Cars / Car Technology

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Clark Smart Steps for Buying a New Car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank...

  • Will Your Next SUV Be a Plug-In?

      

    SUVs have had two distinct reputations. One as a family carry-all capable of hauling lots of people, their stuff and the occasional trailer. The other is as a fuel-chugging, bloated example of...

  • Best Cars for Teen Drivers

      

    When it comes to the best cars for teen drivers, safety is a key concern. But some new info from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has me reversing some of my longstanding...

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • Best 2015 Cars for Resale Value

      

    Cars are the second biggest expense in most people's lives. But will the car you're buying hold its resale value? Best cars for holding their value over 5 years Kelley Blue Book has published...

  • New Car Technologies Will Lower Fatalities

      

    Here at CES 2015, it's clear to see there is a change coming in the cars we drive. But the change is not exactly what you might think. The whole self-driving Google car thing is more of a phase-in...

  • Driverless cars are ready for the road

      

    Within 2 years, one major U.S. automaker will be offering completely driverless cars among its other traditional nameplates!

  • Would You Trade Your Privacy for Cheaper Car Insurance?

      

    There's a way to save on auto insurance that's gaining popularity, but you'll have to trade your privacy for lower premiums. Trading privacy for savings on auto insurance Under what's generally...

  • Why Aren't Hybrid Vehicles Selling?

      

    In 2000, Toyota launched a breakthrough vehicle worldwide that one-upped the century-old method of automotive propulsion. The mid-size Prius hybrid hatchback was the world’s first...

  • New car technology that saves you gas money

      

    There's a simple way to reduce fuel consumption that more and more traditional gas engine cars are using to save you gas and money. And it's right beneath your feet!

  • The #1 safety feature in your car

      

    With all the new safety features in cars, there's one that remains the make-or-break feature you need. Make sure you car has this to avoid serious crash injury...

  • Electric car deals create short supply

      

    After telling you several weeks ago that automakers are rolling out great leasing offers on electric vehicles, I now have a new situation to report: Electric vehicles are in short supply on dealer...

  • Why a diesel engine won't automatically save you money

      

    Have you been eyeing a diesel-powered car in the hopes of bringing down the cost of driving?  Have the advertisements promising 45 mpg got you convinced that diesel is the secret to lowering...