Lyft in NYC, Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Climate-change summit: What’s New @ The Car Connection

November 14, 2017

Lyft opens Big Apple office in bid for larger slice of ride-share pie

New York is already one of the most hotly-contested rideshare markets, with Uber surging ahead of the city’s famed Yellow Cabs and Lyft registering gains on both, in terms of rides hailed. Now, Lyft is folding the battle for the Big Apple into its overarching strategy, amplifying its East Coast efforts in a move it considers vital to securing its place in the long-term landscape.

Jeep Grand Cherokee: The Car Connection's Best SUV to Buy 2018

Every year, The Car Connection ranks and rates hundreds of new vehicles, to recommend the very best to you.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: The Car Connection's Best Hybrid to Buy 2018

Take our Best Car to Buy 2017—the Chrysler Pacifica—and add a hybrid-electric powertrain capable of providing 30 or more miles of electric-only driving. You have a one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly family hauler, an easy shoo-in for The Car Connection's Best Hybrid to Buy 2018.

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

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From Motor Authority

Watch the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 mph

The magic number you're looking for here is 321. That's the figure, in kilometers per hour, that translates to the magic barrier that is 200 mph.

Bag a bargain: discounts of up to $30K offered on 2017 Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar’s F-Type has been updated for 2018. The changes are subtle yet provide the stylish sports car with the latest technology and a more refined look. There’s also a new 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 base option that has brought the price tag down to $60,895.

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on an update for its C-Class.

ebee streelight charging station

ebee streelight charging station

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From Green Car Reports

US governors release own plans to cut carbon at climate-change summit

While President Trump has announced the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, the United States cannot formally exit the agreement until November 5, 2020.

EPA head: new report that climate change is manmade has 'no bearing' on plans to end climate action

When top U.S. scientists released the fourth National Climate Assessment, it spelled out one blunt conclusion: human activity in releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere caused the climate change that has warmed the globe.

These 12 cities will buy only electric buses from 2025 on; more expected to join

The mayors of 12 major cities from around the world have taken a landmark step to increase the use of zero-emission public transportation late last month.

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