2014 BMW 2-Series, Autonomous Cars, 2014 Honda Civic Coupe: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 25, 2013

From The Car Connection:

2014 BMW 2-Series Coupe: Official Details, Pricing, Pictures

What replaces BMW’s entry-level Coupe and Convertible, the 1-Series? That would be the all-new 2014 2-Series; and BMW has all at once confirmed some key information and details about it, released plenty of pictures, and even set the basics around pricing—all for a vehicle that won’t have its formal debut until this next January’s 2014 Detroit Auto Show and won’t go on sale until sometime after that.

Will Self-Driving Cars Mean The End Of Highway Fatalities?

Autonomous cars are coming, slowly but surely. Over the past several years, automakers (and Google, of course) have unveiled an array of self-driving technologies, with some promising to deliver partially self-driving vehicles by the "mid-2010s."

Why Can't Canadians Buy Cars In The U.S.? TV Investigation Says It's Deliberate

Crossing borders to purchase things on the cheap is a centuries-old tradition -- and a centuries-old problem. For example, Canadian pharmacies made headlines in recent years, offering Americans cheaper prescription drugs than they could ever get in the U.S.

2014 Honda Civic Coupe

2014 Honda Civic Coupe

From Motor Authority:

Honda To Present Updated 2014 Civic Coupe At SEMA

Honda introduced a raft of updates to its Civic sedan after just one year of sales due to a spate of negative reviews for the redesigned 2012 model. Now it’s the Civic Coupe’s turn to receive those updates, and we’ll be seeing the new car for the first time at the 2013 SEMA show taking place in Las Vegas from November 5.

2015 Audi A3 Priced From $30,795

Audi’s all-new 2015 A3 sedan will be priced from $30,795, including shipping, when it hits showrooms around March of next year. The car will serve as the entry point for the Audi brand in the U.S., which means the A3 Sportback variant also due next year will have a higher pricetag.

BMW Individual Builds The Most Expensive 7-Series Ever: Video

In a world of mass production, even for high-end vehicles like the BMW 7-Series, it’s nice to see the discerning individual can still have some things fashioned the good old way, as in tradition-led handcraftsmanship. That’s a principle BMW is keen to live up to with its BMW Individual personalization service, which has built a special edition 7-Series inspired by German silversmiths ROBBE & BERKING.

2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius

2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius

From Green Car Reports:

Toyota Prius Hybrid: Ultimate Guide To 50-MPG Mid-Size Hatchback

Toyota's Prius hybrid has undoubtedly done more to raise awareness of green vehicles and improving fuel efficiency than any other single model on sale today. First launched in the U.S. in 1999 and styled by a design team in California, the Prius name has since been applied to two further generations and by May 2008, over a million had been sold.

Forget Red Ferraris; It's Green Cars Men Should Drive To Attract Women

Apparently, women like miles per gallon more than horsepower. A British survey finds that women are more attracted to men with green cars, Mother Nature Network reports.

Tesla Motors Hires Ex-Apple VP As Head Of Vehicle Programs

Tesla Motors thinks of itself as more Silicon Valley than Detroit, but its latest high-profile hire is a bit of both. Tesla announced that it is hiring former Apple vice president Doug Field as its new vice president of vehicle programs.


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