| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:10 AM
An insurance industry study found that repairing recalled vehicles can reduce dangerous incidents for drivers.
The Highway Loss Data Institute – an arm of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – looked at claims for car fires that were...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Rear cameras work better than parking sensors at preventing drivers from running over small children or hitting objects while backing up, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The insurance trade organization tested the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:47 AM
The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration has launched a probe into why General Motors Co. did not promptly recall more than 1.6 million vehicles after it learned that faulty ignition switches were causing fatal crashes.
The investigation is...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Volvo will use next week’s Geneva Motor Show to debut the last in a trio of stunning concept cars that point to the brand’s design direction in the very near future.
The Swedish-by-heritage, Chinese-by-ownership automaker announced...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It is a mix of emotions only an Italian car can evoke.
Maserati's all-new Ghibli and redesigned Quattroporte sedans thrill with all the lusty performance and high style expected from a brand with a loose connection to Ferrari. But — mama mia!...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:50 PM
General Motors' giant recall scandal looks to have a silver lining for GM dealers — millions of dollars in lucrative repair bills that their service departments can charge back to the nation's biggest automaker.
The car company will pay dealers...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Some sang Happy Birthday, many showed off their labors of love and others talked about the heritage.
But they all came out for the same reason: to mark 50 years of an automotive icon at the place where it premiered.
Nearly 100 Ford Mustangs were on...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that its chief operating officer, Mark Fields, will succeed Alan Mulally as chief executive officer, effective on July 1.
Mulally, 68, is credited with transforming the No. 2 U.S. automaker from a money-loser to a company...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period, compared to a year earlier.
The nation’s largest automaker said it earned just $108 million, or 8...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors came under withering attack for its decade-long failure to notify the public about defective parts linked to fatal crashes, as a U.S. Senate hearing opened on Wednesday with accusations that the company fostered "a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Hyundai will launch an all-new version of its game-changing Sonata sedan at the New York Auto Show, the automaker has announced.
The South Korean company said it will debut a global version of the midsize family sedan on home soil later this month, with...