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Hackers Are Targeting Cars, Says Antivirus Software Company

Hackers Are Targeting Cars, Says Antivirus Software Company

It's no secret that cars have become increasingly dependent on computers, and there's no sign of that trend slowing anytime soon. But are computer hackers a threat to today's drivers? Antivirus software manufacturer MacAfee seems to think so. MacAfee has issued a report called "Caution: Malware... read more

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OnStar Family Link

Need To Keep Tabs On Your Teen? OnStar Could Soon Help

Parents of teenagers have it rough -- the backtalk, the defiance, the growth spurts. Perhaps worst of all is having to worry about young, inexperienced drivers, but General... read more August 2, 2011 by  0


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Got A Red-Light Ticket In L.A.? Don't Sweat It, Forget It

Los Angeles city officials are contemplating whether red-light cameras are going to have any future within city limits, and have already recommended the program be phased... read more July 26, 2011 by  0


 
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Have an Apple iPad? Try TheCarConnection On Flipboard

Faithful Web readers of TheCarConnection have watched us grow from a niche site into one of the most respected auto news and reviews sites on the Web. And if you consume Web... read more July 26, 2011 by  0


 
Dancing in the Queens Midtown Tunnel

Health Warning: New York Traffic Causes Spontaneous Dancing

There’s an old cliché that says when life hands you lemons, make lemonade. When life hands you exhaust fumes, courtesy of blocked traffic in New York... read more July 18, 2011 by  0


 
Old Driver

Kids Safer With A Grandparent Behind The Wheel

Forget any preconceived notions you may have about older drivers: a new study has revealed that children may be safest in cars when a grandparent, not a parent, is behind the... read more July 18, 2011 by  1


 
DIY repair infographic from AutoMD

Infographic: How Much Cash Can DIY Auto Repairs Really Save?

The internet has been a boon for folks who like doing things for themselves. Need to install some tile? Transplant a tree? Fix a leaky gutter? Run a quick search on Google --... read more July 13, 2011 by  1


 
2002 Chrysler Concorde

New Study Shows That We're Keeping Cars Longer

Sales of luxury brands like Audi and BMW may be up, but those of us Americans not in the “luxury car” tax bracket are keeping our cars longer, according to a... read more July 7, 2011 by  0


 
Fox News commentary on Chevy Volt (screen capture), March 2012

Brazil's New Drunk Driving PSA Makes Us Never Want To Valet Park Again

Driving while under the influence of alcohol, or any drug for that matter, is one of the most reprehensible acts a person can commit. Knowing that death and destruction to... read more July 7, 2011 by  0


 
Clean Air Sticker

California Hybrid Drivers Lose Car-Pool Lane Privileges

Starting July 1st, solo drivers of hybrid cars in California will see their special pass to the car pool lane disappear. Since 2004, hybrid owners with a special permit were... read more June 30, 2011 by  0


 
Car accident

Change In Florida Law May Reduce Lawsuits Against Automakers

Let’s say you were speeding behind the wheel of an old Chevy Blazer with bald tires and worn brakes in the rain. Rounding a curve, you leave the road and strike a tree... read more June 30, 2011 by  6


 
Spare Change

Good News, Business Owners: The IRS Is Upping Your Mileage Rate

If you use a vehicle for business purposes and deduct annual mileage, we’ve got some good news for you: effective July 1, the Internal Revenue Service is raising the... read more June 28, 2011 by  1


 
policeman reaching into car

The Real Cost Of A California Traffic Ticket

Roll through a stop sign in Los Angeles County, and you'll get a $35 ticket. That’s not all the traffic stop will cost you, though, since by the time you’re done... read more June 9, 2011 by  0


 
Thief Stealing a Car

Catalytic Converter Thieves Now Targeting Dealers

Have you noticed how large car dealers keep their sales lots well-lit at night? Most have security cameras pointed at their inventory, and the lights are needed to record... read more May 31, 2011 by  0


 
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Disabled Parking Stickers: Abuse Skyrockets

If you’re like me, you seethe beneath the surface every time you see an able-bodied person use a blue or red disabled parking placard to take up the best, closest... read more May 31, 2011 by  3


 
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Beware Flood-Damaged Vehicles Entering Your Local Used Car Market

Receding flood waters along the Mississippi River, deadly tornadoes leaving havoc in their wake in the Midwest, and above-average rain creating flood conditions throughout... read more May 27, 2011 by  0


 

 
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