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Ford's new Shelby Mustang GT350 unveiled

Ford unvewils the latest version of its high-performance pony car, the Shelby Mustang GT350.  More

Best Cars to Buy - Kelley Blue Book

These 12 vehicles provide the best value for your dollar according to the car experts at KBB.  More

GM recall victims get another month to seek money

Potential victims of the massive General Motors recall over faulty ignition switches will have an extra month to file claims seeking compensation.  More

Exploding airbag maker faces criminal probe

Takata tells analysts it is facing a federal criminal probe of exploding airbags in addition to investigation by safety regulators.  More

Mary Barra pulls out of award ceremony after protests

Mary Barra was to receive a legacy award from the National Women's History Museum in Washington on Monday.  More

Volkswagen Golf named Car of the Year

Motor Trend magazine has named the German hatchback the best new car for 2015.  More

Honda recalls 170,000 more vehicles over exploding airbags

Honda is recalling an additional 170,000 vehicles because their airbags might explode.  More

Inside Pagani's $2 million supercar

Exclusivity is the name of the game. No other car comes close to the Huayra's look and feel.  More

What did Mary Barra know about the GM recall, and when did she know it?

Emails show GM was preparing to fix flawed ignition switch weeks before it notified safety regulators or car owners, raising questions about CEO Barra's knowledge of problem.  More

Honda expands exploding airbag recall

Honda expanded its recall of cars at risk of having their airbags explode.  More

Takata hid results of secret airbag tests - report

Embattled auto parts supplier Takata Corp. tested its airbags for flaws far earlier than previously admitted, and worked to hide the results, according to a new report.  More

Tesla growing pains don't worry Elon Musk

The launch of Tesla's Model X is pushed back a few months to the third quarter of 2015.  More

Toyota's 850-horsepower Camry is insane

Customized race car revealed at Las Vegas trade show.  More

GM offering $25 gift cards to people who fix recalled cars

General Motors is using $25 gift cards to entice more than a million owners of cars that were recalled for ignition switch problems to get their cars repaired.  More

Oops. Ford recalls cars to fix 'improper' recall

Ford calls back 38,000 Crown Vics, Town Cars and Grand Marquis that were incorrectly repaired in recent recall.  More

Mercedes Coupe: Looks sharp, drives dull

Peter Valdes-Dapena takes the new Mercedes S550 Coup for a test drive. Even though it is jaw-droppingly gorgeous and full of technology, when it comes to driving fun, the car is lackluster.  Play

Cheap gas reignites America's love affair with gas guzzlers

Americans celebrate gas below $3 by snapping up the big SUVs and pickups they had been waiting to buy.  More

Ferrari fined $3.5 million

The Italian supercar maker failed to report three fatal crashes to federal regulators.  More

Hyundai and Kia to pay record EPA fine

The Korean automakers understated greenhouse gas emissions from their vehicles.  More

Honda, Takata sued over exploding airbags

Federal lawsuit seeks class action status on behalf of owners of 5 million Hondas with airbags at risk of exploding.  More

The fix for exploding airbags may be more deadly than the problem

Critics question Toyota's plans to disable airbags when it runs out of replacements for the defective airbags at risk of exploding.  More

GM spokesman becomes 'Chevy Guy' thanks to 'technology and stuff'

'Chevy Guy' Rikk Wilde became a viral sensation bumbling his way through a World Series presentation Wednesday night.  More

Ferrari: Hot cars, wild year

Ferrari has been on a wild ride this year, with a management shake up and new plans to split from its parent company. But the company still makes some of the hottest cars on the planet.  More

382,000 Ram pickups recalled for fire risk

Potential for a fuel leak and fire is behind the recall of nearly 382,000 Dodge Ram trucks.  More

GM's new Volt to be faster, more efficient

General Motors will unveil a re-engineered second-generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid at the Detroit Auto Show in January.  More

GM recalls will mean smaller bonuses for factory workers

Neither CEO Mary Barra nor a company spokesman would estimate how much employees might take home this year through the profit-sharing program.  More

Most reliable cars - Consumer Reports

These cars, trucks and SUVs scored best in the magazine's latest survey of vehicle owners.  More

Toyota cuts stake in Tesla

Tesla's other big auto maker investor, Daimler, announced last week that it had sold its stake.  More

First drive in a $2 million super car

Peter Valdes-Dapena takes the $2 million Pagani Huayra for a spin on a track to test if it's worth the ambitious price tag.  Play

Burning rubber in a 707-hp muscle car

The first drive in the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the most powerful factory made muscle car.  Play

