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2014 Toyota Avalon & Prius Pricing Announced
2014 Toyota Avalon & Prius Pricing Announced

If you're in the market for a new Toyota, listen up, because the automaker has just announced pricing for 2014 models of two popular sedans: the Avalon and the Prius. On the whole, prices for the Avalon will remain flat, with two significant exceptions. The base model XLE will edge up $350...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius
2010 Toyota Prius, Lexus HS Recalled

Toyota is conducting a voluntary safety recall of 2010 model year Toyota Prius and Lexus HS models for a brake defect. As reported by our colleagues at Motor Authority, the recall affects all of the 2010 model year Lexus HS 250h and Toyota Prius hybrids in the U.S., totaling approximately 87,000...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford Hybrid Sales Soar, Giving Toyota A Run For Its Money

Last week, we posted the U.S. auto sales stats for April, and the numbers were especially good for Detroit. Ford's performance was strongest of all, with the company boasting nearly 18% growth. Ford's figures were helped by its lineup of fuel-efficient rides, including hybrids like the C-Max and...Read More»

2009 Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius In Recall Of 2.77M Vehicles Worldwide (UPDATED)

Toyota is conducting a voluntary safety recall of 2.77 million vehicles worldwide over concerns about flaws in the steering and water pump systems of certain of its gasoline and hybrid vehicles. A report in Bloomberg BusinessWeek cites a Toyota spokesman in Japan who said that the automaker will...Read More»

Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
Fisker Atlantic Delayed, Volvo C30 Discontinued, Tata Nano In The U.S.: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Toyota priced the 2013 Prius lineup while Volvo announced the discontinuation of the C30 hatchback. The EPA rated the 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and the NHTSA is looking into possible issues with the 2005 Honda Pilot. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Jaguar XJ
Toyota Prius, 2013 Jaguar XK, 2013 SRT Viper Launch Edition: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jaguar introduced the 2013 XK and Fiat revealed the 2013 500 Turbo. Bentley talked about future powertrains and we spied the 2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The Ram starred in a new retro ad campaign...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Paul Ryan, Jeep Death Wobble, Pikes Peak Hill Climb Crash: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drove a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD and spied a 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. A 2012 Fisker Karma caught on fire and we talked about E15 ethanol. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Buick priced the 2013 Verano Turbo from $29,990...Read More»

George Clooney advertising the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L in China
What Do The 1% Drive? The Top 10 Cars In Wealthy ZIP Codes

When you think of the wealthy -- if you do -- what do imagine them driving? A Porsche 911? A Lamborghini Gallardo? An old-school Rolls-Royce? Eh, not so much. Sure, six-figure supercars are the province of the uber-rich, but by and large, America's wealthy families drive fairly mainstream vehicles...Read More»

2012 Lexus CT 200h
Lexus Hybrids, Tesla's Losses Widen, Volkswagen Rumored To Buy Lotus: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drove the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid and Tesla posted a financial loss. Rumors has it that Volkswagen is considering buying Lotus and BMW priced the new 2013 ActiveHybrid 7. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. A new study found...Read More»

2013 Nissan 370Z
2013 Cadillac ATS Reviewed, 2012 Chrysler 300 Video Road Test: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed the new 2013 Cadillac ATS and Nissan recalled the 2012 Juke. The 2012 Chrysler 300 stars in our latest video road test and Mitsubishi priced the 2013 Outlander Sport. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We took a spin in the...Read More»

2013 SRT Viper GTS-R
BMW And Toyota Partner, 2013 Jaguar XJ, 2013 SRT Viper: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, BMW and Toyota announced a partnership and Jaguar announced a new engine for the 2013 XJ. Photos of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake leaked onto the Internet and the 2013 Ford Escape is selling well. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo -- First Drive, San Diego, CA, June 19, 2012
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, new details emerged regarding the Cadillac ELR and Lexus explained the GS 450h hybrid. We drove the 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been postponed. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Want to...Read More»

Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
Toyota RAV4 EV, 2013 Ford Focus ST, Bentley's Future: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Toyota plans to build the Prius in the U.S. and teases the RAV4 EV. We talked about dual-clutch transmissions and checked in on the six-month road test Hyundai Veloster. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Would you be willing to buy an...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius V
Study: Only About 1 In 3 Hybrid Owners Wants Another Hybrid

With gas prices hovering just under $4 a gallon and fuel-efficient cars selling as fast as Suzanne Collins novels, you'd think that demand for hybrids would be through the roof. And it is -- just not among people who already own hybrids. A new study from Polk Automotive says that when shopping for...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Impala
2014 Chevy Impala, 2013 Viper, 2013 Lexus RX Priced: Car News headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Chrysler announced it will auction off the first 2013 SRT Viper for charity and Lamborghini trademarked a new name. Chrysler updated the 2013 Ram 1500 with new technology to get better fuel economy and Nissan tried to curb range anxiety. All this and more in today's car...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2012 Toyota Camry, Highlander, Prius, Tacoma & 2013 Scion tC Prices Increase

Toyota has announced price increases for 2012 models of the Toyota Camry, Highlander, Prius, and Tacoma, beginning with vehicles produced this May. The MSRP of the Scion tC will also ratchet up when the 2013 model debuts later this year. The Camry family will see the widest range of increases --...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Best Family Cars For Road Trips: Total Car Score

If getting on the road with the family is in your plans, maybe for spring break or a summer vacation, and you’re in the market for a new vehicle to meet the household needs, a ranking of the best new family cars for road trips might just come in handy. Total Car Score, a car comparison site...Read More»

Gas prices in California [photo: Charlene Birkeland]
How Americans Are Coping With Rising Gas Prices: Survey

With gas prices on a meteoric rise, it’s not surprising that Americans are forced to come up with ways to deal with this incremental pain in the wallet. Bringing the point home, a new survey from CouponCabin.com shows just how far we’re feeling the pinch. One-third of U.S. adults say...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»

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