| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The biggest car reveal at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week was a truck — Ford’s new aluminum body F-150 pickup.
Building a truck with lightweight aluminum shaves about 700 pounds off the previous generation F-...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Volvo is recalling nearly 31,000 of its S60 sedans to fix an issue with the oil pressure warning system, according to a federal safety agency.
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration said 30,929 S60 sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Self-driving cars aren’t expected to begin hitting the road until 2020, but a new study predicts that once they’re here, they will quickly become a common sight.
By 2035, nearly 54 million autonomous vehicles will be in consumers’...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:40 AM
With Chevrolet’s new Camaro Z/28 going on sale soon, fans who have been waiting for this track rat performance version will soon be able to put their money where their mouth is.
A lot of money.
Chevy announced Friday that the 2014 Z/28 will...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Of the 11 economy cars crash-tested by the leading insurance industry group, 10 failed a new safety standard for front-end collisions.
Only the Chevrolet Spark earned an “acceptable” grade on the test, in which 25% of the front end, on...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Volkswagen Golf R will make its U.S. debut next week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, boasting breakneck speed and standard four-wheel drive in a compact package.
The fastest and priciest variant of the popular hatchback, the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:53 PM
After several weeks of teaser photos and hints about its plans, Lexus has confirmed its new asphalt-churning RC F Coupe will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week.
The F Coupe is a meatier version of the more...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Continuing to diversify its truck portfolio, General Motors on Sunday showed off the second of its smaller trucks, the GMC Canyon, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
GM is convinced that America’s love affair with pickup...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
They are the Dodger Dogs with all the trimmings, the triple cheeseburger with extra bacon, the filet mignon topped with melted butter.
At next week's Detroit auto show, half a dozen automakers will be rolling out low-volume, high-performance or...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:11 PM
In a move to get closer to its lofty goal of selling 1 million vehicles annually in the U.S. by 2018, Volkswagen will bring a seven-seat sport utility vehicle to the market in two years, the automaker’s chief executive, Martin Winterkorn, said at...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:01 AM
On the day Ford launched its new-generation aluminum body F-150 pickup truck, arch-rival Chevrolet won the 2014 North American truck of the year award with its new Silverado at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
It was a full sweep...