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Acura, Cadillac Top Shoppers' Ratings Of Automaker Mobile Sites
Acura, Cadillac Top Shoppers' Ratings Of Automaker Mobile Sites

Acura, by a significant margin, has the best-rated OEM mobile website. It's followed by Cadillac, Porsche, and Chrysler, as other mobile manufacturers' sites top-rated by shoppers. That's according to the J.D. Power 2014 Automotive Mobile Site Study, which gauges website effectiveness through four...Read More»

J.D. Power 2014 Social Media Benchmark Study
J.D. Power: Toyota, Ford, Chevy Rule Social Networks; Fiat, Mini, Chrysler, Not So Much

We often think of social media as the playground of the young: the tweens, the teens, and the Millennials, with a few Gen Xers thrown in for gravitas. But while those whippersnappers may be more comfortable than older folks when it comes to diving into a new social network, in the end, everyone...Read More»

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 in business but unlucky in love -- or so he thought. Then, he began getting calls from his Ferrari dealer, who said that "a...Read More»

Fake Audi ad referencing the Sochi Winter Olympics 'Snowflake Fail' (via Reddit)
Audi Fan Creates Outstanding Ad Riffing On The Sochi Winter Olympics Snowflake Fail

Once upon a time, advertising was a long, drawn-out process. The Don Drapers of the world took months to develop slogans, refine logos, and copyedit commercials before unleashing them on consumers. Then came the internet, and eventually, social media. Together, they changed the way that we think...Read More»

Audi Snapchat images from Super Bowl 2014
Audi's Super Bowl Snapchat: Awesome or Awkward?

Yesterday afternoon and evening, millions of sports fans geared up for a Super Bowl that would ultimately prove to be stupendously underwhelming (or overwhelming, for Peyton Manning). But despite the huge number of TV sets tuned to the big game, many viewers were glued to other, smaller screens...Read More»

2014 Toyota Tundra 4x4  -  Driven, December 2013
CES, 2014 Toyota Tundra Driven, 2014 Detroit Auto Show: This Week In Social Media

It's been a busy week here at The Car Connection as we prepare for the upcoming 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Here's a recap of what happened this week: At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show this week we learned that General Motors and Audi plan to equip certain new vehicles with 4G LTE data connections...Read More»

2014 Lexus GS 350
2014 Lexus GS 450h, Car Sales, Fiat Buys Chrysler: This Week In Social Media

This week we started off the new year with a bang with two luxury cars, car sales, and Fiat buying Chrysler. Here's a look back at the week in reverse: We finished 2013 off strong in a 2014 Audi Q5 TDI, and we rang in the new year driving a 2014 Lexus GS 450h hybrid. We're quite smitten with the...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra First Drive, Santa Barbara
Best Car To Buy, New Vehicles, Glamping: This Year In Social Media

What a year 2013 has been. From glamping in the new 2014 GMC Sierra to burning up the streets in the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, we've done it all. Here's a quick look back at some of the highlights of this past year: During vehicle testing for The Car Connection Best Car To Buy...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester XT Driven, New GM CEO, 2016 Honda Ridgeline: This Week In Social Media

This week has been full of car news, and from recalls to new CEOs to next-generation transportation, we've covered it all. Here's what you need to know: The government sold off its remaining shares of General Motors this week, and the company announced a new CEO. When Mary Barra takes the helm, GM...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible
November Car Sales, 2015 Ford Mustang, Fuel Economy: This Week In Social Media

From the new 2015 Ford Mustang to November car sales, we've barely had time to eat here at The Car Connection. Here's a recap of the past week: Ford finally took the wraps off the new 2015 Mustang, both in coupe and convertible form. With independent rear suspension and a completely new design...Read More»

2015 Porsche Macan S
L.A. Auto Show, Tesla Investigation, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado: This Week In Social Media

From the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show to autonomous cars and Tesla, it's been a busy week here at The Car Connection. Here's a recap: This week in Los Angeles, the covers came off the new 2014 MINI Cooper and Cooper S. On the other side of the show floor, General Motors--which wants to get back into...Read More»

2014 Mazda 3 s Grand Touring  -  First Drive
Best Car To Buy, 2014 Mazda 3, LA Auto Show: This Week In Social Media

From our Best Car To Buy 2014 announcement to the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, it's been a busy week here at The Car Connection. Here's a quick recap: The 2014 Subaru Forester was named The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2014 based on many factors. But a main reason was its terrific packaging and...Read More»

2014 Cadillac CTS Live Photos
Best Car To Buy, Honda and Jeep Recalls: This Week In Social Media

You follow us on social media, right? Of course you do. And that's why you are informed of all the latest automotive news. Which means you know what's going on in the automotive universe, but just in case, here's an overview of the past week: This week we announced the nominees for The Car...Read More»

2014 Toyota Camry
Best Car To Buy 2014, October Car Sales: The Week In Social Media

We know you follow us on social media, so you are already aware that we spent the first half of the week in the refreshed 2014 Dodge Durango. Let us just sum it up for you: It's a great family vehicle. It's hard to believe, but it's already that time of year. This week we announced the nominees for...Read More»

2014 Dodge Durango
Dodge Durango Driven, Mercedes CLA, BMW 2-Series: This Week In Social Media

If you've been keeping up with us on social media this week, then you already know we've been driving a 2014 Dodge Durango. To answer the question you're wondering, yes, we like it quite a bit. This week we began wrapping up our 30 Days of the Mercedes CLA coverage by putting together a mega photo...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
Driving AMGs, Toyota Recalls, Mercedes CLA: This Week In Social Media

Have you been keeping up with us on social media this week? If you have, then you already know we spent some time out at Willow Springs on the race track driving all the latest high performance cars from Mercedes-Benz with the AMG badge. Meanwhile, Toyota issued multiple recalls this week with one...Read More»

2014 Buick Regal GS
Toyota Corolla Flubs Crash Test, 30 Days of Mercedes CLA: This Week In Social Media

If you've been keeping up with us on social media this week, then you already know we started the week by driving the new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. And while we can't tell you how it drives yet, we can tell you all about the new 2014 Buick Regal and LaCrosse we drove. Tesla made headlines this week...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Car-Seat Mistakes, Chrysler's IPO, Jeep Grand Cherokee Driven: This Week In Social Media

If you've been stalking us on social media this week, you already know that we reviewed the stunning new 2014 Cadillac CTS, and spent some time on the trails in the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, learning that it's far more capable than you'd think. For the sports car enthusiast, we compared the Subaru BRZ to...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Suburban
2015 Chevy Suburban, 2014 Nissan Rogue, New BMWs: This Week In Social Media

What's been happening on social media this week at The Car Connection? Well, if you've been following us, you know we've spent some time in the 2013 Ford Explorer Sport, and driven the new 2014 BMW X5, as well as the new 4-Series Coupe. We showed you the new 2014 Nissan Rogue, along with the new...Read More»

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