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July 22, 2024 at 4:46 PM

US investigating some Jeep and Ram vehicles after getting complaints of abrupt engine stalling

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that some Ram pickups and Jeep Wagoneer SUVs can lose power, shift into park and apply the emergency brake
July 22, 2024 at 4:46 PM
This Oct. 1, 2014 photo shows Jeep and Dodge Ram logos on signs at a dealership in Haverhill, Mass. U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that some Ram pickups and Jeep Wagoneer SUVs can lose power, shift into park and apply the emergency brake. The probe announced Monday, July 22, 2024 covers about 150,000 vehicles made by Stellantis from 2022. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)
July 20, 2024 at 9:45 AM

These common items could pose a danger when left in hot cars

Everyday items left inside hot cars could pose significant danger.
July 20, 2024 at 9:45 AM
July 18, 2024 at 8:22 PM

Stellantis tells owners of over 24K hybrid minivans to park outdoors

Stellantis is telling owners of more than 24,000 plug-in hybrid minivans to park them outdoors away from buildings, and to stop charging them due to the possibility of battery fires
July 18, 2024 at 8:22 PM
FILE - The Stellantis sign is seen outside the Chrysler Technology Center on July 19, 2021, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Stellantis said Thursday, July 18, 2024, that it's recalling certain 2017 through 2021 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrids, mainly in North America. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 18, 2024 at 5:36 PM

Hyundai recalls more than 50,000 vehicles for loss of drive power

The recall impacts certain 2019-2023 models of Genesis G70, Veloster N, Elantra N, and Kona N, the federal agency said.
July 18, 2024 at 5:36 PM
A general view of Hyundai signage and logo at a dealership showroom on Jan. 22, 2024 in Southend, U.K.
July 12, 2024 at 7:38 PM

Biden administration announces funding for new electric vehicle production hubs

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm discusses the grant that will convert failing auto factories into electric vehicle production facilities and also efforts to stabilize gas prices by the fall.
July 12, 2024 at 7:38 PM
VIDEO: Biden administration announces funding for new electric vehicle production hubs
July 2, 2024 at 11:24 PM

Arizona child faces off with lawmakers over drag racing

The panel discuss 9-year-old, William Miller's fight to make his community safer and pressure local city council members to fix a drag racing problem.
July 2, 2024 at 11:24 PM
VIDEO: Arizona child faces off with lawmakers over drag racing
1 month ago

Volkswagen forms alliance with EV startup Rivian in $5 billion deal

Volkswagen has struggled to make a successful transition to EVs, with sales of its electric vehicles falling in 2024.
1 month ago
Volkswagen has struggled to make a successful transition to EVs, with sales of its electric vehicles falling in 2024.
1 month ago

Advocates renew calls for rule to require technology that prevents hot car deaths

As another hot summer begins, advocates are renewing their call for federal regulators to require technology in cars that can help prevent child deaths.
1 month ago
1,086 onesies were displayed across the street from the U.S. Department of Transportation building in Washington, DC on June 20, 2024 representing each child that has died in a hot car in the U.S. since 1990.
1 month ago

Car dealers crippled by cyberattack

The nearly week-old cyber outage has left thousands of dealers across the U.S. and Canada unable to process appointments or complete sales transactions. Cyber security expert Scott Spiro weighs in.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Car dealers crippled by cyberattack
1 month ago

Cyberattack hampers car dealers

ABC News’ Faith Abubey discusses how hackers have broken into thousands of dealership networks across the U.S.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Cyber Attack hampers car dealers
1 month ago

Massive cyberattack hits car dealerships

CDK Global, a major software provider for the auto industry, says hackers broke into its network, causing headaches for buyers and those getting their vehicles repaired.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Massive cyberattack hits car dealerships
1 month ago

Thousands of car dealerships’ operations crippled by cyberattack

A major auto industry software provider, CDK Global, says it was hit by cyberattacks on Wednesday, crippling business at roughly 15,000 auto dealerships in the U.S. and Canada.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Thousands of car dealerships’ operations crippled by cyberattack
1 month ago

Bugatti unveils 1st electrified sports car

The $4.1 million Tourbillon is currently in the testing phase.
1 month ago
The $4.1 million Tourbillon is currently in the testing phase.
1 month ago

New Bugatti Tourbillon gets 37 miles of electric range

The Bugatti Tourbillon is the first electrified hypercar from the French marque.
1 month ago
The Bugatti Tourbillon is the first electrified hypercar from the French marque.
2 months ago

Hyundai sued by DOL after manufacturing plant employed 13-year-old on assembly line

The plant allegedly employed a 13-year old child to work over 50 hours per week in its assembly line, the agency said.
2 months ago
The Hyundai Motor Co. logo is seen on the front grill of a Santa Fe sports utility vehicle (SUV) at the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) facility in Montgomery, Alabama, July 19, 2017.
2 months ago

