Toyota Tops Consumer Reports Auto Reliability RankingsToyota is at the top of the Consumer Reports reliability rankings, a reward for its conservative approach to new technology. The magazine's rankings are closely watched in the industry.
Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans For Shifter DefectToyota is recalling 347,120 of its Sienna minivans from 2005-2007 and 2009-2010 because they can shift out of the 'park' position and roll away.
Ford Recalling About 1.3 Million Vehicles For Possible Door IssueFord is recalling about 1.3 million vehicles in North America because of potential door problems. In some vehicles, a frozen latch or bent or kinked cable may cause a door to not open or close.
GM To Offer 2 More Electric Vehicles In Next 18 MonthsEven though gasoline-powered vehicles are what people are buying now, General Motors is betting that electric vehicles will be all the rage in the future. In fact, they are promising two more electric vehicles in the next 18 months.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 710,000 SUVs For Brake IssueFiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 710,000 Jeep and Dodge vehicles in North America because of an improperly installed brake shield that could let water leak in and limit braking ability.
Vacuum Maker Dyson Is Building An Electric CarDyson, the British company best known for its vacuum cleaners, is working on an electric car that it said will be launched by 2020. Details about the vehicle have not been released.
Semi-Autonomous Cadillac Sedans Head To DealershipsA dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans left the brand's New York headquarters on Monday, as cars with the Super Cruise system start arriving at dealerships. Cadillac calls Super Cruise the first hands-free driver-assist system for freeways.
Mazda 6 Sedans Recalled For Wiring ProblemMazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because of a wiring problem that can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger side air bag.
Fiat Chrysler Recalling Nearly 500,000 Ram TrucksFiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy duty pickups and medium duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective and potentially lead to an engine fire.
Porsche Strikes Crowd Of People At Boise Car Show, Injuring 11At least 11 people were injured Saturday after a sports car struck a crowd of pedestrians near a car show in Boise, Idaho.
Toyota Tacoma Is Best Performer In Insurance Crash TestsThe Toyota Tacoma was the best performer among small pickups in insurance industry crash tests. The IIHS gave its highest rating of "good" to both two-door and four-door cab versions of the Tacoma.
VW Plots Return To Relevance In U.S. After Diesel ScandalVolkswagen is rolling out its plan for re-selling most of the cars involved in the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal.