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2013 Subaru Outback, 2013 Audi RS 5, 2014 BMW M3: Top Videos Of The Week
2013 Subaru Outback, 2013 Audi RS 5, 2014 BMW M3: Top Videos Of The Week

It was another busy summer week in the automotive industry, with Land Rover revealing the new 2013 Range Rover. And now, we are attending the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. But none of this stopped you all from watching our videos in droves. Subaru fans must be interested in the refreshed 2013...Read More»

Attack ad against Jeff Brandes from the Committee to Protect Florida
Florida Attack Ad Uses 'Driverless Cars' To Scare Elderly Voters

'Tis the season for many things: late-summer road trips. Back-to-school shopping. And of course, iffy political attack ads. By now, we'd expected to see a number of commercials criticizing incumbents' support of the Detroit bailout begun by President Bush and continued under President Obama. But in...Read More»

Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart - A Reciprocal of Teen Drivers
Teen Winners In Bridgestone’s “Teens Drive Smart” Video Contest

The votes are in and the winners of this year’s Bridgestone “Teens Drive Smart” video contest include teens hailing from Georgia, Illinois and Florida – all with a deep interest in getting out the message about the dangers of distracted driving. Contestants were also vying...Read More»

2013 Audi A4
2013 Audi A4, 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, 2013 Subaru Outback: Top Videos Of The Week

This week we worked through the summer heat to bring you the latest spy videos, first driving impressions, and video road tests. You watched them, tweeted them, shared them on Facebook, and told your friends about them. Audi fans showed their interest in the refreshed 2013 A4, making our video road...Read More»

'Immigrant' commercial for the Fiat 500
Contest: Fiat Wants To Send You On A European Vacation!

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about Fiat's latest ad for the 500, parts of which were filmed along the coasts of Amalfi and Sorrento, Italy. While we generally like the commercial, we like the accompanying contest even better: Fiat is giving fans a shot at an Italian vacation, where one lucky...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
2013 Mercedes GL, 2014 Cadillac CTS, Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion: Top Videos Of The Week

This week we worked to bring you the latest spy videos, video road tests, and first driving impressions, and you watched them in droves. Spy videos were clearly the popular choice this week as three out of our top five videos this week are spy videos. Mercedes-Benz fans must be eager to learn about...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 Luxury Series
Tesla Model S, Hyundai Veloster Turbo, Chrysler 300: Top Videos Of The Week

TheCarConnection's editors work tirelessly, but not coffee-lessly, to bring you the latest car news, first drives and full reviews. We're doing video road tests, too, and this week, you've been watching us more than ever. You must be big Chrysler fans--because this week's most watched videos...Read More»

Audi City showroom
Audi Opens Digital Showroom: Is This The Future Of Shopping?

By now, most of us have visited an Apple store, or at least passed one at the mall. When they debuted in 2001, some analysts laughed at their spartan design and hands-off sales approach, wondering how Apple would ever make money in brick-and-mortar retail. But by 2008, Fortune magazine pointed out...Read More»

Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart - Don't Text and Drive
Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest: Vote For The Winners

Teens across the country responded to the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart video contest and the top 10 finalists have been selected. Now, it’s up to America to vote for the winners. But hurry, you only have until July 23 to vote. What’s at stake? Besides getting publicity for a compelling...Read More»

The Fiat 500L, featuring an in-car espresso maker from Lavazza
2013 Fiat 500L Brews Controversy With In-Car Espresso Maker

Pundits are percolating over a new feature on the forthcoming Fiat 500L. Here are the details, along with a bit of backstory: 1. Those Jennifer Lopez ads for the Fiat 500 did massively well at raising the brand's profile in the U.S. 2. To capitalize on its success, Fiat has just unveiled a new...Read More»

Flo, for Progressive Insurance
Test Your Safety Skills: Try Progressive Snapshot For Free

Clearly, we have reached the dog days of summer. How can we tell? Because companies of every stripe have announced promotions to keep cash registers humming during these traditionally slower months. Yesterday, we heard about a special offer from Chevrolet. Earlier, we told you about one from...Read More»

Chevy Confidence program
Don't Love Your New Chevrolet? Return It Up To 2 Months Later

Having second thoughts about that new Chevrolet sitting in your driveway? Is your better half giving you heat for buying a Camaro as a "family car"? Well, don't fret, shopper: General Motors will let you return it, no questions asked. According to a press release from GM, the new return policy is...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: 47 MPG City, Better Than Prius V?

Ford touts its all-new 2013 C-Max Hybrid as more fuel-efficient, more powerful and cheaper than the Toyota Prius V, its closest rival. Ford is looking to entice consumers into trying a hybrid for the first time and hopes further that about 50 percent of C-Max Hybrid buyers will be conquest sales...Read More»

Z World Detroit
Motor City As ‘Z World’? Entrepreneur Floats Idea Of 200-Acre Zombie Theme Park

Word of warning: This story is not a joke, although some may find it laughable. Anyone who’s familiar with the long-time economic slide affecting Detroit knows that the Motor City has steadily lost a lot more than jobs in the past 50-some years. It’s also lost 60 percent of its...Read More»

Forward collision avoidance study from the Highway Loss Data Institute
Not All Safety Technology Is Created Equal: Video

Google's autonomous cars may be limited to Nevada, and Japan is probably the only country on Earth looking to fast-track self-driving vehicles, but as Ford demonstrated just last week, elements of autonomous technology are coming soon to a vehicle near you. The Highway Loss Data Institute has been...Read More»

Ford's Traffic Jam Assist technology
Ford Debuts Autonomous Driving Technology: Video

Yesterday, our sister site, Motor Authority, told you about Ford's efforts to measure drivers' stress levels through sensors embedded in seatbelts, steering wheels, and elsewhere in the cabin. Now comes word that Ford is actively working to reduce stress via technology that allows cars to drive...Read More»

Waze app update 3.2 for Android and iPhone
Waze Adds Real-Time Gas Prices For Summer Travelers: Video

Of the many traffic apps available for Android and iOS devices, Waze is one of our favorite. The app's latest update -- which rolls out today -- offers a range of new features that should come in handy for summer travelers, including real-time gas prices. Using the gas-price feature is pretty...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
Sporks On Wheels: The Most Useful Features in Crossover SUVs

When shopping for a crossover for the family, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the 30-plus products on the market, let alone be able to hone in on what really separates one from the other in terms of how family-friendly they are. One way to approach this is to take a look at some of the...Read More»

The First Years - IAlert app install screen grab
The First Years Car Seat Integrates First Parental Alert System

Child safety in the car just got a welcome boost as TOMY, the manufacturer of The First Years car seat, unveiled the first parental alert system available from any car seat manufacturer. The system alerts parents of potentially life-threatening situations to their child passengers, such as: The...Read More»

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