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  • 2020 Toyota Sienna Nightshade is a minivan in a tuxedo By The Car Connection   -   Apr 24, 2019

    2020 TOYOTA SIENNA NIGHTSHADE IS A MINIVAN IN A TUXEDO

    The 2020 Toyota Sienna SE Nightshade is all dressed up for a night out on the town... with the kids. The special-edition minivan will...

    Toyota, Minivan
  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2019 Honda Passport: Compare Cars By The Car Connection   -   Apr 24, 2019

    2019 HYUNDAI SANTA FE VS. 2019 HONDA PASSPORT: COMPARE CARS

    More crossovers on the street mean that some can take a more direct road to consumers. The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe now aims straighter...

    Honda, Hyundai, Car
  • Ford-Rivian tie-up, Tesla range increase, Electric car smartphone tech: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Apr 24, 2019

    FORD-RIVIAN TIE-UP, TESLA RANGE INCREASE, ELECTRIC CAR SMARTPHONE TECH: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

    Ford pumps $500M into electric-car startup Rivian Ford Motor Company will invest $500 million into Rivian in exchange for use of the...

    New, Tesla, Ford, Car, Electric
  • Waymo to build its self-driving cars in Detroit By The Car Connection   -   Apr 24, 2019

    WAYMO TO BUILD ITS SELF-DRIVING CARS IN DETROIT

    Google's self-driving car subsidiary Waymo said Tuesday that it will build its self-driving cars in the Motor City. The autonomous...

    New, Car
  • Tesla CEO: Self-driving taxi fleet to hit U.S. roads next year By The Car Connection   -   Apr 24, 2019

    TESLA CEO: SELF-DRIVING TAXI FLEET TO HIT U.S. ROADS NEXT YEAR

    At an event to promote his company's autonomous technology, Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday said that a fleet of self-driving taxis will...

    Tesla, Technology, New
  • Ford pumps $500M into electric-car startup Rivian By The Car Connection   -   Apr 24, 2019

    FORD PUMPS $500M INTO ELECTRIC-CAR STARTUP RIVIAN

    Ford Motor Company will invest $500 million into Rivian in exchange for use of the startup's electric-car underpinnings, the two companies...

    Pickup, Ford, Car, Vehicle, Truck, Electric
  • Tire chalking to enforce parking spot time limits ruled unconstitutional By The Car Connection   -   Apr 23, 2019

    TIRE CHALKING TO ENFORCE PARKING SPOT TIME LIMITS RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL

    Tire chalking, the practice many cities and police departments use to measure the amount of time a car has been in a parking spot,...

    Tire, Parking, Car
  • 2019 Kia K900 review, 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR driven, Tesla self-driving robo-taxis: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Apr 23, 2019

    2019 KIA K900 REVIEW, 2019 JAGUAR F-PACE SVR DRIVEN, TESLA SELF-DRIVING ROBO-TAXIS: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

    2019 Kia K900 review Fresh off the design boards, the 2019 Kia K900 makes a new play for power. Chicago police arrest 16 people for...

    Vehicle, Tesla, Jaguar, Kia, BMW, New, Car, People
  • 2019 Chevrolet Traverse drops optional turbo-4 engine By The Car Connection   -   Apr 23, 2019

    2019 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE DROPS OPTIONAL TURBO-4 ENGINE

    The 2019 Chevrolet Traverse will no longer offer a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine option. Instead, buyers will only find a 3.6-liter V-6...

    General, Engine, Chevrolet
  • NHTSA probe to investigate airbag failures in 12.3M cars By The Car Connection   -   Apr 23, 2019

    NHTSA PROBE TO INVESTIGATE AIRBAG FAILURES IN 12.3M CARS

    Federal regulators have expanded an investigation into airbags that may not inflate in the event of a crash to include 12.3 million...

    Control, Vehicle, Car
  • BMW recalls 184K vehicles for fire risk By The Car Connection   -   Apr 22, 2019

    BMW RECALLS 184K VEHICLES FOR FIRE RISK

    Luxury automaker BMW will recall 184,505 vehicles, including sedans, wagons, and coupes, for a fire risk. The brand filed documents...

    Wagon, Vehicle, Luxury, Coupe, Sedan, BMW, Car
  • Chicago police arrest 16 people for stealing cars from Daimler car-sharing service By The Car Connection   -   Apr 22, 2019

    CHICAGO POLICE ARREST 16 PEOPLE FOR STEALING CARS FROM DAIMLER CAR-SHARING SERVICE

    Sixteen people have been arrested in Chicago and are accused of stealing as many as 100 vehicles from Daimler's car-sharing service...

    Vehicle, Car, Smart, Mercedes, People
  • 2019 BMW X5 named Top Safety Pick+ with optional headlights By The Car Connection   -   Apr 22, 2019

    2019 BMW X5 NAMED TOP SAFETY PICK+ WITH OPTIONAL HEADLIGHTS

    The insurance industry-funded IIHS last week named the 2019 BMW X5 the latest recipient of its coveted Top Safety Pick+ award. The...

    Vehicle, Test, SUV, Luxury, Insurance, BMW
  • Top Safety Pick+ for 2019 X5, McLaren in IMSA, and Rivian plans 6 models: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Apr 22, 2019

    TOP SAFETY PICK+ FOR 2019 X5, MCLAREN IN IMSA, AND RIVIAN PLANS 6 MODELS: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

    2019 BMW X5 named Top Safety Pick+ with optional headlights The IIHS last week gave the 2019 BMW X5 top marks for its crashworthiness,...

    People, New, McLaren, Car, BMW
  • Dodge, Chrysler recall cars over failure to illuminate dashboard driver warnings By The Car Connection   -   Apr 20, 2019

    DODGE, CHRYSLER RECALL CARS OVER FAILURE TO ILLUMINATE DASHBOARD DRIVER WARNINGS

    About 8,000 new Dodge and Chrysler sedans and coupes have been recalled to address an electrical issue that may prevent their dashboard...

    Sedan, New, Electric, Car, Dodge, Coupe, Chrysler
  • Study shows 60 percent of recreational marijuana users drive under the influence By The Car Connection   -   Apr 19, 2019

    STUDY SHOWS 60 PERCENT OF RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA USERS DRIVE UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    Over half of legal recreational marijuana users who responded to a survey said that they have driven under the influence of the drug....

    Show, Insurance, Comparison
  • Volvo cars can alert each other to road hazards By The Car Connection   -   Apr 18, 2019

    VOLVO CARS CAN ALERT EACH OTHER TO ROAD HAZARDS

    New Volvos will harness cloud-based communication technology to alert each other about obstacles and road hazards ahead. Initially,...

    Volvo, Car, New, Technology
  • Audi expands new-car subscription service options By The Car Connection   -   Apr 18, 2019

    AUDI EXPANDS NEW-CAR SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE OPTIONS

    Audi's trial new-car subscription service now offers shoppers a less-expensive tier called Core Collection, the automaker said Tuesday....

    New, Price, Audi, BMW, Car
  • NY auto show wrapup, VW pickup truck, 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Apr 18, 2019

    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...

    Truck, New, Mazda, Show, Pickup, Sedan, Subaru, Car, SUV
  • The 13 most important cars of the 2019 New York auto show By The Car Connection   -   Apr 18, 2019

    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...

    SUV, Sedan, New, Cadillac, Toyota, Hybrid, Show, Car