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.
General Motors' 'switchgate' scandal has slipped out of the headlines recently, but it continues to unfold. Ken Feinberg, an attorney appointed to review claims for the automaker, has now linked 19 deaths to the flawed ignition switches -- up from the 13 that GM admitted for months -- and that number could creep higher.
General Motors has issued two recalls and a stop-sale order for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette. The airbag recall affects some 2,000 Corvettes, and the parking brake cable recall affects 800 Corvettes, 100 of which have been delivered to consumers.
Fuel economy has improved drastically in US cars over the past decade, reaching another all-time high in August. The federal government has set new fuel economy goals for the auto industry to reach by 2025.
Many companies and organizations have tried to but the brakes on distracted driving, but General Motors may one-up all of them thanks to new in-car technology designed to detect distracted motorists.
Suzuki is recalling 19,000 Kisashi sedans manufactured between 2010 and 2013 because spider webs can clog the car's fuel vapor vent hose. The Suzuki recall isn't the first spider-related auto incident this year.
Labor Day road-trippers are going to have a lot of traveling companions this weekend. In fact, the number of motorists hitting the road this Labor Day is expected to reach a six-year high.
A tax credit applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the market and it can, in some cases, effectively reduce your cost. Read on for tips for the most tax credit for your plugin vehicle.
Uber, the ride-sharing service, is quickly gaining adversaries. New among them are private motorists, who are being accosted by Uber users who think their cars are open for business.
The Transportation Department has a new website that allows motorists to see if their cars have been recalled simply by typing in their vehicle identification number (VIN). If it works smoothly, the site will make the task of of figuring out vehicle recalls a lot simpler.
Brand loyalty is coveted by today's automakers, but it's harder and harder to find. Some auto brands, including Dodge, Scion, and Chrysler, have a harder time than most hanging on to customers.
Gas prices are going to be remarkably stable in the short term, and they'll likely fall somewhat at the pump. So with new US military action in Iraq announced last week, why aren't gas prices skyrocketing, as they have in the past when conflict happens overseas?
Car ownership costs go well beyond the sticker price. Data from Bankrate.com found that states in the Midwest rank among the cheapest places to own cars. The South and the Northeast, however? Not so much.
Safety is a top priority in the decision to buy a car these days, and a bad safety rating is hard to hide. Read below for the safest cars of 2014, all models with top marks in federal crash test ratings.