| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Cars cost a lot of money.
With an average sales price of about $32,000, we know a new car is out of reach for many. The automakers know this too, which is why they continue to roll out bottom-rung cars for buyers on way-below-average budgets.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Are you noticing more BMW models on the road? Car enthusiasts and car shoppers alike may be wondering why there are so many.
The simple answer is that there are nearly 50 more trim levels from 7 years ago across a half-dozen more models, or double...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The day started with a possible answer to one of the digital era's greatest mysteries: Who created the bitcoin virtual currency that has become a multibillion-dollar global phenomenon?
From there, with the unlikely revelation by Newsweek magazine that...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A plan for Fisker Automotive Inc. is solidifying that would put the company's gas-electric hybrid Karma luxury automobile back on the road in mid-2015, according to its newly appointed interim president.
The hope is that the newly launched car, backed...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Car companies are reacting to tepid auto sales so far this year by ratcheting up the discounts.
The industry is spending about $2,773 per vehicle this month in special sales incentives and discounts, according to car shopping information company...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Hyundai launched the first shot in the coming battle for the family sedan market by introducing a new generation Sonata at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday.
The South Korean automaker launched the current Sonata five years ago as a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Automakers sold 1.2 million vehicles last month, about the same as February 2013. Frigid weather in much of the nation put a damper on the business. With most of the car companies having now reported their results Monday, here are the winners and losers....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire.
Elon Musk, the electric car company's chief executive, outlined the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Subaru is unveiling a refreshed version of its popular Outback -- the most fuel efficient and roomiest version in the model's 20-year history.
The 2015 is the fifth-generation Outback, an all-wheel-drive series that has helped the Japanese company...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Trucks continue to outsell cars, and that could be a good sign.
So far this year, cars account for 47.4 percent of U.S. sales, according to data from WardsAuto. Analyst Haig Stoddard forecasts light trucks will outsell cars for the foreseeable future....