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VW Dieselgate, 2017 Mercedes SL-Class, 2017 Porsche 911 R: What’s New @ The Car Connection
VW Dieselgate, 2017 Mercedes SL-Class, 2017 Porsche 911 R: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Volkswagen Dieselgate Update: Judge Sets March Deadline For Repair Plan, EPA Asks For EVs, More It's been another dizzying week of Volkswagen dieselgate news. Based on what we've seen, the company appears to be inching toward plans to repair 11 million "clean diesel"...Read More»

2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence
Mazda All-Wheel Drive, 2016 Dependability Study, 2017 Volvo XC90: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Mazda Takes Aim At Subaru, Snowy Climes, With Predictive AWD Mazda isn’t the first brand you’d associate with all-wheel drive. Up until now, it’s focused tightly on its “zoom-zoom” messaging, and a reputation for lightweight, high-economy...Read More»

2016 Geneva Motor Show logo
Takata Airbags, 2016 Subaru Crosstrek, 2016 Geneva Motor Show: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Review The 2016 Subaru Crosstrek has the profile of a small, sporty hatchback, yet the stockier stance of a utility vehicle. If you look at its ability set, it outdoes some SUVs with far more rugged pretenses—all in typically modest...Read More»

2017 McLaren 570GT
Autonomous Cars, 2016 Jeep Wrangler, 2017 McLaren 570GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: California DMV Driving Autonomous Car Developers Off The Road & Out Of State If we learned nothing else in grade school, we learned that going first is a scary thing. You're expected to wow everyone watching, and you set the tone for all the folks that follow. It's a...Read More»

2017 Bentley Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase
Renegade Vs. Soul, 2016 Nissan Sentra, 2017 Bentley Mulsanne: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Jeep Renegade Vs. Kia Soul: Compare Cars Believe it or not, the Jeep Renegade and the Kia Soul are frequently compared by buyers seeking a small, square-ish, carry-all utility vehicle. While they're both upright five-door hatchback shapes, each has a distinct personality...Read More»

Pagani Huayra BC
2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, Toyota Recalls, Pagani Huayra BC: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Review This year, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT gets a few updates as it faces a brand-new Golf and the fierce upcoming Focus RS—not to mention the Mazda 3, Subaru Impreza, even the Kia Soul. 2006-2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2014 Toyota RAV4 EV...Read More»

2018 Volvo V90
Mazda All-Wheel Drive, Nissan Park Assist, 2017 Volvo V90: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Mazda Shows Not All All-Wheel-Drive Systems Are Created Equally When it comes to all-wheel-drive systems, Subaru is considered one of the leaders. And when it comes to compact crossovers, the Forester is a top all-weather pick due to that all-wheel-drive system. Nissan's...Read More»

2016 BMW M2  -  First Drive
Civic Vs. Corolla, Toy Tesla Model S, 2016 BMW M2: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Honda Civic Vs. Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are two of the best-selling compact sedans in the U.S., and each has been with us for more than 40 years now. The 2016 Civic is an all-new and much more stylish model this year, while the 2016...Read More»

2018 Lexus LC 500h
20% Of Cars Under Recall, 2016 Ford Fiesta, 2018 Lexus LC 500h: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Study: Nearly 20% Of U.S. Cars Are Under Recall We've seen an especially high number of auto recalls over the past couple of years. In 2014 alone, 64 million vehicles in the U.S. were recalled -- a new record. Thanks to the ongoing Takata airbag fiasco and Volkswagen's...Read More»

2017 BMW M760i xDrive
2016 Ford Explorer, 2017 Kia Niro, 2017 BMW M760i: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Ford Explorer Review The 2016 Ford Explorer has received for this year a significant refresh, including smoother bodywork, an improved feature set, quieter interiors, and a stronger, more widely available 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that joined the lineup...Read More»

2017 Nissan Armada
2016 Ford Mustang, 2017 Nissan Armada, 2017 Ram Power Wagon: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Nissan Armada Preview Nissan introduces the second generation of its Armada full-size SUV as a 2017 model. Unlike the first generation, which was based on the Titan pickup, the new Armada is basically a U.S. version of the global Nissan Patrol SUV. 2016 Ford Mustang...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE
2017 Audi Q7, 2017 Chevy Trax, 2017 Chevy Camaro 1LE: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Audi Q7 Review The 2017 Audi Q7 gets a rakish new sport-wagon look, a finely detailed, tech-savvy interior, and serious chassis advancements underneath—including a dramatic weight loss, available rear-wheel steering, and a plug-in hybrid version. 2017 Chevrolet...Read More»

2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive
VW Dieselgate Update, 2016 Dodge Dart, 2017 BMW Alpina B7: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Volkswagen Dieselgate Update: New Jersey Sues For Damages, Earnings Report Delayed Indefinitely During times of trouble and strife, we're often told that things will get worse before they get better. In the case of Volkswagen's ongoing Dieselgate fiasco, though, things just...Read More»

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso
2016 Jeep Renegade, 2017 Hyundai Elantra, Ferrari GTC4 Lusso: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Jeep Renegade Crash-Tested, To Mixed Safety Results The Jeep Renegade is already into its second model year; yet it hasn't been given a full set of U.S. crash-test ratings until now. And the results, while mostly good, could definitely be better. 2017 Hyundai Elantra...Read More»

2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 Spyder
Why Scion Failed, 2016 Kia Sorento, 2016 Lamborghini Huracán: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Five Reasons: Why Did Scion Fail? Has Toyota’s youth-oriented sub-brand, Scion, failed, or merely timed out in its mission? Jim Lentz, Toyota’s CEO for North America, announced yesterday in a video statement that the brand will be phased out after the 2016 model...Read More»

2016 Opel Mokka X
Why Scion Was Cut, 2018 VW Tiguan, 2017 Buick Encore: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Toyota Pulls The Plug On Scion, But Why? Today, Toyota announced plans to shutter its youth-oriented Scion brand. But why? That depends on whom you ask. 2016 Honda Civic Review The Honda Civic is in its fifth decade on sale in America, and with the new sedan that's already...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150 Raptor Best in the Desert race truck
Mazda Recalls CX-5, Ford Races F-150 Raptor, Toyota Drops Scion: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 Recalled For Fuel Leak: 264,000 Vehicles Affected Mazda is issuing a recall and stop-sale for 2014, 2015, and 2016 models of the Mazda CX-5 crossover. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain that a part on some of...Read More»

McLaren P1 GTR
2016 Chrysler 200, DeLorean Comeback, McLaren P1 GTR: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Chrysler 200 Review The Chrysler 200 made its debut last year, and is a dramatic improvement over the former model of the same name (and yes, the Sebring nameplate, too). For 2016, these stylish mid-size sedans return for their second model year with just a few feature...Read More»

Number 2 Tequila Patrón ESM Ligier-Honda JSP2 prototype at 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona
2016 VW Jetta, 2017 Hyundai Elantra, Rolex 24 At Daytona: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Review The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta is the best-selling VW in the States. It's a four-door sedan only these days, its five-door wagon having joined the Golf lineup. The Jetta still has fine handling and safety in its corner, but it's beginning to look...Read More»

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