New Corvette Feature Keeps An Eye On Valets

New Corvette Feature Keeps An Eye On Valets

Published Aug 20th, 2014 By Associated Press

Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."Now, General Motors......

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Does Dollar Rent A Car Routinely Swindle Customers Via Insurance Scam?

Does Dollar Rent A Car Routinely Swindle Customers Via Insurance Scam?

Published Aug 20th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

In retrospect, Eileen McMonigal believes she looked like the perfect target for a scam. She had recently fractured an ankle, so when her flight arrived in Tampa, Florida, she needed a wheelchair to get around the airport......

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Teen Dies Trying To Stop Drunk Friend From Driving

Teen Dies Trying To Stop Drunk Friend From Driving

Published Aug 19th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerA teen in Coconut Creek, Florida was killed late Saturday night trying to stop his drunk friend from driving.Joseph Ianzano held on to the rear spoiler of the car ......

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Most Comfortable Cars Under $30,000

Most Comfortable Cars Under $30,000

Published Aug 19th, 2014 By Michael Zak

These vehicles are affordable and are quiet, comfy and can come loaded with the latest tech and convenience features....

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Son Turns Mother In For Making Meth In Car

Son Turns Mother In For Making Meth In Car

Published Aug 19th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A Florida mom was arrested Friday after her young son showed their landlord the makeshift meth lab in the trunk of her car.Briana Buchanan, 27, was arrested at her Edgewood, Florida rental after her 7-year-old son showed......

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Mother Of Five Has Stolen Car Returned After Texting Thief

Mother Of Five Has Stolen Car Returned After Texting Thief

Published Aug 18th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

KCTV5A mother of five in Missouri couldn't believe her luck when her stolen van was returned last week after she pleaded with the thief via text.Megan Bratten came out of a K-Mart store in Independence, Missouri to find ......

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Driver Lets Infiniti Do The Driving For Him

Driver Lets Infiniti Do The Driving For Him

Published Aug 18th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

Self-driving cars seem like the way of the future, but some can't stand the wait. Like this guy, driving down Germany's famous Autobahn in an Infiniti Q50 with Active Lane Control. To test how active the Active Lane Cont......

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Elderly Driver Gets Flip-Flops Tangled, Crashes Into Pool

Elderly Driver Gets Flip-Flops Tangled, Crashes Into Pool

Published Aug 18th, 2014 By Associated Press

An 85-year-old man was unharmed Saturday after he crashed his car into a backyard pool, authorities said.Officers responded arouhttp://www.autoblog.com/2011/08/11/flip-flop-malfunction-causes-suv-to-strike-and-kill-three......

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Tire Launched Into Stands During Monterey Car Week Race

Tire Launched Into Stands During Monterey Car Week Race

Published Aug 18th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

The Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is usually full of excitement, but one race over the weekend got a little too thrilling for some spectators after a crash launched a tire into the stands.The ......

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Ford Recalls '13 Escape For 11th Time

Ford Recalls '13 Escape For 11th Time

Published Aug 15th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

Only in dealer showrooms for two years now, the 2013 Ford Escape has already been recalled for safety hazards 11 times. The most recent recall for the beleaguered vehicle came Friday, when the company announced it was re......

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97-Year-Old Great-Great Grandma Drives A Big Rig

97-Year-Old Great-Great Grandma Drives A Big Rig

Published Aug 15th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A 97-year-old great-great grandmother from New Jersey went for the ride of her life on Wednesday when she drove a big rig for the first time.Vera Abruzzi told her grandson a few weeks earlier that it was her dream to dri......

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Best Customer Cash Deals Of The Month

Best Customer Cash Deals Of The Month

Published Aug 15th, 2014 By Michael Zak

These big new car cash deals are worth from $2,000 up to a whopping $4,500, depending on the model....

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Sells For $38 Million At Auction

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Sells For $38 Million At Auction

Published Aug 15th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car ever sold during an automotive auction Thursday night when a buyer paid $38 million for the vehicle at a Bonhams event.Only 39 of the racers were ever built, and it is......

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Three-Wheeled Elio Gets Closer To Going On Sale

Three-Wheeled Elio Gets Closer To Going On Sale

Published Aug 15th, 2014 By Associated Press

Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With ......

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Man Drags Safe Behind Car After Burglary

Man Drags Safe Behind Car After Burglary

Published Aug 14th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A North Carolina cop caught a man dragging a stolen safe from a local pharmacy behind his car.Early Tuesday morning, 22-year-old Ryan Mullins allegedly smashed a drive-through window to gain entry to Family Care Pharmacy......

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Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions

Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions

Published Aug 14th, 2014 By Associated Press

Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis.So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over.Deputy Chief Wayne Fost......

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Best New Car Finance Deals Of The Month

Best New Car Finance Deals Of The Month

Published Aug 14th, 2014 By Michael Zak

We bring you the best new car deals from top automakers every month. Check out the latest offers, incentives and rebates available at your local dealer....

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Cop Saves Woman From Choking During Traffic Stop

Cop Saves Woman From Choking During Traffic Stop

Published Aug 14th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A police officer in Michigan probably never expected an outpouring of gratitude after a traffic stop, but after saving a driver's life on Saturday he is being praised as a hero.Kalamazoo public safety officer Jason Gates......

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Son Surprises Mom With Dream Car

Son Surprises Mom With Dream Car

Published Aug 14th, 2014 By Erin Marquis

We can't get enough of these dream car-reveals. Here's the latest one: A son wanted to treat his mom to the car she's had her eye on for years, but it wasn't a restored Porsche or a fancy 1957 Chevy Bel Air. This mom wan......

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Ex-CEO Of Red-Light Camera Company Indicted On Corruption Charges

Ex-CEO Of Red-Light Camera Company Indicted On Corruption Charges

Published Aug 14th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

A former chief executive officer of one of the world's largest makers of red-light traffic cameras was indicted on federal corruption charges Wednesday, along with two city officials in Chicago.A federal grand jury retur......

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