Autos

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

GM fixing problems with Corvette's 'nanny cam'

The "valet mode" could run afoul of recording consent laws, so GM told owners and dealers to either not use the feature or "obtain consent from the vehicle's occupants."  More

First GM victims accept Feinberg settlement

Families of girls killed in 2006 crash in Wisconsin are the first to accept deal offered by compensation fund.  More

Ford recalls 850,000 cars for air bag flaw

Ford says it is recalling 850,000 cars because short circuit could prevent air bag from deploying in a crash.  More

Chrysler recalling 350,000 cars with ignition problems

Chrysler is recalling cars with an ignition problem similar to the one tied to at least 21 deaths at GM, although Chrysler said its problem didn't cause any injuries or deaths.  More

Stolen Jaguar returned to owner 46 years later

After it was stolen in 1968, Ivan Schneider thought he'd never see his Jaguar again. Earlier this year he was told it had been located.  More

Ferrari recalls 3000 cars for entrapment danger

Ferrari is recalling 3,000 of its exotic 458 sports cars because people get trapped inside the front storage compartment.  More

Chrysler recalls more than 230,000 SUVs

Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos from 2011 might have faulty fuel pumps that could cause vehicles to stall.  More

First drive: All-new Ford Mustang

2015 Mustang: Ford's fully redesigned pony car delivers asphalt cooking performance.  Play

2015 Mustang's asphalt-peeling power goes modern

The new Ford Mustang has been upgraded and updated to compete globally - but never fear, it's still a monster.  More

2015 Mustang: Ford's pony has new tricks

It's the best Mustang ever, and it should be. But this one leaves the others in its dust.  More

707-horsepower 'muscle car' gets 22 MPG

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is being called the 'most powerful muscle car ever,' but it's not the gas guzzler you'd expect.  More

Easy Rider's chopper is up for auction

The bike's owner is hoping for a $1 million price  More

Hong Kong tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms

One of Hong Kong's flashiest tycoons has purchased 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms in a single go.  More

Mercedes AMG wagon truly hauls

The Mercedes AMG E63 is fast and smart, things you wouldn't ordinarily expect in a station wagon.  More

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

Audi, Google get green lights from the state best known for automobiles.  More

Mercedes SL65 AMG: 621 horses of topless power

Turn heads as you blow by traffic in this roadster convertible from Mercedes.  More

Uber drivers in New York City protest fares

An uberX trip might get more expensive if they get their way  More

Criminal's muscle car collection auctioned for $2.5 million

These valuable classic muscle cars were seized as part of a money laundering plea deal.  More

Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

The growing ranks of the super rich don't like to wait around, so Ferrari is responding by increasing production of its highly exclusive cars.  More

Ferrari 458 Speciale - Raw speed

This bare-bones Italian supercar drops pretty much everything not needed for driving fast.  More

Meet a million-dollar Toyota

Japanese cars are making a big splash on the collector's market.  Play

Mercedes reveals Porsche 911 competitor

The new Mercedes AMG GT takes serious aim at the market for two-door sports cars.  More

Jaguar unveils its new entry-level car

The XE will pit Jaguar against German luxury models such as the BMW 3-series and Mercedes C-class.  More

Jaguar on the prowl for women

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth hopes the launch of the new Jaguar XE will make the brand more attractive to women and young buyers.  Play

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

The technology, called "Super Cruise," will be able to control itself by talking to other vehicles and using sensors.  More

It's official: Nevada gets Tesla's Gigafactory

Tesla announced that Nevada beat out four others for its $5 billion battery factory.  More

Introducing the entry-level Lamborghini

Lamborghini's newest model, the Huracán, can be yours for just $240,000.  Play

Mazda unveils a more masculine Miata

The fourth generation of the MX-5 roadster has sharper lines and a tougher more masculine look  More

Lamborghini Hurucán: So good, why spend more?

The Italian exotic brand's latest model, at the bargain barement price of $237,000, is exciting and fun but can be docile and friendly, too.  More

5 laps in a Ferrari, $500. Is it worth it?

About 40 minutes from the Las Vegas strip, Dream Racing lets you live out your race car fantasies in a Ferrari and other luxury cars.  More

Barra: GM likely done with recalls on older vehicles

GM CEO says she believes the company is done with flood of recalls that came from automaker re-examining past problems with older models.  More

Tesla's latest battleground state: Georgia

Georgia dealers say Tesla shouldn't sell its cars directly to consumers. It's also one of the most popular markets for electric vehicles.  More

Steve McQueen name triples classic Ferrari's value to $10.2 million

McQueen is a rare celebrity with such cachet among collectors that his cars can be worth several times their inherent value.  More

Spider webs cause car recall again

Japanese automaker Suzuki, which pulled out of U.S. market last year, recalling 19,000 cars in which spider webs can cause problems in gas lines.  More

Highway with the top speed limit is ...

With Labor Day just ahead, here's a look at the states with the fastest speed limits, and the slowest.  More

Honda changes Fit bumpers to earn 'Acceptable' rating

After a less-than-stellar crash test performance, Honda will swap out bumper beams on owners' Fits.  More
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