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2016 Scion FR-S, Tesla In Virginia, Hyundai Vision G Concept: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2016 Scion FR-S, Tesla In Virginia, Hyundai Vision G Concept: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Scion FR-S Review The Scion FR-S has a nimble and fun to drive spirit, with just enough of the modern conveniences, technology, and safety equipment to keep it from being a penalty box anywhere but a twisty mountain road. It's a sports car at its essence and among the... read more

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Gas pump

Oh, Great: Hackers Are After Our Gas Stations Now

Auto fans have spent the past couple of weeks thinking about hackers. As our cars become increasingly networked -- not just through telematics systems like Uconnect and... read more August 10, 2015 by 


 
2007 BMW 335i and 2015 Fiat 500e electric car in driveway, May 2015  [photo: Chris Baccus]

Fines For Backing Into Your Driveway: Public Safety Issue Or Violation Of Privacy?

Like 18 other states, Florida only requires cars to carry one license plate, mounted at the rear of the vehicle. That probably helps to trim expenses at Florida's DMV, but it... read more August 10, 2015 by 


 
2016 Honda Accord Coupe

Prius Vs. Volt, 2016 Buick LaCrosse, 2016 Honda Accord Coupe: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Chevrolet Volt Vs. Toyota Prius: Compare Cars The Toyota Prius's legendary status is, by now, well-established. It's by far the best-known hybrid in... read more August 10, 2015 by 


 
E-paper traffic signs developed by Visionect

Australia Takes A Cue From Amazon, Rolls Out E Ink Parking Signs

Urban environments can get pretty complicated for motorists. Aside from the usual glut of stop signs, school crossings, and traffic lights, drivers also have to decipher a... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
BMW's EnLighten app

BMW's EnLighten App Tells You How To Time Stop Lights (And Helps Launch The V2G Revolution)

If you live in a city long enough, you get to understand its traffic lights. Some places, they're synchronized, so when your light turns green, you know how fast you can... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for Mazda Koeru concept debuting at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2016 Toyota Mirai, FCA Hacking Scandal, Mazda Koeru Concept: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car: Quick Drive While auto-industry insiders, analysts, and tech-savvy early adopters are split on whether a... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
YouGov stats for Jeep and Chrysler, 2013-2015

Shortly After Hacking Scandal, Shoppers Still Love Jeep (Chrysler? Eh, Not So Much)

Two weeks ago, everyone was talking about a Jeep Cherokee that was hacked via its Uconnect telematics system. After the story broke, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles hardened its... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model X

Volvo XC90 Recall, Ford F-150 Vs. Ram 1500, Tesla Updates: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Deliveries Halted On 2016 Volvo XC90 Due To Airbag Issue Volvo Cars is preparing a recall for the 2016 Volvo XC90 crossover utility vehicle, for an... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
OnStar for Retail

OnStar Is Vulnerable To Hackers, Too: Here's What You Can Do To Protect Your Car

A couple of weeks ago, two hackers made headlines when they wreaked havoc on a Jeep Grand Cherokee by exploiting a weakness in the vehicle's Uconnect telematics system... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
2017 Audi S8 Plus

2016 Honda Fit, 2016 Lincoln MKC, 2017 Audi S8 Plus: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Honda Fit Review The 2016 Honda Fit sets the benchmarks for interior space, utility, and safety for small hatchbacks. It may not be as... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

Bad Roads Cost Drivers, 2016 Audi Q3, 2016 Chevy Volt: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Audi Q3 Aces Crash Tests, Earns Top Safety Pick Rating The U.S. luxury-vehicle market is changing—and downsizing—rapidly; and the... read more August 4, 2015 by 


 
Apple Vice President Eddy Cue announces iOS7 vehicle integration at WWDC 2013

Toyota Chooses Not To Offer Apple's CarPlay Or Google's Android Auto: Dumbest Move Ever?

Yesterday, we told you about Audi, BMW, and Daimler, who have banded together to keep Google from dominating the mapping industry and, thus, the autonomous car industry. Now... read more August 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

EPA Rates 2016 Chevrolet Volt Plug-In Hybrid: 42 MPG, 53 Miles Of Electric Range

Electric range is obviously a crucial specification for battery-electric cars, but the upcoming 2016 Chevy Volt shows that plug-in hybrids too can benefit from bigger... read more August 4, 2015 by 


 
Pothole repair (via Wikimedia)

Bad Roads Cost U.S. Drivers More Than $500 A Year

America is great at many things, but one area where we could stand some improvement is our transportation infrastructure. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
2017 Mitsubishi Montero Sport (Pajero Sport, Challenger)

2016 Chevy Colorado, 2016 Scion tC, Mitsubishi Montero Sport: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Priced From At Least $33,705 GM has set pricing and final towing specs for the upcoming turbodiesel-powered 2016... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 

 
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