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.
Between 2009 and 2013, car prices rose 8.9 percent, but household income only rose 4 percent. However, new car shoppers have more tools to save money on cars.
Hyundai has been fined $17.35 million by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Hyundai got the fine for recalling its Genesis vehicles too late, according to NHTSA.
Lyft will offer a carpooling service, Lyft Line, that offers custom routes and fewer stops than public transportation. Should mass transit be concerned over potential competition from Lyft?
Tesla Motors has resolved a trademark dispute with a Chinese businessman. Tesla Motors has reached an agreement with Zhan Baosheng, who registered Tesla's name as a trademark in China back in 2006.
There are 17 cars that will be very important in 2015, Marty Padgett writes. Which new cars should people look out for in 2015, and how could these vehicles influence car brands' success next year?
Subaru has added 5,000 to its recall list over faulty airbags from Takata, according to Detroit News. Subaru's recall is restricted to vehicles that are or have been registered in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
US auto sales in jumped in July. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota were some automakers who saw major gains in auto sales, while Honda and Volkswagen saw their auto sales go down in July.