Automotive Headlines

Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:01 pm
In the latest new video to top our charts, Audi is quick to admit that it isn't the first automaker to build an electric vehicle. But it did give the e-tron Audi DNA.
Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:55 pm

Texas man accused of series of California homeless beatingsLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Texas man was arrested on suspicion of killing three people and seriously injuring four in a 2½-week-long string of attacks targeting sleeping homeless men in Southern California, Los Angeles police said Tuesday, while authorities in Houston investigated him for the disappearance of his aunt and uncle.


Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:53 pm

The UN General Assembly Turns Into A Fight Between Trump And IranPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Iran in a heated speech at the


Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:42 pm

Arizona Deputy Uses Taser Gun to Escape Big Black Cow Attacking HimThe deputy was answering a call from a woman pinned on the ground by a cow.


Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:58 pm

Woman says ex pressed for baby, didn't know her plan to killFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman convicted of killing her pregnant neighbor by cutting the baby from her womb testified Tuesday that her boyfriend had pressured her to "produce a baby" after figuring out she had lied about being pregnant.


Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:52 pm

Smith & Wesson Shareholders Vote In Favor Of Issuing Report On Gun Violence, SafetyShareholders of Smith & Wesson, the largest U.S. firearm manufacturer, voted


Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:35 pm
Ford and the UAW were among the major automotive organizations to oppose a rollback of national fuel economy standards during a public hearing Tuesday with federal officials.
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:26 am
President Trump's new Cadillac presidential limo is sleeker than Obama's and more in line with the brand's current design language, which was inspired by the Escala concept car from 2016.
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:19 am
California will hold a hearing this week on offering a $4,500 subsidy for each electric vehicle sold in the state, up from the current $2,500, even as customers from Tesla and GM face the loss of even bigger federal credits.
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:13 am
The United States is moving forward on its bilateral trade deal with Mexico that has implications for the auto industry even if Canada is left out because negotiators can't resolve their sharp differences over dairy and a dispute resolution system,...
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:33 am
Chevrolet is pricing the resurrected 2019 Blazer at $29,995 with shipping -- about the same as its Ford Edge and Nissan Murano competitors -- as the brand diversifies its crossover lineup.
Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:05 am

'Waste Land' — 67 Superfund sites across 45 statesWith the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1985, American photographer David T. Hanson traveled to 67 Superfund sites across 45 states that represented a cross section of industries whose practices have decimated the environment. Now, the full series has been published for the first time in 'Waste Land' (Taverner Press, September 2018).


TheCarConnection.com
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:05 am
2019 Chevrolet BlazerThe 2019 Chevrolet Blazer will cost a hair under $30,000 when it returns to dealers later this year, Chevy said Tuesday. The 2019 Blazer is more crossover and less SUV than its predecessor, which was last sold in the U.S. in 2005. The new Blazer will come standard with a 2.5-liter inline-4 rated at 193 horsepower that sends power to the front...
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:49 am
The National Transportation Safety Board proposed a three-pronged approach to combat pedestrian fatalities, which have soared.
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:40 am
Spy photos of the next-generation Chevrolet Tahoe undergoing road tests in Milford, Mich., show the large SUV with an independent rear suspension, a notable engineering change from its traditional live axle design.
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:34 am
EV racing would be far more interesting if all of the vehicles were stock, the race was a designated distance -- say, 200 or 225 miles -- and no recharges or vehicle changes were allowed.
Yahoo Automotive
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:16 am

Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attackSaudi Arabia denied it had backed the gunmen who killed 25 people at a military parade in southwestern Iran over the weekend, almost half of them Revolutionary Guards, the Saudi state news agency reported on Tuesday. "Saudi Arabia rejects and condemns the false accusations that Iranian officials have made about Saudi Arabia supporting the events that took place in Iran last Saturday," SPA quoted a foreign ministry official as saying. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the attackers were paid by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and pledged that the Islamic Republic would "severely punish" those behind the assault.


