Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Toyota Discontinues Scion After Slumping SalesToyota is discontinuing its Scion brand, aimed at younger car buyers, after years of slumping sales. Sales of all models combined peaked at just over 173,000 in 2006. Last year, there were just over 56,000 sold.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls Chargers That Can Slip Off JacksFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 500,000 Dodge Chargers worldwide because they can slip off of a jack when tires are being changed. The recall covers vehicles from the 2011 to 2016 model years.
January Storm No Match For Strong Car SalesFiat Chrysler sales rise 7 percent. GM sales are up .5 percent. Ford sales drop 3 percent.
Texas Gas Prices Decline 4 CentsTexas and nationwide retail gasoline prices have dipped 4 cents this week amid declines in crude oil prices. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the statewide price at the pump was an average $1.61 per gallon.
Study Finds Automatic Braking Cuts Rear-End Crash RiskVehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning systems are less likely to cause a rear-end crash, according to a study released Thursday by the insurance industry.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls SUVs For 2nd Time To Fix WiringFiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 389,000 vehicles in the United States for a second time because an electrical short in the sun visors can cause fires. The recall covers Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees from the 2011 through 2013.
Auto Industry To Work With Government On SafetyAfter two tumultuous years of recalls, fines and friction, the government and the auto industry struck a peace treaty of sorts by agreeing to cooperate on safety issues in the future.
Plano Teen Catching Bad Drivers On CameraThere is now video proof that Plano has a lot of bad drivers. All it took was a car with a constantly-rolling mounted camera for a teen to expose some of the worst behavior on Plano roads.
Chrysler Aims To Reinvent The MinivanChrysler invented the minivan 33 years ago. Now, it's reinventing it -- with styling reminiscent of an SUV, high-tech features and a first-ever hybrid version that the company hopes will make minivans popular again.
Volkswagen Plans To Submit Emissions Fixes To EPAVolkswagen's new chief executive plans to present remedies for fixing diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests when he meets with the top U.S. environmental regulator this week.
Feds Sue Volkswagen Over Emissions-Cheating Software In Diesel CarsFederal authorities are suing Volkswagen over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States.