The Japanese disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is providing good lessons for US atomic plants. In either negative or positive ways, Japan's influence on America keeps growing, like shiitake mushrooms.
As we roll along in a two-decades-old Dodge, my son winces and dreams of Mustangs.
One millionth Prius sold Wednesday. US sales after the one millionth Prius may slow, however, because of the production slowdowns in the wake of the Japan earthquakes and tsnami.
Despite the huge difficulties the Japanese car industry is facing, analysts say automakers will be able to recover in the year ahead.
Toyota recall of cars with 'sticky' gas peddles is not due to an electronic cause, government says after 10-month investigation.
Car recalls for 2011 got off to an early start.
Lexus recall may affect 245,000 U.S. cars with a potential fuel leak.
A total of 66 cars were designated the 2011 safest cars, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Wednesday. They include 40 cars, 25 SUVs, and one minivan, which “do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover, and rear crashes,” the institute says. Here are the 2011 safest cars, listed alphabetically by automaker. Did your dream car make the cut?
Toyota lawsuit charges the automaker with buying up defective cars in exchange for confidentiality agreements. Toyota denies the allegations.
A Toyota recall involves a brake-fluid problem on 740,000 Avalons, Highlanders, and Lexuses sold in the US.