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.
Subaru Recalls Cars To Fix Engine Stalling ProblemSubaru is recalling more than 33,000 compact cars in the U.S. because of a fuel problem that can make the engines stall without warning. The recall covers Impreza cars from the 2017 model year.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Slowly Creep Up On ElectricsHydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads, but only if more stations are built to fuel them. There are just 34 public hydrogen fueling stations in the country.
Ford's Lincoln Makes Play For Big SUV MarketFord's Lincoln luxury brand is making a play for a General Motors stronghold, revamping the Navigator SUV so that it can better compete with the Cadillac Escalade and other big GM vehicles.
Automakers Raise Horsepower & Speed To New HeightsAt a time when mainstream and luxury vehicles all look relatively similar inside and out, some car buyers are hungry for loud sounds and fast speeds, and automakers are happy to oblige.
Texas Gas Prices Jump To $2.19 Per GallonRetail gasoline prices across Texas jumped this week by nearly a dime to an average of $2.19 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price for a gallon of unleaded is up from $2.11 recorded last week.
New Push To Get Drivers To Put Their Phones DownDistracted driving is still on the rise. This comes despite numerous warnings and even bans on texting from behind the wheel in some North Texas cities. But there is a new push to get drivers to put down their phones.
Ford Recalls 570K Vehicles For Fire Risk, Door Latch TroubleFord is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in North America to fix problems that can cause engine fires and doors to open unexpectedly. Owners can keep driving the vehicles but should see a dealer.