Cars / Car Technology

  • How to get free OnStar service in your car

      

    GM is offering its OnStar service to customers for free. Here’s what's included and how long this deal will last

  • This technology could prevent people from texting and driving

      

    Distracted driving has become a significant problem in the U.S., leading to an increase in auto accidents last year.  Traffic fatalities were up by 14% in the first six months of 2015,...

  • GM buys software company to speed autonomous car development

      

    DETROIT — With hopes of speeding development of self-driving cars, General Motors has acquired a small software company that's been testing vehicles on the streets of San...

  • How easy is it to hack the Nissan Leaf? Experts say easier than you'd think

      

    The Nissan Leaf may be the best selling electric car, but computer security experts say the car can easily be brought under the control of hackers.  Read more: Are you buying too much car...

  • The 30 best cars of 2016

      

    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, a trio of Asian and European names...

  • Volkswagen admits they may have to buy back diesel cars

      

    Volkswagen has hinted in court that it may have to buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel cars that it can't fix to bring them into compliance with air quality rules following last...

  • New portable fold-up electric scooter

      

    After you commute via bus or train, do you still have a long way to walk from there? If so, you may want to check out this new portable scooter!

  • Keyless ignitions tied to deaths, injuries

      

    Constance Petot never thought twice about the push button starter on her car, until it almost killed her and her toddler last Valentine’s Day. “He just went completely limp in my...

  • Does your car have a spare tire?

      

    You’ll be surprised to learn how many cars don’t these days. Heed this advice and don’t get stranded on the road.

  • Ready for a new car? Here are 7 must-have car gadgets for 2016

      

      For many drivers, the upcoming year will include a car purchase. If you're among those drivers, you might want to know exactly what exciting new gadgets you should expect from...

  • Car turns in driver after hit-and-run accident

      

    Some people may not know just how advanced the technology they use might be.  ABC 7 reported last week that Cathy Bernstein, a 57-year old Port St. Lucie, Fla....

  • Video shows Tesla self-driving feature prevents crash

      

    An UberSelect driver shared video Wednesday from the dashboard camera of his Tesla Model S, showing how the car’s self-driving technology helped him avoid an accident on southbound State...

  • Will a larger midsized Volvo from China sell in America?

      

    This past month, a new and very interesting car was introduced in the U.S. The car is the Volvo S60 Inscription and what makes it different is that it has an extra three inches of length. Another...

  • New ranking: The most and least reliable new cars

      

    When you buy a new car, you want to make sure it's going to be reliable. A car is one of the biggest purchases most people ever make, and a new report will help you get the best bang for...

  • Study: Hands-free technology still dangerous for drivers

      

    It's no secret that using a cell phone while you're driving is dangerous. But a new study found that hands-free technology has introduced new hidden dangers to drivers on the...