TheCarConnection.com
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:35 am
2019 Honda CivicAt $20,345 to start, the 2019 Honda Civic costs about $500 more than last year's model thanks to a suite of active safety tech that's newly standard, the automaker said Monday. Every 2019 Civic includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and active lane control—features that cost about $1,000 last year. That's good news...
TheCarConnection.com
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:30 am
2019 Toyota Land CruiserToyota reportedly will add Android Auto to its cars Good news, Android fans. A Bloomberg report Monday said that Toyota and Google have reached an agreement that will see Android Auto compatibility appear in the automaker's cars in the future. Mitsubishi recalls 67,000 crossover SUVs to fix faulty active safety tech Mitsubishi last week issued two...
TheCarConnection.com
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:00 am
2019 Fiat 124 SpiderWith the 124 Spider, Fiat grabs bits of its sports-car heritage from the 1960s and applies them lightly to a Mazda MX-5 Miata chassis. Drop in a turbo-4, tune the handling just so and–ecco!–the Spider’s reborn. Built in Japan, massaged via remote from Italy, the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider does what the Miata does, with slight...
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:01 am
Chinese automaker Chery will open a development and design center in Germany as it prepares to launch models in Europe to be sold under the Exeed brand.
TheCarConnection.com
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:01 pm
2019 Toyota SiennaGood news, Android fans. A Bloomberg report Monday said that Toyota and Google have reached an agreement that will see Android Auto compatibility appear in the automaker's cars in the future. The report cited, but did not name, a Toyota representative who said the automaker could announce Android Auto compatibility as soon as next month. It's not...
TheCarConnection.com
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:01 pm
Lance Treankler receives his replacement Certified Pre-owned 2008 Escalade (source: gm)If you think new cars are getting too expensive, you’re certainly not alone. According to a report Monday by The Wall Street Journal, the gap between the price of the average new and used vehicle is as wide as it’s been in five years, pushing buyers away from dealerships and towards used car lots and classified ads. However, demand for...
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:01 pm
2019 Nissan RogueNot every trip to the grocery store or school need be a white-knuckle ride at full speed. We get that. The 2019 Nissan Rogue does too. Reality dictates that good people and good cargo space win the weekday. The Rogue’s low starting price at less than $26,000 is just its victory dance. We give the 2019 Rogue a 6.5 on our overall scale thanks...
Yahoo Automotive
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:09 pm

Russia Has Big Plans for the Sukhoi Su-30SM Flanker-H FighterSome big upgrades are coming. 


TheCarConnection.com
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:07 am
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse CrossMitsubishi last week issued two recalls for about 67,000 crossover SUVs to address active safety technology that the automaker said may not work as intended to apply the brakes if it detects an impending collision. The recalls cover 2017-2018 Outlander, 2018 Outlander Sport, and 2018-2019 Eclipse Cross models fitted with either automatic emergency...
Yahoo Automotive
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:30 am

Donald Trump's New Presidential Cadillac Limo Steps OutFirst look at the new version of Donald Trump's presidential limousine, nicknamed the Beast, on duty in New York City.


TheCarConnection.com
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:30 am
2019 Subaru Forester2019 Subaru Forester first drive review: Backwoods solitude Deep in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, which covers more than half a million acres, American forestry was born over a century ago.
 Maintaining the dense old-growth forest takes patience and a close attention to detail. Disturbing its...
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:42 am

Ronan Farrow Stands Behind Reporting On Latest Brett Kavanaugh AccuserJournalist Ronan Farrow hit the morning news circuit on Monday to support his


TheCarConnection.com
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:40 am
VW Electric for AllVolkswagen, as it develops several vehicles on its new modular electric platform (MEB) and plans dozens more, is looking past Tesla and aiming to go “Electric for All.” The affordability that once made the automaker famous with the original Beetle, the Type 2 "Microbus," and tens of millions of Golfs, Jettas, and other models over...