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Ahead of diesel-scandal fix, Volkswagen’s U.S. CEO departs

Ahead of diesel-scandal fix, Volkswagen’s U.S. CEO departs

As a U.S. deadline looms, and Volkswagen readies a new plan to fix hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles—and, perhaps, looks to cut a deal with regulators—the automaker’s U.S. arm has announced that its top executive in the U.S. is leaving his post. “Through mutual... read more

March 9, 2016 by -
 
2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400

Ford F-150 investigation, 2016 Buick Cascada, 2017 Infiniti Q60: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2013-2014 Ford F-150 investigated for brake failure The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of 2013 and 2014... read more March 8, 2016 by


 
2013 Ford F-150

2013-2014 Ford F-150 investigated for brake failure

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of 2013 and 2014 models of the Ford F-150 pickup. NHTSA says that it has received 35 reports... read more March 7, 2016 by


 
'My Car Does What?' campaign from the National Safety Council

My car does what? New campaign teaches drivers & shoppers about safety features

We spend a lot of time reading and writing about new car technology, and as a fan of auto news, you're probably up-to-date on it, too. Many Americans aren't so lucky, though... read more March 7, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

2016 Cadillac Escalade, Dart Vs. Jetta, BMW Vision Next 100: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Dodge Dart Vs. Volkswagen Jetta: Compare Cars The Volkswagen Jetta and Dodge Dart are both compact four-door sedans that have been around for a few... read more March 7, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Sales sink, but VW workers still get bonuses

In a couple of weeks, we'll enter the sixth month of Volkswagen's Dieselgate crisis. Here are a few of the top news items about the emissions-cheating scandal that have... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
Auto loan

Auto loan amounts are on the rise, and so are delinquencies

Everything old is new again: Full House is back on the air, the Spice Girls are planning a reunion tour, and auto loan delinquencies are steadily creeping upward. At least... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Lincoln MKZ

Takata Recall, 2017 Audi R8, 2017 Lincoln MKZ: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Takata recall expands again: 2008 Toyota Corolla, Matrix; 2008-2010 Lexus SC 430 Toyota has announced an expansion of recalls related to Takata's... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
Fiat's Sergio Marchionne

FCA's Sergio Marchionne wants to help Apple make electric cars

Last year, Sergio Marchionne made headlines with his dogged pursuit of Mary Barra. The Fiat Chrysler CEO was bound and determined to partner with Barra's General Motors, and... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
2017 Aston Martin DB11, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

2016 Honda Pilot, 2017 Infiniti QX30, 2017 Aston Martin DB11: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Honda Pilot: our long-term road test begins Now that awards season is behind us, The Car Connection's editors are ready for some in-depth seat... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
Blind driver Steve Mahan in Google's Self-Driving Toyota Prius, March 2012

Most Americans are afraid of autonomous cars, even though many already drive them

A new study from AAA says that 75 percent of motorists are afraid of self-driving cars, and only 20 percent would trust an autonomous vehicle to chauffeur them around town... read more March 2, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda Pilot (Touring, long-term road test)

2016 Honda Pilot: our long-term road test begins

Now that awards season is behind us, The Car Connection's editors are ready for some in-depth seat time with one of our highest-rated vehicles from the 2016 model year. Join... read more March 2, 2016 by


 
Homer Simpson, distracted driver

Study: 70% of you talk on the phone while driving (and that's not all)

For untold millennia, people have tried to set good examples for their family, friends, and neighbors. And for just as long, family, friends, and neighbors have been busting... read more March 2, 2016 by


 
Google's autonomous Lexus RX450h

For the first time, Google admits its autonomous car is at fault in fender-bender

Valentine's Day 2016 was important to many folks. Couples pledged their undying love, companies like Hallmark and Godiva lolled on piles of holiday dough, and in Mountain... read more March 1, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors gallery in Houston Galleria, opened October 2011, with Model S on display

Tesla wins fight with GM in Indiana, but there's more to come

Last year, a heated debate over civil rights thrust Indiana into the bright, unflattering glare of the media spotlight. The issue still lingers, but a new controversy could... read more February 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 R leaked

VW Dieselgate, 2017 Mercedes SL-Class, 2017 Porsche 911 R: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Volkswagen Dieselgate Update: Judge Sets March Deadline For Repair Plan, EPA Asks For EVs, More It's been another dizzying week of Volkswagen... read more February 29, 2016 by


 

 
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