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The Car Connection’s Safest New Cars of 2021

2021 Ford EscapeSafety might not be the sexiest attribute sought by new car shoppers, but like fuel economy, it is one of the most important. The Car Connection’s annual list of the safest cars includes vehicles that earn five-star ratings from the NHTSA, at least a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS, and come standard with automatic emergency braking. We also...

Safest cars of 2021 ranked, Stellantis merger completed, Microbus EV delayed to 2023: What's New @ The Car Connection

Honda safety demonstrationThe Car Connection’s Safest New Cars of 2021 Which cars crash best—and which protect you better? Our safest cars to buy set a high bar. 2021 Mini Cooper review The 2021 Mini Cooper is a stylish, fun-to-drive small hatchback and convertible that makes up for its cramped space and middling safety ratings with oodles of charm. It earns a...

2021 Mini Cooper

2021 Mini Cooper S Convertible Sidewalk EditionWhat kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mini Cooper? What does it compare to? The 2021 Mini Cooper small hatchback can be had as a two- or four-door hardtop, or in two-door form as a convertible, electric SE, or performance-oriented John Cooper Works (JCW). It doesn’t have many natural competitors left, but parent company BMW offers an X1 small...

The Car Connection's Greenest Cars of 2021

2020 Tesla Model 3If you want to make the lightest impact on the planet—and on the air you and your neighbors breathe—it’s time to bypass hybrids and diesels and even lose the economy-car stereotypes of the past. Think charging ports, not gas stations. Electric motors are already fundamentally cleaner and more efficient than gasoline vehicles, and...

2021 Porsche Taycan

2021 Porsche TaycanWhat kind of vehicle is the 2021 Porsche Taycan? What does it compare to? The Porsche Taycan is the performance-car brand’s first four-door sedan and first fully electric car. It’s one of the top-performing regular-production fully electric cars in the world, with a 0-60 mph time of less than three seconds. Is the 2021 Porsche Taycan a...