Uber expanded aggressively last year, but it faced a glut of growing pains and PR disasters along the way. Following allegations of Uber drivers sexually assaulting passengers in Boston and Chicago, the ride-sharing service has updated its app safety features for those cities.
Diesel vehicles as a whole cost more over the long run than their gasoline equivalents, but diesel can pay off if you're considering a luxury model. Here are five examples.
As of this morning, the company formerly known as Chrysler has changed its name to 'FCA US LLC,' to better reflect its Fiat ownership. Thankfully for car fans, the change is mostly a technicality, and brand names like Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram aren't going anywhere.
Instead of a speeding ticket, officers in Lowell, Michigan gave pulled-over drivers gifts to help with their holiday shopping. The stunt was funded UP TV, but it made quite a few drivers happy.
Tesla Model S and Chevy Corvette got high marks on Consumer Reports' annual ownership-satisfaction survey. Among mainstream brands, Subaru was ranked highest, while Buick, Hyundai Kia, Nissan, and Mitsubishi were the least likely to have repeat buyers.
Takata has refused to expand a recall of faulty airbags linked to at least five deaths in the US, and the path to a nationwide recall has become exponentially more complicated for Takata, automakers, federal regulators, and owners of affected vehicles.
For World AIDS Day today, Subaru and desigerner Guerra have teamed up to create a special 2015 Subaru Legacy that's limited to an edition of one. The World AIDS Day partnership between the two is a natural because of the HIV/AIDS activism both parties have worked on in the past.
Shelby Mustang models have always offered something special; and the 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350 is no exception. The Shelby GT350 will make its official bow later this week at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
High sticker prices aren't necessarily reserved for known luxury brands, like Porsches and Cadillacs. Some surprising vehicles, including the Jeep Wrangler and the Toyota Land cruiser, have prices high enough to raise a few eyebrows.
General Motors scrambled to secure repair parts in the months leading up to the ignition switch recall announcement this past spring -- months during which the company could've alerted owners of the problem. GM's internal, highly bureaucratic structure is largely to blame.
To buy or to lease? In general, buying a car is a better deal, but the answer can depend on your specific preferences and circumstances.
Interest rates for car loans are low right now, so it could be a good time to act if you're looking to buy. With a little preparation, however, you can nab even lower interest rates for your car loan.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law yesterday effectively banning Tesla from setting up shop in the Wolverine state. He did so after General Motors, a major Michigan employer, issued a statement supporting the so-called 'anti-Tesla' bill.
Takata airbags have been the subject of a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world. The Takata airbag recall affects some 7.8 million US motorists, especially those in regions with high heat and humidity.
A new, expansive report details the many ups (and downs) of life in the rapidly approaching era of autonomous cars.
Toyota is issuing three large recalls that affect 1.75 million car owners worldwide. The Toyota recalls are meant to fix problems related to brakes and fuel systems on cars built between 2007 and 2014.
Chrysler has issued a recall for 2014 models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango due to an electrical glitch that may wreak havoc on those vehicles' safety systems, potentially disabling airbags and safety belts. Over 184,000 Jeep and Dodge vehicles are affected by the Chrysler recall.
Toyota and Hyundai were top performers in a recent AAA study measuring the distractive power of voice-activated and hands-free devices in certain vehicles. Interacting with Apple's Siri feature, meanwhile was one of the most distracting activities measured.
Chrysler has issued a recall for 2008 models of the Dodge Charger, Dodge Magnum, Chrysler 300, Jeep Commander, and Jeep Grand Cherokee that may have an ignition switch problem. Chrysler says that on some 2008 vehicles, the ignition key may not properly return to the "on" position after starting.
Iowa has told Tesla to hit the road – and not in the good way. The Iowa Department of Transportation cut short a planned series of test drives in West Des Moines earlier this month.