2015 Hyundai Sonata, Ford Edge, GM Recalls, Android Auto: The Week In Reverse


The Car Connection 2,614 Views
We drive the Hyundai Sonata, get up close and personal with the 2015 Ford Edge, check in on June car sales, and try to digest the latest massive GM recall—this is the Week in Reverse, here at The Car Connection. This week starts with a first drive in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Built in Alabama, the Sonata has becom...Read more

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Carries Over, Eco Gets 32 MPG--But Where's That Plug-In?


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The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is nearly entirely new--save for the steadily improving Hybrid edition. Hyundai says the Sonata Hybrid will stick with its existing gas-electric drivetrain and body style through the 2015 model year, while the rest of the range takes on a more subdued look and more refined powertrains for the n...Read more

June 2014 Car Sales Still Simmering


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New-car sales in June kept up a heated pace, with most automakers reporting strong gains for the month. Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan sales rose, as did GM's by a slight amount, while Ford's slipped. Volkswagen sales were down as well, while luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and Audi continued a record-setting pace. Anal...Read more

#GiveAShift: The 7 Best Manual Transmissions You Can Drive


Motor Authority 47,875 Views
Every single day, a sportscar gets overlooked. Abandoned. Rejected. It’s fast, it’s beautiful…but it has a stick shift. Automatics, CVTs, dual-clutches—they find their forever homes while thousands of stick shifts are left behind. It's sad, but it's true. Manual transmissions are on the most-en...Read more

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C First Drive Video


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Quick--ignore these unabashedly erotic images, pretend you never saw a thing...and name this car. It’s a mid-engined two-seater not from Germany or Japan. It flaunts a supercar monocoque and a humbler suspension. It cauterizes corners courtesy a dual-clutch gearbox and turbocharged power. It's exotically shaped f...Read more