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

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 prototype of its first autonomous car built in-house. The prototype looked dramatically different from the modified Toyota...

August 26, 2014 by  -
 
Average length of auto rentals by state (via Enterprise)

The Fastest (And Slowest) States For Auto Repair

Having your car repaired after an accident is never fun, but some of the pain can be alleviated by an efficient garage offering speedy service. Believe it or not, such places... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru WRX S4 (Japanese spec)

2015 Kia Sportage, Ford’s New Hybrid, Subaru WRX S4: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Kia Sportage Review Within the compact crossover class, the 2015 Kia Sportage is one of the most interesting options from a dynamic and... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Fit

Brace Yourselves: 2015 Honda Fit Gets Better Bumper To Fix Crash-Test Scores

Back in January, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety debuted some disheartening data from a new crash test on small cars. The test centered on the IIHS' new... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Outback  -  First Drive

Corvette Z06 Pricing, Volt Vs. i3, Missed Uber Connections: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Uber Users Climb Into Random Cars, Thinking They're Cabs (It's A Trend) Lots of people dislike Uber. Many of them are cab drivers, who are... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Legacy 3.6R

Future Cadillacs, Safe Subarus, And Most Stolen Cars: The Week In Reverse

Crash-test scores are crucial to the success of new cars these days--so things are looking good for the 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback. The new models have earned the best... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
Taxi sign in Trzcianka, Poland (via Wikimedia)

Uber Users Climb Into Random Cars, Thinking They're Cabs (It's A Trend)

Lots of people dislike Uber. Many of them are cab drivers, who are suspicious/concerned/angry about the lack of restrictions governing Uber's ad hoc taxi network. Now... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
Joss JP1 supercar prototype

New Recalls Website, 2015 Honda Accord, Joss Supercar: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Honda Accord Sedan, Coupe, And Hybrid: On Sale Today, Priced From $22,105 Three versions of the 2015 Honda Accord go on sale today at... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
Computer keyboard

Worried About Recalls? Just Check Your VIN On The Department of Transportation's New Website

Last summer, we told you about the Department of Transportation's plan to develop a website that would allow motorists to see if their ride had been recalled simply by typing... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Accord Sedan

2015 Honda Accord Sedan, Coupe, And Hybrid: On Sale Today, Priced From $22,105

Three versions of the 2015 Honda Accord go on sale today at dealerships across America, and they're priced to sell. Whether you're shopping for a coupe, a sedan, or a leaner... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
Lotus APX concept, 2006 Geneva Motor Show

Chevy Corvette Satisfies, Hybrid Tax Credits, Lotus SUV: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Study: Chevrolet Corvette Meets Owner Expectations More Than Any Other Car About six months into a relationship is when it happens: you settle into a... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Federal Tax Credits For Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars: What You Need To Know

If you want to get a special incentive for driving a hybrid, you're a few years too late; but a tax credit applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Legacy, Outback Earn Best Possible IIHS Safety Rating

The 2015 Subaru Legacy and 2015 Subaru Outback have earned the best possible set of safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—and the... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, shot by Dan Wang

Study: Chevrolet Corvette Meets Owner Expectations More Than Any Other Car

About six months into a relationship is when it happens: you settle into a routine with your significant other and finally begin to notice the way she/he chews cereal or... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang RTR teaser

2015 GMC Sierra 1500, Ford Recalls, 2015 Ford Mustang RTR: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Review The recently overhauled 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 delivers some of the best hauling and towing numbers of any light-duty... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
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