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Most expensive state to own a car: Wyoming

Wyoming tops the list because owners there drive more miles in a year than people in any other state, pushing up their gas costs.  More

GM loses bid to stop key recall lawsuit

A key lawsuit brought by Brooke Melton's parents against General Motors over the automaker's fatally flawed ignition switches will be reopened.  More

Tesla settles dispute with trademark troll in China

Tesla has resolved a long-running trademark dispute that threatened the company's future in China.  More

Hyundai fined $17 million for delaying recall

The automaker knew of a brake problem in 43,500 Genesis cars a year before it told owners and issued a recall.  More

Automakers caught in China's antitrust drive

Foreign automakers have come under pressure in China this week as regulators bring forward new antitrust investigations.  More

BMW sales top one million. Thanks China!

China's love of luxury cars continues unabated, helping drive BMW sales to a record one million vehicles in the first half of 2014.  More

Americans are warming to self-driving cars

A new survey from the University of Michigan found that 56% of U.S. respondents had positive opinions of self-driving vehicles.  More

Youngest car shoppers are buying more cars

Generation Y car shoppers are buying more new cars than the older Generation X.  More

89 claims filed so far by GM victims & families

89 claims were filed since Friday, the start of the filing period for GM victims & families to submit compensation claims for faulty ignition switches. At least 13 deaths have been tied to the flawed switches.  More

World's most valuable car for sale

This 1962 Ferrari GTO could be the most valuable car ever made.  More

GM is still selling lots of cars

GM, Ford and Chrysler all report jumps in sales as car buyers continue to ignore recall worries to buy new cars.  More

Today's cars are hackable, posing a threat to you

A new report shows that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius are the most 'hackable' cars on the road.  More

Musk wants Tesla 'elves' to service cars

Eventually a Tesla service team will be able to pick up your car, service it, and return it to you that same day, according to Elon Musk.  More

Musk: Tesla's next 6 months will be busy

Tesla broke ground for its Gigafactory in Nevada in June, but there's still a chance the plant could be located elsewhere.  More

GM's most popular pickup recalled six times this year

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra have been recalled six times so far in 2014, giving them the dubious honor of being the year's most frequently recalled vehicles.  More

Best-loved cars in America

These cars and trucks topped J.D. Power's APEAL survey, which measures how much owners like their new vehicles.  More

Crash: Electric cars put to the test

The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf experience their toughest front-end crash test to date.  Play

Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonatas

Hyundai recalls its one of its most popular cars due to problem that could cause car to be in different gear than shown on display..  More

Chevy Volt is insurance group's Top Safety Pick

Although it wasn't the safest vehicle in an actual crash, available crash avoidance technology made the Chevy Volt the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick.  More

GM sued by more than 600 recall victims

Federal lawsuit seeks money for more than 600 victims injured or killed in recalled vehicles, most of whom are not eligible for compensation fund.  More

Macan - Porsche's physics-defying SUV

Yes, an SUV really can drive like a sports car. Just don't expect it to be cheap.  More

America's most powerful cars

A new 'horsepower war' has erupted among U.S. automakers and these are the most potent weapons in their arsenals.  More

GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

General Motors recalls another 718,000 U.S. cars to deal with variety of problems including seat height adjustments, welds and power steering.  More

GM to pay victims $400 million to $600 million

Automaker sets aside $400 million for victim compensation from faulty ignition switch, but says costs could rise by another $200 million.  More

Inside the 'most powerful muscle car' ever made

Chrysler's new Dodge Challenger produces an incredible 707 horsepower, making it the 'most powerful muscle car' ever made.  More

Alfa Romeo 4C - Italian with attitude

Not everyone's going to like the Alfa Romeo 4C, but that's probably OK with Alfa.  More

Warren Buffett buys a new Caddy

Investor Warren Buffett bought a brand new Cadillac XTS and praised the dealership in a letter to General Motors.  More

Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps

A problem with the ignition switch can cause engines to stall on the road and disable airbags.  More

The classic VW Beetle goes electric

Zelectric Motors is converting classic Volkswagen Beetles into fully electric cars.  More

History of the Volkswagen Beetle

Take a walk down memory lane with the iconic, unmistakeable, Volkswagen Beetle.  More

Fiat: We're not talking merger with VW

Fiat shares jump after German magazine reports that Volkswagen is considering a full or partial takeover of the automaker - a claim Fiat denies.  More

All-new smart fortwo unveiled

Daimler on Wednesday introduced a completely redesigned smart fortwo which will become available in the U.S. in the fall of 2015. A new four door model was also unveiled, with no plans to bring it to America yet.  More

BMW recalls 1.6 million cars on airbag concerns

BMW Group is recalling 1.6 million of its popular 3 Series vehicles, making it the latest global automaker to issue a massive recall based on concerns over airbag safety.  More

