Autos

Self driving car starts cross-country trip, but stops for lunch at In and Out Burger!

Auto parts maker Delphi launched its cross-country trip Sunday, starting at the Golden Gate Bridge and heading to midtown Manhattan, in a car that automatically drives itself.  More

Teen drivers: Buckle up and lower the volume, Dad's monitoring you

Parents can pre-set the car to give visual and audible warnings when teens exceed preset speeds. If teens ignore them, the system will rat them out to mom and dad.  More

Branson: Virgin might make an electric car

VIrgin Group founder indicates he might be up the challenge of making a mass market electric car.  More

GM CEO Mary Barra to be quizzed over botched recall

Barra will be deposed on October 8 by lawyers representing those suing GM over the defective ignition switches that equipped millions of vehicles.  More

Tesla: Now there's no excuse for running out of juice

Tesla's latest software update should give peace of mind to those worried about losing their charge out on the road.  More

GM puts brakes on its Russian operations

From now on, the global automaker will sell only its most profitable vehicles in Russia. Opel will leave the country entirely.  More

This flying car will be ready for take off in 2017

Slovakian company says the AeroMobil 3.0 will be on the market by 2017.  More

Orders suspended for Challenger Hellcat

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has temporarily stopped taking orders for the 707-horsepower muscle car after sales take off too fast.  More

China's state broadcaster targets foreign automakers

Foreign automakers and car dealers from Land Rover to Volkswagen came under fire on Sunday when China's state television broadcaster accused the industry for selling defective products and overcharging customers.  More

Elon Musk: Tesla Model S will go farther on a charge

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that Model S cars are about to get a range boost.  More

Self driving car set for cross country trip

Auto parts Delphi announced Saturday a plan to have a team of engineers make a trip from the Golden Gate Bridge to midtown Manhattan in a car that automatically drives itself.  More

GM recalls 64,000 Chevy Volts for shut off problem

The electric Chevy Volt is so quiet that some people forget to to shut it off. A software update will make sure it stops running automatically.  More

Apple investors dream of Tesla tie-up

Apple CEO Tim Cook dodges questions from shareholders about buying Tesla. But the idea may not be completely out of left field.  More

Goodyear tires could power electric cars

Goodyear unveils new tires that charge electric cars through friction of movement.  More

Tesla cuts jobs after weak China sales

After pulling in poor China sales, Tesla is axing jobs.  More

Cool cars from the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

These are some of the stand-out cars and trucks on display at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.  More

$400,000 GT to be most expensive Ford ever

Production of the car will be limited to only 250 a year. Price is comparable to the Lamborghini Aventador.  More

Meet the Rolls-Royce spa on wheels

This one-of-a-kind Rolls-Royce Phantom, unveiled in Geneva, is called 'Serenity' for a reason. Bespoke silk and hand-painted flowers adorn the interior of this zen-mobile.  Play

Koenigsegg's super hybrid: Zero to 248 in less than 20 seconds

Koenigsegg plans to build 80 of the super hybrid Regera over the next five years, for $1.9 million each.  More

Dodge warns that its own dealers are scamming customers

Dodge says a "small number" of its dealers are taking deposits for cars they won't be able to deliver to customers.  More

Hyundai recalls 200,000 vehicles for power steering defect

Hyundai said a power steering defect could increase the risk of a crash in some of its Elantra sedans and hatchbacks.  More

Consumer Reports' Top Picks - American cars are back

The magazine's favorite cars include three American models for the first time in years, thanks to a big boost from Tesla.  More

Driving Tesla's 'insane' Model S

The Tesla P85D is roomy, quiet, comfortable and it's quicker than an Italian supercar.  More

Warren Buffett's Cadillac sells for $122,500

Proceeds from the sale, which ran for nine days, will go to Girls Incorporated of Omaha, a local chapter of the national group formerly known as the Girls Club of America.  More

Rolls-Royce says it's making an SUV

There are no images of the vehicle yet - and no due date - but someday soon the Rolls-Royce will offer its own SUV for sale.  More

Warren Buffett endorses European bikers

Warren Buffett is reportedly getting chummy with the biker community after his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, bought a motorcycle gear company.  More

Ultra-luxury SUVs on the way

These upcoming models will raise the bar on what an SUV can be.  More

Nokia is paving the way for driverless cars

Before they can drive, automated cars need super-maps. Nokia is on it.  More

European car sales recovery picks up pace

New car registrations in the European Union rose 6.7% in January on the previous year, to nearly 1 million vehicles.  More

2014: year of the recalls

More vehicles were recalled in 2014 than in any other year, ever.  More

Elon Musk's 'insane' call: Tesla worth $700 billion

The Tesla CEO isn't worried about his company's surprise loss. He thinks the company could be worth as much as Apple in 10 years.  More

The car of the future

The auto industry is undergoing more changes now than any time in the last 80 years. What it will look like for you will largely depend on where you live.  More

Nissan GTR: No longer a cheap supercar alternative

Breaking the six-figure price barrier, the Nissan GTR has defected from the cheap supercar club.  More

