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2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, Toyota Recalls, Pagani Huayra BC: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Review This year, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT gets a few updates as it faces a brand-new Golf and the fierce upcoming Focus RS—not to mention the Mazda 3, Subaru Impreza, even the Kia Soul. 2006-2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2014 Toyota RAV4 EVRead More

Koch Brothers Want To Kill The Electric Car Again (And They’ll Spend $10 Million A Year To Do It)

It seems fairly clear to most observers that petroleum’s days are numbered, and that cars of the future will run on electricity. There’s plenty of debate about where that electricity will come from — batteries? fuel cells? — but when you have conservative performance and luxury marques throwing their hatsRead More

Volvo To Offer Apps Instead Of Keys On 2017 Models [Video]

Over the past several years, we’ve become accustomed to cars with remote keyless entry. Many of us have also gotten out of the habit of using ignition keys to start our vehicles, relying instead on fobs that remain in our pockets or purses. Now, Volvo wants to take things oneRead More

Civic Vs. Corolla, Toy Tesla Model S, 2016 BMW M2: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Honda Civic Vs. Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are two of the best-selling compact sedans in the U.S., and each has been with us for more than 40 years now. The 2016 Civic is an all-new and much more stylish modelRead More

Mazda All-Wheel Drive, Nissan Park Assist, 2017 Volvo V90: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Mazda Shows Not All All-Wheel-Drive Systems Are Created Equally When it comes to all-wheel-drive systems, Subaru is considered one of the leaders. And when it comes to compact crossovers, the Forester is a top all-weather pick due to that all-wheel-drive system. Nissan’s Park-Assist Technology Powers AnRead More

2006-2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2014 Toyota RAV4 EV Recalled For Seatbelt Problem: 1.1 Million Affected

Toyota is recalling more than 1.1 million RAV4 crossovers in the U.S. to address a problem with the vehicles’ safety belts. According to the automaker, some of those devices may not work as intended during collisions. ALSO SEE: Mazda Shows Not All All-Wheel-Drive Systems Are Created Equally The problem isRead More

Aston Martin RapidE Electric Car Will Be Co-Developed With Faraday Future Sibling

Performance brands haven’t always been excited about the transition to electric cars. Many seemed to fear a loss of power, terrified by the thought of producing stylish-but-pokey golf carts for the well-heeled. Then came Tesla, which showed everyone that electric cars could be very, very powerful, indeed. And après ça,Read More

2003-2011 Saab 9-3, 2010-2011 Saab 9-5, 2008-2009 Saturn Astra Recalled To Replace Takata Airbags

Last month, investigators attributed a tenth death to Takata’s fatally flawed airbags. It was the first to occur in a non-Honda vehicle, and it has led to a massive, five-million-vehicle expansion of the already enormous Takata recall. The latest cars to be affected by that expansion aren’t even made anymore.Read More

Ford Mustang Vs. Chevrolet Camaro

The Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro have been going head-to-head since 1967, and the the competition has only gotten hotter with recent redesigns for both cars. The good news is the latest versions of these pony cars are the best yet. When the Mustang was redesigned as a 2015 model–boastingRead More

Mazda Shows Not All All-Wheel-Drive Systems Are Created Equally

When it comes to all-wheel-drive systems, Subaru is considered one of the leaders. And when it comes to compact crossovers, the Forester is a top all-weather pick due to that all-wheel-drive system. Strong all-wheel-drive performance—standard across the model line—was one of the many reasons it was named The Car ConnectionRead More

Nissan’s Park-Assist Technology Powers An ‘Intelligent Parking Chair’ (No, Really)

We hear it all the time from doctors, from studies, from friends and complete strangers: Americans are the laziest people on Earth. But no more. A new invention from Nissan makes it pretty clear that folks in Japan are trying to give us a slothful non-run for our money. TheRead More

20% Of Cars Under Recall, 2016 Ford Fiesta, 2018 Lexus LC 500h: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Study: Nearly 20% Of U.S. Cars Are Under Recall We’ve seen an especially high number of auto recalls over the past couple of years. In 2014 alone, 64 million vehicles in the U.S. were recalled — a new record. Thanks to the ongoing Takata airbag fiascoRead More