Nissan issues 'do not drive' warning for older vehicles, says airbags can explode

The warning covers certain model year 2002-2006 Nissan Sentras, 2002-2004 Nissan Pathfinders and 2002-2003 Infiniti QX4s.
2 months ago
The warning covers certain model year 2002-2006 Nissan Sentras, 2002-2004 Nissan Pathfinders and 2002-2003 Infiniti QX4s.
2 months ago

Experts explain rise in catalytic converter theft amid shooting death of actor

A nationwide crime trend plaguing car owners has gained renewed focus amid the death of actor Johnny Wactor.
2 months ago
Actor Johnny Wactor is seen, Oct. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia.
2 months ago

Why thieves steal catalytic converters

The high value of the precious metals in these devices is seen as the main reason why they are targeted.
2 months ago
The high value of the precious metals in these devices is seen as the main reason why they are targeted.
2 months ago

Tips for keeping your family safe while in the car

With many people hitting the road this holiday weekend, ABC News medical correspondent Dr. Darien Sutton shares tips on how to stay safe while behind the wheel.
2 months ago
Tips for keeping your family safe while in the car
2 months ago

UAW loses Alabama vote to expand

Thousands of Mercedes Benz workers in Alabama voted against joining the union.
2 months ago
VIDEO: UAW loses Alabama vote to expand
2 months ago

Mercedes-Benz workers in Alabama vote 'no' to joining union

Mercedes-Benz workers in Alabama vote against joining UAW, a blow to the union's expansion in the South.
2 months ago
Mercedes employees Austin Brooks, David Johnston and Jacob Ryan attend a rally in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 5, 2024.
2 months ago

Biden announces new China tariffs on electric vehicles, solar, chips and more

Biden announced new tariffs on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports, including a sharp hike on electric vehicles, to help protect his administration's investments.
2 months ago
President Joe Biden announces increased tariffs to promote American investments and jobs in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 14, 2024 in Washington, DC.
2 months ago

Mercedes-Benz workers in Alabama are voting to join the UAW. Here's what's at stake.

Vote comes a month after the UAW unionized its first auto plant in the South.
2 months ago
United Auto Workers union supporters attended a May 4, 2024 rally in Birmingham, Ala.
2 months ago

Why electric vehicles are causing motion sickness in drivers, passengers

Some EVs have an eco mode that's set up to make the throttle less sensitive.
2 months ago
The lack of sound in electric vehicles as well as strong regenerative braking can cause motion sickness in some drivers and passengers, experts say.
3 months ago

Police, cancer researchers team up to track stolen vehicles

Police in Portland, Oregon, are arresting more suspected car thieves and reducing the number of vehicles stolen, thanks to a partnership with cancer researchers.
3 months ago
A stolen car is recovered in Portland.
3 months ago

Volkswagen workers in Tennessee have voted to join UAW, union says

4,326 workers at the Volkswagen facility were eligible to vote.
3 months ago
Employees are seen outside the entrance to a Volkswagen automobile assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, March 20, 2024.
3 months ago

Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, vote to join UAW

Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted overwhelmingly to join the United Auto Workers. ABC News' Morgan Norwood reports.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, vote to join UAW
3 months ago

Tennessee Volkswagen workers vote to join union

Workers at Volkswagen in Tennessee are giving a thumbs up to join the United Autoworkers which marks the first non-union factory in the South to organize.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Tennessee Volkswagen workers vote to join union
3 months ago

Why the UAW vote at Volkswagen is significant for workers across US

Roughly 4,000 voters at a Volkswagen facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, begin casting their union ballots today.
3 months ago
 United Auto Workers members strike the General Motors Lansing Delta Assembly Plant in Lansing, MI, Sept. 29, 2023 in Lansing, Michigan.
3 months ago

This automaker has an answer to electric sports cars

"There's going to come a point where physics gets in the way," according to McLaren engineer Sandy Holford.
3 months ago
The McLaren 750S delivers 740 horsepower from its twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine.
4 months ago

New reports warns of rise in online used car scams

The Better Business Bureau says scammers are turning to new tactics to trick buyers, especially for those looking to buy classic cars.
4 months ago
VIDEO: New reports warns of rise in online used car scams
4 months ago

Kia’s design chief talks about the brand's design philosophy

Karim Habib, head of Kia Global Design, says design is an important factor for customers.
4 months ago
Karim Habid, head of Kia Global Design, says design is an important factor for customers.
4 months ago

