Gas Prices Across Texas Down A Nickel This WeekAAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump statewide was $2.09 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices are also down, dropping 4 cents this week to reach an average $2.28 per gallon.
Kia Tops Car Quality Survey For 2nd Straight YearKia has claimed the top spot in a survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year. Kia owners had 72 problems per 100 vehicles, helping it hold onto the top spot in the survey.
Dodge Minivans Recalled For Air Bag ProblemFiat Chrysler is recalling 297,000 minivans in the U.S. and Canada because the driver's front air bag can inflate unexpectedly. The recall covers Dodge Grand Caravans from 2011 and 2012.
Multiple Arrests For Illegal Racing In DallasPolice in Dallas have made a series of arrests in relation to illegal racing. Five people were taken into custody for racing and a sixth person was arrested for outstanding warrants.
Texas Retail Gas Prices Down A PennyAAA Texas reported Thursday that the price at the pump statewide was an average $2.19 per gallon. Gasoline prices across the country slipped 2 cents this week to settle at an average $2.36 per gallon.
Mazda Recalls Some Sports Cars From 2004-2008Mazda is recalling thousands of older sports cars to fix possible fuel line leaks and problems with the front suspensions. The recall covers more than 100,000 vehicles from 2004 through 2008.
Graco Recalls Car Seats For Harness Webbing IssueGraco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained. The recall is expected to start on July 17.
What's Holding Back Self-Driving Cars? Human DriversIn just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis.
Gas Prices Decline Both In Texas & NationwideAAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump statewide slipped 3 cents this week to settle at an average $2.24 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices are down 2 cents this week.
Justices Turn Away GM Appeal Over Ignition SwitchesThe Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from General Motors seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
Volkswagen To Pay $2.8 billion In US Diesel Emission ScandalVolkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests.
Tesla Recalling 53,000 Vehicles For Brake ProblemTesla is recalling 53,000 Model S sedans and Model X SUVs worldwide because their parking brakes may get stuck and prevent the vehicles from moving. The recall affects vehicles built between February and October 2016.