The engines in some of those vehicles may have an increased likelihood of stalling, which could dramatically increase the risk of accidents.
California's DMV is considering rules that would allow self-driving cars without steering wheels and pedals to be tested on public roads, and that would do away with driver's licenses in some cases.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's 'ask for forgiveness, not permission' leadership style set a tone that appears to have infiltrated the entire company and drawn criticism from the outside. Recently, Uber has tried to reverse course by playing the humility game. Is it working?
While it's true that there aren't any truly terrible cars on the road today, it's just as true that some are definitely better than others.
After fuel economy ups and downs over the past 92 years, by 2015 cars were getting on average only about 4 more miles per gallon than they were in 1923.
With Volkswagen's emissions scandal dominating auto news for more than 17 months, you might have missed that Fiat Chrysler is facing one of its own.
Ever had the feeling you were being watched? If you've taken out an auto loan in recent years, your hunch may have been right. And now, the US government is investigating.
Sen. Jim Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, and Sen. Gary Peters, a Democrat from Michigan, announced Monday that they would consider bills that would streamline laws related to testing self-driving cars on US roadways.
Although the details of a border tax have yet to be worked out, analysts have published preliminary estimates of how it could affect America's auto industry.
If you've been contemplating winter tires for your car, this may very well be the best time to take advantage of clearance sales at tire retailers trying to clear out inventory.
The German supplier has been implicated in the Volkswagen 'Dieselgate' scandal.
There could be a silver lining to Dieselgate's dark clouds, some say: A small surge in car sales, similar to the one spawned by the government's Cash-for-Clunkers program.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reportedly planning a dramatic expansion of its dealer network. The question is why now?
Within the past few days, two scores have been settled: One involving General Motors's faulty ignition switches, the other Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot software.
The carmaker faces a criminal investigation over the Environmental Protection Agency's claim that diesel engines in Jeep Grand Cherokees and Ram 1500 pickups violated the Clean Air Act.
Takata recalls pushed well over the 1-million mark, with 816,000 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury vehicles added.
A recent study suggests that ride-sharing services are so good at what they do, they could reduce New York's massive, roaming fleet of roughly 13,500 taxis significantly.
A new California law went into effect on January 1 allowing residents to rescue animals from cars 'by any reasonable means.'
California has dealt with the issue of self-driving cars, and other companies are playing by the proper rules. Uber should do the same.
The money will be available to states to reduce their reliance on older diesel vehicles, including trucks, buses, ferries, and tugboats.