| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Speaking today at the Washington Auto Show’s Policy Day, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced $50 million to support development of new vehicle technologies.
“The new research and development funding announced today will help support...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:48 AM
A new kind of regenerative braking system by Cadillac has been awarded the Green Car Technology Award for 2014.
The Regen on Demand system found in the Cadillac ELR plug-in luxury coupe allows the driver to use paddle shifters to regenerate energy and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:58 AM
While it would be impossible to miss the cars on display at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, it would be equally difficult to miss the women presenting the vehicles.
Just as there’s more to a car than its lines, there is much more to the job of product...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
GE is looking for more laughs.
General Electric, a proven fan of NBC comedy in the past, has agreed to sponsor the network's "Tonight Show" with new host Jimmy Fallon, and will be included in segments in which kids appear on the program showcasing new...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
To change Americans' mood on diesel, Audi has turned to an actress who plays a bipolar character: Claire Danes.
The "Homeland" star, who plays a troubled C.I.A. agent in the Showtime series, will help launch Audi of America's new campaign around its...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A growing economy has helped shift automobile sales into gear. U.S. car sales hit 1.5million vehicles in August, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association — a 14 percent increase from the previous month and a 17 percent increase...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Consumer Reports named the Tesla Motors Model S electric car the best vehicle on the road Tuesday.
The magazine called the luxury sports sedan its top pick of all 2014 model year autos. This was the first time since 2010 that Consumer Reports named a...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:47 AM
For the second consecutive year, Toyota Motor Corp. won the recall crown, according to federal safety regulators.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Toyota recalled nearly 5.3 million vehicles last year. The Japanese automaker...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:02 PM
They are the bad boys of Subaru's lineup.
Offsetting the brand's otherwise crunchy mind-set, the WRX and WRX STI pocket rockets have worked hard to bring some tire-smoking street cred to a brand that otherwise markets its vehicles with love and puppies....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Mazda is recalling more than 160,000 sedans to fix a defect that can cause the door to open while the car is moving.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that 161,400 Mazda 6 sedans from the 2009-2013 model years were affected....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Lexus, Porsche, Toyota and Lincoln had the best records in the 2013 J.D Power and Associates vehicle dependability study.
In good news for car owners, the study found that overall, cars are becoming more reliable. Other top scorers included Buick,...