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NY auto show wrapup, VW pickup truck, 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel: What's New @ The Car Connection
NY auto show wrapup, VW pickup truck, 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel: What's New @ The Car Connection

The 13 most important cars of the 2019 New York auto show From three-row crossover SUVs to shapely mid-size sedans, the 2019 New York International Auto Show had an important new-car introduction for just about every kind of buyer Wednesday. 2020 Subaru Outback unveiled: Crossover SUV laces up with...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander
2020 Toyota Highlander, 2020 Lincoln Corsair, Nio electric sedan: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota Highlander unveiled: Crossover SUV juices up with thrifty, 34-mpg hybrid With the 2019 New York auto show debut Wednesday of its redesigned 2020 Highlander, Toyota hasn’t built the Prius of three-row crossover SUVs. 2019 Audi Q3 crossover loads tech and luxury for $35,695 The 2019...Read More»

2017 Nissan Rogue, 2016 Miami auto show
Nissan Rogue investigation, Lotus electric hypercar, Electric car sales drop: What's New @ The Car Connection

NHTSA investigating Nissan Rogue over automatic emergency braking The NHTSA has opened an investigation into 2017 and 2018 model year Nissan Rogue crossovers after 87 consumer complaints of erratic automatic emergency braking events. Ford F-Series models recalled again over engine block heater fire...Read More»

2020 Nissan Versa
2020 Nissan Versa, Mercedes-Benz GLB concept, EV sales slide: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Nissan Versa revealed: Honey, I shrunk the Altima Alongside country and rock musicians performing at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nissan on Friday unwrapped its redesigned subcompact sedan. Will the VW Tarok concept pickup be sold in the US? It's hardly shaped like...Read More»

New Ford key fobs with anti-hack protection
Hacker-resistant key, 2020 Corvette, Tesla Model 3 updated: What's New @ The Car Connection

Ford rolls out new key fob technology to stop hackers Hackers beware of Ford's latest key fob technology. The automaker said Wednesday that it will begin to introduce new technology that puts its key fobs into a sleep mode to prevent them from being hacked. A duplicated key fob could be used to...Read More»

2014 Acura MDX
Acura MDX recall, NY auto show preview, EV tax credit: What's New @ The Car Connection

325K Acura MDX crossover SUVs recalled over bad taillights Filings released by the NHTSA on Tuesday reveal that Acura will recall nearly 325,000 crossover SUVs to fix their faulty taillights. Self-driving cars tackle tropical storms at Singapore test center In Singapore, self-driving development...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
Crossover SUVs compared, Building a Volvo, Fisker Karma recall: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2019 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars A road in the woods diverges, and compact crossovers take the one more traveled. NYC not happy with its first on-road facial recognition tech trial New York City played host to the state's first attempt at using facial recognition camera...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG
Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG, Mid-engine Corvette, Kia Soul EV: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG debuts: A stylish 302-hp firecracker Don't let its suave looks fool you: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG that debuted Monday is a 302-horsepower muscle machine in a tight-fitting track suit. London begins charging drivers of older cars to curb pollution Beginning last...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
2019 VW Jetta crash test, Spring car cleaning, Ford Explorer Hybrid: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 VW Jetta earns five-star crash-test rating The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta compact sedan earned a five-star crash-test rating from the federal government, the automaker said Thursday. Buy a car and Hyundai could pay off some of your student loan debt A trial program that launched Tuesday in...Read More»

Argo AI self-driving car
Self-driving car agreement, Mercedes-AMG E53 driven, Audi e-Tron's range: What's New @ The Car Connection

Automakers band together to govern self-driving cars Three rival automakers and the car industry's international standards-setting organization joined together to create a new group that aims to create a set of rules to govern development and implementation of self-driving cars. 2020 Jeep Gladiator...Read More»

Teen driver - busy street- AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Congestion charges, VW self-driving cars, Tesla sales down: What's New @ The Car Connection

LA area floats possible congestion charge to reduce traffic in parts of city One of the most congested metropolitan areas in the U.S. is considering charging drivers around $4 to enter one of its busiest neighborhoods. A group of governments in the Los Angeles area conducted a study about...Read More»

2020 Toyota Yaris
2020 Toyota Yaris hatchback, 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 driven, Lightning Strike electric motorcycle: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota Yaris hatchback revealed: Boxcar blues begone? The 2020 Toyota Yaris hatchback revealed Monday had few surprises for budget carbuyers. 2019 Toyota Prius, Prius Prime earn Top Safety Pick award The 2019 Toyota Prius earned a Top Safety Pick award, the IIHS said last week. Flagship 2019...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2020 Hyundai Elantra mpg, 2019 VW Jetta GLI driven, Obama and the Chevy Volt: What's New @ The Car Connection

New transmission makes 2020 Hyundai Elantra more fuel efficient The 2020 Hyundai Elantra will be a frugal compact car when it goes on sale later this year. The EPA last week said that Hyundai's compact sedan will return estimated 31 mpg city, 41 highway, 35 combined with the addition of a...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
GM tax credit runs out of juice, Lyft's IPO cash raise, and Ram 1500 hybrid gives us a charge: What's new @ The Car Connection

GM electric car federal tax credit cut in half Monday, Chevy Bolt EV price won't change Chevy Bolt shoppers better book it to the nearest dealers soon. The automaker's federal tax credit available for the electric vehicle of up to $7,500 will halve on Monday and GM won't discount the model further...Read More»

2018 Mazda MAZDA6
2019 Mazda 6 loses a manual, 2020 Range Rover Evoque speaks Greek, and lessons learned from Chevy Volt: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Mazda 6 sedan starting price rises with new standard active safety features The 2019 Mazda 6 reportedly will lose a manual transmission option, but gain standard active safety features that rivals like Honda and Toyota make standard on their mid-size sedans. Europe proposes mandatory speed...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride, Mid-Engine Corvette, Racing electric cars: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Kia Telluride first drive: Crossover SUV squares off It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about three-row crossover SUVs or Colorado towns: Telluride is not a long way from Palisade. At least on paper. Hyundai Venue to join automaker's lineup as pint-size crossover SUV Hyundai on...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package
2019 Ford Ranger appearance package, 2020 mid-engine Corvette, Tesla service intervals: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package turns lights out on mid-size pickup truck The 2019 Ford Ranger's optional Black Appearance Package announced Monday dresses the automaker's new mid-size pickup truck with dark-finish wheels and exterior trim. 2020 Kia Telluride Review The 2020 Kia Telluride...Read More»

2020 Kia Sportage
2020 Kia Sportage mpg, Dodge Charger Widebody, Tesla service: What's New @ The Car Connection

Updated 2020 Kia Sportage fuel economy climbs to 26 mpg combined The refreshed 2020 Kia Sportage crossover SUV is more fuel efficient in every configuration than last year's model, according to fuel-economy ratings released last week by the EPA. That's better than before, but the 2020 Sportage...Read More»

2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe
2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe, Bugatti La Voiture Noire, Fisker solid-state batteries: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe debuts, stretches expectations for a crossover SUV The 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe that broke cover Thursday blurs the already fuzzy line between crossover SUVs and sports cars. Ford will build its self-driving cars in U.S. When the first self-driving cars from Ford are...Read More»

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