New York City transit officials approve $15 commuter toll

New York City's Metro Transit Authority has approved a first-in-the-nation congestion fee for drivers traveling into the heart of Manhattan.
4 months ago
Vehicles in Jersey City, N.J., approach the Holland Tunnel into New York City, July 26, 2023.
4 months ago

Chrysler recalling 280,000 vehicles

Chrysler is recalling more than 280,000 cars over an airbag issue and Donald Trump's social media platform may be going public.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Chrysler recalling 280,000 vehicles
4 months ago

Meet your new virtual assistant: The AI in your car

Mercedes-Benz says its new virtual assistant transforms the "car-driver relationship."
4 months ago
Automakers are increasingly incorporating advanced AI systems in new vehicles. 
4 months ago

Modern female crash dummies can improve safety for women, experts say

Experts believe developing a more modern female crash dummy can save the lives of women in car crashes.
4 months ago
In this March 29, 2018, file photo, a crash test model is displayed inside a 2018 Toyota Camry on the floor of the New York Auto Show in New York.
4 months ago

New EPA vehicle standards would cut US emissions, ramp up pressure for more EVs

The Environmental Protection Agency announced new vehicle emissions standards Wednesday that will push the U.S. auto industry to make more electric cars and trucks.
4 months ago
Employees work on the R1S model electric vehicles on the pilot production line at Rivian's headquarters in Irvine, Calif., July 5, 2023.
4 months ago

EPA announces new vehicle emissions standards

The new vehicle emissions standards puts pressure the industry to make more electric vehicles.
4 months ago
EPA announces new vehicle emissions standards
4 months ago

Rivian's new low-cost SUV could take sales away from Tesla

Our vehicles "shift mindsets in terms of what's possible in an electric vehicle," said CEO RJ Scaringe.
4 months ago
Electric carmaker Rivian unveiled its new midsize SUV, the R2, on March 7, 2024.
4 months ago

Rivian CEO says company is changing mindsets on electric vehicles

In the interview with ABC News, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said the company’s vehicles “shift mindsets in terms of what’s possible in an electric vehicle.”
4 months ago
In the interview with ABC News, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said the company’s vehicles “shift mindsets in terms of what’s possible in an electric vehicle.”
5 months ago

Waymo approved to expand robotaxi service to LA

Waymo has been approved to expand its driverless taxi service to Los Angeles while concerns mount over self-driving cars and vehicle safety.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Waymo approved to expand robotaxi service to LA
5 months ago

How these 2 events are trying to save car culture in the US

Two major car events are taking place the same weekend in Florida.
5 months ago
The Amelia is widely viewed as the East Coast’s premier concours event. Every year it takes place at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island.
5 months ago

GM engineer sets example for fellow minorities

"Do not let obstacles be roadblocks," said Dom Lester, a chief engineer at General Motors.
5 months ago
Dom Lester, chief engineer for performance variants, parts and motorsports engineering at General Motors, stands next to the Silverado HD ZR2 Bison.
5 months ago

2 Black GM workers share their experiences in the automotive industry

"Do not let obstacles be roadblocks," said GM chief engineer Dom Lester.
5 months ago
"Do not let obstacles be roadblocks," said GM chief engineer Dom Lester.
5 months ago

Why 2024 may be the best year to buy a new car or truck

More automakers are offering deep discounts to move inventory.
5 months ago
In this Nov. 25, 2022, file photo, Bronco sports-utility vehicles sit outside a Ford dealership in Denver.
5 months ago

Experts weigh in on why there are so many car recalls

The near-daily headlines warning of a recall amount to more than an eye-catching coincidence.
5 months ago
The near-daily headlines warning of a recall amount to more than an eye-catching coincidence.
5 months ago

What to know about Parent PLUS loan forgiveness

ABC News' Alexis Christoforous reports on options to pay Parent PLUS loans and electric vehicle tax breaks in today's "Ask Alexis."
5 months ago
VIDEO: What to know about Parent PLUS loan forgiveness
6 months ago

Toyota warns 50,000 drivers to stop driving over airbag issue

Models include the 2003-2004 Corolla, Corolla Matrix and 2004-2005 Rav 4, with Toyota citing an issue with the age of the airbags that could cause injury or death to drivers and passengers.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Toyota warns 50,000 drivers to stop driving over airbag issue
6 months ago

Car insurance rates have soared 36% since 2020. Here’s why.

The rate increases coincided with a jump in the price of cars and auto repairs.
6 months ago
In this Oct. 12, 2023, file photo, a worker changes a tire at a Goodyear auto service location in Albany, New York.
6 months ago

'Political nonsense' about electric vehicles will 'die down,' energy secretary says

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm sat down with ABC News to discuss Americans' concerns over electric vehicles.
6 months ago
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm addresses Americans' concerns about owning an electric vehicle in an interview with ABC News.