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Best Car To Buy 2015: Honorary Mentions, And Extravagance Aside

Best Car To Buy 2015: Honorary Mentions, And Extravagance Aside

What is the Best Car To Buy? As we bring our focus back from our list of 2015 nomineesfor our annual award, it’s worth taking a look at the all-new models that didn’t quite make our list, and why. Firstly, the award keeps with one of The Car Connection’s core facets, in...

October 27, 2014 by  -
 
The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2015

The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2015: The Nominees

It's been another frantic new year in the auto industry--record recalls haven't slowed down a record number of introductions this year, with automakers rolling out redesigned... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible

Hardtop Convertibles Dwindling: Are They A Passing Fad?

The more things change, the more they stay the same. And to some drivers, one of life’s little joys is one that involves putting down the top, opening up to the sky... read more October 26, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

Mercedes GLA Reviewed, Airbag Recall Inflated, GM Blocks Tesla: The Week In Reverse

Mercedes-Benz brings an even smaller utility vehicle to the U.S., and now we've driven it; a minor airbag issue now affects millions more vehicles, and could potentially... read more October 25, 2014 by 


 
Car seats - Evenflo Embrace 35

Popular Evenflo Child Seat Recalled For Problematic Buckle

About 202,000 child seats by the company Evenflo are being recalled for an issue that might cause difficulty in quickly releasing the buckle—and thus, removing the... read more October 25, 2014 by 


 
Selfie of Noel Rudloff (via Wikimedia)

7 Photo Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Car Online (Illustrated With Selfies From Wikimedia)

Selling a car online is easy, right? Type in the make/model/year, offer a little description, name a price, post a few pics, and -- boom! -- you're done. Except it's not that... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
Texting while driving

Report: Hand-Held Cell Phone Bans Don't Make Roads Any Safer

As of today, 14 states, plus the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, have passed laws preventing drivers from using hand-held cell phones. A... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
Viper production at Conner Avenue Assembly Plant

2015 Lancer, 2015 XV Crosstrek, Viper Production Resumes: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Review Where so many economy cars have stretched their style and available features into the realm of luxury and high-tech... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Gets More Features, Refinement Upgrades

Subaru has released full details for the 2015 XV Crosstrek; and while this rugged hatchback continues into the new model year mostly unchanged, the automaker has introduced... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chrysler 200

2015 Chrysler 200: With Safety Ratings All In, It Tops Honda Accord

If you're shopping for the safest mid-size sedan, above all else, and you don't have a luxury-car budget, the 2015 Chrysler 200 is likely your best pick, based on the latest... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
Used car salesman

Do Car Salespeople Haggle Or Do They Negotiate? New Ads Hit A Nerve With Dealers [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below Shopping is a curious thing. Some people find the process of browsing, committing, and spending therapeutic; to others, it's cruel and unusual punishment... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
National Lampoon's Vacation

Men Love Sporty Rides, Women Love Practical Cars, And Other Stereotypes

Another week, another study about the many differences (and fewer similarities) between men and women. This time, the study crossing our desk comes from KBB.com, and it shows... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jaguar XKR

2015 Jaguar XK, Takata Airbag Recall, Anti-Tesla Bill: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Jaguar XK Review Here for its final model year, the 2015 Jaguar XK lineup carries over without significant change, as it's stepped aside for the... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
Railroad map prepared by the Michigan Railroad Commission, circa 1876.

GM Announces Support For Michigan's Anti-Tesla Bill, Governor Then Signs It

Last week, we told you about a hastily amended bill in Michigan that would prevent Tesla from setting up shop in the Wolverine State. It had passed both houses of the... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 
25 years of the airbag

NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Infiniti Q40

2015 Infiniti Q40, Autonomous Cars, Plug-In Hybrids Vs. Fuel Cells: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Infiniti Q40 Review Infiniti is holding on to the old, by keeping the outgoing version of its mid-size sport sedan, formerly called the G37... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 


 
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