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The Car Connection's Best SUVs To Buy 2015

The Car Connection's Best SUVs To Buy 2015

With dozens of nameplates in the fold, and whole car brands devoted to them, the SUV is more than just a popular vehicle type. The sport-utility vehicle is the station wagon of the modern era, and it's an ever-growing part of new-car sales. Buying a new SUV can be a confusing prospect. Do I really... read more

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2015 Nissan Leaf

2013-2015 Nissan Leaf Owners Report Brake Problems, Canada Investigates [UPDATE]

In the U.S., numerous complaints about the braking system on the Nissan Leaf have been filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to Detroit... read more February 25, 2015 by 


 
Next-generation BMW iDrive interface, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Auto Dependability Increasingly Defined By Tech Woes, Not Breakdowns

Which is more disabling: A component failure that makes you late to work one morning, or a connectivity system that fails, almost every single day, to connect to your... read more February 25, 2015 by 


 
Aston Martin Vulcan

2016 Volvo XC90, Smart And PETA, Aston Martin Vulcan: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Volvo XC90 Review The 2016 Volvo XC90 is the first entirely redesigned version of the Swedish maker’s large seven-seat SUV since 2002... read more February 25, 2015 by 


 
2016 Smart Fortwo  -  2014 Paris Auto Show

Smart Kowtows To PETA & Offers A Leather-Free 2016 Fortwo: Can It Save The Brand?

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals -- the activist group that's best known for splattering fur coats with paint and saving Mazda-loving spider colonies from certain... read more February 24, 2015 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S first drive, Portugal

Volt Vs. Leaf, Tesla In Texas, Mercedes-AMG C63: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Chevy Volt Vs. Nissan Leaf: Compare Cars Both of them power their front wheels all or mostly with an electric motor. Both of them plug into a wall... read more February 24, 2015 by 


 
2016 Cadillac CT6 in new spot ‘The Daring: No Regrets’

Gas Price Trends, 2015 Toyota Camry, 2016 Cadillac CT6: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Toyota Camry Video Road Test The mid-size Toyota Camry is the best-selling passenger car in the country. But with flashy new competition like... read more February 23, 2015 by 


 
Tesla owners & supporters gather in Statehouse in Austin to support company [photo: John Griswell]

Is Tesla Finally Coming To Texas? (And If So, Is It Thanks To The Gigafactory And The Hyperloop?)

Across much of America, it's cold today. Newscasters explain that by pointing to a blast of icy air swooping in from the North Pole, but others might think that the chill is... read more February 23, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota Camry XSE

2015 Toyota Camry Video Road Test

The mid-size Toyota Camry is the best-selling passenger car in the country. But with flashy new competition like the Ford Fusion and Hyundai Sonata, Toyota has stepped up to... read more February 22, 2015 by 


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata Fined $14,000 For Each Day It Refuses To Cooperate With Federal Airbag Probe

The ongoing Takata airbag recall has been far, far more confusing than it should've been. Among the major problems: 1. A geographic system of recalls, limited mostly to... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
Gas pump

Americans Are Pretty Sure That Gas Prices Are On Their Way Up

As we mentioned yesterday, fuel prices have tumbled in recent months, but never fear: they're already on the way back up. According to a poll conducted by the Consumer... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car

2015 Ford Expedition, 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3, 2016 Volvo XC90: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Ford Expedition Review The biggest SUVs on the planet have resisted extinction--but it doesn't mean they've gone without meaningful change. Just... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
Anthony Jannarelly's i-Mo concept

It's About To Get Real: Apple Accused Of Poaching Battery Designers

Earlier this week, most of the internet realized that the rumors are true: Apple is preparing to build autonomous electric cars like its high-tech rival, Google. But for... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
Clunkers

Gas-Guzzlers Are On The Road To Extinction

Once upon a time, it was common to find new cars with fuel economy ratings of just 12 or 15 miles per gallon. According to the University of Michigan Transportation Research... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for new Audi R8 debuting at 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Golf R Vs. WRX STI, Insurance Firms Sued, New Audi R8: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Six Reasons To Choose The VW Golf R Over The Subaru STI The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R might very well be the most accessible, livable car to offer both... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Insurance Companies Sued For Forcing Garages To Make Shoddy Repairs With Cheap Parts

Americans are wary of insurance companies. In fact, a recent Gallup poll about trustworthy professions put insurance agents near the bottom of the "trusted" list, besting... read more February 18, 2015 by 


 

 
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