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Drivers Say They're Ready For Autonomous Cars

More than three-quarters of 2,000 licensed drivers surveyed by Insurance.com said they would likely consider buying an autonomous vehicle if and when they become available....

CATEGORIES: Automotive Technology

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Consumer Groups Push CarMax To Be Upfront About Recalls

In advertisements that help sell thousands of used cars, CarMax says it pays "rigorous" attention to safety details and checks the road-readiness of each car with a meticulous 125-point inspection...


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Gas Station Clerk Uses Martial Arts To Fight Thieves

Thieves trying to rob a gas station attendant in Huston, Texas, didn't count on one thing: a clerk with five Mixed Martial Arts championships under his belt....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Tow Truck Company Illegally Targeted 'Gay Days' Attendees

The owner of a tow truck company in Orange County, Florida was arrested last week for targeting and illegally towing gay pride participants' cars....

CATEGORIES: Car Theft, Weird Car News

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Jaguar Buys World's Largest Collection Of British Classic Cars For $170 Million

Jaguar's Special Operations division announced today it has bought the world's largest collection of classic British cars. The 543 cars had belonged to wealthy dental entrepreneur Dr. James Hull, who...

CATEGORIES: Jaguar News and Reviews

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FBI Seizes Computers, Listening Devices From Ford Headquarters

FBI agents searched Ford Motor Company headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, this month as part of an investigation into possible corporate espionage....

CATEGORIES: Automotive News, Ford News and Reviews

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Cellphone Bans Don't Reduce Accidents, Research Finds

Recent studies have found banning cellphone use while behind the wheel is not leading to a decrease in accidents....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving Laws, Weird Car News, Car Crashes, Traffic

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Cars Spray-Painted With Rude Messages In New York

A vandal in the New York borough of Queens bypassed the fad of leaving passive-aggressive notes on bad drivers' windshields for the more active, aggressive strategy of spray-painting cars with their...

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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GM Issues 6 More Safety Recalls Covering Almost 718,000 Vehicles

General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles....

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Gamer Finds Dad's 'Ghost' In Old Xbox Game

Video games are often derided as low culture or violent wastes of time. One YouTube user, however, found solace in an old racing game by evoking the memory of his long-lost father....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Odds Of Dying In A Traffic Accident Depend On Which State You Reside In

Your odds of dying in a traffic accident depend a lot on where you live....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Car Crashes

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Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs For Ignition Switches

The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Chrysler News and Reviews, Jeep News and Reviews

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Dealership Pays Customer It Wronged With Pennies

A woman in Florida is livid after a car dealership sold her a lemon and attempted to make restitution by paying her with two bags full of pennies....

CATEGORIES: Driving, Weird Car News, Car Dealers

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Seniors Struggle With Roundabouts

Roundabouts are circular causeways that allow traffic to flow in a four-way intersection without stop lights or signs. This new way of managing traffic is meant to save lives, but they have some older...

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving, Traffic

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Woman Hits Motorcyclist, Claims God Was Driving Her Car

An Indiana woman who ran over a motorcyclist and hit a truck told police she wasn't at the wheel at the time of the crash. God was....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Car Crashes

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Star Wars Car Drives To The Dark Side Of Comic Con

Among the coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con in San Diego this week is the Vadermobile, a full-size working replica of a new die-cast Hot Wheels car....

CATEGORIES: Concept Cars, Weird Car News

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Toyota's 'Easy Speak' Gives Parents A Voice In Backseats

Parents often wish they could be in two places at once. A feature from Toyota now gives them the next best thing: The ability to yell at their children from a distance....

CATEGORIES: Toyota News and Reviews, Weird Car News

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Car Insurance Rates Much Higher For City Drivers

How exactly car insurance companies calculate rates is a mystery, but we do know that they use a closely guarded calculation weighing obvious risk indicators like driving history and age with more...

CATEGORIES: Car Insurance Advice, Driving Laws

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Auto Industry Continues To Grapple With Challenges Of Cyber Threats

Today's new cars come equipped with dozens of microcomputers connected by a network and run everything from infotainment systems to the engine itself. Like any other computer system, the units inside...

CATEGORIES: Automotive News, Car Safety, Car Theft

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Teen Drivers Increase Insurance Premiums By Nearly Eighty Percent

It's tough to have a teen driver in the family for numerous reasons. A new study from insuranceQuotes.com found one more: insurance rates skyrocket when an average married couple adds one to their...

CATEGORIES: Car Insurance Advice, Car Crashes

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