Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

News

 
July Car Sales, Crash Tests, And Dead Green Cars: The Week In Reverse

July Car Sales, Crash Tests, And Dead Green Cars: The Week In Reverse

Automakers report July car sales, the IIHS crashes small cars, Honda kills two green cars, and we catch up on this week's car recalls. It's the Week in Reverse, here at The Car Connection. Car sales made big gains in July, with the Big Six brands leading the way. GM and Ford posted gains of about...

August 2, 2014 by  -
 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

Yes, Shoppers Believe That GM Has Changed, But They're Still Unsure About Quality

Last December, General Motors turned a corner. The U.S. government sold its last shares of GM stock, officially ending GM's highly publicized bailout, and to mark the... read more August 1, 2014 by 


 
2014 Fiat 500L

2014-2015 Fiat 500L Recalled After Tests Show That Airbags May Improperly Deploy

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2014 and 2015 models of the Fiat 500L. According to a statement from the automaker, the recall affects nearly 30,000 vehicles -- 25,500 in... read more July 31, 2014 by 


 
2014 MINI Cooper Countryman

IIHS Small Car Crash Test Results: MINI Earns The Only 'Good'; Fiat, Nissan, Mazda Graded 'Poor'

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released results from another round of crash tests. If the test cars were kids and the IIHS' grades were coming from an... read more July 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR prototype, 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

NHTSA Studies Dodge Charger, Cadillac ATS-V, Ford F-150 Prices: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Toyota Sequoia Review The 2015 Toyota Sequoia has room for the entire family and can tow a boat with ease, but its a challenge to maneuver for... read more July 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata

2011-15 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Faulty Shift Cable, Brakes

Hyundai has issued two separate recalls for late-model Sonatas to repair faulty shift cables and crack-prone brake calipers. According to Detroit News, nearly 889,000... read more July 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG Line

Honda Drops Cars, 2015 Nissan Leaf, 2015 Mercedes C-Class Pricing: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Nissan Leaf Review Entering its fifth model year, the 2015 Nissan Leaf is by far the world's best-selling electric car. It still looks the same... read more July 29, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Insight

It's Official: Honda Kills The Insight & Fit EV

Rumors began circulating back in February, and now they've been confirmed by the automaker: America's first hybrid, the Honda Insight, is dead. It's not like we didn't see it... read more July 29, 2014 by 


 
Scene from Mad Max: Fury Road

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek, Record Car Loans, Mad Max 4: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Quick Drive The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid probably isn’t going to win over typical hybrid shoppers; but... read more July 28, 2014 by 


 
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

NHTSA Investigates 2008 Chevrolet Impala, 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched three unrelated investigations of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala, the 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, and the 2006-2008... read more July 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid  -  Quick Drive, July 2014

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Quick Drive

The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid probably isn’t going to win over typical hybrid shoppers; but it’s going to charm the traditional Subaru crowd—as well... read more July 26, 2014 by 


 
Auto loan

Americans Owe $902.2 Billion In Car Loans, A Record High (And Most Are Re-paying On Time)

According to consumer credit reporting agency Equifax, Americans now owe a staggering $902.2 billion in auto loans -- a 10 percent increase from this time last year and an... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II

Intelligent Seatbelt, 2015 BMW 6-Series, F35-Inspired 2015 Mustang: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 BMW 6-Series Review With BMW’s ever-expanding range of models, the 6-Series has grown beyond just a two-door coupe and convertible, now... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
Safety Seat

NHTSA: 628 Children Have Died In Hot Cars Since 1998; Technology To Protect Kids "Isn't There Yet"

Senior officials from the Department of Transportation held a press conference yesterday in Washington, D.C., and the news they shared wasn't much comfort to parents and... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Infiniti Q40

Infiniti Q40, Death Cars, NHTSA And GM: The Week In Reverse

Infiniti replaces the G37 with the Q40, we rattle off this year's death cars, and the NHTSA says no one's being fired over the GM recall debacle. This is the Week in Reverse... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
HARKEN seatbelt concept fights driver fatigue (by the Biomechanics Institute of Valencia)

Can This Intelligent Seatbelt End Drowsy Driving? (Video)

The Internet of Everything: to most of us, it refers to machines we can monitor from afar, using computers and smartphones to keep tabs on our thermostats, refrigerators, and... read more July 24, 2014 by 


 
Advertisement

Advertisement

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.