Carmakers are dropping AM radios from electric vehicles. Is that bad?
In a letter, former FEMA officials said eliminating AM radio from electric vehicles prevents drivers from receiving safety alerts in an emergency.
Ford recalls 1.5M vehicles to fix leaky brake hoses, faulty windshield wipers
Ford says it's aware of at least one crash linked to the recall.
Volkswagen introduces its first affordable all-electric vehicle, set for release in 2025
Volkswagen says its new ID. 2all will cost about $27,000.
Waze adds feature for EV drivers to find compatible charging stations
Users will now be able to enter their electric vehicle and plug type into the Waze app to find relevant charging stations along their route.
Some popular midsize SUVs score poorly on rear passenger safety
New crash data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows certain midsize SUVs may not be as safe as once thought.
Honda to recall 500,000 vehicles to repair seat belt issue
The recalls involve some of Honda’s top-selling cars, including the 2017 through 2020 CR-V, the 2018 and 2019 Accord, the 2018 through 2020 Odyssey, and the 2019 Insight.
Expo in Tempe shows future of Electric fleet amid transition to EVs
With a number of Arizona cities and universities looking at transforming their fleet of vehicles to EVs, a number of electric fleet vehicles are on display in Tempe, as part of an expo.
EVs: Here's what you should know as interests in electric cars continue to rise across the U.S.
With high gas prices amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there are signs that more people are looking at buying new or used electric vehicles, or EVs. Here's what you need to know about EVs, as well as other things that are unique to this type of cars.
Ford recalling 18 F-150 Lightning electric pickups after battery fire
Ford said it became aware of the issue when a truck parked in a holding lot at the Dearborn, Michigan, factory caught fire.
Thieves are targeting cars for their parts, authorities say
In 2022, auto thefts topped one million for the first time since 2008, but authorities say it's not the cars that the crooks are after. Reporter Jeff Flock has more.
Ford 'introduces' a men's only Explorer SUV
Officials with Ford have 'introduced,' so to speak, a men's only Ford Explorer. The car has no windshield wiper, no heater, no turn signals, no rearview mirror, and no GPS. The car isn't actually for sale, but officials with the car manufacturer introduced the car as a way to mark the significant contributions women have made to the auto industry since World War II.
Car thefts in US top 1 million for first time since 2008
California led the nation in car thefts last year, followed by Texas. Meanwhile, Illinois experienced the highest spike from 2021, followed by Washington and New York, according to a new report.
The $109K Ford F-150 Raptor R is so hot it costs much more than that
The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R is a high-performance off-road model that is both the most powerful and highest-priced truck Ford has ever sold.
US investigates Tesla after complaints of steering wheels that can fall off
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe covers an estimated 120,000 vehicles from the 2023 model year.
Thieves in North Carolina steal Maserati, BMWs worth more than $300K from car dealer, police say
Surveillance video from inside the dealership shows the suspects jumping into the luxury cars and driving off the showroom floor through the glass door.
Tesla recalls 3,470 Model Y vehicles produced in past year after discovery of loose bolts
Tesla announced it is recalling thousands of Model Y vehicles in the U.S. after learning bolts securing the second-row seat back frames may be loose.
If you’ve got the ‘CASH,’ this $2 million vanity license plate can be yours
The California plate with the letters “MM” is also up for grabs, if you’ve got an extra $24.3 million.
Car debt piles up as more Americans struggle to make payments
Car repossessions are growing as Americans are still struggling with higher car prices and inflation.
Future Ford vehicles could repossess themselves if drivers miss payments
A patent application describes multiple ways in which technology could make vehicle repossessions easier in the future for Ford vehicles.
EU countries postpone vote on combustion engine ban amid opposition from lawmakers
The vote initially scheduled for next week will take place at a “later council meeting” on a date yet to be announced.