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2012 Acura RL, Charlie Sheen's Mustang, Opel Astra OPC: Car News Headlines
2012 Acura RL, Charlie Sheen's Mustang, Opel Astra OPC: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Acura RL and Chevrolet turns 100. Charlie Sheen's Mustang goes up for sale to benefit charity while Opel reveals the Astra OPC. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Opel has revealed the Astra OPC hatchback, but will...Read More»

1993 Cobra R Forza Motorsport 3
Would You Buy A Car That You Drove In A Video Game? Ford Thinks So

Pop in nearly any video game these days, and you're likely to see a slew of ads. In racing games like Forza Motorsport 4 and Gran Turismo 5, some of those ads come in the form of real-world vehicles you can drive on the virtual track. For over 15 years, companies have been trying to get the hang of...Read More»

Used car salesman
No Return: Man Takes Lemon Van On A Rampage, Trashes Six Cars

With anything involving car shopping and vehicles, if you're not on guard and a careful shopper, mistakes can be very expensive—and infuriating. So found a Salisbury, Massachusetts man earlier this week. His wife bought a van, then he took it to his mechanic, who found a host of...Read More»

2012 Ford Mustang equipped with SYNC AppLink
Ford's SYNC AppLink Expanded To Ten Vehicles For 2012

Regardless of the NHTSA’s views, the use of smartphones in vehicles is a rising trend. A recent J.D. Power and Associates survey on emerging technologies showed that 86 percent of smartphone owners admit to using them in their vehicles. As an automaker, Ford has to walk a fine line between...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang V-6. Photo: Anne Proffitt.
2012 Ford Mustang Sales Hampered By V-6 Availability

Ford could sell more 2012 Mustangs, if only they could produce more 3.7-liter V-6 engines. The Mustang is yielding sales ground to the new Camaro on a monthly basis, thanks in part to strong demand for the V-6 version of Ford’s F-150 pickup. The Ford F-150 and the Ford Mustang share the same...Read More»

1952 MG TD
Marilyn Monroe, Volvo S40 And V50, 1939 Plexiglas Pontiac: Today's Car News

This Saturday Marilyn Monroe's car will roll across the auction block. This car graced the backsides of Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Cary Grant, and Marilyn Monroe. [MotorAuthority] Women drivers protested the Saudi driving ban by circling the embassy in Washington, D.C. [TheCarConnection] Have...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang V-6 technical
Getting A Car Repair Right The First Time

The service department of a large dealership had a unique way to promote quality control. Above the repair area floor, there was a catwalk from which management could oversee the happenings below. On the wall behind the catwalk was a huge banner that read “Fix It Right The First Time.”...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT
How To Know When To Have Your Brakes Checked

You know how to check your car's other vital systems--oil, tire air, and gas--but what about the brakes? The trouble with brakes is that they can fail anytime. Depending on the type of driving conditions they have been exposed to, their wear rates can drastically differ, too. But if you look for...Read More»

2011 Mustang V-6
Ford's Newest Mustang Proves That Mayhem Can Be Good

When Ford decided to build an enthusiast version of the current V6 Mustang, they left it up to fans to choose the package name. A Facebook contest saw nearly three thousand names entered, but in the end it was the “Mayhem Mustang Package” that won out. The creator of that package name...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang Mustang Club of America Edition
Ford Mustang Facebook Fans Name Performance Pack 'Mayhem'

Back in November we reported that Ford announced it would let its Mustang Facebook fans choose the name for the upcoming 2012 Mustang V-6 performance pack. Today Ford announced the fans have spoken and the new performance pack will be dubbed Mayhem. The full name is the Mayhem Mustang Package. This...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challenger
Pony Car Edition: Mustang, Camaro Or Challenger? #YouTellUs

The pony car wars took a break for most of the Seventies, Eighties, and Nineties, but since the Dodge Challenger made its big comeback--alongside the Chevy Camaro and a revamped Ford Mustang--they're back on, like Donkey Kong. Want proof? Last year the Camaro outsold both its crosstown rivals, the...Read More»

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The U.S. Retail Car Industry: A $600 Billion Venture

Business Wire has released a new report on just how important car dealerships are to our national economy. The report discloses that 45,000 new and used dealerships across the country account for $600 billion in annual revenue. The report goes on to say that new vehicle sales account for half of...Read More»

2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GTS
Shelby Builds A Mustang For The Masses: The Shelby GTS

One of the biggest obstacles to owning a Shelby Mustang has always been the price of admission. Ford’s own Shelby GT500 Mustang starts at close to $49,000, and cars tuned by Shelby American (the tuning company backed by Carroll Shelby himself) begin at even higher prices. A Shelby GT350, for...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Camaro 45th Anniversay Edition. Image: © GM Corp.
Chevy Camaro Outpaces Ford Mustang In Sales

Last year, Chevy sold more Camaros than Ford did Mustangs. In some ways, that was easy to understand; after all, the Camaro had just returned to the market after an eight year absence. Ford did its best to compete by updating the V-6 and V-8 engine offerings in the Mustang, but it wasn’t...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang
Report: 2014 Ford Mustang Will Do More, With Less

To the Mustang faithful, change is rarely a good thing. Change, however, may be coming to the 2014 Mustang, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the venerable pony car. A report from The Mustang News suggests the 2013 Mustang will likely be the last model year for the current car. The site says...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang V-6. Photo: Anne Proffitt.
Surplus Mustang Inventory Shutters Ford's Flat Rock Plant

If you're in the market for a new Ford Mustang V-6 or GT, we've got some good news for you: Ford is likely to give you additional cash rebates or low-interest financing in the very near future because Mustang sales are slow. The automaker has nearly double the amount of V-6 and V-8 Mustangs in...Read More»

Project Source Horse
Can Telling The Truth Help You Sell Your Car?

The car industry has a bad reputation for good reason. However, if you’re selling your vehicle privately, do you have to follow in such notable footsteps? In my book, HELP! I Gotta Sell My Car NOW!, I explain how private sellers can set themselves apart from dealers and less-than-honest...Read More»

2004 Ford SVT Mustang Cobra
Selling Your Car Online: Handling Phone Inquires

The economic downturn has forced more car owners to sell their vehicles privately instead of trading them in with a dealer. The reasons vary: as financial markets tighten, it’s harder to qualify for a loan. Or you’re dumping that second or third car to cut expenses and generate some...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
Is Jeep Splitting Hairs When It Comes To Facebook Fans?

Jeep announced today that it now has over 1 million Facebook fans. It joins other automakers such as Porsche and Ford in this elite, but growing group. Jeep is also quick to claim that it is the "first domestic automotive brand with more than 1 million Facebook fans." While this is true, at some...Read More»

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