July 07, 2013
Auto safety advocates are calling for government regulators to crash-test older model Jeeps to make sure protective trailer hitches actually protect occupants.
June 30, 2013
Sometime in the not-too-distant future a driver will be able to get out of a vehicle in front of a hotel or restaurant and her car will find an open parking spot and park itself at the touch of a button.
June 23, 2013
I had a girlfriend in college who had a 1970 Toyota Corolla. Back in the day the boxy Japanese compact was a novelty, sort of like what early buyers of Hyundai and Kia vehicles experienced when they drove South Korean cars in the early 1990s.
June 02, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking a close look at 400,000 Ford F-150 pickups with 3.5-liter EcoBoost gasoline engines because of a lack of power in some circumstances.
May 26, 2013
The Detroit Three automakers are scaling back their annual summer production shutdowns to keep up with demand for top-selling models.
May 19, 2013
U.S. automakers win "Total Quality" awards
May 05, 2013
Never heard of Coda Automotive? Don't feel too bad.
April 28, 2013
Outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood released voluntary guidelines to discourage automakers from installing electronic devices that could create distractions for drivers.
April 14, 2013
There's a new sheriff in town and it wears a blue oval -- or does it?
April 07, 2013
Hyundai and Kia, which admitted inflating gas mileage claims, now have a huge recall on their hands.
March 31, 2013
It's hard to get excited about a minivan. Even the best of them are utilitarian people-haulers that their owners buy for all the proper reasons: safety, seating room and convenience.
March 24, 2013
Owners of Honda cars got some bad news and some good news.
March 17, 2013
As a new car owner I can tell you about the hassle of carrying a smart key as big as a tube of lip balm around to open, close and start the vehicle.
March 10, 2013
Nearly a year ago I asked the question: "Who is buying all these cars?" The answer not surprisingly was baby boomers, parents and grandparents of today's students who had the money to afford a new car.
March 03, 2013
CHICAGO, March 3 (UPI) -- Volkswagen unveils its latest engineering triumph at the Geneva Auto Show in Switzerland this week -- a production version of a sleek two-seater concept plug-in hybrid that averages the equivalent of 261 mpg.