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Top Safety Pick+, VW to keep Ducati, Bollinger proving popular: What’s New @ The Car Connection
Top Safety Pick+, VW to keep Ducati, Bollinger proving popular: What’s New @ The Car Connection

IIHS crashes 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, names it a Top Safety Pick+ The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia compact sports sedan is more than just a pretty face, according to the IIHS. Report: Over a quarter of all CarMax cars have open recalls More than one in four vehicles for sale at used car titan CarMax's...Read More»

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid
Self-driving cars, 2018 Honda Accord driven, Mercedes drone service: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2018 Honda Accord first drive: equal and opposite reaction The way engineers talk, the 2018 Honda Accord evolved from inattention. Senators announce bipartisan deal; automakers set to clear major hurdle in self-driving car legislation Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) and Commerce Committee Chairman...Read More»

Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden
Self-driving cars, Lotus sold, China's electric car rules: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Senators announce bipartisan deal; automakers set to clear major hurdle in self-driving car legislation Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) and Commerce Committee Chairman Senator John Thune (R-SD) and announced a deal late Wednesday night on a new bipartisan legislation that carries major ramifications for...Read More»

2018 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Lone Star Silver Edition
Ford and Lyft partnership, Ram special editions, Canadian supercar: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Ford and Lyft's self-driving partnership aims for large-scale operations Neither Ford or Lyft are strangers to the self-driving vehicles game, with everything from public alpha testing to driverless pizza delivery already on their repertoires. Now, they’re partnering up with the aim of...Read More»

2018 Lexus LS 500h Executive Package (Lexus LS Hybrid)
2018 Lexus LS, 2018 Kia Stinger, 2018 Toyota Camry: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2018 Lexus LS 500 first drive: an ambitious remake Cars get heart transplants all the time, but whole brands? It doesn't happen very often. When Lexus launched with its LS sedan in the 1990 model year, its success hinged on the flawless replication of the Mercedes model. 2018 Kia Stinger sport...Read More»

2018 GMC Sierra 1500
2018 GMC Sierra, Cadillac Super Cruise, Volvo car subscription: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Review It’s hard to call any full-size pickup an off-the-beaten path buy, but the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 comes close. The 2018 Sierra 1500 is a kissing cousin to the Chevrolet Silverado, but it brings more to the table than just chiseled good looks. Greenpeace boards ship...Read More»

Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington
VW diesels, Subaru's sporty concept, Tesla Model 3 interior details: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Greenpeace boards ship to keep VW diesels out of UK Last week, dozens of members of environmental activist group Greenpeace descended on a port in Kent, England, intent on preventing Volkswagen from importing more than 1,000 diesel-fueled vehicles into the UK. 2018 GMC Terrain Review Compact...Read More»

Uber logo
London kicks Uber out, BMW's M, Mongol Rally in a Nissan Leaf: What’s New @ The Car Connection

London denies Uber’s license due to “public safety and security implications” If you're in London, the next Uber you hail may be the last to whisk you past the Tower, the Bridge, and Westminster Abbey. China may open its borders to foreign electric car builders China may relax...Read More»

Waymo self-driving prototype
Self-driving car tech, Hellcat Durango, Porsche Mission E: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Intel, Waymo team up to design self-driving car computers Google spinoff-slash-self-driving technology firm Waymo is partnering with Intel to develop new computing platforms. The companies announced the partnership this week, and revealed that Intel technologies have featured in Waymo’s...Read More»

2018 Chevrolet Cruze
Leasing deals, Mitsubishi Evo returns, Electric cars in China: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Study: Cheap cars don't always make great lease deals If you’re looking for a great lease deal on a new car, you might want to avoid the bottom tier of the market. That’s CarsDirect's conclusion after analyzing over 560 leases to see which ones stood out as supremely bad deals...Read More»

Chevrolet Bolt EV Cruise Automation test mule in San Francisco
GM's self-driving car test, Dodge Challenger and Charger makeover, VW's next Golf: What’s New @ The Car Connection

GM looking to let public test its self-driving cars GM’s Cruise Automation plans on letting members of the general public test its self-driving cars, pending regulatory approval. Cruise Anywhere is its ride-hailing service, which is currently limited to GM employees in the San Francisco area...Read More»

Hyperloop One first full-scale test
Hyperloop One, Formula 1 update, Life with a Tesla: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Hyperloop One reveals four potential sites Hyperloop One has revealed ten potential sites for its first experimental Hyperloop. If successful, the company would mark a major step toward revolutionizing transportation with tubes hurling passengers from one city to the next at speeds of up to 670...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Boerne, Texas
Amazon Prime test drives, Genesis G70, Nissan-Mitsubishi's electric plans: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Your Amazon Prime subscription now includes Volkswagen Atlas test drives (sort of) Volkswagen and Amazon are partnering to provide test drives of VW’s new Atlas crossover. The offer is open to Amazon Prime subscribers living in Los Angeles and Chicago, but only between September 22nd through...Read More»

2018 BMW X3, 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show
Electrified future, F1-derived Mercedes-AMG Project One, 2018 Nissan Leaf: What’s New @ The Car Connection

The 7 most important cars from the 2017 Frankfurt auto show Electrification was the billion-dollar word at this year's Frankfurt auto show, where automakers from around the world gathered to show off their latest and greatest. Jaguar and Land Rover to electrify all new vehicles by 2020 British...Read More»

2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo
BMW 6-Series, Crosstrek vs Cherokee, Mercedes-AMG hypercar: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2018 BMW 6-Series Review The 2018 BMW 6-Series is the German automaker's luxury cruiser; it's more at home whittling away miles on an open stretch of freeway than on a race track and it's available as either a seductive two-door convertible, a shapely four-door called the Gran Coupe, and a...Read More»

Mercedes-AMG Project One concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Electrified future, F1-derived Mercedes-AMG Project One, 2018 Nissan Leaf: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Jaguar and Land Rover to electrify all new vehicles by 2020 British automaker Jaguar Land Rover says that every vehicle they introduce by the year 2020 will be either hybrid or fully electric. More specifically, the manufacturer stated that each new vehicle will feature an electrified powertrain...Read More»

2017 Fiat 500X Urbana
Fiat 500X, Uber eco plans, Bugatti Chiron world record: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Fiat 500X dressed up with new Urbana Edition appearance package In an effort give potential buyers a fresh option on the 500X crossover, Fiat just released a new appearance package that it’s calling the Urbana Edition. As such packages go, this one’s fairly comprehensive. Uber to ban...Read More»

Jaguar E-Type Zero
Electrified vehicles, BMW X7, Mazda's spark-less engines: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Jaguar and Land Rover to electrify all new vehicles by 2020 British automaker Jaguar Land Rover says that every vehicle they introduce by the year 2020 will be either hybrid or fully electric. More specifically, the manufacturer stated that each new vehicle will feature an electrified powertrain...Read More»

Honda CR-V Hybrid prototype, 2017 Frankfurt auto show
Honda CR-V Hybrid, Mazda's spark-less engines, Kia Niro in UK: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Honda CR-V Hybrid prototype goes green(er) Honda's popular CR-V is about to get a little greener, and we're not talking about its paint. A Honda CR-V Hybrid prototype will bow next week in Germany at the Frankfurt auto show and it may be headed to American dealers. IIHS: Mid-size pickups crash well...Read More»

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