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EPA To Keep Strict Gas Mileage Standards In Place

Wednesday November 30, 2016
The Obama administration has decided not to change government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite protests from automakers.

NHTSA Wants You To Complain About Cars More

Wednesday November 30, 2016
Government officials want more people to complain about auto safety problems. The NHTSA is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints.

VIDEO: Vandal Tears Apart Car For 6 Hours While Passersby Watch, Take Pictures

Wednesday November 30, 2016
A woman was caught on security camera jumping all over a car and then carving words all over the vehicle.

The Airbnb Of Cars Is Here, Allowing Owners To Rent Out Their Vehicles

Tuesday November 29, 2016
The new app used in Chicago and Evanston is called Getaround.

Report: Driver Asked Kids ‘Are You Ready To Die’ Before Crashing Bus In Chattanooga

Tuesday November 22, 2016
Parents of some of the children who survived a deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga are starting to shed some light on the moments leading up to the crash, which killed five kids.

Bystanders Rescue Man From Burning Car

Tuesday November 22, 2016
A group heading to San Jose International Airport pulled a man from a burning car after it was hit by a truck on northbound Interstate 880 in Milpitas.

Fact Check: Trump’s Statements On Auto Industry Are Misleading

Tuesday November 22, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has a long list of deceptive statements about Ford Motor Co. and the auto industry, and he added to that list this week.

California Panhandlers Caught Driving Rental Car, Traveling Around Town To Solicit Cash

Friday November 18, 2016
Some were holding kids small enough to even be breastfeeding, and all were holding signs claiming to be down and out.

Identity Thieves Laying Traps At Gasoline Pumps

Friday November 18, 2016
It's one of the last retail outlets where credit cards are still "swiped," rather than inserted for chip reading.

Denver Driver Experienced Exploding Sunroof

Friday November 18, 2016
Drivers in the Denver metro area experienced sudden shattering of her sunroof. Joins others complaining of the same thing.

Tesla Inks Deal To Buy German Engineering Firm For Manufacturing

Tuesday November 15, 2016
Tesla Motors says it has agreed to buy a German engineering company to help automate its electric car manufacturing.

Officials Shoot At Drone During Pipeline Protests, Arrest 126

Tuesday October 25, 2016
Authorities fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.

Halloween Safety Tips

Tuesday October 25, 2016
Halloween is a fun night of trick-or-treating for kids and a big responsibility for parents keeping them safe while crossing the street.

Dallas Shoplifting Call Leads To Chase & Suspect Shot With Taser On Highway

Wednesday October 12, 2016
Two men are in jail after a wild high-speed chase that ended with one of them being shot with a taser gun while running across lanes of a busy North Texas highway.

Report: Only 18 Percent Of Americans Can Drive Manual

Wednesday October 12, 2016
A new report shows fewer Americans own a car with manual transmission let alone know how to operate one. And there appear to be a number of reasons for it.

Driver Apologizes After Road Rage Caught On Camera

Thursday August 25, 2016
"I screwed up," said a driver who exploded in rage at a cyclist in California. Video of the confrontation went viral.

Hero Officer Rescues Dog From Burning Car In Indiana

Thursday August 25, 2016
As a car erupted in flames along a Northwest Indiana expressway, inside was some precious cargo.

Woman Says She Was Carjacked Twice By The Same Man

Monday August 08, 2016
A Vallejo woman has been the victim of the same car thief, not once, but twice this week.

‘A Grumpy Bear… Grrrr, Grrrr:’ Family Finds Bear Trapped In Car

Monday August 08, 2016
The Meurer family got quite a surprise when they went to get in the family car. There was a bear trapped inside.

Crooks Using Bluetooth To Steal At Gas Pumps

Monday August 08, 2016
The most obviously way drivers can fight back against the new Bluetooth skimmers is to stop using plastic and stay away from the outside kiosks when buying gas.

Wildly Popular Pokemon GO Leading To Unintended Consequences

Friday July 15, 2016
Since its release last Wednesday, the wildly popular Pokemon GO game has sent throngs of players all across cities nationwide in search of characters like Pikachu.

Animal Advocates Sit In Hot Car To Illustrate Danger

Friday July 15, 2016
A bill gaining traction in Boston would allow first responders and civilians to break into cars when they see an animal in distress.

Classic Cars Showcase History, Personal Stories

Thursday June 23, 2016
More than 100 classic cars will be on display at the Summerfest Auto Show in Lone Tree, Colo.

Fiat Chrysler Adds Maseratis To Transmission Recall

Thursday June 23, 2016
Fiat Chrysler is adding 13,000 Maseratis to a recall of vehicles with confusing gear shifters like one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin.

Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on Roadways

Friday June 17, 2016
This past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.

One Camaro RS In Yellow, Please

Friday June 17, 2016
In my world, there are two kinds of people. Mustang people and Camaro people.

Texas IndyCar Race Postponed Until August

Wednesday June 15, 2016
The IndyCar race at soggy Texas has been postponed for the second day in a row, and this time the series will wait more than two months before trying again.

New Business: Auto Suppliers Expected To Usher In Hundreds Of Jobs

Wednesday June 15, 2016
An auto supplier is set to build a new plant in Detroit and create as many as 750 new jobs.

Seven Automakers Add 4.4M Vehicles To Takata Recall

Thursday June 02, 2016
Seven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.

SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 Years

Thursday June 02, 2016
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.