Texas Gas Prices Hold Steady At $1.90 Per GallonAAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump is the same as it was a week ago. The nationwide retail gasoline average rose a penny this week to reach $2.11 per gallon.
GM Recalls Over 1 Million Pickups For Seat Belt ProblemGeneral Motors is recalling more than a million Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks worldwide because the seat belts may not hold the driver in a crash. The recall was announced on Friday.
Gas Prices Up 3 Cents Across Texas This WeekGas prices in Texas and across the U.S. are up this week. AAA Texas reported that the statewide average rose 3 cents this week to reach $1.90 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices jumped 6 cents to reach an average $2.10 per gallon.
Rental Car Centers Bombarded With Demand After HailstormsThe recent hail storm has done a number on north Texas vehicles and rental cars are in high demand.
Toyota Recalling 60,000 Cars For Air Bag DefectToyota is recalling 60,000 Avalon and Camry sedans in North America because their front passenger air bags may not deploy in a crash. The recall involves vehicles from the 2016 model year.
Auto Repair Shops Struggle With Hail Damage DemandsYou might think that auto repair shops are rubbing their hands with excitement over all the business the hailstorms brought.
Ford F-150 Gets Highest Rating In New Crash TestsThe 2016 Ford F-150 is the only full-size pickup truck to score the top rating in new front crash tests performed by the IIHS. Rival pickups from Chevrolet, GMC, Ram and Toyota didn't fare as well.
Experts Say Self-Driving Cars Not Ready For RoadsEngineers and safety advocates are telling the government that self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues.
Orders For Tesla's Lower-Price Car Reach 325,000Tesla Motors said that worldwide orders for its new lower-priced Model 3 electric car have hit 325,000. CEO Elon Musk on Thursday added on Twitter that the number is still rising.
Toyota Forms Company To Make Technology SimplerToyota is forming a new data science company in partnership with Microsoft that is designed to free customers "from the tyranny of technology." Toyota Connected has a goal of simplifying technology so that it is easier to use.
Orders For Lower-Price Tesla Continue To ClimbDemand for the new lower-priced electric car from Tesla Motors continued to climb over the weekend with pre-orders rising to 276,000. CEO Elon Musk tweeted the numbers on Sunday.
U.S. Auto Sales Head Toward Best Month In 10 YearsFord, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler each reported big U.S. sales gains in March as the auto industry appeared to be headed for its best month in more than a decade. The increases show that Americans are still buying cars in big numbers.