California Sets Rules For Self-Driving Cars, Austin Still VyingCalifornia regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, though manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe before a licensed driver could get chauffeured around town.
States Probe Volkswagen Over Emissions, Look For Settlement MoneyAn expanding investigation among U.S. state governments into Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal could last years and will likely end in a settlement between the German automaker and states.
Reports: Fiat Chrysler To Buy Back About 300,000 PickupsFiat Chrysler will buy back about 300,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a potentially expensive deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recall.
Car Colors Are Getting BolderBetter economic times prompt buyers to like more expressive colors.
Is Leasing A Car A Good Idea?Leasing isn't for everyone, but under the right conditions, it can make a lot of sense.
Toyota's Move To Plano: $7 Billion ImpactLong before Toyota opens it new North American headquarters in Plano, the company will have a significant impact on the city's bottom line.
Consumer Reports Gives Highest Ever Rating To Electric Sports CarAn all-electric sports car has performed better than just about any vehicle ever tested in the history of Consumer Reports. A car made by Tesla Motors got a rating just one point shy of the highest mark possible.
Toyota Recalls 2.8 Million Vehicles For Part DefectsToyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering.