Month: November 2018

12 Nov by admin

Elephants have bad news for poachers: We evolved

In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the tusk of a tranquilized elephant is seen during an operation to attach GPS tracking collars in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) How can elephants fend off ivory poachers? By never growing tusks at all. Some 32% of female elephants in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park […]
12 Nov by admin

Maven to allow non-GM vehicles on sharing platform

Maven plans to open its peer-to-peer car-sharing program to non-General Motors vehicles in mid-2019. Julia Steyn, vice president of GM Urban Mobility and Maven, made the announcement Monday during a presentation at the UBS Global Technology Conference in San Francisco. Since Maven launched peer-to-peer in July, about 40 percent of hand-raisers for the program have […]
12 Nov by admin

What’s New @ The Car Connection

Subaru Forester: The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2019 Some crossover SUVs have more style, others have more features. The scrappy 2019 Subaru Forester climbed to the top of our ratings with its unbeatable blend of everyday practicality and value. 2020 Toyota Corolla to bow Nov. 15 With the debut next week of its […]
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World Omni and Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz captives lead in consumer financing satisfaction

Lincoln Automotive Financial Services and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services tied as the highest ranked luxury-brand auto lenders in J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Consumer Financing Satisfaction Study, while World Omni Financial Corp. ranked highest among mass-market brand customers, J.D. Power said Monday. The latest iteration of the annual study was overhauled substantially from years earlier to focus […]
12 Nov by admin

Trump Completes a Shameful Trip to Paris, Just as He Needs the Global Stage

In unrelenting rain, more than sixty world leaders—Presidents and Prime Ministers, kings and princes, from a third of all the nations on Earth—shared big black umbrellas as they marched together down the Champs-Élysées, in Paris, on Sunday. They gathered to mark the hundredth anniversary of the Armistice that ended the fighting of the First World […]
12 Nov by admin

Nuggets coach Michael Malone fumes after loss to Bucks

The film of Sunday’s loss to Milwaukee won’t be kind to the Nuggets, but it’s the film coach Michael Malone expected his players to watch coming into the game that might have him more frustrated. Bucks starting center Brook Lopez torched the Nuggets from beyond the arc, knocking down eight 3-pointers including six of seven […]
12 Nov by admin

Tips to help save your trip

Christopher Elliott Special to USA TODAY Published 6:00 PM EST Nov 11, 2018 Book early. Give yourself a little extra time at the airport or on the road. Prepare for bad weather. If you’ve read that obvious holiday travel advice once, you’ve probably read it a hundred times. And I’ve probably written that holiday travel […]
12 Nov by admin

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 airbag deployment fix rolls out

In September, owners of the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 began to voice concerns over side-curtain airbags that would deploy suddenly while he or she tackled light off-road trails. The brand said last week it finally has a fix for the airbag deployment issue. Chevrolet said last week that it will fix all Colorado ZR2s for free with […]