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May 20, 2022, 1:24 AM

Mercedes claims record price for rare winged car at auction

German automaker Mercedes-Benz said Thursday that it has auctioned an extremely rare car from its company collection for about $143 million
May 20, 2022, 1:24 AM
May 19, 2022, 9:05 PM

Ford urges some of its SUVs to be parked outside over fire risks

Owners of 2021 Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators are being urged by Ford to park their vehicles outside due to fire risk.
May 19, 2022, 9:05 PM
Ford urges some of its SUVs to be parked outside over fire risks
May 12, 2022, 3:31 PM

Mercedes tells owners of 292K vehicles to stop driving them

Mercedes-Benz is telling the owners of more than 292,000 vehicles in the U.S. to stop driving them because the brakes could fail
May 12, 2022, 3:31 PM
Mercedes recalls 292K vehicles to fix problem with brakes
May 8, 2022, 7:40 PM

3-row SUV market heats up as consumer demand soars: 'There is no substitute'

"The three-row SUV has become supremely important."
May 8, 2022, 7:40 PM
The newest 3-row SUVs about to hit showrooms
April 27, 2022, 1:40 PM

Ford chairman discusses company's push to all-electric fleet

Bill Ford, the chairman of Ford Motor Company, said demand for EVs are high.
April 27, 2022, 1:40 PM
Ford chairman discusses company's push to all-electric fleet
1 month ago

Automakers take a new approach to selling cars: gourmet restaurants, track drives

Automakers take a new approach to selling cars.
1 month ago
Automakers take a new approach to selling cars: gourmet restaurants, race tracks
1 month ago

How to pick the right electric vehicle for your family

Ginger Zee is sharing her tips as she travels across the country in an electric vehicle to discover the benefits and challenges of going electric.
1 month ago
How to pick the right electric vehicle for your family
1 month ago

Modest-income buyers being priced out of new-vehicle market

Two years after the pandemic tore through the economy, America’s auto market looks something like this: Prices are drastically up
1 month ago
Modest-income buyers being priced out of new-vehicle market
1 month ago

Toyota recalls 460,000 vehicles for stability control glitch

Toyota is recalling about 460,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a software problem that can inadvertently disable the electronic stability control system
1 month ago
Toyota recalls 460,000 vehicles for stability control glitch
1 month ago

Germany's Bosch buys British automated driving startup Five

German auto parts and technology company Bosch says it is buying Five, a British automated driving startup, for an undisclosed amount
1 month ago
Germany's Bosch buys British automated driving startup Five
2 months ago

Spooked by high fuel costs? What you need to know about owning an EV

Record prices at the pump could convince some motorists to go electric.
2 months ago
What to know before buying an electric vehicle
2 months ago

Russia war could further escalate auto prices and shortages

Russia’s devastating war on Ukraine is bringing a whole set of new problems to the global auto industry, just as it was starting to recover from the pandemic and computer chip shortages
2 months ago
Russia war could further escalate auto prices and shortages
2 months ago

New vehicles must average 40 mpg by 2026, up from 28 mpg

New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026 under new rules unveiled by the government
2 months ago
New vehicles must average 40 mpg by 2026 under US standards
2 months ago

Ex-UAW official pleads guilty to embezzling $2.2M from union

He admitting embezzled more than $2 million in union money.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Edmunds: 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor vs. Ram 1500 TRX

We’re living in a golden age of off-road pickup trucks that you can buy straight from the factory, and the Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram 1500 TRX are the most high-profile examples
2 months ago
2 months ago

Study: SUVs, pickups hit pedestrians more often than cars do

Drivers of bigger vehicles such as pickup trucks and SUVs are more likely to hit pedestrians while making turns than drivers of cars
2 months ago
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Return of the Microbus? Volkswagen unveils electric 'hippie bus'

Volkswagen pulled the wraps off its new ID Buzz, electric Microbus.
2 months ago
Return of the Microbus? Volkswagen unveils electric 'hippie bus'
2 months ago

BMW recalls vehicles for 3rd time due to engine fire risk

BMW is recalling more than 917,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. _ most for a third time _ to fix a problem that can cause engine compartment fires
2 months ago
BMW recalls vehicles for 3rd time due to engine fire risk
3 months ago

Japan's Honda, Sony joining forces on new electric vehicle

Two big names in Japanese electronics and autos are joining forces to produce an electric vehicle together
3 months ago
Japan's Honda, Sony joining forces on new electric vehicle
3 months ago

Meet the 1st woman to lead Chrysler

Chris Feuell, CEO of Chrysler Brand, on being the first woman to lead the company in its nearly 100-year history and her advice for women looking to get into the automotive industry.
3 months ago
Meet the 1st woman to lead Chrysler
3 months ago

GM loses bid to skip recall for lights that are too bright

General Motors has lost a bid to avoid recalling about 727,000 small SUVs in the U.S. with headlight beams that can be too bright and cause glare for oncoming drivers
3 months ago
GM loses bid to skip recall for lights that are too bright
3 months ago
Ford splits EV, internal combustion into separate units
3 months ago

Over 1.7M Hondas probed for unexpected automatic braking

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that the automatic emergency braking systems on more than 1.7 million newer Hondas can stop the vehicles for no reason
3 months ago
Over 1.7M Hondas probed for unexpected automatic braking
3 months ago

Ford recalls 330,000 Mustangs to fix rear camera problem

Ford is recalling more than 330,000 Mustangs in the U.S. to fix backup camera displays that go blank or become distorted
3 months ago
Ford recalls 330,000 Mustangs to fix rear camera problem
3 months ago

