What We Do
Finally - A Website That Makes Car Research Easier!
The Car Connection is the car review site that makes car research easier – for real! We know there are lots of car shopping websites out there, so we’re committed to providing in-depth buying advice from true auto industry experts with proven credentials. If you’re shopping for a car, you can trust The Car Connection’s team of veteran experts to steer you in the right direction!
How We Do It
Comprehensive, Collaborative Buying Advice
Our full-time team of pricing experts is constantly analyzing the latest car pricing data to identify hot deals and pricing trends that are useful to car shoppers. In fact, our pricing experts dig so deep that they often break industry news stories that are reported by the world’s biggest car news publications!

As an independent company, you can rest assured that our pricing information is totally objective and not influenced by any outside factors.
Who We Are
More Than 50 Years of Combined Automotive Experience
We’re proud that our editorial team is made up exclusively of automotive industry veterans with more than 50 years of combined experience!
The Car Connection’s team includes:
  • Editorial Director Martin Padgett, a 25-year veteran of auto journalism and member of the North American Car of the Year jury.
  • Managing Editor Aaron Cole, who focuses on car reviews and features.
  • Senior Editor Robert Duffer, who is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher. He is a veteran automotive journalist and the Senior Editor for The Car Connection.
  • Senior Editor Kirk Bell, who focuses on performance and luxury cars and also writes for Motor Authority; he also serves on the North American Car of the Year jury.
  • Senior Editor Bengt Halvorson, who focuses on green vehicle coverage and Green Car Reports.
  • Editor Viknesh Vijayenthiran, who focuses on performance and luxury cars and also writes for Motor Authority.
  • Interactive Content Manager Joel Feder, who runs our social media, writes news and helps manage Motor Authority.
The Car Connection is an automotive property of Internet Brands, which owns and operates the largest network of car buying and financing resources in North America, including CarsDirect, Motor Authority, Green Car Reports, and Auto Credit Express.