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2019 Ford Ranger mpg, 2019 BMW 3-Series driven, VW and Audi electric cars: What's New @ The Car Connection
2019 Ford Ranger mpg, 2019 BMW 3-Series driven, VW and Audi electric cars: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Ford Ranger pickup truck to be rated as high as 23 mpg combined, Ford says According to Ford, the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck will return best-in-class fuel economy for gasoline-powered trucks. The automaker said on Tuesday the 2019 Ranger is estimated to return 21 mpg city, 26 mpg...Read More»

GM & Lyft launch Express Drive program
Lyft's awards, Porsche Macan driven, Tesla self-driving cars: What's New @ The Car Connection

Lyft recognizes its most popular destinations in major cities Ride-share giant Lyft is keeping track of where its customers go. On Monday, it released a list of the most popular destinations in some of America's biggest cities. Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles Most...Read More»

Lyft's most-popular destinations Lyftie Awards
Lyft recognizes its most popular destinations in major cities

Ride-share giant Lyft is keeping track of where its customers go. On Monday, it released a list of the most popular destinations in some of America's biggest cities. Called the "Lyftie" awards, the ride-share company delved into its data to find the most visited bar, gym, concert venue, brunch...Read More»

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (C43 Coupe)
Mercedes airbag recall, 2020 VW Passat driven, Electric car drivetrains: What's New @ The Car Connection

Mercedes-Benz recalls 104,000 cars over false airbag status error An computer error that may not tell owners when the passenger-side airbag has been deactivated prompted Mercedes-Benz to issue a new recall for 104,663 vehicles. Black Friday saw 0% financing return, but don't expect low rates to...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra goes 1 million miles
Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles

Most owners celebrate when their car's odometer turns over 100,000 miles, but for Farrah Haines that was a mere early footnote in the life of her 2013 Hyundai Elantra. Haines' Elantra recently clocked 1 million miles—in just five years. She's a delivery who puts on about 200,000 annually...Read More»

2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
Jeep Wrangler crash test, Mustang adventures, Toyota's hybrid batteries: What's New @ The Car Connection

2018 Jeep Wrangler fails European crash test European crash testers gave the 2018 Jeep Wrangler a scathing one-star rating. Europe's New Car Assessment Program said the off-roader earned the poor rating due in part to its lack of modern active safety equipment. Three VWs recalled over lack of...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD High Country
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD High Country revealed: Luxury pickup truck goes big

We learned Tuesday that the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Z71 does not do subtle. The 2020 Silverado HD High Country unveiled by the automaker Thursday is no quieter about its intentions than the Z71 off-roader, but its more conventional grille gives the big pickup truck a look a hair less...Read More»

Rivian S1T, 2018 LA Auto Show
Future dealers, Bullitt's Broadway, VW moves away from gas and diesel: What's New @ The Car Connection

Startup electric-car builder Rivian's CEO sees a different future for dealerships Rivian made a splash at the 2018 LA Auto Show after it debuted the R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV. Although the startup automaker plans for two vehicles that are far outside the norm of legacy...Read More»

2019 Land Rover Range Rover Velar
What's New for 2019: Land Rover

Tradition runs deep and Land Rover. Unfortunately, that tradition meant—until this year–that advanced smartphone compatibility wasn't something the British off-roaders did. That's all changed this year. Every Land Rover adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Additionally...Read More»

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country
2019 Volvo V60, Ford Mustang iconology, Toyota Prius AWD-e: What's New @ The Car Connection

Crossover alternative: 2019 Volvo V60 station wagon to cost $39,895 The Volvo V60 station wagon costs $39,895 and is now available for order as a crossover SUV alternative. What's New for 2019: GMC General Motors' truck and SUV brand has big news this year. The 2019 GMC Sierra arrived in showrooms...Read More»

2019 GMC Sierra
What's New for 2019: GMC

General Motors' truck and SUV brand has big news this year. The 2019 GMC Sierra arrived in showrooms with new styling, a trick tailgate, and fuel-saving features for its engines. There's more to come for the Sierra over the next year or so, too, as GMC fleshes out its full-size pickup truck lineup...Read More»

 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition
What's New for 2019: Ram

For most buyers, the Ram lineup consists of just one vehicle: a full-size pickup truck. True, the Ram truck comes in more flavors than your local ice cream shop. The base for those dessert delights was redesigned for 2019 with a new look, a plush and high-tech interior, and a pair of available...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive
What's New for 2019: Hyundai

For 2019, Hyundai begins what's expected to be a two-year shuffle of its popular crossover SUVs. If you're in the market now, you may want to take some notes. Last year's Santa Fe Sport was dropped and replaced by a redesigned Santa Fe. What was called Santa Fe last year is renamed Santa Fe XL for...Read More»

2019 Toyota Prius
All-wheel-drive 2019 Toyota Prius to cost $1,400 more than front-drive model

Extra traction won't break the bank when it comes to the new all-wheel-drive Toyota Prius that was unveiled at the 2018 LA Auto Show last week. CarsDirect reported Monday the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e will start at $27,300, which includes a $920 destination charge. In comparison to the standard...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD, Wild Horses, Trump to kill EV credit: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD revealed: Big face for Chevy's big pickup truck The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup truck unveiled Tuesday has a face no driver will forget. Its massive grille, bisected by some of the largest branding this side of a Dreamliner, feeds one of two new engines. Crossover...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD revealed: Big face for Chevy's big pickup truck

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup truck unveiled Tuesday has a face no driver will forget. Its massive grille, bisected by some of the largest branding this side of a Dreamliner, feeds one of two new engines. The Silverado Heavy Duty's new turbodiesel V-8 puts out a hefty 910 pound-feet of...Read More»

2019 Chrysler 300
What's New for 2019: Chrysler

They say that no news is good news. That may not be the case for Chrysler dealers this year. The automaker's lineup consists of just two cars, a minivan that we liked enough to name our Best Car To Buy 2017, and a full-size sedan. This year, changes to Chrysler's two models are limited to minor...Read More»

2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLT Headlight
Car headlight study, The Ford Mustang in America, Kia Soul EV: What's New @ The Car Connection

IIHS: Headlights improving, but you'll pay for better tech More new vehicles than ever offer headlights that create safer situations at night, but the IIHS found consumers will often have to pay more better visibility. What's New for 2019: Subaru A redesigned Forester and the new three-row Ascent...Read More»

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019
What's New for 2019: Subaru

A redesigned Forester and the new three-row Ascent crossover SUVs headline Subaru's changes for 2019. Don't leave out the rest of the brand's popular lineup, however, as many of its models have new and noteworthy updates this year. The new Forester shares its looks with the old model, but that's...Read More»

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