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Review update: The 2020 Volkswagen GTI's swan song hits all the right notes

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTIOne of the top five cars I drove last year was almost as old as I am. I found it in an oceanside parking lot, next to a row of ancient Volkswagens. It fired up with a fitful sputter and found first with less confidence than an American League pitcher at-bat. Once the car was alive, I never wanted the drive to end. The 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI is...

2020 Volkwagen GTI review, 2020 Nissan Frontier review, Bentayga PHEV disappoints: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTIReview update: The 2020 Volkswagen GTI's swan song hits all the right notes With an overhauled GTI on the way next year, I gave one last drive to the 2020 GTI. The 2020 Golf earned a 6.7 TCC Rating, based largely on the GTI. How to clean your car's interior like a pro A clean car is a happy car. Your car deserves to be happy. For some it’s...

How to clean your car's interior like a pro

How to clean your car's interior like a proA clean car is a happy car. Your car deserves to be happy. For some it’s therapeutic (raises hand) and for others it’s a necessary evil. Whichever end of the spectrum you fall on, cleaning the inside of your car is necessary maintenance that isn’t difficult to do. The hardest part is deciding to do it. Keeping the interior of...

More than 300,000 Jeep, Ram, Chrysler, Dodge vehicles recalled for faulty rearview camera

2020 Ram 1500Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced it will recall more than 318,000 cars, trucks, SUVs, and crossovers for faulty software that can keep the rearview camera displayed on a touchscreen even after the driver has shifted out of reverse. The issue affects vehicles equipped with an 8.4- or 12-inch infotainment display. The automaker didn't say if...

Coolest crossovers for 2021, Tesla Cheetah Stance, and cheaper EV charging: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Genesis GV80Ford Bronco, Genesis GV80 lead the coolest crossover SUVs for 2021 With so many things to look forward to—the outdoors; non-rationed toilet tissue; our normal lives—our impatience for the forthcoming crop of crossover SUVs is particularly acute. Updated 2022 Chevrolet Traverse, Equinox crossovers delayed until 2021 The updated...
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