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BMW vs. Tesla, Civic Hatch returns, Karma Revero: What's New @ The Car Connection
BMW vs. Tesla, Civic Hatch returns, Karma Revero: What's New @ The Car Connection

BMW 330e comes for Tesla Model 3 in new ads: Does it miss? Traditionally, BMW's biggest rivals have been luxury automakers with massive market share--companies like Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. In press releases and news articles, those are the companies to which BMW compares itself and its sales. 10...Read More»

2017 Kia Sorento
Kia Sorento recall, BMW 2002, more Autopilot controversy: What's New @ The Car Connection

2016 Kia Sorento recalled for serious suspension problem Kia is recalling nearly 8,000 Sorento crossovers from the 2016 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a serious suspension problem that could boost the risk of...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive
Aluminum Super Duty, 2019 Audi A7, Plug-In confusion: What's New @ The Car Connection

Does it matter that the new 2017 Ford Super Duty is aluminum like the F-150? The truck market in the U.S. is very important. This is not a buyer base you want to upset when introducing a new truck, which is why the new 2017 Super Duty poses a risk for Ford. Mercedes to take on BMW's i with new...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive
Ford Super Duty, VW Polo GTI, electric car impact: What's New @ The Car Connection

Ford fist fighting Ram, GM with new heavy duty truck package Officials at Ford will admit there's at least one place F-Series trucks don't reign supreme. World auto market hits new heights; 100 million sales by 2020? Most automakers have seen moderate U.S. sales growth in 2016. The stats are even...Read More»

2017 Nissan GT-R, Spa, Belgium 2016
Nissan GT-R review, fuel economy fibs, Chevy Cruze diesel: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Nissan GT-R Review The 2017 GT-R ranks as one of the world's top-performing production cars. With its front-engine, all-wheel-drive layout, it offers immense capability and accessible performance, and it's pretty much a class of one. Mitsubishi: Fuel economy fibs...Read More»

2017 Cadillac Escalade
2017 Cadillac Escalade, 2017 Genesis G80, 2017 Porsche Panamera: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Cadillac Escalade Review The big hoss of Cadillac's lineup, the Escalade is more than just a high class version of the workaday—albeit increasingly luxurious on its own—Chevrolet Suburban. Redesigned for the 2015 model year, the Escalade moves into 2017...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive
Ford Super Duty driven, F1 kidnapping, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive: Fetes of strength Looking back at it, we've grown a lot in 17 years. But some things are better left behind. 2017 Audi Q7 recalled for airbag problem caused by software glitch Volkswagen Group of America has announced a recall of select...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport
Hyundai Elantra crash test, Ford Focus RS, Tesla gigafactory: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: IIHS rates 2017 Hyundai Elantra a Top Safety Pick+ Hyundai's redesigned compact sedan has received the highest possible crash test rating by the independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—Top Safety Pick+ 45 million U.S. vehicles recalled between 2013...Read More»

2017 Mazda 3 (Japanese spec)
Mazda diesel, Mercedes G-Wagen, VW buybacks: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Diesel still in the works for Mazda Mazda's CEO says that despite all the negative press around Volkswagen's scandal and increasingly stringent emissions standards, the Japanese automaker still plans to offer a diesel engine to American buyers. 2017 Cadillac ATS-V Preview...Read More»

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew
Pokemon Go, Ford Raptor pricing, Electric Audis: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade; 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee recalled: 410,000 vehicles affected Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to recall a range of Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram models to address a problem with their electrical systems that could cause vehicles to lose propulsion...Read More»

2017 Genesis G80
Genesis valet, Mercedes GLE spied, Chevrolet Bolt: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Hyundai adds valet service to new Genesis luxury brand The new Genesis luxury brand is upping the game in terms of the way owners are treated both in and away from dealerships. 2017 BMW i8 Review The 2017 BMW i8 two-seat coupe will draw crowds of gawkers for its exterior...Read More»

2016 Tesla Model S
Tesla's master plan 2.0, Genesis G80, Mazda diesel: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Elon Musk's master plan 2.0 includes a defense of Tesla Autopilot (also: hello, Tesla Semi!) On July 10, Tesla's outspoken CEO, Elon Musk, tweeted about a "Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2". The world wondered: what will such a plan include? Will it be exciting enough to...Read More»

Prototype Volkswagen 7-Seat Crossover
Volkswagen crossover, Koenigsegg crash, Tesla drag race: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: First Ride: Volkswagen's new 7-seat, 3-row crossover By Volkswagen’s own admission, its new seven seat midsize crossover is incomplete. That’s because the upcoming model set to go on sale by year’s end was designed from the start to feature a fuel-sipping...Read More»

2017 Toyota Prius V
2017 Toyota Prius V, Takata airbag update, Shelby GT350 Mustang: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Toyota Prius V Preview The 2017 Toyota Prius V wagon is the most spacious and largest member of the Prius hybrid family, now in its sixth year on the market. While the Prius Liftback model was entirely redesigned last year, the Prius V wagon uses the same powertrain as...Read More»

2017 Infiniti QX30
2017 Infiniti QX30, blocking Pokemon Go, Koenigsegg One:1 crash: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Infiniti QX30 Review The Infiniti QX30 is one of the first volleys in an all-out assault by Nissan’s premium brand on luxury markets around the world. As well as upping sales in the U.S. and China, where it has a stronger presence, Infiniti wants to become a...Read More»

2017 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
2017 Honda Ridgeline, Pilot vs. Explorer, BMW 1-Series sedan: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review The vast majority of truck sales come in the form of full-size pickups. Not all of those are driven by need: as it is with electric cars, truck buyers usually shop for their most extreme needs, not for their everyday use. Honda Pilot vs. Ford...Read More»

2017 GMC Terrain Nightfall
2017 GMC Terrain, VW Dieselgate update, Dodge Dart to die: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 GMC Terrain Review The GMC Terrain is half of General Motors' answer to booming sales of compact crossover SUVs such as the Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4. The other half? That's the mechanically identical Chevy Equinox. The 2017 GMC Terrain is the boxy, bold, and brash...Read More»

2017 Toyota Corolla 50th Anniversary Special Edition
Nissan ProPILOT, 2017 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Mazda 3: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Nissan unveils ProPILOT, its answer to Tesla's Autopilot: video Back in 2014, Nissan provided a timeline for the rollout of its autonomous car technology. Today, the company proved that it's sticking to that timeline. 2017 Toyota Corolla Review The 2017 Toyota Corolla will...Read More»

2017 Ford Fusion
Love for SUVs, 2017 Ford Fusion, 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Our renewed love for SUVs is all part of OPEC's cheap oil strategy If you're like most car-owners, you're of two minds when it comes to gasoline. Obviously, part of you is happy about today's low fuel costs. 2017 Ford Fusion Review The 2017 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan...Read More»

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