Toyota recall involves separate flaws: 1) inverter damage that can force hybrid Lexus and Highlanders into shutdown or 'limp home mode' and 2) loose bolts holding a variable valve timing control device for several Lexus models. Affected owners will be notified by mail about the Toyota recall.
Prius replaces Honda Fit as best value car, according to Consumer Reports. Although hybrids cost more, they're cheaper to operate. Prius costs owners 49 cents per mile, half the average for gasoline-only cars.
Despite the electric auto industry's current struggles and high costs, the future is bright for electric cars, Dikeman writes.
Chevy Volt sales figures this year are higher than roughly half of the 260 or so car models sold in the US.
From smart phones that act as personal concierges to self-parking cars to medical robots, the artificial intelligence revolution is here. So where do humans fit in?
A new poll suggests that a majority of Americans – both Democrats and Republicans – support a plan to almost double federal fuel-efficiency standards for automakers by 2025. High gas prices are seen as being behind the trend.
Toyota recall involves nearly 2.2 million vehicles. US government closes investigation with latest Toyota recall.
A Toyota recall involves a brake-fluid problem on 740,000 Avalons, Highlanders, and Lexuses sold in the US.
Toyota recall includes US models of the Avalon, Highlander, and Lexus RX330, and 2006 models of the Lexus GS300, IS250, and IS350.
Ford Explorer in 2011 comes with two engine options. The less powerful one saves fuel but costs more.