<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Car and Auto Trends, Car News, and Auto Show Info]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/the-scene/cars http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:32:21 -0400 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:32:21 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Are Certified Pre-Owned Cars Better?]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:35:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cpo_722x406_2197981887.jpg
Consumer groups are seeing an increase in complaints about vehicles deemed "Certified Pre-Owned" by dealerships.]]>
<![CDATA[Neiman Marcus 2011 Fantasy Gifts]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 00:57:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/neiman-thumb.jpg
Get ready to do some millionaire Christmas shopping with a look at the Fantasy Gifts offered by Neiman Marcus this holiday season.]]>
<![CDATA[Ferris Bueller Hot Rod for Sale]]> Wed, 09 May 2012 13:59:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/178*120/ferrari+p1.jpg
It was his love. It was his passion. It was his fault he didn't lock the garage.

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures]]>
<![CDATA['Easter Bandits' Hop Away with $2,000 Worth of Car Parts]]> Wed, 07 Apr 2010 10:17:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/easter_bunny.jpg
A total of about $2,000 worth of scrap metal and catalytic converters was stolen from five cars that were parked outside the Litchfield Filling Station on Sunday, March 21.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tom Foley's First News Conference]]> Wed, 03 Mar 2010 18:15:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/foleypkg_640x480.jpg
Tom Foley outlined a recovery plan for the state]]>
<![CDATA[Breaking Down Toyota's Woes]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2010 09:00:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/183*120/96382336.jpg
To say Toyota has hit a bump in the road would be an understatement.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Interface With Your Car]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2010 12:08:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/PHI+cell+phone+driving+ban.jpg
A new tool lets you get directions, listen to Pandora and Tweet while you drive.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Green Stars of the LA Auto Show]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2009 18:21:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/hybrid_alt_la_50796973_101+%288%29.jpg
Look for concepts from Audi and BMW -- they're hard to miss.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Hummer Sold To Chinese Company For $150 Million]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2009 15:45:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/100909_HUMMER.jpg
Hummer, the gas-guzzling, muscular icon of the American road, has been sold to a Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer.

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<![CDATA[Neil Young's Ride Gets Pimped]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:59:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/neilyoung2.jpg
The rock star's '59 Lincoln will guzzle gas no more.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[GM Pulling E-Brake on Saturn Brand]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2009 18:30:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/saturn+man.jpg
General Motors announced Wednesday that it will no longer make Saturn vehicles after a deal to sell the popular brand to Penske Automotive Group Inc. fell apart.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Hybrid Owners: No Carpool Lanes For You]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:34:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/prius+%28Medium%29.jpg
As of Jan. 1, 2011, those yellow HOV stickers are set to expire and lawmakers say, sorry, your current hybrid just isn't good enough for an extension.]]>
<![CDATA[They Got Their Kicks on Route 66]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2009 07:10:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/DSC01103.jpg
MoshPix: San Bernardino, California hosted their 20th annual end-of-summer Route 66 Rendezvous and more than 2,000 classic, muscle and simply amazing vehicles were on view.

Photo Credit: Loren Krussow]]>
<![CDATA[What Happens When a 59 Chevy Bel Air Crashes Into a 09 Malibu? Watch.]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:30:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/chevy-bel-air-crash.jpg
To celebrate their 50th Anniversary, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety decided to crash a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air into a 2009 Chevy Malibu and make a video. Sounds like fun right?]]>
<![CDATA[GM: Don't Like Our Vehicle? Bring It Back]]> Sun, 13 Sep 2009 11:03:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/man+holding+car+keys.jpg
General Motors is hoping to jump-start its revival by guaranteeing car buyers that if they don't like their new wheels, they can bring it back for a full refund.]]>