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Best Car To Buy 2019, New Toyota Supra, Fast chargers for electric cars: What's New @ The Car Connection
Best Car To Buy 2019, New Toyota Supra, Fast chargers for electric cars: What's New @ The Car Connection

One of these will be The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2019 What shoppers consider a "family car" has evolved considerably since the early days of horseless carriage. Today, families are as likely to load kids and gear into pickup trucks as they are mid-size sedans or three-row crossover SUVs...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester: Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee

At first glance, the 2019 Subaru Forester doesn't seem like it should be a nominee for our Best Car to Buy 2019. It looks a whole lot like last year's model, which isn't much different from the Forester that won our top award back in 2014. The difference, as they say, is in the details. MORE: Read...Read More»

Ford Fusion autonomous car prototype
Ford becomes first automaker to test self-driving cars in Washington, D.C.

Ford on Monday said that it will test its autonomous vehicle technology at the federal government’s doorstep in Washington, D.C. Ford also evaluates its experimental technology in Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Miami. According to a post by the company on Medium, the intent of the program is to...Read More»

2019 Nissan Maxima
2019 Nissan Maxima sedan to sport updated face

An updated 2019 Nissan Maxima debuted online on Monday, highlighted by a new front end with LED headlights. The large sedan doesn't mark a huge departure compared to the outgoing model, but we'll have to wait until it's officially unveiled to find out if bigger changes lurk underneath. The 2019...Read More»

2019 Volvo XC40
One of these will be The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2019

What shoppers consider a "family car" has evolved considerably since the early days of horseless carriage. Today, families are as likely to load kids and gear into pickup trucks as they are mid-size sedans or three-row crossover SUVs. This year's nominee list for our biggest award reflects that...Read More»

2019 Jaguar I-Pace S
2019 Jaguar I-Pace trails Tesla with 234-mile electric range

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car won't go as far on a full charge as a Tesla Model X. Jaguar last week said that the 2019 I-Pace is rated at 234 miles of electric range, a drop of 6 miles its initial estimate for the I-Pace's maximum traveling distance. By comparison, the base Tesla Model X is...Read More»

2018 Toyota Prius
2019 Toyota Prius, BMW styling rethink, Electric-car parking: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Toyota Prius shuffles its trim levels The 2019 Toyota Prius ditches its previous trim level naming structure going forward, swapping numbered trims—One, Two, and Three—for conventional Toyota car and SUV trim level names like L, LE, and XLE. Care by Volvo subscription service...Read More»

2018 Toyota Prius
2019 Toyota Prius shuffles its trim levels

The 2019 Toyota Prius ditches its previous trim level naming structure going forward, swapping numbered trims—One, Two, and Three—for conventional Toyota car and SUV trim level names like L, LE, and XLE. Toyota’s city-sized Prius c received the same change just a few months ago...Read More»

2019 Volvo S60
Care by Volvo subscription service reaches Canada with some changes

Canadians will now have full access to something they’ve never had before. Well, other than recreational marijuana. As of Tuesday, Volvo’s subscription ownership service, Care by Volvo, will now be available to Canadians—with a couple caveats. The service allows Canadians use of a...Read More»

2019 Volvo S60
2019 Volvo S60, Ford Shelby GT500 leaked, Cheaper Tesla Model 3: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Volvo S60 first drive: Sublimely looking beyond SUVs Volvo refuses to ignore sedans—and wagons. Even though about 80 percent of the vehicles that leave the automaker’s showrooms are high-riding crossover SUVs, it’s sedans—and wagons—that put Volvo on the map. GM...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Suburban
GM recalls raft of Cadillac, Chevy, and GMC vehicles over noncompliant seatbelts

General Motors on Tuesday said that about 16,000 sedans, SUVs, and hatchbacks may have left its factories with rear seatbelt retractors that do not lock correctly when a child seat is installed. The recall covers certain 2018 and 2019 model year vehicles, including the Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon...Read More»

2019 Volvo S60
2019 Volvo S60 first drive: Sublimely looking beyond SUVs

Volvo refuses to ignore sedans—and wagons. Even though about 80 percent of the vehicles that leave the automaker’s showrooms are high-riding crossover SUVs, it’s sedans—and wagons—that put Volvo on the map. The 2019 Volvo S60 and its V60 wagon sibling may not tip the...Read More»

