AOL Autos Test Drive: 2015 BMW i8

AOL Autos Test Drive: 2015 BMW i8

Published Sep 02nd, 2014 By Michael Zak

The BMW i8 is surely one of the most interesting vehicles of the year so head on through to see what this futuristic, winged ride from Bavaria is all about....

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Google Self-Driving Car Still Has Plenty Of Technical Hiccups

Google Self-Driving Car Still Has Plenty Of Technical Hiccups

Published Sep 02nd, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Google's self-driving car is being heralded as a massive step forward for automotive technology, but a computer-guided victory lap might be premature.MIT Technology Review attempted to separate facts from the hype, and f......

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Fourth Grader Thwarts Carjacking In Texas

Fourth Grader Thwarts Carjacking In Texas

Published Sep 02nd, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyLast week a 9-year-old boy in Houston, Texas, saved himself and several other kids from a car-jacking criminal by calling 911.Alex Veasley, 9, wa......

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How Teen Driver Gender Is Linked To Crash Type

How Teen Driver Gender Is Linked To Crash Type

Published Aug 29th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A new study from Kansas State University found that young men and women crash their cars at different times and in different ways.Researchers combed through data from the Kansas state transportation department's crash da......

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Editors' Picks: The Ugliest Cars On The Road

Editors' Picks: The Ugliest Cars On The Road

Published Aug 29th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That's what makes it so much fun to talk about car design. While some may see a gorgeous glimmering study in sheetmetal, others may see an absolute dog....

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L.A. Cop Will Not Be Charged In Distracted Driving Death

L.A. Cop Will Not Be Charged In Distracted Driving Death

Published Aug 29th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

An L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy will not be charged in the death of a cyclist he hit and killed last December while he was driving and using his mobile on-board computer.Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Wood was returning from a ......

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Is It Faster To Weave In And Out Of Traffic Or Stay In One Lane?

Is It Faster To Weave In And Out Of Traffic Or Stay In One Lane?

Published Aug 28th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

When it comes to driving, there are all plenty of myths in need of busting. The Mythbusters crew have tackled a quite a few of them, such as comparing motorcycles and cars to find the greenest machine and asking that all......

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Dad Acquitted In Slaying Of Driver Who Killed Sons

Dad Acquitted In Slaying Of Driver Who Killed Sons

Published Aug 28th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners."This was a loss for everybody," said a visib......

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Spiders Force Suzuki To Recall Midsize Cars

Spiders Force Suzuki To Recall Midsize Cars

Published Aug 27th, 2014 By Associated Press

Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars.The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow. If that happens, it can cause the......

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The Most Disliked Car Brands

The Most Disliked Car Brands

Published Aug 27th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

According to a survey from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, buyers of both foreign and domestic cars aren't overly happy with their purchases....

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Which American Cities Have The Best And Worst Accident Rates?

Which American Cities Have The Best And Worst Accident Rates?

Published Aug 27th, 2014 By Erin Marquis

Allstate Insurance released its 10th annual "America's Best Drivers Report" this week. In reviewing millions of claims, and taking into account city density, population and weather, researchers compiled a comprehensive l......

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Car Dealer Charged For Selling Cars Damaged In Hurricane Sandy

Car Dealer Charged For Selling Cars Damaged In Hurricane Sandy

Published Aug 27th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A car dealer in Manalapan, New Jersey pled guilty Monday to theft by deception after he manipulated the titles of cars damaged in Hurricane Sandy in order to sell the cars to unsuspecting customers.Jonathan Olin, owner a......

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What Not To Say To A Car Dealer

What Not To Say To A Car Dealer

Published Aug 26th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Apprehensive about shopping for a new car? Afraid you'll say the wrong thing to a car dealer that will give him the upper hand in the price battle? Shopping for a new car, or even a used one, doesn't have to be that kind......

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Tech-Savvy Cars Under $20,000

Tech-Savvy Cars Under $20,000

Published Aug 26th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Cars aren't just for getting us from A to B anymore. Our smartphone-happy culture has turned even the least expensive new vehicles into rolling bastions of connectivity....

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Child In Hot Car Not 'Distressed' Enough For Dispatch To Send Help

Child In Hot Car Not 'Distressed' Enough For Dispatch To Send Help

Published Aug 26th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

WFTS A frantic mother called Tampa police Saturday afternoon after accidentally locking her child in her car, only to be told by dispatch that the police wouldn't come out unless the child was in distress.Shana Dees had ......

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California Senator Arrested For DUI After Voting Against Ride-Sharing Services

California Senator Arrested For DUI After Voting Against Ride-Sharing Services

Published Aug 26th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A California Senator who voted in favor of strict new regulations on ride-sharing companies ended up with DUI charges very next day.Sen. Ben Huerso voted for bills that would create tougher requirements for ride-sharing ......

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Texas Cop Points Gun At Young Children During Traffic Stop

Texas Cop Points Gun At Young Children During Traffic Stop

Published Aug 25th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Police in Forney, Texas received a call about a beige or tan Toyota full of men pointing guns at other drivers on the freeway two weeks ago, but the car they pulled over was neither beige nor a Toyota.Instead of finding ......

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The Toughest Cars To Negotiate: August 2014

The Toughest Cars To Negotiate: August 2014

Published Aug 25th, 2014 By Michael Zak

If you're looking for a big discount on your new car, you'll be better off either waiting to buy one of these ten cars or skipping them altogether....

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Buying An Older Car: Five Things To Watch Out For

Buying An Older Car: Five Things To Watch Out For

Published Aug 22nd, 2014 By Stan Markuze

Older cars can have a particular set of issues that are often expensive to repair down the line. Here's what to look out for....

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How To Survive A Wrong-Way Driver

How To Survive A Wrong-Way Driver

Published Aug 22nd, 2014 By Erin Marquis

Police officers in England stopped a wrong-way driver on the M6 freeway on Monday night, using their car as a roadblock to stop the driver.Their quick action probably saved lives. The 77-year-old driver suffered from dem......

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