Autos

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

GM recalls another 3.16 million vehicles

The automaker is aware of eight crashes and six injuries caused by the issue affecting 3.16 million cars.  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

McLaren 650S: A supercar for real driving

More than just a car for the racetrack, this 641 horsepower beast plays well in traffic, too.  More

Ford to pay owners for overstating MPG

Ford will compensate owners of about 200,000 U.S. vehicles after discovering the cars' mileage was overstated.  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

Ford may make cars out of Heinz ketchup

Ford and Heinz say they are looking at ways to make car parts out of ketchup by-products.  More

Auto bailout still largely unpopular

Five years later, Americans are still unconvinced the auto industry bailout was a good idea.  More

Photos: Porsche 918 - The future of fast

Porsche's plug-in hybrid supercar points the way to sports cars of tomorrow.  More

GM CEO says company strong despite recalls

GM CEO Barra again apologizes for recall crisis and promises to do right by victims but says company is strong despite the problem.  More

Porsche 918 may lead to plug-in 911

Technological advancements in the Porsche 918 supercar will probably carry over into more affordable Porsche models in the near future.  More

Tesla in Britain: Fit for Royalty?

The British Royal family may be tempted to buy themselves a new Tesla Model S car now that the automaker has begun delivering right-hand drive electric vehicles to the U.K.  More

GM recalls 106,000 more vehicles

GM has issued 34 recalls this year, totaling about 15.9 million vehicles worldwide.  More

Corvette Z06 fights Lamborghini, Ferrari with 650 horsepower

General Motors' new super sports car will have the sort of power that puts it in very rarified company.  More

Bentley's turbocharged convertible

The Bentley Continental GT V8 S isn't much faster than the cheaper version but it's still more fun to drive.  More

GM: Recall death toll may be more than 13

GM said it is prepared to raise the death toll tied to the ignition switch flaw, based on the criteria that will be set by independent compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg.  More

Victims' families want more details from GM

Some question Barra's assurance that GM officials didn't purposefully try to deceive to help the company's bottom line.  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

GM deleted references to engines stalling

General Motors employees had a practice of avoiding words that could prompt more scrutiny from federal regulators, an internal investigation found.  More

Mary Barra's 7 most significant quotes

She spoke Thursday about the findings of an internal investigation conducted by former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas.  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

Elon Musk staying at Tesla another 4-5 years

During its annual meeting, Tesla's CEO Elon Musk says he plans to stay on as CEO with the electric car maker for another 4-5 years.  More

GM stands by estimate of 13 recall deaths

General Motors says analysis that shows at least 74 deaths in accidents where air bag did not deploy is flawed.  More

GM posts best sales since '08 despite recalls

GM reported its strongest monthly sales sales since 2008, even as the automaker has recalled millions of autos this year.  More

Barra: GM axes 15 over botched recall

Internal probe finds 'pattern of incompetence and neglect' throughout company.  More

Biggest recalls ever

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

GM made $22.6 billion. We lost $10.6 billion

In five years since bankruptcy GM made $22.6 billion while taxpayers lost $10.6 billion on bailout that saved the company.  More

Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs

Escape, Mariner and Explorers can lose power steering, increasing the risk of a crash.  More

S&P slaps junk bond rating on Tesla debt

Rating agency Standard & Poor's says Tesla Motors debt is risky for investors, despite recent growth and soaring stock prices.  More

GM faulty ignition crashes now 47

General Motors has increased the number of crashes linked to faulty ignitions to 47.  More

Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars' adding 24 new episodes

Jerry Seinfeld 'Comedians in Cars' web series premiers June 19th with exclusive Acura sponsorship.  More

Just 2% of GM cars have ignition switch fix

GM says limited supply of new ignition switch has limited it to 47,000 repairs so far, out of 2.6 million recalled cars.  More

The 3 brands that GM hasn't recalled - yet

Three GM brands have escaped this year's rash of recalls. But that's partly because it no longer makes Saabs, Oldsmobiles and Hummers.  More

Why GM recall death toll will rise

GM says there are 13 people who were killed due to a faulty ignition switch, but safety regulators, attorneys and safety experts say final number will be much larger.  More

Production halt for India's iconic Ambassador

Hindustan Motors has suspended production of its iconic Ambassador model amid growing financial pressure and low demand for the car.  More

Suzuki recalls cars built by GM

Recall by Japanese automaker that pulled out of U.S. market last year involves overheating headlamp switch.  More

GM recalls may continue, says Barclays

GM recalls may continue through mid-summer according to a new Barclays Capital report  More

Toyota recalls 370,000 minivans

Those minivan owners who live in cold-weather states should get their car fixed because salt corrosion could cause the spare tire located under the vehicle to fall off.  More

Are GM cars safe? Yes, they are

Recalls aside, GM's cars and trucks are about as safe as most others on the market.  More

'Deathtrap' on GM's naughty words list

General Motors supplied a list of words to employees and told them not to use them when writing about possible car problems.  More
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