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Ford, GM Still Doing New Business With Takata Amidst Airbag Crisis

Automakers are continuing to work with Takata in the wake of its massive safety crisis, but this might be partially because staying with the company might be the best option....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Ford News and Reviews, GM News, Car Safety

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Thanksgiving Getaway: 46.3 Million To Hit The Road

There is good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be driving....

CATEGORIES: Driving, Road Trips

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Minivans Do Poorly In Crash Tests

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving, Minivan Reviews

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Tightest Parallel Parking Spot Now A Record 8 Centimeters

A Chinese driver squeaked into the world record books by earning the title of tightest parallel parking job last week....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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U.S. Regulators Demand Global Recall Of Defective Airbag Vehicles

A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Car Safety, Car Crashes

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GM Compensation Expert Extends Claims Deadline

The deadline for victims of crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches has been extended for a month as the death toll rose to 33....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, GM News, Car Crashes

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Public Opinion Swings Hard Against Traffic Cameras

Automated traffic enforcement cameras are falling out of favor across America. A Long Island anti-camera group was the latest to protest Sunday....

CATEGORIES: Driving, Traffic, Drunk Driving

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Armored Car CEO Sits In SUV While Shot At With AK-47

This CEO is so confident his product will protect buyers from gunfire he will literally stand behind it....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Weird Car News

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Automakers Promise Better Protection For Drivers' Data

In a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, the 12 manufacturers that are members of the Auto Alliance committed to upholding principles that would provide more transparent notices to consumers about...

CATEGORIES: Automotive News, Automotive Technology, Car Gadgets, Driving Laws

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Video: Datsun GO Fares Poorly In Indian Crash-Test Results

Watch this crash test of the Datsun Go, a small car sold in India, and you'll understand why the country has such a high rate of traffic fatalities....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Car Crashes

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Cheap Gas Prices To Persist Into 2015, Feds Say

In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be $2.94 a gallon in 2015. That is a 44-cent drop from an...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Gas Prices

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Ford Gets The Aluminum F-150 Ready For Prime Time

Ford is using aluminum almost exclusively in body of the 2015 version of its best-selling F-150 pickup, which starts arriving at dealerships next month....

CATEGORIES: Automotive Technology, Ford News and Reviews

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Senator Angry Over Latest General Motors Ignition-Switch Revelations

Following fresh revelations that General Motors has continued to conceal information related to its ongoing safety crisis, a leading US Senator has called the company's conduct "outrageous" and called...

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, GM News, Car Crashes

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Parents Angry After Motorist Who Ran Over 3-Year-Old Has Tickets Dismissed

A Queens, New York couple is furious after the driver who ran over and killed their three-year-old daughter last year had the two citations stemming from the incident dismissed by a judge in July. The...

CATEGORIES: Car Crashes

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NHTSA Probes Nearly 400,000 Infiniti, Honda Vehicles Over Steering Faults

As many as 391,000 vehicles produced by Infiniti and Honda may need to be recalled because of potential steering problems, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The federal...

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Honda News and Reviews, Car Safety, Infiniti News and Reviews

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Drivers Who Didn't Stop For Donald Duck In Crosswalk Upset Over Tickets

Some New Jersey motorists are angry after being issued tickets for failing to yield to a duck in a crosswalk last week. To be fair, the duck was nearly six-and-a-half feet tall....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Aussie Cameraman Gets Confession Then Carjacked

An Australian news cameraman proved that when he stopped by the side of the road by a clearly distraught man with motorcycle, and it turned into a high-speed pursuit....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Car Crashes

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GPS In Risky Borrower's Car Helps Police Find Abducted Woman

A woman snatched off the streets was rescued with the help of a GPS tracking device that had been installed on the suspect's car by the dealer in case it needed to be repossessed, authorities said...

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Dashcam Video Captures Scary Road Block In New Jersey

What first appeared as a potential robbery set-up along the New Jersey Turnpike earlier this month turned out to be two stranded motorists' not-so-brilliant call for help....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Secret Car-Dealer Dictionary Is Filled With Hilarious Terms

Given the less-than-sterling reputation that car salesmen have among many consumers, it should be no surprise that they also have their own insider jargon. Much of the lingo is now finally coming to...

CATEGORIES: Car Shopping, Car Dealers

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