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 new 2014 Nissan Versa Note, which is priced from $14,780, is a versatile hatchback that can haul 21.4 cubic feet of cargo. The Versa offers more leg room than some of its competitors, like the Honda Fit and the Ford Fiesta.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that the South Korean automakers will recall nearly two million cars and SUVs in the US.
February car sales were slightly weaker than January, but they were stronger than last year by 7 percent. Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, and General Motors saw their sales rise, while Honda and Nissan saw declines.
Hyundai and Kia owners are suing the companies for $775 million after the EPA announced that 13 Hyundai and Kia models misstated their fuel-economy ratings, Read writes.
Even with the vast improvements in auto safety over the past few decades, smaller cars still lead to significantly more insurance payouts than their larger counterparts.
Hyundai Accent also gets more standard equipment, such as satellite radio, CD player, and USB port. But price increase puts 2013 Hyundai Accent in thick of subcompacts vying for market share.
Gas prices have risen above $3.50 a gallon in most of the US. With gas prices rising, Americans are cutting back on trips to the pump.
Pastor Terry Jones, of Gainesville, Fla., never burned a Quran but told The Associated Press on Thursday that the offer of a car was not the reason, saying he learned about the offer a few weeks after Sept. 11.