Airbag recall could expand

Senior official says "investigation is not over".  More

Mercedes parent unplugs its Tesla investment

Daimler sells its 4% stake in the electric car-maker after five years as an investor.  More

Tesla blocked from selling in Michigan

Michigan governor Snyder signs bill that Tesla says will block it from opening either a store or showroom in Big Three's home state.  More

Remember 'Easy Rider'? That bike just sold for $1.35 million

Captain America's bike exceeds auctioneer's estimate.  More

Porsche rents Sistine Chapel for Pope's charity

An elite group of forty Porsche enthusiasts were treated to a private tour of the Sistine Chapel on Saturday -- the first corporate charity event ever held there.  More

Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

After recent death in Florida, NHTSA and Toyota putting out word to car owners covered by the recall of 7.9 million vehicles to bring them in for repairs as soon as possible.  More

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been linked to the problem.  More

Audi driverless car hits 140 mph

An Audi RS7 performance car will go as fast as 150 miles per hour on a racetrack this weekend -- and no one will be behind the wheel.  More

Ferrari says 'We love you, America'

The Ferrari F60 America is a V12 convertible that can go from zero to 60 in just over three seconds.  More

Honda CR-V named SUV of the Year

Improved driving, fuel economy and technology lift the redesigned compact SUV over competitors, according to the car magazine.  More

One in every five U.S. cars recalled this year

Industry-wide recalls have now topped 52 million for the year, with the number of vehicles affected at about 20% of the cars now on the road.  More

Toyota recalls another 1.75 million cars

Toyota has announced three new recalls covering more than 1.75 million vehicles, the latest in a string of major safety recalls.  More

Chrysler recalls 184,000 SUV's with airbag problem

Chrysler says some of its 2104 Grand Cherokees and Durangos could have short circuit that could disable airbag.  More

Chrysler finally returns to U.S. stock market

Fiat Chrysler started trading on the New York Stock Exchange Monday. The company's sales are surging. Is it a better investment than Big 3 rivals Ford and GM?  More

Tesla reveals the D: Two motors and all-wheel-drive

"The D" touted by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is here, and it's a dual motor, all-wheel-drive sedan with mind-bending performance numbers.  More

Car shopping tips for the modern world

New web sites, mobile apps and low interest rates have created an amazing new world for car buyers.  More

Elon Musk's $2 billion Tesla tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased on Twitter that it will unveil 'the D and something else' at an event Thursday. Investors are intrigued and excited.  More

Hands-free phone calls are distracting too

AAA study finds that using hands-free technology to make calls or change the radio station while driving could cause "potentially unsafe" distractions.  More

Stolen Harley returned after 42 years

A classic Harley-Davidson motorcycle is returned 42 years after being stolen from the home a North Carolina police officer.  More

Female NASCAR engineer makes science cool

Alba Colon is one of NASCAR'S lead engineers. As a Hispanic woman, she feels it's her responsibility to bring a new generation into STEM fields.  More

Cool cars from the Paris Motor Show

The latest new models and concept vehicles from the Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris.  More

GM stops sales of new pickups, recalls 524K cars

GM said an airbag flaw in the trucks can prevent it from working. It also recalled cars due to a flaw in a piece that holds wheels in place.  More

1 million GM cars with fatal defect still on road

GM has repaired nearly half of the cars with defective ignition switch tied to 23, deaths but more than 1 million are likely still being driven.  More

Musk teases something new from Tesla: The D

Musk promises to unveil "the D" in a week without any clues as to what it will be.  More

GM recalls 117,000 vehicles

Unlike many of the 29.4 million other vehicles it has recalled this year, Thursday's announcement involves 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles.  More

Renault launches new crossover Espace

Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan, introduces the Espace for the growing crossover market in Europe.  Play

Lamborghini to unveil 910 horsepower plug-in hybrid

The Lamborghini Asterion concept car will have a V10 engine and three electric motors.  More

Corvette Z06 among fastest cars on earth

Very few cars, even those that cost a lot more, can accelerate as quickly as GM's new super-perforomance Corvette Z06.  More

Now Warren Buffett wants to sell you a car

Berkshire Hathaway's latest acquisition is car dealership chain.  More

America's top 20 speeding ticket magnets

Car insurance quote site calculates the 20 cars it calls the biggest "ticket magnets." Some pretty unexpected cars draw a lot of tickets.  More

Americans are spending again

More people bought cars, furniture and cell phones in August, a positive sign for the economy.  More

Harley-Davidson recalls all 2014 Touring motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is recalling about 126,000 motorcycles over a problem with the clutch that could cause crashes, and a smaller number for a possible fuel tank leak.  More
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