Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas rose a nickel this week to reach an average $2.43 per gallon. Gas prices nationwide are up 7 cents, to reach $2.65 per gallon.
General Motors is knocking nearly $1,200 off the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car. The company announced that the new Volt will start at $33,995.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is expanding a recall to fix door latches that may not stay closed. The recall now covers almost 546,000 vehicles.
Dallas County Schools is cracking down on drivers who ignore those flashing stop signs on school buses. They will begin tracking more drivers who illegally zoom past children.
With red light cameras possibly being banned in Texas, new concerns are brewing over technology that would automatically send out speeding tickets to drivers.
Authorities in Irving are investigating after reports of vandalism in a DART station’s parking lot. The damaged vehicles were discovered by a commuter early Friday morning.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the statewide price at the pump was $2.23 per gallon. Meanwhile, drivers across the country are paying an average $2.41 per gallon.
The recalls cover 76,000 Nissan Rogues from the 2014 model year and another 18,000 BMW 2, 3 and 4 series models from 2014, and some 4 series cars from 2015.
The high-octane “Furious 7” peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office.
AAA Texas said that retail gasoline prices across Texas are holding steady this week at $2.22 per gallon. That compares to a 2 cent decline for prices at the pump nationwide.
American auto sales slowed a bit in the month of March, down less than 1 percent from a year ago, but the industry remains optimistic about the market.