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Beyond The Cross Coupe, Volkswagen's Plan To Take Over America Involves Adding 100 Dealers

Beyond The Cross Coupe, Volkswagen's Plan To Take Over America Involves Adding 100 Dealers

In most parts of the world, Volkswagen is a top-selling auto brand, but America isn't like most parts. Sadly, unless more U.S. consumers start swilling VW's Kool-Aid, the German car company will never achieve its goal of dominating Planet Earth's auto market by the year 2018. That annoying fact has... read more

January 14, 2015 by  -
 
New Ford GT, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2015 NACOTY, Ford GT Supercar, 2016 Chevy Volt: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: VW Golf And Ford F-150 Take Out 2015 North American Car And Truck Of The Year Awards The votes have been counted and the winners declared for the... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 
Booth professionals of the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show

RIP 'Booth Babes': Do We Need Auto Show Models Anyway?

From novelists to economists, many great thinkers believe that if you want to see the future, look to China. If that's the case, car fans may soon attend auto shows without... read more January 12, 2015 by 


 
Money, money, money

Honda Fined $70 Million For Underreporting Auto Problems: Slap On The Wrist Or Serious Fine?

Back in November, we told you that Honda had failed to report more than 1,700 death and injury claims to U.S. regulators, and as a result, the Japanese automaker was facing... read more January 12, 2015 by 


 
2015 Dodge Viper SRT GTC

Toyota Tacoma, Volvo S60 Cross Country, Dodge Viper GTC: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Look At Redesigned Mid-Size Truck Here’s your first look at the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. No, it’s not a radically... read more January 9, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Sedan Stands Taller, Takes On Snow Drifts

Is there a market for a sport-utility sedan? That appears to be what Volvo is asking with its new, high-riding 2016 S60 Cross Country sedan, which will make its official... read more January 8, 2015 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Audi Smartwatch, Mercedes Move, Mid-Engine Corvette: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Audi Unveils A Smartwatch To Unlock Your Car: Is The Key Officially Dead? Audi rolled out a lot of high-tech toys at the Consumer Electronics Show in... read more January 8, 2015 by 


 
Audi stand at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Audi Unveils A Smartwatch To Unlock Your Car: Is The Key Officially Dead?

As our colleagues at Motor Authority reported, Audi rolled out a lot of high-tech toys at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. But in addition to the company's... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for Aston Martin Vantage GT3

Traffic Jam Assistant, Google Car Interface, Aston Vantage GT3: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Bosch Unveils Autonomous Driving System For Traffic Jams We're still several days away from the opening of the 2015 North American International Auto... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Mercedes-Benz Confirms: It's Moving U.S. HQ To Atlanta, Georgia

Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to move its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia, surprising absolutely no one. The German automaker had been considering the move for some... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
Google Project Ara modular phone

Could Google Interface Be A Better Way For Vehicle Connectivity?

If you keep your cars for more than a couple of years, and relish making the most of in-vehicle connectivity features, you’re probably familiar with a certain form of... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
OnStar's AtYourService offering

OnStar's AtYourService Tells Drivers About Nearby Deals, Parking, Hotel Rooms, And More

Yesterday, we told you about some new features that will soon come to General Motors' OnStar, including predictive diagnostics and driving assessment. But as Steve Jobs used... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota Fuel Cells, New OnStar Services, Mercedes F015: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Toyota Frees Up Patents, Pushes For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Future With its upcoming 2016 Mirai sedan, Toyota is betting big on hydrogen fuel-cell... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
Bosch automated driving system on Autobahn A81

Bosch Unveils Autonomous Driving System For Traffic Jams

We're still several days away from the opening of the 2015 North American International Auto Show, but car companies and suppliers are already making headlines well to the... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Toyota Frees Up Patents, Pushes For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Future

With its upcoming 2016 Mirai sedan, Toyota is betting big on hydrogen fuel-cell technology—and a scenario that will include the hydrogen infrastructure that makes... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet's new OnStar services, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

OnStar Adds High-Tech Tools To Predict Maintenance Needs & Offer Insurance Discounts

America's biggest auto event -- the North American International Auto Show, better known as the Detroit Auto Show -- kicks off in just a few days, but General Motors is... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 

 
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