Experts say automakers are losing millions from Canadian border block

A blockade of protesters has shut down a crucial bridge between Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario, for the fourth day in a row. Toyota shutdown three Canadian plants for the rest of the week.
3 months ago
Experts say automakers are losing millions from Canadian border block
3 months ago

GM, Ford issue warning to car dealers to not inflate prices

Due to soaring demand, microchip shortages and supply chain issues, car prices have soared. The average price for a new car was a record-breaking $47,077 in December.
3 months ago
GM, Ford issue warning to car dealers to not inflate prices
3 months ago

'Swan song': How automakers are saying goodbye to internal combustion engines

Sports cars with V-10 and V-12 engines are in high demand.
3 months ago
Why the most sought-after cars will have gas-powered engines
3 months ago

Honda's sales, profit drop amid rising costs, chip shortages

Honda has reported its profit dropped 32% in the last quarter as rising material costs and a shortage of computer chips hurt the Japanese automaker
3 months ago
Honda's sales, profit drop amid rising costs, chip shortages
4 months ago

Will state-by-state regulation of self-driving vehicles work -- and keep people safe?

Pennsylvania is the latest state to consider allowing autonomous cars.
4 months ago
Will state-by-state regulation of self-driving vehicles work -- and keep people safe?
4 months ago

UK's Bentley pouring billions into electric car overhaul

Bentley says it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing.
4 months ago
UK's Bentley pouring billions into electric car overhaul
5 months ago

'It's cool to be green': Jeep CEO on how he's transforming the 80-year-old brand

"Our vision is to be the zero-emission freedom brand."
5 months ago
Jeep CEO on how he's transforming the 80-year-old brand
5 months ago

'More sports cars': Jaguar's new design chief makes the case for fewer SUVs

Jaguar has pegged its future on sport-utility vehicles and electrification.
5 months ago
Can a sports car save British automaker Jaguar?
6 months ago

Used car prices soar nearly 25%

The pandemic has caused a shortage of semiconductors which has delayed car production and made used cars more valuable than before.
6 months ago
Used car prices soar nearly 25%
7 months ago

Don't rely on safety systems in cars during bad weather, American Automobile Association warns

AAA found during severe weather cars with automatic braking collided with a stopped vehicle one third of the time.
7 months ago
Don't rely on safety systems in cars during bad weather, AAA warns
8 months ago

After exiting Brazil, Ford pulls plug on production in India

Ford is ending auto production in India after logging accumulated operating losses of more than $2 billion over the past 10 years
8 months ago
10 months ago

Mercedes sketches out all-electric scenario by decade's end

Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz is stepping up its move into electric cars
10 months ago
1 year ago

Annual rankings of American-made cars

Cars.com revealed its annual list of cars built and sold in the U.S. The Tesla Model 3 made in Fremont, California, was the first all-electric car to top the list.
1 year ago
Annual rankings of American-made cars
1 year ago

Some used vehicles now cost more than original sticker price

High demand and low supply have driven up used vehicle prices so much that many are now selling for more than their original sticker price when they were new
1 year ago
1 year ago

GM delivers affordable luxury with Corvette Stingray

General Motors has introduced a special edition Corvette Stingray for 2022 called the IMSA GTLM Championship Edition
1 year ago
1 year ago

Edmunds: Consider leasing when new car prices soar

New and used car prices remain high as a global semiconductor chip shortage, combined with increased consumer demand, has caused a shortage of vehicles on dealer lots
1 year ago
1 year ago

Average US price of gas holds steady at $2.94 per gallon

Price is expected to remain stable or drop as wholesale costs begin to decrease.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Average US price of gas jumps a nickel per gallon to $2.94

Gas has spiked 77 cents per gallon since Nov. 20, highest point since May 2019.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Why 2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for electric vehicles

Automakers are shaking up and electrifying their lineups, teasing motorists with images of upcoming gasless vehicles. A roundup of upcoming electric vehicles.
1 year ago
Storied automakers shake up industry by going all-electric
1 year ago

Ford to go all electric in Europe by 2030

Ford announced a major push into electric vehicles in Europe, vowing to convert its entire passenger car lineup on the continent to electrics by 2030
1 year ago
Ford to spend $1B to switch German factory to electric cars
1 year ago

GM to build electric delivery vans in Canada

General Motors plans to spend $800 million to transform a Canadian SUV plant.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Cuts likely as Fiat Chrysler-PSA tie-up nears approval

Shareholders of Fiat Chrysler, France's PSA Group meet Monday to vote on merger.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Ferrari CEO resigns 2 years after replacing Marchionne

Luxury sports car maker Ferrari says its chief executive, Louis Camilleri, has resigned for personal reasons
1 year ago
2 years ago

Plug-in hybrids are flooding showrooms. But few Americans know what they are

Traditional hybrids and electric vehicles outsell plug-in hybrids in the U.S.
2 years ago
Why are carmakers pushing plug-in hybrids?
2 years ago

BMW reports loss for 2nd quarter but sees rebound in China

German carmaker BMW says it lost 212 million euros in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic shut down factories and dealerships
2 years ago
BMW loses 212 million euros in Q2, sees rebound in China
2 years ago

Japan's Honda reports loss in April-June as virus hits sales

Japanese automaker Honda says it sank into the red for the April-June as its sales plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic, especially in the U.S., Japan and India
2 years ago
Japan's Honda reports loss in April-June as virus hits sales