General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. because of ignition switch problems.
In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.
Gas prices across Texas have fallen slightly, down 2 cents to $3.44 per gallon. AAA Texas reported that, of the major metro areas in the state, drivers in Dallas are paying the most.
A thorough review of General Motors safety issues is nearing completion and has not turned up any more serious problems, company CEO Mary Barra said on Tuesday.
TxDOT will host its first of 25 public meetings in Bryan on Monday, to gather input on the state’s long-term transportation needs. Other meetings are planned all across the state.
One of the busiest highways in DFW could get even harder to navigate. The Dallas City Council is set to meet on Monday to talk about more road construction along the LBJ Freeway.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump stands at $3.46 per gallon. Retail prices nationwide rose a penny this week to an average of $3.66 per gallon.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said that 15 employees were fired and five others were disciplined over the company’s failure to disclose a defect with ignition switches.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested cars equipped with collision warning and automatic braking systems. It gave a “superior” rating to eight of vehicles.
Google is building a car without a steering wheel. It doesn’t need one because it drives itself. But the two-seater will not be sold publicly, and the top speed is just 25 mph.
Suzuki is recalling more than 184,000 small cars — Forenza and Reno models — because the steering columns can catch fire. The vehicles were made for Suzuki by General Motors.
Retail gas prices in Texas increased by 2 cents per gallon this week, ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend. AAA Texas said that the price at the pump rose to $3.45 per gallon.