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2015 Grand Cherokee, 2015 Discovery Sport, Volvo Future: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2015 Grand Cherokee, 2015 Discovery Sport, Volvo Future: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review Refinement and capability have always been Grand Cherokee hallmarks. As the model has evolved over the years, it has grown even more plush, all the while retaining most of its off-road prowess. Like just about any off-road-ready vehicle of...

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2015 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar

High-MPG Three-Cylinder Engine Headed To Future Volvo Models—Even S60

You might barely be getting used to the idea of how four cylinders are now enough to power a nearly mid-size sedan briskly. Now what about three cylinders? Volvo thinks so... read more September 2, 2014 by 


 
Homer Simpson, distracted driver

General Motors May Be The First To Offer Cars That Detect Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving is a hot topic these days. Beyond the usual distractions of burgers, babies, and blush, now we have to deal with smartphones, infotainment systems, and a... read more September 2, 2014 by 


 
2015 Dodge Viper SRT

Saab Bankruptcy, 2015 Mercedes CLA, 2015 Dodge Viper SRT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review When Mercedes added the CLA to its lineup last year, it brought two distinctions: It was (and still is) the... read more September 2, 2014 by 


 
2016 Volvo XC90

New Volvo XC90, VW e-Golf Pricing, Ford's New Hybrids: The Week In Reverse

Three years and eleven billion dollars later, Volvo is now firmly part of Chinese automaker Geely—and the Swedish automaker is now showing off the first completely new... read more August 30, 2014 by 


 
Teen driver

Chevrolet, Buick See Improvement In Customer Satisfaction, Others Fall Flat (Or Further)

For automakers, there's good news and bad news on the customer satisfaction front. According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, the bad news is that new-car buyers... read more August 29, 2014 by 


 
Saab logo

Saab Files For Bankruptcy Again: Who's Going To Save It This Time?

The long saga of Saab beggars belief. With all the ups and downs and reinventions, it plays like a so-so season of Doctor Who: observers either find it so ludicrous that they... read more August 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Aston Martin Lagonda

2016 Volvo XC90, 2015 BMW i8 Tech, 2015 Aston Martin Lagonda: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Volvo XC90 Review The completely redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 bears very little semblance to the boxy, utilitarian wagons the brand built a... read more August 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8

Can't Afford A $135,000 BMW i8? You Can Still Enjoy Some Of Its High Tech Toys

Tech gadgets can be big selling tools for automakers (when they work properly, that is). Unfortunately, many of the newest, glitziest gizmos are only available on new cars --... read more August 28, 2014 by 


 
HAL 9000 from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey

J.D. Power Offers More Proof That Voice-Recognition Systems Are The Worst Things In Our Cars

Earlier this month, J.D. Power's Kristin Kolodge told a group of conference-goers that voice-recognition software is the most troublesome technology found on cars today. Of... read more August 28, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang production at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, Michigan

Suzuki Recall, Car Health Tracker, 2015 Mustang Production: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi Recalled For Spiders (It's A Trend) 2014 may be remembered as the Year of the Recall. GM's "Switchgate" fiasco kicked things... read more August 28, 2014 by 


 
2013 Suzuki Kizashi

2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi Recalled For Spiders (It's A Trend)

2014 may be remembered as the Year of the Recall. GM's "Switchgate" fiasco kicked things off, affecting millions of vehicles in the U.S. and abroad. Other automakers followed... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
FIXD app

Kickstarter Of The Day: FIXD, A Health Tracker For Your Car

Once upon a time, aftermarket add-ons were marketed almost exclusively to motorheads. Apart from stereo upgrades and the occasional set of ill-advised Car Lashes, mainstream... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
Maserati Kubang

Growing Car Loans, Google Autonomous Car, Maserati Levante Spied: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Chevrolet Traverse The 2015 Chevrolet Traverse is the GM brand's biggest crossover vehicle--a car-based wagon distinct from the big truck-based... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
Auto loan

The Average Car Loan Is Now 5.5 Years (And Growing)

Back in July, Equifax revealed that Americans have taken out $902.2 billion in car loans -- an all-time high. But the credit company also told us not to worry, because nearly... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Not So Fast, Google: Autonomous Cars In California Still Need Steering Wheels, Brakes

In May of this year, California's Department of Motor Vehicles published safety guidelines aimed at manufacturers of self-driving cars. A few days later, Google unveiled a... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
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