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, 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

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  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
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