Ford is following Tesla Motors' and BMW's footsteps in sharing its electric car technology with automakers. What does Ford gain from sharing its portfolio of patents?
Zipcar and other car-sharing services are not just for Millennials – a growing number of baby boomers, especially city-dwelling ones, are using Zipcar.
The Cadillac CTS and Hyundai Genesis have different features that make both models good choices. Which is right for you?
Takata has expanded its initial airbag recall to include 34 million vehicles in the United States. It’s now not only the largest automotive recall ever, but one of the largest-ever consumer-product recalls.
Craigslist has become a popular option for people selling cars. If you're among them, beware of a new scam that could defraud you of your vehicle, leaving you with nothing but a sense of regret and perhaps a lingering auto loan.
The Toyota RAV4 and Kia Soul stand in sharp contrast across a sea of crossover vehicles. Both of these models offer impressive levels of practicality to suit frugal requirements, but it will take a test drive to determine which is right for you.
BMW has long been a leader in the luxury car market, but Audi is quickly gaining ground. How do two of the brands' signature models, the Audi A4, and the BMW 3-series, stack up?
Audi on Demand is a rental program featuring nothing but Audis, ranging from the family-friendly Q5 to the flashy R8 Spyder. Audi says that cars can be brought to homes, to parking lots, or even dropped off curbside.
These are the lowest-rated vehicles for the 2015 model year. A bad review doesn't necessarily mean a car should be avoided at all costs. Some simply aren't up to the class standard; some are designed with good intentions, but lack in execution.
The 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon, GM's new mid-size pickups, offer more safety features than rival models from Toyota and Nissan, but there's still room for improvement.
The 2015 New York Auto Show kicks off next week, and the deluge of previews, sneak peeks, and teasers has already begun. Here's a sampling of the most important new vehicles to watch for at the 2015 New York Auto Show.
Tesla will finally be allowed to sell its vehicles directly to consumers in New Jersey, thanks to a bill signed by Governor Chris Christie. Tesla offers Christie a unique opportunity, politically speaking, because it plays to folks on both sides of the aisle.
Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, tweeted Tuesday that the automaker would end range anxiety, or electric car drivers' uncertainty over how much battery is left.
General Motors cut the warranties after a poll found they weren't high priorities for customers. The automaker is also changing certain complimentary services for Chevrolet and GMC brands.
When John Oliver turns his gimlet eye on your particular business or industry, you'd better pay attention. And last Sunday, he focused that gaze on America's crumbling infrastructure.
Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 205,000 Elantra and Elantra Touring models registered in the US that may lose power steering while in motion, increasing the risk of an accident. Owners affected by the Hyundai recall can take their cars into a dealer for repairs at no cost.
The NHTSA has announced plans to ramp up its investigation of Takata, the airbag company linked to several deaths in recent years. This week, the agency announced several changes that boost the likelihood of broader recalls of Takata airbags.
Takata will be fined $14,000 per day by the NHTSA for failing to take part in the agency's investigation into its faulty airbags, which pose a massive safety hazard to drivers. Takata airbags have been linked to at least six deaths in the U.S. and Japan after exploding upon deployment.
As recently as 2008, half of the cars bought in America were considered 'gas-guzzlers,' with fuel economy of less than 20 mpg. Today, gas-guzzlers account for about a quarter of new car sales.
Most of us realized that Apple is preparing to build autonomous electric cars earlier this week. But now Apple has been sued for poaching engineers for a new battery division, a key factor in driving down costs for electric car production.