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The Safest Cars, 2016 Honda Pilot, Bentley SUV: The Week In Reverse

The Safest Cars, 2016 Honda Pilot, Bentley SUV: The Week In Reverse

Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it’s one of the top concerns. Some vehicles simply don’t make the cut in occupant safety. This week, The Car Connection examined the field of new 2015 models to recommend the safest...

January 24, 2015 by  -
 
Mitsubishi Montero teaser lead for 2015 Chicago Auto Show (thumbnail)

Mitsubishi Hints At A New Montero For The U.S.: Chicago Show Debut?

Is the Mitsubishi Montero coming back to the U.S. market? Based on hints dropped by the company in advance of next month’s Chicago Auto Show, showing a utility vehicle... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

U.S. Transportation Secretary: Automatic-Braking Safety Tech ‘Recommended’

Safety technology—including airbags, seatbelts, crash structures, and much more—has saved an estimated 613,501 lives since 1960, according to a newly released... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Homer Simpson, distracted driver

Is Driving While Eating The New Driving While Texting?

Cheeseburgers and steering wheels are a dangerous combination -- at least that's what one resident of Cobb County, Georgia was told when he was ticketed for eating while... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
2015 Acura RDX

Toyota’s Texas HQ, 2016 Bentley Bentayga, 2016 Acura RDX: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Kia Sedona Review While automakers flood into niches with compact crossovers and coupe-like sedans, they're not exactly rushing headlong into... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Gavel. Image: Brian Turner

Hyundai & Kia Fined $360 Million For Faulty MPG Claims (None Of Which Will Fund Electric Cars)

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a massive $360 million fine, following a two-year-long investigation of the Korean automakers by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
2015 Jeep Patriot

Looking For Hefty Crossover Rebates? Look To Jeep

Automakers threw lots of cash on the hood last month to spur year-end new-vehicle sales, but CarsDirect says no automaker did it more extensively or successfully than Jeep... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for 2016 Bentley Bentayga SUV

After Bentayga SUV, A New Continental Is Coming: Five Questions With Bentley's Kevin Rose

The Bentley Bentayga is the British automaker's first SUV. Due early next year, it's arguably the biggest product news from Bentley since the Continental GT first was... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
Toyota breaks ground on new HQ in Plano, TX (Jan. 20, 2015)

Toyota Breaks Ground For New Texas HQ In Plano

With so much attention focused on Mercedes-Benz's upcoming move to Atlanta, Georgia, some may have forgotten that Toyota is picking up stakes, too. Yesterday, the Japanese... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
Honda Civic Type R concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Smart’s U.S. Plans, Scion Drops iQ, Honda Civic Type R: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Five Questions: Smart CEO On U.S. Details, Fortwo Electric Drive Depending on where you live in the U.S., you might think of Smart as an oddity, a... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV to Make Global Debut at 2015 Chicago Auto Show

2016 Honda Pilot Teased Before Chicago Auto Show Debut

When you look at the Honda Pilot, "graceful" isn't the first word that comes to mind -- and that's okay. The Pilot's blocky, somewhat awkward styling has helped it stand out... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour (European models), global launch, Berlin, July 2014

Five Questions: Smart CEO On U.S. Details, Fortwo Electric Drive

Depending on where you live in the U.S., you might think of Smart as an oddity, a fashionable little city car, a car-sharing staple, or a common conveyance for urban... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe

BMW Raises Prices, But Not On You

BMW is raising prices on its entire lineup of 2015 vehicles--but according to CarsDirect, it won't be affecting car shoppers, at least for the moment. ALSO SEE: 2015 Jeep... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
McLaren 650S Le Mans

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander, Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, McLaren 650S: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Review With the 2015 Outlander, Mitsubishi has pitched itself toward families in a way that it never has before. Forget the... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
2015 Scion iQ

RIP, Scion iQ: Which Of The Other Scion Models Will Survive?

After a brief and not-so-illustrious run, the Scion iQ is motoring off to that great car lot in the sky. As our colleagues at Green Car Reports have noted, the itsy bitsy iQ... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
2015 Jeep Cherokee

2015 Jeep Cherokee Investigated For Engine Fire Captured On Film: Video

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2015 Jeep Cherokee after one California driver claimed that her vehicle was consumed... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
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