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Audi Drops Top on A3 Cabriolet

Audi Drops Top on A3 Cabriolet

Another week, another new Audi. Hot on the heels of the Cross Cabriolet quattro at the L.A. Motor Show comes first pictures of the droptop A3 compact hatchback. Due on sale in Europe in the spring, the car is said to be a true four-seater. Two gasoline engines will be available from launch, with...

November 30, 2007 by 
 
2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Getting Hammered by Greens

Environmentalists are putting pressure onToyota to switch sides in the ongoing debate over fuel economy. As a member of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Toyota... read more October 4, 2007 by 


 
Ford Microsoft SYNC

Sync: No Turning Back from Tech?

Just when you thought you and your car couldn’t take anymore connectivity, Microsoft has developed a software platform that takes in-car communications and entertainment to... read more September 20, 2007 by 


 
2008 Fiat 500

Fiat 500: Small Car, Big Shoes

Fiat’s new 500 hasn’t even passed its first driving test, but already the mini-hatchback and reincarnation of great Fiats past is being crowed as the next best thing to... read more September 12, 2007 by 


 
2007 Peugeot 308 Hybrid concept

Peugeot Goes Hybrid, Too

French firm Peugeot used the Frankfurt Motor Show to unveil a diesel hybrid version of its acclaimed 308 compact hatchback. The car is only a concept at the moment, but a... read more September 12, 2007 by 


 
2008 GMC Yukon Hybrid

GM Engine Tech: 15 Percent Better?

After years of trial and error and secrecy, General Motors is ready to talk publicly about a combustion process that could increase fuel economy in conventional engines by up... read more August 27, 2007 by 


 
2008 BMW 5-Series

Amanti Safer Than 5-Series?

BMW may have a longstanding (and well-deserved) reputation for safety, but the results of the latest round of IIHS crash testing may cloud that perception a bit in the U.S... read more August 16, 2007 by 


 
2007 Volkswagen BlueMotion Golf

BlueMotion Golf Coming to Frankfurt

Even though VW has dumped the Bluetec alliance — TheCarConnection.com was first to report VW would revert to the TDI badge in the U.S. — it’s still bringing... read more August 16, 2007 by 


 
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Sunset Boulevard Edition

Chrysler Spins PT Sunset Edition

There’s something about cruising that’s made it one of the most popular of American pastimes – and maintained demand for the retro-styled PT Cruiser, year after year... read more August 14, 2007 by 


 
2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring

Hyundai Adds “Elantra Touring” For ‘09

Hyundai says the new Elantra range coming for 2009 will include a “Touring” edition with a five-door body. Hyundai VP of product development John Krafcik made the... read more August 8, 2007 by  1


 
Cadillac Drag

Cargirl: GM Men–in Dresses

Think of it as the woman’s revenge, or better, a great learning experience: General Motors engineers running around the Milford Proving Grounds in skirts, heels, fake... read more August 7, 2007 by  1


 
Audi Le Mans diesel

Diesels Linked to Clogged Arteries

What does breathing in diesel smoke have in common with the side of cheese fries you might have recently had for lunch? They both, in any regularity, might increase your... read more August 2, 2007 by 


 
2005 MINI Cooper Convertible

2005 MINI Cooper/Convertible

Cooper/Convertible A convertible version of the popular MINI Cooper debuts for 2005 in both base and "S" trim levels for big-sky enjoyment in a diminutive package. The fully... read more July 27, 2007 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz DiesOtto engine

Mercedes Preps DiesOtto Engine

 Can you combine the best bits of gasoline and diesel engines to create a new powerplant concept? Mercedes says yes and has unveiled the DiesOtto prototype unit to prove it... read more July 26, 2007 by 


 
2007 Mazda MX-5 Power Retractable Hard Top

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata: What’s New

Mazda’s quintessential roadster, the MX-5 Miata, adds new audio and comfort features to its soft-top and hardtop models for the 2008 model year. Both Miatas are powered by... read more July 25, 2007 by 


 
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2006 Volkswagen Jetta

Jetta Introduced at mid-year 2005, an all-new Jetta is larger than before with more refined styling inside and out, highlighted by a new and bolder front-end treatment. The... read more July 22, 2007 by 


 
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