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510,000 Toyota, Lexus Models Recalled for Rust, Brake, Airbag Issues
510,000 Toyota, Lexus Models Recalled for Rust, Brake, Airbag Issues

Another day, another half million vehicles being recalled. This time, according to CBS Detroit, it’s a trio of vehicles from Toyota and Lexus, which are being recalled for various issues. The largest of this batch is for the 2004-2011 Toyota Sienna, which is being recalled again for an issue...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Impala
2015 Chevy Impala Drops Mild Hybrid, Adds Stop/Start

The Chevrolet Impala was completely redesigned for 2014, but there are changes already for the 2015 model year. While it adds a new compressed natural gas edition, the 2015 Chevrolet Impala dumps the optional mild-hybrid system offered briefly last year, and replaces it with a standard stop-start...Read More»

2015 Kia Optima
2015 Kia Optima Gets Updated Cabin Tech, Refinement

There’s no rest for the weary when it comes to automakers and the ever-important mid-size segment, so Kia is adding a few more changes to the Kia Optima just one model year after an extensive mid-cycle refresh. SEE ALSO: 2013 Kia Optima SX-L Video Road Test Building on last year’s...Read More»

2015 Subaru Legacy 3.6R
2015 Subaru Legacy First Drive

Suddenly, Subaru? It's taken a decade of rescaling and repositioning its cars, ditching some upmarket dreams in the process. And it hasn't happened overnight--just at an enviably steady clip. Today, the company that once brought you alien outliers like the SVX and the Baja, has found its way into...Read More»

2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E  -  Driven, April 2014
2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E: Quick Spin

Can subbing in a completely new engine and transmission significantly change the character of an existing model? Yes, it certainly can—and the Volvo S60 is the best example of how dramatic the change can be. While last year's model (and this year's model with all-wheel drive, as we'll get to...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Hyundai Sonata Video: New York Auto Show

The Hyundai Sonata has been a bold move—a bold move that has paid off. Still, it’s time for change after four years. That brings us to this car—the 2015 Hyundai Sonata coming later this year after a world debut at the 2014 New York auto show. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry Video: New...Read More»

2015 Ford Focus, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Ford Focus Video: New York Auto Show

The Ford Focus is the world’s best selling car—and it was The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2012. After a few years, the Focus is still one of our favorite compact cars, either as a hatchback or a sedan. It handles well, looks great, and has one of the sportiest compact models...Read More»

2015 Toyota Camry, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Toyota Camry Video: New York Auto Show

The mid-size sedan market is brutal. It’s rife with excellent cars like the Ford Fusion and Honda Accord. So even if you’re the best selling car in America, you might not be the best. That’s what Toyota is setting out to change with the 2015 Toyota Camry, with what it calls a...Read More»

2015 Dodge Charger at 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Dodge Charger Video: New York Auto Show

The Dodge Charger has had a secret hiding under its four-door skin. It looks like a family sedan--but equipped with the right powertrain, it has the heartbeat of a massively powerful muscle car. This year, it’s a little more forward about its performance roots, with a brash new look unveiled...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 VW Jetta Video: New York Auto Show

The Jetta has been the best-selling VW in America since it was redesigned in 2011, and it keeps getting better. Just last year we drove an updated version with a great new turbocharged four-cylinder—and of course there’s the TDI, one of the most popular Jettas of all--and by far, the...Read More»

2015 Dodge Charger at 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Dodge Charger First Look: Live Photos

It doesn’t seem like the current Dodge Charger is as old as it is, but the big sedan has been on the market in its current form since 2011. As seen at the New York Auto Show, the full-size Dodge will be getting an even bigger overhaul for 2015 with a new look inside and out and even a few...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Phaeton
VW Phaeton Gets Another Go At U.S. By 2019

It’s been eight years since the Volkswagen Phaeton was dropped from the U.S. market, but a lot has changed in the luxury car segment since then. And it looks like VW is going to make another run at this market. In an interview with Bloomberg at the New York Auto Show, Michael Horn, VW...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200: First Drive

Family sedans are mission statements, everything a car company can do well in one package. Just to make it on the family radar, these four-doors have to look good, seat at least four adults, and sport a good track record for safety and reliability. The Chrysler 200 is new this year, and it replaces...Read More»

2014 Mazda Mazda3 s Grand Touring  -  First Drive
2014 Mazda 3 Video Road Test

The Mazda 3 has always been one of the best-driving compact cars. It’s never been what we'd call beautiful--but now it has to be, now that it's up against eye-catching shapes like the Hyundai Elantra, Dodge Dart, and especially the Ford Focus and its hot ST edition. Does this year's new Mazda...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX (prototype)  -  2014 Detroit Auto Show live photos
2015 Acura TLX Prototype: First Look Video

Next year, the Acura TL and TSX both go away. Honda's upscale brand is getting itself un-confused in the mid-size class, replacing both with the new 2015 TLX sedan. Acura promises the new sedan will be more sporty, more advanced, and a more logical fit between the compact ILX and large RLX sedans...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show preview
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class First Look Video: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is closer than ever to being a mini-E or mini-S-Class, and it's not just because of its latest growth spurt. The latest C has its most evocative styling ever, and an interior that's nothing short of beautiful. The 2015 C-Class also is more powerful, lighter than...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis  -  2014 Detroit Auto Show live photos
2015 Hyundai Genesis Video First Look: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The 2014 Detroit Auto Show brought a sense of deja vu to the Hyundai stand. In 2009, the Korean carmaker introduced its luxury Genesis sedan to Detroit crowds. This year, it's shown off the second-generation Genesis, and promises a few leaps and bounds forward on the luxury and infotainment fronts...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200  -  2014 Detroit Auto Show
2015 Chrysler 200 Video Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Chrysler has been on the big comeback trail, but that comeback won't be complete until it has a great mid-size sedan to compete with cars like the excellent Ford Fusion and Honda Accord. We think it may have one with the 2015 Chrysler 200. We took a first look at the new mid-size Chrysler sedan...Read More»

2014 Infiniti Q50 - NHTSA frontal crash test
2014 Infiniti Q50 Earns Five-Star Crash Safety Rating

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan has garnered another important accolade: a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA five-star rating is the government’s highest-possible vehicle safety rating. It is determined after severe...Read More»

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