The Ford F-150 has long been the pickup truck to beat, not to mention the top-selling vehicle of any kind in the country. But Fiat Chrysler Automobiles took many by surprise when it introduced the...
DETROIT (AP) — Now that it's clear Joe Biden soon will be president, the fight over automobile pollution and fuel efficiency standards is likely to peter out, and U.S. consumers should see a...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new film examines the history of African Americans driving on the road from the Great Depression to the height of the Civil Rights movement.
SOAVE, Italy (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed a request for an Italian state-backed loan to help the automotive sector relaunch from the coronavirus shutdown, a move that set off...
DETROIT (AP) — A California company says it will build and sell Chinese-designed automobiles in the U.S. at the end of next year or early in 2022.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of delegates and visitors from China did not attend India’s biggest auto show on Wednesday as countries scramble to halt the spread of a viral outbreak that has killed...
DETROIT (AP) — The Hummer, once a gas-guzzling target for environmentalists, is making a comeback. But this time around it won't burn fuel or spew greenhouse gases.
ROME (AP) — Union leaders denounced Saturday safety conditions at an automotive plant operated by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group following the death of a maintenance worker.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday unveiled prototypes of a domestically produced electric car, putting him closer to fulfilling a long-held dream of building...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has recovered more than $23 million from settlements with 52 automobile parts manufacturers for illegal bid rigging that jacked up consumer costs, state...
HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan museum that boasts the largest vintage automobile collection in North America plans to open a new building to display muscle cars.
DETROIT (AP) — The government's highway safety agency says it plans a significant update to its automobile crash test ratings next year, and it will look at including new technology to make roads...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The administrator of a plan that covers the medical expenses of uninsured non-drivers who are injured in car crashes is suing the state of Michigan, alleging that a...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Mercury Insurance Co. is ending its two-decade battle with California regulators over extra fees charged to customers by agreeing to pay the state more than $41 million,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automobile gas mileage standards, a government official said...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Friday rolled back a surcharge on foreign portfolio investment and announced steps to lower interest rates on home and auto loans to boost the country's...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of Louisiana drivers will see car insurance costs fall starting in August.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced Monday that Louisiana Farm Bureau...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Some Louisiana drivers will see their car insurance rates drop starting later this summer.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced Thursday that he has approved...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers urged the Trump administration and California on Thursday to restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a lengthy legal...
CHICAGO (AP) — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming ranks among the most dangerous states for driving during Memorial Day weekend.
U.S. government statistics show Wyoming averages 0.85 automobile crashes per...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation originally designed to prohibit hand-held cellphones while driving in North Carolina nearly stalled Friday after a rewrite because lawmakers worried it would...
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The collection of a Mississippi auto museum is being auctioned, with bidders for its 178 vehicles and memorabilia including author Clive Cussler.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee attorney has been sentenced to 92 months in prison for stealing more than $1.36 million from clients. The majority was from the daughter of a state trooper...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two crashes that took four lives have resurrected concerns about the safety of a bypass in New Town and the issue of truck driver fatigue.
In a story Feb. 26 about infotainment systems, Edmunds reported erroneously the name of Hyundai's system. It is Blue Link, not Uvo.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former town administrator in South Carolina has pleaded guilty to stealing federal funds.
The U.S. Attorney's office said in a news release Monday that 48-year-old Harold Dewayne Ennis Jr. of Allendale pleaded guilty in U.S. District court. Ennis had been the town administrator in Allendale since about 2000.
HAVANA (AP) — Hundreds of antique automobiles are expected to participate in an exhibition in Havana next month, in what its organizers hope will be the biggest gathering ever of classic car enthusiasts in Cuba.
The Dec. 15 event is planned to pay homage to the thousands of iconic old cars that cruise Cuba's streets.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Newly unsealed court documents show a Utah dump truck driver with a history of driving drunk had a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit at the time of last month's crash that killed six people in another vehicle.
Jamie Don McKenzie of Heber City has been charged with six counts of automobile homicide and two counts of DUI in the Oct. 19 crash south or Park City.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators can claim for themselves the right to reject a governor's choices for top jobs like collecting taxes or registering automobiles, lawyers defending a state law told the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina Supreme Court deciding the constitutionality of a state law allowing legislators to reject a governor's agency heads (all times local):
North Carolina's highest court is deciding whether legislators can claim for themselves the right to reject a governor's choices for top jobs like collecting taxes or registering automobiles.
CARLETON, Mich. (AP) — Late in the spring, Bob Castaldi started checking used car prices online, wondering if it would be a good time to sell his family's loaded-out 2014 Honda Civic.
Each month, the retiree from suburban Phoenix, Arizona, kept seeing the suggested retail price go up, rising a total of $700 to $900 depending on where the car would be sold. Last week, Castaldi figured the circumstances were right to list the car with just over 30,000 miles on it, and he put it on sale for $16,785.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's insurance commissioner says the state's auto insurance market may be stabilizing, with a smaller rise in premiums expected this year compared with prior years.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The curator of the National Corvette Museum wants to expand its collection beyond the titular car in order to better tell its story.
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese passenger car sales expanded at a faster pace last month as growth in the world's biggest auto market picked up steam, an industry group said Friday.
Monthly figures from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers show that passenger cars sales in April rose 11 percent over a year earlier to 1.9 million vehicles, outpacing a 3.5 percent growth rate in March.
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Historical Society's new exhibit celebrates more than 100 years of auto racing in Vermont.
The exhibit, "Anything for Speed: Automobile Racing in Vermont," opened to the public Saturday. It chronicles 115 years of racing in the state and will be open until the end of March 2019.
BEIJING (AP) — Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at a Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future.
Environmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Barack Obama was not appropriate and set standards "too high."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The leader of Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says he is confident in the company's technology and its capability to interact with pedestrians.
Waymo CEO John Krafcik addressed a fatal collision involving a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, during a question-and-answer session Saturday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas.
Krafcik says the company is dedicated to "making this technology safe."
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local):
Chinese automaker GAC Motor says it's on track to enter the U.S. market in the fourth quarter of next year.
Company officials made the statement Monday as they introduced two models at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that likely will come to the U.S.