Must-Have Safety Technology

Must-Have Safety Technology

Published Sep 18th, 2014 By Jayne O’Donnell

Here’s a look at some of the latest safety features and whether they are must-haves, nice-to-haves or don’t-have-to-haves for your next new or used car....

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Where America's Wealthy Turn Their Supercars Into Cash

Where America's Wealthy Turn Their Supercars Into Cash

Published Sep 17th, 2014 By Tara Baukus Mello

Why would the wealthy elite pawn their cars to fatten up their wallets? The answers just might surprise you....

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Daily Driving Can Be Bad For Commuters' Mental Health

Daily Driving Can Be Bad For Commuters' Mental Health

Published Sep 17th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A new study out of the U.K. suggests that if you want to be happier, ditch the daily driving commute.Researchers from the University of East Anglia tracked the well being of 18,000 British commuters over 18 years, accord......

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Congress Skewers NHTSA's Investigative Competence

Congress Skewers NHTSA's Investigative Competence

Published Sep 17th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

Five months after the top official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration promised to reform the federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe, it remains mired in dysfunction and inaction. A report f......

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Drive-Thru Funeral Home Offers Mourners Convenience

Drive-Thru Funeral Home Offers Mourners Convenience

Published Sep 17th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A Michigan funeral parlor opened a drive-thru window for viewings Wednesday hoping to offer the bereaved a more convenient mourning experience.The drive-thru is being offered at no additional cost to families by Paradise......

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Audi Self-Driving Car Gets First Permit In California

Audi Self-Driving Car Gets First Permit In California

Published Sep 16th, 2014 By Associated Press

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.That changed Tuesday, when ......

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Drivers In Western U.S. State Named The Rudest In The Nation

Drivers In Western U.S. State Named The Rudest In The Nation

Published Sep 16th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A new survey suggests the rudest drivers in the country don't hail from big cities, but from America's heartland. While Manhattan holds more people than the entire state of Idaho, Insure.com found residents of the Gem st......

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San Diego, Los Angeles Public Schools Receive 18-Ton Armored Vehicle

San Diego, Los Angeles Public Schools Receive 18-Ton Armored Vehicle

Published Sep 15th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

The San Diego Unified School District received a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) for free last week through Defense Department Program 1033, known as the Excess Property program.SDUSD Police were one of 62......

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California Woman Finds Neighbor's Body In Trunk

California Woman Finds Neighbor's Body In Trunk

Published Sep 15th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

In a bizarre case in Riverside, California, the body of a man was found in the trunk of a car outside of a Walmart, and no one knows how it got there.The driver of a gold Lexus GS 300 told police she noticed a funny smel......

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Best New Car Lease Deals: September 2014

Best New Car Lease Deals: September 2014

Published Sep 15th, 2014 By Michael Zak

We bring you the best new car lease deals from top automakers. Check out the latest deals on new vehicles....

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Looking Back At Oprah's Free-Car Giveaway 10 Years Later

Looking Back At Oprah's Free-Car Giveaway 10 Years Later

Published Sep 12th, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

Molly Vielweber's Pontiac G6 appears unremarkable at first glance. It wears forest green paint, rolls on five-spoke aluminum wheels, and it has a sizeable scrape in the driver's side door, the scar of a decade's worth of......

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Risk Of Cyber Threats Increase As Cars Add Active Controls

Risk Of Cyber Threats Increase As Cars Add Active Controls

Published Sep 12th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

Features in many new cars that are widely seen as the first steps toward a self-driving future may also making cars more susceptible to cyber crime, according to a recent study.New technologies like park assist, adaptive......

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Vehicles That Can Get You 200,000 Miles

Vehicles That Can Get You 200,000 Miles

Published Sep 12th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Head through to see the reliable vehicles that are achieving the 200,000 mile mark at a higher percentage than others. ...

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Detroit Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities To Insure A Car

Detroit Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities To Insure A Car

Published Sep 12th, 2014 By Erin Marquis

Detroit once again tops a list of most expensive cities in America to insure a vehicle. Charlotte ranks as the cheapest.Detroit drivers pay an astounding 165 percent more than the national average for car insurance, acco......

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Driver's Education Helps Reduce Teen Crash Rates

Driver's Education Helps Reduce Teen Crash Rates

Published Sep 11th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

At a time when fewer students are participating in driver's education, a new study reaffirms the value of such classes.An analysis conducted by AAA, the nation's largest motoring club, found that drivers' education reduc......

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Motorcyclist Survives Encounter With Dangerous Semi Truck

Motorcyclist Survives Encounter With Dangerous Semi Truck

Published Sep 11th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A motorcyclist in Brazil avoided being crushed by an oblivious truck driver with some Hollywood stuntman moves earlier this month.The biker, Douglas Vieira, was traveling in the passing lane on highway BR-324 in Bahia, B......

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Five Technologies That Will Make Future Cars Safer

Five Technologies That Will Make Future Cars Safer

Published Sep 11th, 2014 By Associated Press

New life and time saving technology on display at the 2014 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress...

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3D Printer To Build Car In 44 Hours

3D Printer To Build Car In 44 Hours

Published Sep 11th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

The first 3D-printed car is scheduled to roll off its printer and onto Chicago streets Saturday as a display of the technology's potential in manufacturing.The car, called Strati, will be printed at this weekend's Intern......

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Translogic 158: Works Electric Rover And Custom Chopper

Translogic 158: Works Electric Rover And Custom Chopper

Published Sep 10th, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

Translogic host Jonathon Buckley heads to Portland, OR on a mission to prove that scooters aren't just a toy fad. A motorized scooter can be a viable solution to the "last mile" problem many city commuters face.Meet the ......

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Self-Driving Cars Could Be Bad News For Auto Insurance Industry

Self-Driving Cars Could Be Bad News For Auto Insurance Industry

Published Sep 10th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Who is responsible when a self-driving car is involved in a crash? That question has been on a lot of car insurers minds, and a new study from the RAND corporation shows they have every reason for concern.The vast majori......

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