Roll by Goodyear trial store in Maryland
New Goodyear stores, Audi R8 V10 Plus Coupe Competition, Tesla's China bid: What's New @ The Car Connection

Goodyear to sell tires direct to consumers, offer mobile installation The four tire stores in the Washington, D.C., area that Goodyear opened on Monday share little other than the smell of fresh rubber with typical greasy auto repair shops. 2018 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4x4 review update: SUV from...Read More»

2019 Nissan Titan
2019 Nissan Titan and Titan XD's new Apple, Android compatibility pumps price to $31,785

With its newly standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, the 2019 Nissan Titan will cost $31,785 to start. That's up $360 over last year and that price includes a mandatory destination charge. MORE: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado’s new turbo-4 rated at 21 mpg combined Moving up to the...Read More»

2018 Toyota Sequoia
2018 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4x4 review update: SUV from the land before time

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia's design is nearly old enough to start preparing for its bar mitzvah. The second-generation Sequoia full-size SUV bowed in 2007, so long ago that its rivals have all been redesigned. That's not to say the Sequoia hasn't been updated, but it's as old as the trees it's named...Read More»

Roll by Goodyear trial store in Maryland
Goodyear to sell tires direct to consumers, offer mobile installation

The four tire stores in the Washington, D.C., area that Goodyear opened on Monday share little other than the smell of fresh rubber with typical greasy auto repair shops. The new Roll by Goodyear stores aren't just different looking, with their minimalist, Apple Store-like decor. Goodyear says...Read More»

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty
NHTSA investigating Ford F-series Super Duty tailgates for opening without warning

Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup truck owners have found their tailgates have been flying open without warning while driving, according to complaints filed to the NHTSA. According to a report published by CarComplaints.com on Tuesday, the NHTSA has received multiple complaints from F-250 and F-350...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Express
GM recalls its full-size Chevy, GMC vans over fire risk

General Motors on Tuesday said that it will recall about 30,000 full-size vans to trim insulation around electrical components that could catch fire. The recall covers 2016 through 2018 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans fitted with a specific type of rear climate control system. In those vans...Read More»

2019 BMW X7
2019 BMW X7 first look: Maximum crossover SUV

With the 2019 X7, BMW stands ready to take on the Audi Q7 and Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class. Finally. It's taken the German automaker a while to get the hint that well-heeled American families are eager to buy three-row crossover SUVs draped in leather with powerful engines under their hoods. By those...Read More»

Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars
Lyft expands monthly ride-hail subscription service nationwide

Ride-hailing giant Lyft said Monday that its monthly subscription service is now available nationwide. For $299 per month, "All-Access Pass" subscribers get 30 rides costing up to $15 apiece. Anything over $15 is charged directly to the rider's credit card through the Lyft smartphone app. MORE...Read More»

2018 Honda Accord
Honda airbag theft, Porsche Panamera GTS, Hyundai Nexo driven: What's New @ The Car Connection

Thieves are stealing Honda airbags and reselling them on the black market In the past, car thieves have gone for unattended items, radio head units, and even the car itself. Now they’re going for airbags. According to a report by USA Today, there has been a recent spike in airbag thefts in...Read More»

2019 Honda CR-V
Thieves are stealing Honda airbags and reselling them on the black market

In the past, car thieves have gone for unattended items, radio head units, and even the car itself. Now they’re going for airbags. According to a report by USA Today, there has been a recent spike in airbag thefts in many major markets around the country. The airbags, which can sell for over...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4
The ultimate guide to compact crossover SUVs

Shopping for a compact crossover SUV is like looking through the menu at most popular chain restaurants: choices abound. The most popular crossover SUVs come in a few flavors that aren’t always easy to directly compare. To help out, we’ve put our shopping shoes on and picked the...Read More»

2018 Chevrolet Spark Activ
GM dealers to offer factory-backed extended bumper-to-bumper warranties

General Motors dealers on Monday began offering extended full-coverage new-car warranties that the automaker said are the first of their kind. Rather than extending coverage for certain components like other factory-backed warranties, GM's new, extra-cost warranty is a complete extension of the...Read More»

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