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It's time to vote for The Car Connection's 2021 Driver's Choice Awards

2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertibleThe Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 awards are coming soon, which means it's time to turn your attention to the 2021 Driver's Choice Awards. It's your opportunity to pick the most luxurious, prettiest, best-performing, and greenest cars, trucks, and crossover SUVs that came out in 2020. As in the past, there are six categories for The Car...

Start your engines: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 prepares to launch

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020The calendar year 2020 can't fade in the rearview mirror fast enough for most of us. The view out front looks promising, with nearly 50 new and redesigned cars transporting us to better days ahead in the digital, electrified automotive age. Walls of touchscreens stamp new cars such as the 2021 Cadillac Escalade, and traditional automakers ramp up...

Car seats as birth control? A new study explains the decline in three-child families

Car seats - NHTSACould child safety seat regulations act as an unintended form of birth control? That's the assertion of two professors in a study called "Car seats as contraception." First reported by The Economist this week, the study found that increasingly restrictive child car seat laws have led to fewer families with three children between 1973 and 2017...

2021 Nissan Sentra

2021 Nissan SentraWhat kind of car is the 2021 Nissan Sentra? What does it compare to? The 2021 Nissan Sentra returns mostly unchanged since a redesign for the 2020 model year. It’s a four-door compact sedan with an upscale look and new layers of refinement. We compare it to the Honda Civic, Mazda 3, and Toyota Corolla. Is the 2021 Nissan Sentra a good car?...

Review update: 2021 Genesis G80 carves out a spot at the luxury table

2021 Genesis G80The 2021 Genesis G80 puts to rest any doubts about whether Hyundai’s luxury brand deserves to sit alongside Germany’s heritage brands. Like Genesis, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi built their reputations for performance and refinement on the backs of their sedans, and carried it over into more diluted pools teeming with crossover SUVs...