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.
Today's sky-high auto sales could plummet as driverless cars start hitting the streets, research suggests. The reason? Driverless cars would let people share a vehicle for separate trips.
Traffic fatalities in the US have reached another record low, but when it comes to prevention, not all vehicle models are created equal. Which cars fared best? Worst?
The latest airbag recall from the NHTSA affects than two million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, and Toyota owners in the US. The problem? An electrical glitch can deploy the vehicles' airbags with no warning.
Distracted driving comes in many forms – even in a bun. A resident of Cobb County, Georgia was ticketed when his eating a hamburger on the road posed a threat to himself and other motorists.
Toyota Tacoma gets new engines, transmissions, and suspension setups in response to redesigned Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon. The 2016 Toyota Tacoma gets first preview at Detroit Auto Show.
Elon Musk's public transportation concept, the Hyperloop, could be just what Tesla needs to upend Texas' strict franchise laws and start making headway in the lone star state.
The rumors about the Mercedes-Benz move have been swirling for some time, and now they've been proven true. Mercedes-Benz's Atlanta relocation is expected to affect 1,000 employees, but it makes sense for many reasons.
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.