Flawed Survey, Saudi Cleric Driving Tips, 2015 Escalade Interior: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 1, 2013
Traffic in Atlanta, Georgia during rush hour (via Wikimedia)

Traffic in Atlanta, Georgia during rush hour (via Wikimedia)

From The Car Connection:

Survey Flawed: Georgia Probably Isn't The Most Expensive State For Car Owners After All

Back in August, Bankrate released a study of the costs of car ownership. After analyzing a range of factors, the website revealed that Georgia is the most expensive state in which to own a vehicle. Only problem is, that's probably wrong.

Women: Saudi Cleric Says That Driving Will Ruin Your Ovaries

According to a Saudi cleric, women shouldn't drive, because doing so may cause birth defects in their children. It might even prevent them from having kids at all.

2015 Cadillac Escalade

2015 Cadillac Escalade

From Motor Authority:

2015 Cadillac Escalade’s Interior Revealed In Latest Teaser

Cadillac continues to tease the 2015 Escalade ahead of its October 7 debut. This time, Cadillac has fully revealed the dash layout for its new Escalade and it looks like the big SUV has finally received the interior worthy of its luxury positioning.

2015 Audi Q7 Spy Shots

With all of its rivals currently in their second generation or later, the Audi Q7 is starting to get very long in the tooth and is in desperate need of a makeover. The good news is that prototypes for the vehicle are out testing and look to be almost ready for production.

2014 Chevrolet Volt

2014 Chevrolet Volt

From Green Car Reports:

CA Governor Brown Signs Six Bills To Promote Plug-In Electric Cars

California Governor Jerry Brown marked National Plug-In Day by signing six bills to promote electric cars. The new laws created by these bills will enact or extend a variety of programs that promote the use of electric cars and alternative-fuel vehicles.

IIHS Unveils First Frontal-Crash Protection Ratings; 13 Of 74 High-Rated

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is now rating frontal-crash prevention systems. It says it decided to test these systems, which automatically intervene to prevent or lessen the affect of a crash, because data from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) indicates that the systems help avoid "rear-ender" crashes in the real world.


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