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NHTSA Won't Randomly Pull You Over & Test You For Booze Anymore (Without Your Consent)

NHTSA Won't Randomly Pull You Over & Test You For Booze Anymore (Without Your Consent)

Back in November, some motorists in Fort Worth, Texas had an unusual and unnerving experience: according to a report at NBC DFW, "Some drivers in North Fort Worth on Friday were stopped at a police roadblock and directed into a parking lot where they were asked by federal contractors for samples of...

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Money and car keys

Subprime Set: Top Ten Cars Bought By Those With Low Credit Scores

You’ve likely all seen the late-night TV ads from used-car lots—pushing loans for which they say anyone with a job can qualify. But hold on; don't yet sign your... read more March 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014

2015 Audi A3 Sedan: First Drive

From the driver's seat of the 2015 Audi A3, it's easy to play favorites. This new most affordable sedan in the Audi lineup has the best in-car interface—and perhaps the... read more March 15, 2014 by 


 
PlateWave social networking app for UK drivers

British Car Fan Launches PlateWave App To Help You Find Dates Using License Plates

Marc Ackerley is either extremely vain, extremely delusional, or an extreme genius. Possibly all three. According to the Daily Mail, the 58-year-old British car fan was lucky... read more March 14, 2014 by 


 
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

2011-2012 Dodge Charger Recalled For Potential Headlight Failure, 49,400 Vehicles Affected

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2011 and 2012 models of the Dodge Charger. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a wiring flaw that could disable... read more March 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 Acura TL

2014 Acura TL, 2015 Porsche Cayenne, GM Ignition Recall: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014 Acura TL Review The 2014 Acura TL isn't as luxurious in the traditional sense as some of its German or even American competitors. But in SH-AWD... read more March 14, 2014 by 


 
2007 Saturn Ion Red Line

Switchgate: GM Knew About Defects In 2001, Offers Owners Free Loaner Car & $500 Credit

The ever-expanding recall fiasco known as "Switchgate" currently affects more than 1.62 million Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from the 2003-2007 model years, 1.37... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
2016 Jaguar XE teaser

2014 Subaru Forester XT, Mass Transit Growing, 2016 Jaguar XE: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014 Subaru Forester XT Six-Month Road Test: Ultimate Guide At one month into our 2014 Subaru Forester XT Six-Month Road Test, we're pleased to... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru Forester XT convoy on tour in South Africa

2014 Subaru Forester XT Six-Month Road Test: Ultimate Guide

At one month into our 2014 Subaru Forester XT Six-Month Road Test, we're pleased to report we've settled into an easy rhythm with our Best Car To Buy 2014. It's one of the... read more March 12, 2014 by 


 
Transportation and the New Generation, a study by the Frontier Group

Mass Transit Is Massively Popular: Brief Trend Or Long-Term Trouble For The Auto Industry?

Wise men say that the wheels on the bus go round and round. The men and women at the American Public Transportation Association agree, adding that the wheels turned a lot... read more March 12, 2014 by 


 
Pedestrian crossing sign

London Uses Smart Crosswalks To Make Streets Safer For Pedestrians (And Drivers)

Most cities have an extensive network of sensors embedded in their streets -- usually at intersections. They're designed to regulate traffic lights: when sensors detect that... read more March 12, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet SS  -  First Drive, December 2013

2014 Chevrolet SS, Tesla Vs. New Jersey, GM Ignition Recall: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014 Chevrolet SS Review With the 2014 Chevrolet SS, the rear-wheel-drive V-8 performance sedan is back at Chevy dealerships for the first time this... read more March 12, 2014 by 


 
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

Congress Investigates GM Ignition Recall: Did Automaker Wait Too Long?

Did General Motors [NYSE: GM] wait too long to initiate a recall to remedy a potentially dangerous design flaw? Pressure on GM from Washington, D.C., escalated Tuesday, as a... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Christie Allows New Jersey Agency To Block Tesla Store Sales

Just as New Jersey governor Chris Christie is struggling to distance himself from one scandal, he’s becoming embroiled in another polarizing controversy—by... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Apple CarPlay.

CarPlay Comes To The iPhone In iOS Update (But When Will It Come To Volkswagen?)

CarPlay hasn't appeared in actual cars yet, but Apple has already begun laying the groundwork for its arrival via the latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 7.1... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Officer with speed gun

Tiny Florida Town's Pursuit Of Speeders May Get It Wiped Off The Map

No one likes a speed trap, except maybe law enforcement agents. But according to the New York Times, one tiny town's ticketing streak has been so outrageous, so brazen, that... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
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