Somebody bought a Scud missile launcher for $345,000

One man's collection of military vehicles was auctioned off in California.  More

Chrysler recalls 895,000 SUVs for fire risk

Chrysler recalls SUVs due to fire risk posed by the wiring for lights in the vanity mirror.  More

Auto worker union scores a win in the South

The United Auto Workers Union has been trying to combat shrinking membership by establishing an outpost at a foreign-owned auto plant.  More

Ford recalls 100,000 vehicles

Recall affects models including the Taurus, the Interceptor, the Flex and the Edge from 2012 to 2014.  More

BMW's billion-dollar bet on Mexico

The German luxury automaker says Mexico is key to its North American growth, joining a cadre of other manufacturers currently operating there, despite persistent violence.  More

21 Most iconic American cars

These are the American cars that really stand for something.  More

BMW i8 - Lots of geeky fun

This plug-in hybrid performance car is as much fun to drive as it is to look at.  More

GM pushes back on calls for brake recall

GM argues brake lines that are failing on pickups and large SUVs are normal wear-and-tear and should not be subject to recall  More

Subaru recalls 660,238 vehicles over brake lines

Subaru of America is recalling more than 660,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to possible brake line corrosion.  More

Chrysler reveals 707 horsepower Dodge Challenger

Chrysler Group has upped the ante on the modern horsepower wars with its latest high-performance coupe.  More

Your commute could get even worse

Transportation Secretary said the agency can't pay bills, this could make your commute even worse.  More

New Ford CEO gets 14% raise with his title

Mark Fields, the former chief operating officer, will be paid a base salary slightly less than his predecessor Alan Mulally.  More

GM: Best June sales since 2007

General Motors said it posted its best June since 2007, even as it recalled millions of autos this year  More

Alfa Romeo 4C - Awfully fun

Alfa Romeo has re-entered the American market with a car for that isn't for everyone. Or even most people. But it sure is a fun ride, if you can hack it.  More

Chrysler recalls 696,000 minivans and SUVs

The switch problem is very similar to the one that led to General Motor's recall of 2.6 million vehicles.  More

General Motors recalls 8.4 million vehicles

The sum of vehicles recalled Monday amount to the company's largest single day of recalls this year.  More

GM: Four more safety recalls, 430,000 cars

GM announced 4 more safety recalls the cover more that 400,000 cars and trucks including its most popular Cruze model  More

GM expects to recall 33,000 Chevrolet Cruzes

The expected recall comes after the automaker told dealerships to stop selling the sedans on Tuesday.  More

Elio Motors promises a weird $6,800 car

Startup automaker Elio Motors says it will bring a three-wheeled car to market soon with a rock-bottom price.  More

GM halts sales of some Chevrolet Cruzes

The Cruze is GM's best-selling car in the U.S., but some of the newer models may have an airbag problem.  More

Most expensive cars ever sold at auction

These cars fetched the highest prices ever paid at collector car auctions around the world.  More

Porsche 911 Turbo S: Crazy expensive and worth it

Yes, the Porsche 911 Turbo S costs almost as much as an exotic car but there's nothing close in price that offers performance better than this.  More

In just six months, automakers pass recall record

Automakers recalled more U.S. vehicles in the first six months of this year than any year before.  More

Top quality new cars - J.D. Power

These are the cars and trucks that ranked highest in the latest Initial Quality survey.  More

Airbag problems result in millions of recalls

NHTSA says seven automakers recall millions of vehicles because airbag inflator's casing can rupture.  More

US investigating Chrysler for ignition problem

NHTSA is investigating Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles for issues similar to ones GM had with its cars.  More

Buy your own tank... or missile launcher

A huge private collection of military vehicles is being auctioned off in California.  More

How Congress can prevent another recall disaster

As GM CEO Mary Barra prepares to testify on the recall crisis once again, here is what Congress can do to fix the recall crisis.  More

Congress skeptical about GM changes

GM CEO Mary Barra insists company is responding to probe into recall crisis, but members of House panel question whether automaker is making necessary changes.  More

Tesla: Model X due early in '15

Tesla will start building prototypes of Model X in the fall and will make deliveries to customers early next year.  More

1 in 10 U.S. cars and trucks have been recalled

GM isn't the only automaker increasing the number of recalls as the industry has recalled nearly 25 million vehicles already in 2014 and is poised to set a record.  More

Elon Musk woos Congress with space ship

Billion dollar contracts are at stake for SpaceX which needs as much help from Congress as it can get.  More

Best cars for the super rich

Robb Report magazine says these are the best cars to buy for those with plenty to spend.  More

How Brooke Melton's death led to the GM recall

The parents of Brooke Melton, who died when her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt crashed four years ago, believe she is a victim of the General Motors ignition switch flaw.  More

Biggest recalls ever

Even the largest of GM's 2014 recalls don't stack up to the biggest in history.  More
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