Category: News

2022 Porsche 911 Range Expands With New GTS Coupe, Convertible And Targa Models

One of the few certain things in this life beyond taxes and death is Porsche’s uncanny dedication to its family of 911 models. The more the merrier for Porsche which just a week after the presentation of the wingless 911 GT3 Touring has further expanded the fam with the return of the GTS moniker for […]

2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid deserves a closer look

It would be a mistake to overlook the 2021 Volvo XC60 crossover SUV. A friend in the market for a luxury-leaning five-seat crossover considered Tesla, Jaguar, and Lincoln, until I showed up in the 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid.  Volvo may lack the flash and cachet of its German rivals, yet it’s a cut […]

Fisker Ocean power boost, Model 3 at Pikes Peak, Biden infrastructure and renewable energy: Today’s Car News

Americans want more renewable energy but there’s a strong partisan divide—just as the Biden administration might have to face a bipartisan “compromise” that reportedly strips some of that out of an infrastructure plan. Another Tesla Model 3 is set to tackle Pikes Peak. And Fisker says its Ocean EV is getting more power. This and […]

2022 Kia Stinger earns Top Safety Pick+

The safety spotlight shines brightly on the 2022 Kia Stinger hatchback. The refreshed 2022 Stinger sedan earned a Top Safety Pick+, the IIHS announced Tuesday. The non-profit safety agency funded by the insurance industry bestowed the industry’s toughest safety award for standard LED reflector headlights that earned “Good” ratings in testing over the 2021 Stinger’s […]

New Peugeot 308 SW Is A Sexy And Practical Alternative to Compact SUVs

Peugeot, one of the few manufacturers having faith in C-segment wagons, launched the new generation of the 308 SW as a more practical version of the 308 hatchback and a more stylish alternative to C-SUVs like the 3008. This is the second estate in the French company’s lineup, after the larger, mid-size 508 SW. How different […]

2022 Kia Telluride overview, 2021 S-Class tested, Fisker Ocean teased again: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Kia Telluride review With a TCC Rating of 7.5 out of 10, the 2022 Kia Telluride leaps ahead of rival three-row crossovers with features and a great warranty. Buick Encore GX and Chevy Trailblazer recalled for plastic jack General Motors is recalling the Buick Encore GX and Chevy Trailblazer for a plastic jack that […]

Despite partisan divide, Americans see EVs as better for the environment and want more solar power

Although Americans are closely divided on whether to phase out internal combustion engines in the near future, they do agree more decidedly on the environmental merits of EVs and that we should have more renewable energy—as a couple of recent Pew polls suggest. One survey found that a majority of Americans support more renewable energy, […]

Rivian Showcases The R1T’s Interior, Features Everything From A Removable Speaker To A 16-Inch Infotainment System

With deliveries set to begin next month, Rivian is giving us a detailed look at the interior of the highly anticipated R1T. Shown with the available Adventure Package, the electric pickup sports an upscale interior with vegan leather seats, ash wood trim and a 100% recycled microfiber headliner. The model also has quick-drying Chilewich floor […]

2022 Subaru Ascent adds Onyx Edition for $39,120

The 2022 Subaru Ascent three-row SUV climbs into the new model year mostly unchanged except for the addition of the blacked-out Onyx Edition, Subaru announced Monday. First launched for 2019, Subaru’s largest vehicle adopts the popular Onyx Edition trim introduced on the 2020 Subaru Outback. The black treatment on the grille, side mirrors, window frames […]

Evasive Motorsports’ modified Tesla Model 3 readies for a run at Pikes Peak glory

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of America’s most famous races, and for the past several years it’s served as a de facto proving ground for electric racing vehicles—including multiple Tesla Model 3s, all rather lightly modified. Evasive Motorsports is very familiar with Pikes Peak, winning the Unlimited class in last year’s race […]