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Honda Civic Recalled, 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Priced: Today's Car News
Honda Civic Recalled, 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Priced: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan responded to Leaf battery loss concerns and Tesla is planning a second crossover. We reviewed the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class and Honda recalled the 2012 Civic. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Some car rental companies are...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Impala
New York Auto Show, Subaru BRZ, Porsche: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Tesla's worst nightmare might become a reality and a legend passed away. Ford, Honda, Porsche, and Cadillac all won awards, and we posted live photo galleries from New York. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Toyota revealed the new...Read More»

2012 Audi RS5
2012 Honda CR-Z, Valentine's Day, 2013 Audi RS5: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, you could own Senna's racing helmet or race suit, and Tesla is working on new vehicles. Porsche might not offer a manual transmission in the 2013 911 GT3, and the 2012 Toyota Prius C is popular in Japan. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Tesla Model X crossover teaser
Electric Vehicle Maker Tesla Unveiling Model X SUV, Live Tonight

Tesla [NSDQ: TSLA] has already broken the ice for electric cars in the U.S.—and in the world, thanks to its all-electric (and thrilling) Tesla Roadster. But the Roadster alone, which is now out of production, doesn't make much of a business model. For a company that raised $210 million next...Read More»

Tesla Model S Alpha build
Tesla Model S Priced, Big Fuel Dropped, Top 2011 Car News: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, photos of the Lexus LF-Lc Hybrid concept have leaked out and Volkswagen is heading back to the Super Bowl. GM drops Big Fuel and we pull together the best car commercials of 2011. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Here are the top car...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
Drunk Driving, Buick Verano Hybrid, 2012 Nissan Quest: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we learn Chrysler is working on both hybrids and diesels while Buick is working on a Verano Hybrid. Maserati is deciding what to name its SUV and Nissan prices the 2012 Quest. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. It seems America still...Read More»

Hurricane Irene
Betting On Tesla, Hurricane Irene Strikes, Saab Bankrupt: Car News Headlines

If you're in the path of Hurricane Irene, you need to prepare. Now. Stay safe. [TheCarConnection] Saab is at bankruptcy's door, again. Will this trip through court be its last? [TheCarConnection] Betting against Tesla's Elon Musk? The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil is, and he's hoping to lose...Read More»

Steve Jobs
Will Steve Jobs' Influence On Cars--And Car Companies--Last?

Steve Jobs resigned today as CEO of Apple, but his legacy as an active creator and innovator of technology isn't done yet. Despite medical problems, the most unlikely pickup driver of all time is expected to stay on as Apple's chairman, which means his tightly focused take on consumer electronics...Read More»

SSC Tuatara supercar concept
2014 Cadillac Converj, Chevy and Apple, SSC Tuatara: Car News Headlines

The marketing team at General Motors would like the Chevrolet brand to become the automotive equivalent of Apple. [TheCarConnection] The Cadillac Converj concept has been given the green light for production. [GreenCarReports] Infiniti released the sixth teaser photo of the 2013 JX Luxury Crossover...Read More»

Ryan Dunn
Ryan Dunn Dies, Britney Back With Beetle: The Week In Reverse

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died in a 130-mph collision in his Porsche, violently and senselessly--in the way of most drunk-driving accidents. [MotorAuthority] Carmageddon will strike soon in Los Angeles when the 405 closes for a day. Have no fear: Erik Estrada has all the deets. [TheCarConnection]...Read More»

2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe
2012 MINI Coupe, Focus Doug, Brooklyn's 'Gran Torino' Shooter: Today's Car News

The 2012 MINI Coupe is finally official, and comes with a $22,000 base price. [MotorAuthority] The numbers behind Ford's Focus Doug social media campaign have finally hit the interwebz. Looks like the politically incorrect orange puppet is a hit. [SocialCarNews] Many new cars now come without spare...Read More»

Tesla Model S Alpha build
MINI Cooper Coupe, Tesla and Paul Revere: Today's Car News

The 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe has seen the light--more details and photos are out today, and we have them. [MotorAuthority] Four for 40: which compact family cars gets 40 miles per gallon or more? Four best sellers, it turns out. [FamilyCarGuide] Is Chrysler developing an engine that can burn both...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec
Chevy Volt Tiff Exposes Potential Abuse Of EV Tax Credit?

The federal government's $7,500 tax credit—applying to the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, and Tesla Model S—has become a hot topic over the past couple of days, as a Washington, D.C. (read: politically motivated) 'watchdog' group sounded an alert over dealerships that were allegedly...Read More»

2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package
Bush, Obama and Electric Cars, Lexus LFA: Today's Car News

Haters gonna hate, but George Dubya Bush is the father of the modern electric car. [TheCarConnection] President Obama's taking the charge now, mandating EVs for federal use and directing funds to more charging stations. [AllCarsElectric] While tornadoes are in today's forecast, we're tapping a...Read More»

Tesla versus Top Gear
The Tesla Versus TopGear Lawsuit So Far: Quick Recap

EV maker Tesla and U.K. TV car show TopGear are soon to be locked in a battle, this time in the courtroom rather than on the airwaves and front pages: Tesla is dredging up the past, suing the BBC and the television show for an episode that aired back in December, 2008. The segment, despite praising...Read More»

Artist Laurence Gartel's Tesla Roadster for Art Basel Miami 2010
Audi, Tesla Head To Miami With Very Different Takes On The Electric Car

Art festivals are big business these days, and they all take different forms. Some, like the ones in Venice, Sao Paolo, and New Orleans look like museum exhibitions splattered across entire cities. Others, like the one taking place in Miami this weekend, look like super-schmancy versions of you...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan spy shots from inside Hyundai's Technical Center
Today at High Gear Media: 2012 Genesis, Tatas and Virgins

Today's Hyundai backgrounder is going nuts on social-media channels, maybe due in part to our 2012 Hyundai Genesis spy shot live from the event. [MotorAuthority] Last night, Facebook hosted the online reveal of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible--but you were probably too busy on Farmville to...Read More»

Social Car News and OneRiot
Trending In Social Media This Week: Another Toyota Recall, Ford And GM

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace and blogs to bring you...Read More»

Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5 Loaned to Tony Hawk
Tesla Joins The Club, Gets Socially Smart And Gives Tony Hawk A Roadster Sport 2.5

When we talk about leaders in the auto industry using social media, Ford and General Motors come readily to mind. Audi is quickly clawing their way into that circle, while Toyota and Lexus have recently increased their efforts to get visibility. Notice Tesla was not on that short list? That is...Read More»

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