Best cars for planet Earth

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy calls these the "Greenest cars" you can buy.  More

You can buy Warren Buffett's Cadillac

The 'Oracle of Omaha' is auctioning off his 2006 Cadillac DTS to raise money for a local charity.  More

Driverless car debuts on U.K. roads

The first driverless car to hit the roads in the U.K. launched Wednesday, its prototype roaming the footpaths of London's Greenwich.  More

Subaru WRX sibling rivalry

The WRX STI has always been on top of Subaru's pedestal, but its cheaper sibling is aiming to knock it off.  More

Toyota ordered to pay $11.4 million in fatal Camry crash

A jury in Minneapolis found Toyota responsible for a deadly crash that was caused by unintended acceleration. The driver, Koau Fong Lee, spent more than two years in jail.  More

GM's total recall cost: $4.1 billion

GM's record number of recalls in 2014 resulted in a drop in operating earnings despite improved sales.  More

Ford's 300 horsepower Focus baby beast

The new high-performance Focus RS will be sold in the U.S. for the first time.  More

Ferrari reveals new 488 GTB sports car

The Ferrari 488 GTB has a 660 horsepower turbocharged V8 engine and replaces the 458 model.  More

200,000 Jeeps recalled for airbag issue

A software problem could cause airbags to deploy without a crash.  More

51 deaths linked to GM ignition switch flaw

More than 4,180 claims have been filed to Kenneth Feinberg against General Motors, alleging the automaker's vehicles with faulty ignition switches caused deaths and injuries.  More

2.1 million cars recalled for crash sensors

More than 2.1 million vehicles from several automakers are being recalled for an issue with a sensor that could cause airbags to deploy for no reason.  More

U.S. cracks down on shady '0%' loan companies

The Federal Trade Commission accuses two companies with failing to disclose the onerous terms of no-cost loans made using a borrower's car title as collateral.  More

Nissan back in Super Bowl after 18 years

Japanese automaker returns to advertising at the big game with a 90-second ad.  More

Ford is recalling this cop car

Ford recalls 205,000 cars, including Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Interceptor police sedans. There's a problem with the door handle which could cause the door to come unlatched in an accident.  More

Ford promises bounce back year

Ford says problems of tough 2014 should be behind it as it promises improved results in 2015, lifting shares.  More

Cars that sold for millions at the Scottsdale auctions

These were the highest prices paid for collectible cars -- and a bus -- at the Scottsdale auto auctions.  More

Kelley Blue Book's Best Resale Value Cars

Depreciation is the biggest cost of owning a car and these vehicles depreciate the least.  More

KBB's Best Resale Value Cars

These are the cars, trucks and SUVs, in 22 different categories, that hold their value best.  More

Ford makes major push into Silicon Valley

Ford aims to have 125 engineers, researchers and scientists in Palo Alto, Calif., working on self-driving cars and connectivity features, by the end of this year.  More

Driving a jet-powered Corvette

This car sounds like a jetliner and goes 65 miles an hour at idle. And I got to drive it.  More

This is America's SUV-buying tipping point

According to research from TrueCar.com, the magic number when SUV sales begin to rise is $3.00 gas. And the magic number when hybrid sales begin to fall is $2.77.  More

Giant GM bus from the '50s sells for $4 million

The Futurliner, one of only 12 built, led General Motors' Parade of Progress to showcase the company's products and concept cars.  More

Tesla's Chinese sales hit a rough patch

Chinese customers thought installing a charger would be a problem, hitting sales.  More

Acura reveals NSX hybrid supercar

This remake of an Acura favorite features turbocharging and hybrid power.  More

Cool cars from the Detroit auto show

These are some of the stand-out cars and trucks on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  More

Ford unveils 600-horsepower GT supercar

Ford says its new GT supercar will have a 600 horsepower engine and a light-weight carbon fiber body when it hits the market next year.  More

Tesla stock: Time to ditch it?

Tesla was a hot stock in 2013 and 2014. But cheap gas and GM's electric car may be a problem for Elon Musk's company.  More

Ford F-150 wins truck of the year

All-aluminum Ford F-150 wins truck of the year, beating out Chevy Colorado, the mid-size pickup that beat it for Motor Trend honors; VW Golf wins car of the year.  More

Jaguar introduces a new SUV

Luxury automaker Jaguar Land Rover is adding 1,300 jobs in the U.K. to build its new Jaguar F-PACE, the brand's first ever SUV.  More

Mary Barra calls new Bolt a 'real game changer' for GM

General Motors unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt electric car at the Detroit Auto Show along with a new Volt.  More

Meet the cars of the future

Driving 2.0: With smart watches and self-driving tech, cars transform at CES.  More

Volvo to be first to export Chinese cars to U.S.

Chinese-owned Volvo says it plans to sell the S60 Inscription sedan, built at a plant in China, in the United States.  More

Mercedes moves U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from New Jersey

German luxury car maker says its moving U.S. headquarters south to be closer to its main manufacturing facility and a growing market in the Southeast.  More
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