GM's ignition switch scandal may force the automaker to ditch ignition keys altogether in favor of push-button systems. If so, the move would end decades of complaints from consumers, GM-related or otherwise.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally is stepping down sooner than originally expected, and Mark Fields will step in July 1. Mulally has not indicated was his post-Ford CEO plans are.
Toyota to Texas move may be designed to help the automaker cut costs. The Toyota move would shift the majority of its California operations to Texas over a two-year period, and the company's 5,300+ California-based employees would be let go or bought out.
Nissan has debuted a new kind of paint that repels dirt, dust, and even mud, keeping cars bright and shiny without their human owners lifting a finger. But the paint is only being explored in Europe, which is good news for American car wash fans.
General Motors has begun shipping replacement cars for the cars involved in its massive ignition switch recall, and public opinion of the automaker is improving. Is the worst of the General Motors scandal over?
Hybrid cars and electric cars seem like they should attract the same kinds of customers, but they actually differ in many ways, according to a new study. People who buy electric cars tend to be younger and wealthier than people who buy hybrid cars.
Alan Mulally could be ready to take his long-rumored retirement as soon as May, and his replacement as Ford CEO will be chief operating officer Mark Fields, according to a report from Bloomberg. Alan Mulally became Ford CEO after coming from Boeing in 2006.
Honda released an anti-texting video that appears to convey its message with a simulation of a texting exchange.
Most self-driving cars are either the stuff of dreams or the stuff of dream budgets (often costing nearly a hundred thousand dollars for conversion kits). This college student says he has created a kit that can transform ordinary cars to self-driving vehicles for under $4,000.
New technologies designed to take the driving of automobiles out of human hands and in the care of computers could make the roads safer - but some fear that such a system would be vulnerable to security breaches, as well.
The average gas mileage for American automobiles is getting better, but American car buyers still seem uninterested in trading in their pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles for compact cars.
Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors says it wants to sell its cars directly to customers in New Jersey, and is fighting a state law that effectively limits such sales between automakers and car buyers.
Passenger car manufacturers are hoping that a rule requiring rear-facing cameras on vehicles will eliminate the need for rearview mirrors.
Ford reportedly sold more than 13,000 of its Explorer crossover vehicles to police departments across the US, outselling cop cars built by competing automaker Dodge.
Nissan recall includes Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder, Sentra, and Infiniti models with a software glitch that could prevent certain airbags from deploying during collisions. Nearly 990,000 vehicles are affected by the Nissan recall.
As ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are growing in popularity, they face growing pains in the form of safety concerns and driver protection. Both Uber and Lyft have recenty expanded their insurance policies to address some of those issues.
Google CEO Larry Page said at a Ted Conference this week he would rather give his fortune to Tesla wunderkind Elon Musk than charity. What could Elon Musk do with those millions? Car Connection writer Richard Read makes some (sometimes humorous) suggestions.
AAA reports that its own testing shows rough weather can negatively impact an electric vehicle's range, but the organization cautioned that electric motors still offer less maintenance than traditional engines and other benefits.
2015 Audi A3 Sedan will include in-vehicle 4G LTE connectivity for around $17 per month from AT&T. The 2015 Audi A3 feature makes Audi officially the first automaker to offer 4G LTE speeds in a car.
Tesla is facing a major obstacle in New Jersey, where Governor Chris Christie is expediting a proposal that would effectively block electric-car maker Tesla Motors’ direct-sales model in the state.