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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

GM to unveil electric car that can go 200 miles on single charge

The $30,000 concept car is expected to be revealed at the Detroit Auto Show.  More

Honda hit with $70 million in fines for failing to report accidents over 11 years

Honda hit with $70 million in fines for failing to report accidents over 11 years.  More

SUVs are kings of the road once again

Once fuel-sucking behemoths SUVs are now smaller and less thirsty but, still, there are trade-offs.  More

Ford recalls SUVs because drivers are accidentally turning them off

Ford recalling Lincoln MKC to move ignition button due to problem with drivers mistakenly pushing the ignition button reaching for other controls.  More

Toyota is giving away its fuel cell patents

Toyota said Monday that it will share thousands of fuel cell patents with competitors, a move designed to boost the production of hydrogen-powered cars.  More

Some OnStar users may get a break on car insurance

GM to use OnStar package to rate the safety of drivers, which could qualify them for an insurance discount.  More

New Chevy Volt revealed early

Journalists get a glimpse of the next-generation plug-in car but not many details, yet.  More

Fiat Chrysler: Sexiest auto stock

Fiat Chrysler continues to post impressive sales. Can the smallest of the Big Three keep the momentum going in 2015?  More

GM will beam donut discounts directly to drivers

General Motors plans to start offering discounts to OnStar users, including offers at Dunkin' Donuts and Priceline.com.  More

A year in super-cool cars

In 2014, I got to drive a lot of amazing and fun cars but here are a few of the most notable.  More

Subprime auto loans are up. Here's why that's not a crisis

Subprime auto loans have risen to the highest level since before the financial crisis.  More

New year, new GM recall

GM announced yet another recall on New Year's Day.  More

Time travel with Cuba's Frankenstein cars

The island nation's unique car culture has inspired auto photographer Brenda Priddy to lead automotive tours of Cuba.  More

Tesla to give Roadster a big upgrade

Tesla CEO Musk tweeted that Roadsters will get 400 miles between charges.  More

Takata cuts exec pay over airbag recall

Takata is slashing the pay for its top executives and demoting its president as the Japanese firm faces an angry fall-out for selling exploding airbags.  More

More cars earn top marks for safety

This year, a total 71 cars, vans and SUVs earned top marks in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests.  More

Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from regulators, the company will replace airbags in affected vehicles worldwide.  More

Toyota's futuristic, freaky fuel-cell car

The Mirai will go on sale starting late next year in a handful of states. The challenge will be finding where to fuel it.  More

Uber agrees to temporarily suspend service in Portland

Portland's mayor says the city will create new rules, eventually allowing Uber to operate there.  More

Toyota has best value: Consumer Reports

Three Toyota vehicles are the best in their automotive classes, according to new ratings from Consumer Reports.  More

GM halts deliveries to Russia

GM says it has temporarily halted deliveries to Russia due to the plunge in the value of the ruble.  More

GM to make more cars in Mexico

GM plans to invest a total of $5 billion to modernize and expand factories in Mexico.  More

Burt Reynolds' Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am sells for $450,000

Trans Am didn't appear in Smokey and Bandit but is part of auction of Reynolds memorabilia including canoe from Deliverance.  More

Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recall

Under pressure from safety regulators, Chrysler expands its recall of older trucks while insisting airbags do not pose a threat.  More

Ford dumps Microsoft for Blackberry

Ford upgrades Sync system that spanned customer complaints, replacing Microsoft operating system with one from Blackberry.  More

Always look when you change lanes - AAA

Blind sport monitoring and lane departure warning systems in new cars offer some protection but don't work in every situation.  More

VW Bus sells for a groovy $235,000

A 1955 23-window VW bus sold at an auction in Germany for the highest amount ever paid for one.  More

Tesla's stock plunges along with oil prices

Shares of Tesla have plummeted. But are sinking gas prices the reason for Tesla's woes? Or just a coincidence?  More

More Americans are behind on car payments

Car sales are up, but more Americans are falling behind on their payments.  More

Lamborghini is planning a plug-in hybrid SUV

While the Asterion probably won't be built for the public, its plug-in powertrain may find its way into the new Urus SUV.  More

James Bond's new Aston Martin unveiled

The DB10 was developed especially for the next Bond production.  More

Huracán - The Lamborghini you can drive to the supermarket

The Italian exotic automaker's latest product shows a new, more refined, side.  More

For some, gasoline has fallen below $2

Increased U.S. oil production, sluggish European and Asian economies and more fuel efficient cars are driving prices down.  More

Chrysler will replace airbags in 149,000 trucks

The airbags are made by Japanese company Takata and have been linked to at least five deaths.  More

Takata says refusal to comply with regulator is best for customer safety

Takata executives to tell Congress that it is best to keep recall focused on states with high humidity.  More

Chevy Colorado beats F-150 for Truck of the Year

General Motors' new Chevrolet Colorado has been named the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year.  More

Takata poised to defy U.S. regulators over exploding airbags

Embattled auto parts supplier Takata appears ready to defy U.S. regulators, taking no action ahead of a deadline to expand its recall of flawed airbags.  More

Fancy building a Rolls-Royce? Get in line

Rolls-Royce is hiring a record number of apprentices next year but competition to help build the luxury cars is ferocious.  More

6 reasons car buyers are back

Car buyers flood dealerships in November, making it one of the best months for automakers in the last eight years.  More

Bentley Grand Convertible: Open air driving for the very few

The full-sized 530-horsepower Bentley Grand Convertible will be built in very limited numbers.  More

Regulator tells Chrysler to begin exploding airbag recalls by Monday

Federal safety regulators are demanding that Chrysler and Takata, maker of the exploding airbag, immediately step up efforts to recall cars nationwide.  More

Honda underreported 1,729 deaths and injuries

Eight of the accidents involved Takata airbags, which can explode and hit passengers with shrapnel.  More

Cool cars from the LA Auto Show

There are some of the standout vehicles on display this year at the Los Angeles Auto Show.  More

BMW i3 named 2015 Green Car of the Year

The German automaker's plug-in electric car beat out diesel-powered, bi-fuel, and natural gas contenders.  More

Bumpy ride for Ford's car-testing robots

Get a passenger-seat view of the robots that perform Ford's car testing.  More

Crash test fail for minivans

Crash test minivans: Nissan Quest is the worst, Toyota Sienna is the best.  More

Takata airbag victims looked like they had been shot or stabbed

Lawsuits, accident reports say police search for killers only to discover that it was an exploding airbag which killed drivers they were designed to protect.  More

Elon Musk: Model X doesn't have a door problem

Tesla denies concerns about the car's distinctive falcon wing doors.  More

Feds call for nationwide Takata airbag recall

The government is asking automakers and airbag maker Takata to expand what is now a regional recall of 8 million vehicles for exploding airbags.  More

The hot new car color is ... brown

Warm color shades are becoming more popular as SUV sales grow and paint technology improves.  More

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
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