The Rear

It's that time again: time for J.D. Power's annual Sales Satisfaction Index Study, which measures customer satisfaction at dealerships across the U.S. Last year, Lexus and... read more November 15, 2013 by 

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Why Aren't Women Buying Cars From Detroit?

Detroit, we have a problem -- in fact, we have two. Everyone knows that younger consumers are ambivalent about owning cars. That's an obstacle that automakers around the... read more March 6, 2013 by  3

2014 Lexus IS 250 F Sport

Lexus, Subaru, Mazda Earn High Marks On Consumer Reports' Report Card

Every year, Consumer Reports rolls out its "Brand Report Card", which ranks major auto brands based on reliability and road-test scores. CR's 2013 scoresheet has just come... read more February 27, 2013 by  3

J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study

J.D. Power: Lexus, MINI Are Tops In Sales Satisfaction

Earlier today, we discussed how a range of factors affect customer satisfaction with new automobiles. Included in that mix is the sales process, which begins with shoppers... read more November 29, 2012 by  1

2014 Mazda Mazda6

2014 Mazda Mazda6, Fisker Received New Funding, Toyota iQ EV: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we checked out the electric car you'll never see and we spotted the 2014 Infiniti G37. We talked about the Paris Auto Show and Fisker received... read more October 1, 2012 by  0

2011 Dodge Durango Crew

Dodge Recall, Drunk Driving, Fisker Atlantic: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drove the 2012 Mitsubishi i electric minicar and Fisker talked to us about its future models. Dodge recalled the 2013 Durango and Chrysler... read more August 21, 2012 by  0

2011 MINI Paceman concept

2013 MINI Clubvan, Paceman May Be Followed By Two New Models

When BMW brought the retro-styled MINI to U.S. showrooms in 2001, it was an instant hit with shoppers, but the car had its share of critics, too. "Yeah, it's a nice, modern... read more July 16, 2012 by  4

2014 Chevrolet Impala

New York Auto Show, Subaru BRZ, Porsche: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Tesla's worst nightmare might become a reality and a legend passed away. Ford, Honda, Porsche, and Cadillac all won awards, and we posted live photo... read more April 6, 2012 by  0

2013 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac, MINI Awarded For Most Improved Customer Experience

Like all trade shows, the 2012 New York Auto Show raises as many questions as it answers: will this new model live up to the old one? How will customers take to its... read more April 5, 2012 by  0


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