2012

Audi Restarts #WantAnR8 Twitter Campaign
Audi Restarts #WantAnR8 Twitter Campaign

Last year an avid Audi fan posted a tweet with the hashtag #WantAnR8. Audi not only surprised the fan by showing up with an R8 for her to use for a day, but decided that the hashtag would make for an innovative marketing campaign. It was right, as the hashtag has been used over 75,000 times. Audi...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Volkswagen, Hyundai, Ford Ace Total Value Survey; Detroit Posts Gains

Every year the Strategic Vision marketing firm surveys thousands of American drivers, asking them to rank their rides on hundreds of criteria like fuel economy, technological innovation, warranty, and expected resale value. This year's findings offer good news for hybrid and electric car...Read More»

2012 Subaru Forester
2009-2012 Subaru Forester Recalled For Seat Belt Problem

Subaru of America has issued a recall for the Subaru Forester from the 2009 - 2012 model years. The recall stems from a problem with one of the Forester's rear seat belts, which could cause problems for parents with young children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
Lexus, 2013 GMC Terrain Denali, 2014 Subaru Forester: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drove the 2012 VW Beetle Turbo and Ford talked about the development of the 2015 Focus RS. The rare Cyclops II made an appearance and Infiniti issued a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We spied the 2014 Subaru Forester...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo: Driven

When the New Beetle arrived, back in 1998, it elicited waves of nostalgia from Baby Boomers who had owned the old air-cooled Beetles, and loved what they had come to symbolize. At the time of the New Beetle's launch, it was exactly what they wanted—a vehicle that carried forward the iconic...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry SE
Buick Recall, 2012 Toyota Camry Reviewed, NASCAR: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed both the 2012 Fisker Karma and the 2012 Toyota Camry. Chevrolet is ditching the Impala nameplate in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series and Buick announced a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We now have proof that women...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal Recalled For Parking Lamp Failure

General Motors has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Buick Regal due to a problem with the parking lamps. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, parking lamps on the 2012 Regal don't illuminate when either the parking lamps or the headlamps are turned...Read More»

Rolls Royce Phantom 102EX World Tour
Subaru BRZ, 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class Reviewed, Rolls-Royce: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, China focuses on fuel efficiency while Volvo's new V40 introduces new pedestrian safety technology. One of Volvo's famous ad campaigns gets re-imagined and Subaru is limiting how many 2013 BRZs are brought to the U.S. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Ford Super Duty Platinum
2012 BMW 528i Driven, 2013 Ford Super Duty Platinum Revealed: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Pagani released a documentary and Hyundai teased the 2013 Santa Fe before its 2012 New York Auto Show debut. We drove the 2012 BMW 528i and reviewed the 2012 Infiniti M35h. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Chrysler and Pure Detroit...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus
Chrysler And Pure Detroit Argue Who’s More Imported

After Pure Detroit opened its first of three stores on Thanksgiving Day in 1998, the company built momentum with a website (www.puredetroit.com) featuring branded clothing and merchandise; proceeds benefit Detroit-area charities. After Chrysler introduced its “Imported from Detroit”...Read More»

2012 BMW 528i  -  First Drive
2012 BMW 528i: First Drive

As a casual luxury shopper considering the 2012 BMW 528i, you might not think that there's anything all that radical about this model. It's a good-looking sport sedan, fitted with some noteworthy tech features, and rated an excellent 34 mpg on the highway. What's not to love? But if that's you...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco
Bentley SUV, Dead Fisker Karmas, 2013 Chevy Malibu Turbo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the DoE gives Carbon Motors a crushing blow and Snap MyLife wants to bring you to the 2012 New York Auto Show. Lexus drops by Jay Leno's Garage, and Chevy talks about the 2013 Malibu Turbo's engine. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan—Not Hatchback—Named A Top Safety Pick

At a base price of just $11,750, the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan costs less than most late-model used cars. And with standard side and side-curtain airbags, electronic stability control, and anti-lock brakes, you might end up with a better set of better safety equipment as well. That said, you should...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model
Looking To Buy (Or Sell) A Used Car? Keep An Eye On Gas Prices

Gas prices are high, and chances are good that they're going higher. That news isn't just important for your daily commute: for used car shoppers, it affects the prices of vehicles you're considering, and for used car sellers, it impacts the value of your current ride. According to AAA, today's...Read More»

2012 Dodge Dart
Ford F-750 Plug-In Hybrid, Dodge Dart And Camaro ZL1 Delayed: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Cadillac goes green by using a new type of refrigerant and Porsche shows off the new 2013 Boxster. The Dodge Dart launch might shift and Jeep announced a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ford revealed the F-750 Plug-In Hybrid...Read More»

Hyundai i30 wagon (Euro spec)
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Wagon vs Hyundai i30 Wagon: Not For U.S. Consumption

Although the Geneva Motor Show was packed with premieres for luxury cars, sports cars, supercars, and exclusive prestige marques, there were plenty of down-to-earth family vehicles rolled out here for the first time as well. Among them were two models that will almost certainly prove popular in the...Read More»

Range Rover Evoque Convertible Concept live photos
EcoBoost Transit, New Audi A3, Bentley SUV: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Subaru launches new interactive brochures while Ford releases powertrain details for the upcoming Transit. We cover the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, from the new Bentley SUV to the convertible Range Rover Evoque Concept, and everything in between. All this and more in today's...Read More»

Interactive brochure for the 2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Launches Sleek, Interactive Brochures For 2012 Models

Subaru has worked hard to brand itself as an eco-friendly car company. Today, that reputation gets a boost from six new, digital brochures touting Subaru's 2012 lineup of vehicles. The brochures are available for the 2012 Impreza, Impreza WRX/STI, Legacy, Outback, Forester, and Tribeca -- just...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
Nissan Recalls 2011-2012 Nissan Quest, 2003-2005 Infiniti Q45

Nissan North America has issued two unrelated recalls -- one for 2011-2012 models of the Nissan Quest, the other for 2003-2005 models of the Infiniti Q45. We'll start with the Nissan Quest recall. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Quest minivans...Read More»

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