Cars

  • 10 ways to prevent a hot car death

      

    On average, 37 children die from vehicular stroke (also known as hot car death) each year in the U.S., according to KidsAndCars.org. In the majority of vehicular heat stroke cases, the person...

  • Loss of freedom to drive detrimental to seniors

      

    New York, NY — A new study finds taking the keys from elderly drivers may keep them physically safe, but it may come at the cost of their mental health.  The report from AAA and...

  • BMW visit could signal Apple is working on its own car

      

    Apple's not in the car business yet, but you can bet it will still generate headlines when it eyes other car businesses. The latest is a report that first appeared in a German business...

  • Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat

      

    Chrysler announced Friday that it is recalling 1.4 million cars due to a security flaw that makes them vulnerable to hackers.    A Wired magazine investigation demonstrated how...

  • Watch hackers remotely take control of a Jeep on the highway

      

    Hackers claim they have developed software that can effectively take control of a Jeep Cherokee's dashboard, transmission, steering and even brakes.   Charlie Miller and Chris...

  • Defective cars could be available for rent

      

    Cally Houck’s daughters Raechel and Jacqueline died in a crash while driving a rental car in California 10 years ago.  The Chrysler PT Cruiser had a power steering...

  • Tesla: 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds for $10,000

      

    The luxury hybrid Tesla brand is looking to turn its brand up a few notches, literally. According to Ars Technica, Telsa CEO and founder Elon Musk announced on a press call Friday that a...

  • Honda to pay $24 million for discriminating against minorities

      

    Honda is in big trouble with the U.S. government for allegedly discriminating against minorities by marking up interest rates on auto loans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)...

  • 10 cars that will almost certainly last 200,000 miles

      

    Americans are keeping cars the longest we ever have since the automobile was invented. The average age of a car on the road today is around 11.5 to 12 years, depending on whose numbers you...

  • Cell phone cameras help document rental car damage

      

    You're used to using your smart phone to save you money in your everyday life, right? Well, I have a suggestion about how it can help keep more money in your pocket when it comes to rental car...

  • Don’t Take Selfies With Your Pet While Driving, AAA Warns

      

    Going on a road trip for the long 4th of July weekend? If you take your dog with you, make sure you don’t try to snap a selfie of you with your four-legged friend, AAA says. A look at...

  • Slow Drivers Watch Out, You Could Face a Ticket in Some States

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk You will want to keep an eye on your speed, not for going too fast, but for going too slow.  Indiana has added itself to the list of states that...

  • Uber Plans to Track Users at All Times

      

    If you use Uber, you might want to reconsider. Uber, the app that functions as a modern taxi service, wants to access customer data even when they aren’t using the Uber app. These...

  • Best Auto Insurance Companies

      

    Thinking about shopping your auto insurance? A new Consumer Reports tally reveals the best auto insurance companies. Car insurance ads on TV promise accident forgiveness, vanishing...

  • Avoid the #1 Mistake That Car Buyers Make

      

    The No. 1 mistake that car buyers make -- no matter whether they're buying new or used -- is so simple to avoid. I want to identify it for you and tell you how to work around it so you can...