2016 Audi Q3 Aces Crash Tests, Earns Top Safety Pick Rating


The Car Connection
The U.S. luxury-vehicle market is changing—and downsizing—rapidly; and the Audi Q3, the Mercedes-Benz GLA, and the upcoming, redesigned 2016 BMW X1 are some of the best examples of this trend. With any of these vehicles, you can get luxurious vehicle that’s probably a better fit with urban lifestyles ...Read more

Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast Chargers


Green Car Reports
It’s already been four years since Portland really charged ahead in its commitment to electric cars with Electric Avenue, a project that designated a city block of parking spots plug-in-only, peppered the block with a variety of charger hardware, and let EV owners have at it. That original project, a partnership ...Read more

Hyundai Sonata Vs. Kia Optima: Compare Cars


The Car Connection
Both the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima, in just a few generations, have gone from also-rans to tough mid-size rivals for vehicles such as the Nissan Altima, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion. It's all for good reason, thanks to great styling, excellent fuel economy, available hybrid models, and class-leading value. If you h...Read more

Toyota Camry Vs. Honda Accord: Compare Cars


The Car Connection
While Honda's Accord and Toyota's Camry have never been all that stylish, the two rivals always have been smart and sensible. The Camry and Accord hit their stride in the 1980s, when they became the epitome of the American mid-size sedan. Since then, both have evolved to keep pace with excellent new family sedans from ...Read more

Subaru WRX Vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: Compare Cars


The Car Connection
Both the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and Subaru WRX offer a surprising amount of practicality to go with their performance pedigrees. But how these two cars get there is very different. The two aren’t so much sport sedans as four-door performance cars. Rather than putting the emphasis on balance of function and form,...Read more