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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Video Road Test

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Video Road Test

Subaru’s built its reputation as the king of all-wheel-drive wagons, but it hasn’t always been the king of fuel economy. That sticking point has led to the first Subaru gas-electric car, the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid. ALSO READ: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Under... read more

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2014 GMC Sierra

2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Adopt New SAE J2807 Towing Standards

When it comes to pickup trucks, towing capacity has the same importance that fuel economy has with hybrids or driving range has with electric vehicles. Unlike those examples... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
CarMD Vehicle Health Index, 2014

North Carolina, Massachusetts, Delaware Rank Highest In Car Repair Costs

Having a car repaired can be pretty unpleasant. (A recent study suggests that half of Americans would rather visit the dentist than take a car to the shop.) But in some... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
OnStar 4G LTE System

New-Car Problems Up: Blame Technology And...The Polar Vortex?

Americans are seeing more problems with their new vehicles this year, compared to last year. But could the weather be to blame for some of it? That's one thing J.D. Power is... read more June 18, 2014 by 


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

Terrified Of Tesla, NADA Launches Campaign To Tout Benefits Of Franchise Dealerships

Tesla's roadmap to success has been long and winding and full of potholes. One of the biggest obstacles vexing the startup automaker has been America's network of state... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

Most Stolen SUV, 2015 Acura ILX, 2015 Mercedes CLS: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015 The Acura ILX has only been on the market for about two years now, but in each of its model year changeovers so... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
2014 Acura ILX

Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015

The Acura ILX has only been on the market for about two years now, but in each of its model year changeovers so far, it's seen more than its share of changes. A year after... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Escape

NICB Reveals Most-Stolen SUVs In America: Ford Nabs Gold, Silver, And Bronze

Generally speaking, auto thieves gravitate toward cars, especially perennial targets like the Honda Accord and Civic. But as everyone knows, SUVs and crossovers are big... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
Bentley Continental GT3-R, 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Satisfaction Awards, Automakers Talk Tesla, Bentley GT3-R: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: GMC, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz Ace Vehicle Satisfaction Awards Each year, marketing firms conduct countless studies to help guide car-buyers' decisions... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru Forester: Volvo 240 Wagon, reincarnated?

Reincarnation: Is The Subaru Forester The Modern-Day Volvo 240 Wagon?

Subaru and Volvo have, for decades, been on parallel paths, in some unlikely ways. Both industry outliers that found major success with safety, sensibility, and a somewhat... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

GMC, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz Ace Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Each year, marketing firms conduct countless studies to help guide car-buyers' decisions. They study vehicle reliability, the quality of the dealership experience, even how... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
Elon Musk plugs a Tesla Model S into a Supercharger (Image: deanslavnich on Twitter)

Tesla's First Takers: BMW, Nissan Talk To Elon Musk & Co. About Battery Charging

Last week, Tesla Motors and its charismatic CEO, Elon Musk, did something very, very unusual. After dropping cryptic hints about some "controversial" plans, Musk revealed... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

Mazda Recall, Jeep Extended Warranty, Nissan Concept 2020: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Mazda 6, Mazda 3 Recalled For i-ELOOP Issue Mazda will recall some 2014-2015 Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 sedans for an issue with some new fuel-saving... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2015 BMW X6, Corvette Z06, Ford Drops Its MPG, Tesla Opens Up: The Week In Reverse

Whether you're about to go shop for a new car, wondering about the gas mileage of the one you've had for a year or two, or happily still in the honeymoon stage, it's worth... read more June 14, 2014 by 


 
Build your perfect 2015 Ford Mustang with online configurator

Ford And Heinz, 2014 Cadillac SRX, 2015 Mustang Configurator: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014 Cadillac SRX Review The 2014 Cadillac SRX has a chiseled, gleaming exterior that fits right in with that of the Escalade SUV, and its daring... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

Ford Admits To MPG Blunder, Downgrades Fuel Economy For Six Models

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] has caught an error in its calculations for EPA fuel economy for several of its small-car, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid models, and it's moving to... read more June 12, 2014 by 


 
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