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.
Though you'll have to wait to buy a CarPlay enabled car, Apple has gotten drivers one step closer. The CarPlay update is now available for iOS.
Some analysts say commuters turn to other transportation options, the auto industry could peak at about 100 million annual sales within the next decade, then fall into a permanent decline.
Tesla Apple rumors are swirling this week after the news that Apple's mergers and acquisitions chief met with Tesla CEO Elon Musk last spring. Tesla Apple rumors aside, what would each company gain from a deal?
The National Safety Council estimated that during 2013, 35,200 people died in US traffic accidents, plus there were about 3.8 million crash injuries requiring medical attention. An agency official blamed most of the accidents on human error.
A GM recall of the 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt and the 2007 Pontiac G5 involves a faulty ignition switch used in the vehicles. About 780,000 vehicles are included in the GM recall, which has been linked to six fatalities.