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  • What are active safety features and how do they work? By The Car Connection   -   Sep 20, 2019

    WHAT ARE ACTIVE SAFETY FEATURES AND HOW DO THEY WORK?

    Safety has always been a top concern for car shoppers. Recently, it has become a source of frustration. Nearly a quarter of car shoppers...

    Vehicle, Car, Technology
  • How active safety features work, 2.3 Mustang handles a 5.0, Amazon places huge Rivian order: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Sep 20, 2019

    HOW ACTIVE SAFETY FEATURES WORK, 2.3 MUSTANG HANDLES A 5.0, AMAZON PLACES HUGE RIVIAN ORDER: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

    What are active safety features and how do they work? From automatic emergency braking to lane keeping assist, active safety features...

    Vehicle, New, Car, Tesla, Ford, Hybrid
  • First drive: The 2020 Ford Escape you want is the Hybrid By The Car Connection   -   Sep 20, 2019

    FIRST DRIVE: THE 2020 FORD ESCAPE YOU WANT IS THE HYBRID

    The 2020 Ford Escape may look like one compact crossover SUV, but like the English language, it's really three different things wearing...

    Engine, Ford, Hybrid, Wheels, SUV
  • Tesla Model 3 finally earns brand's IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award By The Car Connection   -   Sep 19, 2019

    TESLA MODEL 3 FINALLY EARNS BRAND'S IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD

    The Tesla Model 3 has earned a Top Safety Pick+ award in crash-test ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Model...

    Vehicle, Electric, Insurance, Tesla, Test
  • 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid arrives, Jeep Gladiator recall, 5-star rating decoded: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Sep 18, 2019

    2020 HONDA CR-V HYBRID ARRIVES, JEEP GLADIATOR RECALL, 5-STAR RATING DECODED: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

    2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid crossover debuts with more efficient powertrain Honda offers a new hybrid in the 2020 CR-V compact crossover...

    Ford, Sell, Car, Buy, Honda, Hybrid, New, Toyota, Jeep, Pickup
  • Jeep tells dealers to stop selling certain 2020 Gladiator models until driveshaft fixed By The Car Connection   -   Sep 18, 2019

    JEEP TELLS DEALERS TO STOP SELLING CERTAIN 2020 GLADIATOR MODELS UNTIL DRIVESHAFT FIXED

    Consumers looking to buy a 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup may have to wait. Parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a recall for...

    Pickup, New, Sell, Chrysler, Fiat, Buy, Jeep
  • Review update: The 2019 Honda Passport is the tweener SUV By The Car Connection   -   Sep 18, 2019

    REVIEW UPDATE: THE 2019 HONDA PASSPORT IS THE TWEENER SUV

    If the Pilot is too large and the CR-V's too small, then Honda has a “new” mid-size crossover SUV for you: the 2019 Passport. I use...

    SUV, New, Honda
  • New 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid crossover debuts with more efficient powertrain for popular utility By The Car Connection   -   Sep 18, 2019

    NEW 2020 HONDA CR-V HYBRID CROSSOVER DEBUTS WITH MORE EFFICIENT POWERTRAIN FOR POPULAR UTILITY

    One of the most popular crossovers now has one of the most efficient powertrain options. Honda announced Wednesday its 2020 CR-V compact...

    Wheels, New, Hybrid, Honda
  • 2020 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars By The Car Connection   -   Sep 18, 2019

    2020 FORD ESCAPE VS. 2019 HONDA CR-V: COMPARE CARS

    Shoppers flock to compact crossover SUVs like the 2020 Ford Escape and the 2019 Honda CR-V for good reason. They're right-sized for...

    SUV, Price, Technology, Ford, Car, Honda
  • Nissan forges the same path with 2020 Pathfinder By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    NISSAN FORGES THE SAME PATH WITH 2020 PATHFINDER

    The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder will lumber down same path its been on since 2017, when it was last updated. While other automakers have...

    Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, Ford, Kia, New
  • 2020 Ford Escape review, Tesla Model S Plaid on Nurburgring, VW's electric vehicles: What's New The Car Connection By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    2020 FORD ESCAPE REVIEW, TESLA MODEL S PLAID ON NURBURGRING, VW'S ELECTRIC VEHICLES: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

    2020 Ford Escape first drive With turbocharged and hybrid powertrains in its lineup, the redesigned 2020 Ford Escape asks drivers to...

    New, Toyota, Hybrid, Car, Tesla, Ford, Vehicle, Electric
  • Last wave: Chevrolet cancels Malibu Hybrid sedan for 2020 By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    LAST WAVE: CHEVROLET CANCELS MALIBU HYBRID SEDAN FOR 2020

    The most efficient sedan in Chevrolet's lineup won't return for 2020. The Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid will be discontinued after the 2019...

    Sedan, Hybrid, Car, Chevrolet
  • Ford recalls sedans and crossovers affected by road salt By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    FORD RECALLS SEDANS AND CROSSOVERS AFFECTED BY ROAD SALT

    Road salt can corrode the electric power steering mechanism in certain Ford and Lincoln models, Ford announced in a recall. The 2013-2016...

    Seat, Vehicle, Electric, Sedan, Ford, Lincoln
  • GM recalls 2018 Chevy Malibu with turbo engine By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    GM RECALLS 2018 CHEVY MALIBU WITH TURBO ENGINE

    General Motors is recalling certain 2018 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedans equipped with 1.5-liter turbo-4 engines. A software error can...

    Sedan, Engine, Car, General, Control
  • First drive: The 2020 Ford Escape you want has two last names By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    FIRST DRIVE: THE 2020 FORD ESCAPE YOU WANT HAS TWO LAST NAMES

    The 2020 Ford Escape may look like one compact crossover SUV, but like the English language, it's really three different things wearing...

    SUV, Wheels, Ford, Engine
  • 2020 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Compare Cars By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    2020 FORD ESCAPE VS. 2019 TOYOTA RAV4: COMPARE CARS

    Compact crossover SUVs are today's do-it-all family cars. They're tasked with everything from daily commutes to weekend adventures-and...

    SUV, Toyota, People, Gas, Car, Price, Ford, GAS
  • 2020 Fiat 500L By The Car Connection   -   Sep 17, 2019

    2020 FIAT 500L

    The 2020 Fiat 500L hasn't sold well in America since its launch in 2014. Besides the bulky styling of the subcompact crossover, it...

    Fiat
  • UAW workers strike at GM plants over contract negotiations for pay, plant closures By The Car Connection   -   Sep 16, 2019

    UAW WORKERS STRIKE AT GM PLANTS OVER CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS FOR PAY, PLANT CLOSURES

    Tens of thousands of union auto workers at General Motors plants went on strike Monday, the latest salvo in ongoing negotiations between...

    New, General
  • 2020 Honda Accord sedan arrives with $150 price bump in most models over last year By The Car Connection   -   Sep 16, 2019

    2020 HONDA ACCORD SEDAN ARRIVES WITH $150 PRICE BUMP IN MOST MODELS OVER LAST YEAR

    On Monday, Honda detailed the 2020 Accord's price and trim levels, which should be familiar to mid-size sedan shoppers. For 2020, the...

    New, Sedan, Price, Honda
  • Car ownership costs hit record high By The Car Connection   -   Sep 16, 2019

    CAR OWNERSHIP COSTS HIT RECORD HIGH

    Not only are new vehicle prices near record highs, but the cost to own a new car over time has hit a new record, according to AAA....

    Vehicle, Car, New, Price