Toyota Set To Announce Revamped Avalon In Detroit Next MonthToyota will introduce a revamped Avalon full-size car at the Detroit auto show in January, at a time when sales of big cars are falling as U.S. buyers continue their shift toward SUVs.
Austin Police Putting Ford Explorer Vehicles Back Into ServicePolice in Austin are putting dozens of their Ford Explorer vehicles back into service after more than 400 of them were pulled over carbon monoxide concerns.
Woman Hurt By Takata Air Bag Urges Owners To Get Cars FixedA woman who was seriously hurt by an exploding Takata air bag inflator in a 2013 crash is helping Honda's effort to persuade car owners to get the dangerous parts replaced.
General Motors Recalls Nearly 49,000 Trucks To Fix Potential Fuel LeaksGeneral Motors is recalling nearly 49,000 trucks worldwide to fix a fuel tank problem. The recall covers Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks from 2011 through 2015.
GM Says Next-Gen Electric Cars Will Cost Less, Go FartherGeneral Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30 percent less than current ones, making them profitable after the new version debuts in 2021.
Tech Savvy Car Thieves Strike Fort Worth Neighborhood"You can see his hand go up against the handle and set there for a minute, and then my lights flash whenever you unlock with the key fob... he even reset the alarm after he was done," says Cornwell.
Before You Drive Off With A Long-Term Car LoanWhen you're looking at that shiny -- and pricey -- new car, pickup or SUV, taking a longer loan may seem like a good way to keep the monthly payments down, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has some warnings.
Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human DriversThe self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel, and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.
BMW Recalls 1.4M Vehicles Due To Risk Of Under-Hood FiresBMW is recalling more than 1.4 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood.
Google-Bred Waymo Aims To Shift Robotic Cars Into Next GearGoogle's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all.
Oklahoma City, Where Parking Meters Began, Modernizes SystemThe city where parking meters were born is phasing out the last of the coin-gobbling contraptions that reshaped America's downtowns in favor of computerized models seen in many other places.
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.

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