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Mazda Recalls CX-5, Ford Races F-150 Raptor, Toyota Drops Scion: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 Recalled For Fuel Leak: 264,000 Vehicles Affected Mazda is issuing a recall and stop-sale for 2014, 2015, and 2016 models of the Mazda CX-5 crossover. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain that a part on some of those vehiclesRead More

Why Scion Failed, 2016 Kia Sorento, 2016 Lamborghini Huracán: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Five Reasons: Why Did Scion Fail? Has Toyota’s youth-oriented sub-brand, Scion, failed, or merely timed out in its mission? Jim Lentz, Toyota’s CEO for North America, announced yesterday in a video statement that the brand will be phased out after the 2016 model year. 2016 KiaRead More

Why Scion Was Cut, 2018 VW Tiguan, 2017 Buick Encore: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Toyota Pulls The Plug On Scion, But Why? Today, Toyota announced plans to shutter its youth-oriented Scion brand. But why? That depends on whom you ask. 2016 Honda Civic Review The Honda Civic is in its fifth decade on sale in America, and with the newRead More

Five Reasons: Why Did Scion Fail?

Has Toyota’s youth-oriented sub-brand, Scion, failed, or merely timed out in its mission? Jim Lentz, Toyota’s CEO for North America, announced yesterday in a video statement that the brand will be phased out after the 2016 model year, with all products but the tC coupe reappearing with a Toyota badgeRead More

Toyota Pulls The Plug On Scion, But Why?

Today, Toyota announced plans to shutter its youth-oriented Scion brand. But why? That depends on whom you ask. TOYOTA’S VERSION In the video above, Toyota Motor North America’s CEO Jim Lentz explains that Scion isn’t really going away. Beginning in the 2017 model year, most remaining Scion models will beRead More

2016 Tesla Model X, 2016 Scion FR-S, Black Friday Drift: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Tesla Model X: Now Starting At Just $ 80,000 Two months ago, Tesla Motors unveiled the production version of the Model X SUV, and fans began to salivate. But alas, unless those fans had shelled out for the upper-tier Signature and Founders editions (priced at $Read More

Toyota’s Next Crossover Is The Scion C-HR Concept

Toyota’s brand-within-a-brand is growing once more, and it’s doing so by adding more small cars. A new small crossover SUV, based on the C-HR concept on display at this year’s Los Angeles auto show, is headed for production as the fourth member of the Scion lineup. When it launched inRead More

2 Million Toyota & Scion Vehicles Recalled: Camry, Corolla, Highlander, RAV4, Sequoia, Tundra, More

This morning, Toyota issued a massive recall affecting 2,000,000 U.S. Toyota and Scion vehicles from the 2007 to 2011 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, a manufacturing problem with the power window master switch could in some cases cause a fire. The problem stems from a lackRead More

RIP, Scion xB

Years from now, you will be able to tell your children or your grandchildren or your flat-voiced AI companion about the time when boxy cars were a thing. Scholars will debate how the trend began. Some will point to the Lego-like minivans that roamed the roads in the long-ago 1980sRead More

2016 Scion FR-S, Tesla In Virginia, Hyundai Vision G Concept: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Scion FR-S Review The Scion FR-S has a nimble and fun to drive spirit, with just enough of the modern conveniences, technology, and safety equipment to keep it from being a penalty box anywhere but a twisty mountain road. It’s a sports car at itsRead More

Subaru BRZ Vs. Scion FR-S: Compare Cars

If you don’t want to go around striking muscle-car poses and doing burnouts, there really aren’t many no-frills rear-wheel-drive coupes. But two of the best possibilities left are ones you’ll almost certainly want to consider: the Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S. While the Hyundai Genesis Coupe and the moreRead More

2016 Chevy Colorado, 2016 Scion tC, Mitsubishi Montero Sport: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Priced From At Least $ 33,705 GM has set pricing and final towing specs for the upcoming turbodiesel-powered 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. The new mid-size diesel will be alone in its segment when it goes on sale later this year. 2016 Scion tCRead More