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2017 Nissan Versa Note shows off new face, Doctor Doom references inevitable

2017 Nissan Versa Note shows off new face, Doctor Doom references inevitable

Nissan unveiled Thursday its updated 2017 Nissan Versa Note, complete with the V-neck grille you'll find on almost every Nissan now except the Z and the Leaf. The updated hatchback for Nissan is relatively unchanged aside from the swept headlights, deeply set vertical grille element, and...

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2017 Jeep Patriot

Automotive Mendoza Line, view of the US market, more Ferrari hybrids: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Where good cars end and bad cars begin: The automotive 'Mendoza Line' Right-handed Mario Mendoza stood in the batter's box July 14, 1979, like he had nearly 500 times before... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda Pilot

2016 Honda Pilot long-term road test: is the safety tech worth it?

It was 10 months ago that we took delivery of our long-term pearl white 2016 Honda Pilot Touring AWD. In that time we've covered nearly 12,000 miles. You might say we're... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
Map of the U.S.A.

Toyota and Nissan have a so-so view of the U.S. auto market

U.S. auto sales have surged over the past eight years, as the country has steadily recovered from the Great Recession. America's red-hot car market seems to be cooling... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence

Honda Pilot vs. Volvo XC90: Compare Cars

The 2017 Honda Pilot and the 2017 Volvo XC90 are both large, seven-seat family utility vehicles, though they're about as far away from traditional SUVs in refinement and... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
The Mendoza Line

Where good cars end and bad cars begin: The automotive 'Mendoza Line'

Right-handed Mario Mendoza stood in the batter's box July 14, 1979, like he had nearly 500 times before that day. The bushy-haired, bespectacled shortstop for the Seattle... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
Mazda CX-9 vs. Jaguar F-Pace

2017 Jaguar F-Pace vs. 2016 Mazda CX-9: Compare Cars

Just what, you may be asking yourself, are we thinking by comparing the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace and the 2016 Mazda CX-9? The Mazda, after all, is a turbo-4 three-row crossover... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
Android Auto

Android Auto now works in any car--and it's free

So far, automakers have done a pretty terrible job of designing infotainment systems. Those systems are so bad, they're causing quality scores to plummet and inspiring... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Ram 1500 Night Package

Ram’s 2017 lineup, older drivers grow, Chevy Camaro 1LE: What’s New @ The Car Connection

What's New for 2017: Ram With gas under two bucks a gallon in many parts of the United States, it's no surprise that Fiat Chrysler's Ram division has had a stellar 2016... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport first drive: close encounter of a turbocharged kind

Outside of Vegas, an alien-themed cathouse provides the only Kodak moments for a hundred miles or more. Honest, honey--we're just here for the pictures! Yep, that's how we'll... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
Buick LaCrosse vs. Kia Cadenza

2017 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2017 Kia Cadenza: Compare Cars

Big sedans have been a part of the American landscape for generations, but they've fallen out of favor among mainstream buyers in part because mid-sizers offer at least as... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Ram 2500

What's New for 2017: Ram

With gas under two bucks a gallon in many parts of the United States, it's no surprise that Fiat Chrysler's Ram division has had a stellar 2016. But it's not just cheap pump... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
Older driver

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. drivers are over 65: are America's roads ready for them?

The Department of Transportation recently published some new statistics on American motorists, and among other things, they suggest that self-driving vehicles couldn't come... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
Teen driver

Buying a car should be (a) painless, (b) fun, or (c) joyful?

Shopping for a new car can be pretty exciting--until the point that you have to head to a dealership. That's when the migraine meds can come in handy. At least one dealer... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump (a caricature by Flickr user DonkeyHotey)

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: how will tomorrow's election affect Volkswagen's future?

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past 18 months--and if you have, oh, how we envy you--you know that tomorrow is election day in the U.S. What does that have to... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017

Chrysler Pacifica crash test, Ford Focus RS video, Fuel-cell ferries: What's New @ The Car Connection

2017 Chrysler Pacifica aces federal crash test The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has been awarded the government's top rating for its crashworthiness, the NHTSA announced today... read more November 7, 2016 by


 


 
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