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Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotel

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm

A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests at a luxury resort he’s building in the global gambling capital of Macau.

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GM ignition-switch death toll jumps to 19, and may grow

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm

The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19, almost 50 percent higher than the automaker’s previous estimate.

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Premium Content FHWA: U.S. driving hits its highest level since 2008

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

American driving in the past year has hit its highest level in six years, according to the Federal Highway Administration.The FHWA, a division of the Department of Transportation, makes a monthly...

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Premium Content Full-scale auto proving ground in Sweden simulates several different kinds of driving environments

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

An enormous new vehicle testing area, described as the world's first full-scale proving ground for traffic safety tests, is open for use in Sweden.The AstaZero proving ground, located outside Gothenburg,...

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Premium Content Driving safely when severe storms strike

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

Taking a look at the weather forecast will give you some idea of what the weather will be like along the route. Most of the time, you'll experience mild conditions or some harmless rainfall.The forecast...

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Premium Content Fuel-sipping style from the Toyota Highlander Hybrid

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

Cargazing.comEvery once in a while I drive a Toyota that seems like it has the wrong badge on the hood.That's what happened this week while checking out the new Highlander,...

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China fines Audi, Chrysler on charges of monopoly

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Beijing - China on Thursday announced it will fine Audi $40.5 million and Chrysler $5.2 million in a sweeping anti-monopoly probe of the auto industry that has prompted complaints foreign businesses are being treated...

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Experts fear carmakers could drive over cliff

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 1:00 am

Detroit - Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past.As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that...

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U.S. closes probe into Camry Hybrid brake problems

 August 31, 2014; Updated: 1:36 am

An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall.

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FIAT-CHRYSLER STOCK ON MARKET SOON

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

U.S. investors should soon be able to buy stock in Chrysler for the first time in seven years. Italy's Fiat and Chrysler are merging to form Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Fiat said in a statement Friday that an ongoing tally of investors suggests...

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Crude oil drop cuts U.S. gas to $3.48

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 11:03 pm

The cheapest crude oil since January has refiners producing fuel at record rates, helping lower the cost of gasoline at pumps nationwide.The average price for regular gasoline at U.S. pumps dropped 4.21 cents in the two weeks ended Aug. 22...

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Toyota maintains global lead in sales over VW

 July 31, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

Toyota maintained its global sales lead over Volkswagen in the year's first six months as rising U.S. demand for SUVs paced a first-half record.

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Premium Content HYUNDAI RECALLS SONATAS TO FIX CABLE

 July 31, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years. The Korean automaker says the automatic transmission shift cable can separate...

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