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.
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford envisions an automotive future much like the transportation system in the futuristic 2002 science-fiction movie "Minority Report."
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Police in Missouri said an accused carjacker was arrested after a passenger exchanged text messages with a friend in a following car.
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said it would recall 2.2 million vehicles to address continued problems with gas pedals that were "incompatible" with floor mats.
A suspect in the killing of the University of North Carolina student body president was photographed by a cash machine security camera, police said Saturday.
A woman shot and killed near the University of North Carolina campus was identified Thursday as Eve Carson, the student body president.
General Motors Corp. has Toyota's Highlander and Honda's Pilot in its sights with the midsize 2009 Chevrolet Traverse crossover shown at the Chicago Auto Show.
The number of vehicles qualifying for the Top Safety Pick by a U.S. highway safety board more than doubled for 2008 models with Ford and Honda leading the way.
Toyota Motor Corp. is poised to announce plans to build an eighth North American assembly plant.