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Tesla, The American Dream And The New American Reality

Jeff Wald | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Jeff Wald

Tesla is only freely allowed to sell cars directly to consumers in six states, four more allow it with restrictions. In many states your government outright bans you from directly buying the best and safest car ever made.

Volkswagen May Never Recover From This Mess

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business

It took Volkswagen years to build its reputation in the United States as a hip, countercultural brand -- so cool that an ad for the company is used in...

Tips for Winterizing Your Vehicle

Sam Dillinger | Posted 09.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sam Dillinger

This is the time of year that the days begin to get shorter, the leaves are turning beautiful shades of red and orange, and the weather is going to start getting colder seemingly by the hour (sometimes by the minute, depending on your location).

Google Cars Not Causing Crashes: Let the Robots Drive

Alex Salkever | Posted 09.11.2015 | Technology
Alex Salkever

The result of both bad driving behavior and purely accidental crashes is tragic. Car accidents kill nearly 33,000 people per year in the United States. Those most likely to die in these crashes, of course, are teenagers just starting their lives. For God sakes, let the robots drive.

3 Car Fixes Everyone Should Know How To Do

Supercompressor | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

In an ideal world, we'd all either do every single bit of work that needs to be done to our cars on our own, or we'd all have enough money to never have to lay a finger on it. In reality, though, there are times when you need certain skills.

Forget Driverless Cars. Flying Vehicles Are Almost Here

Today | Jade Walker | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology

When was the last time you were stuck in traffic and wished you could press a button on the dashboard, turn your car into a helicopter and soar away f...

You Might be Surprised How Soon You'll be Driving an Electric Car

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 07.14.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

Some things in this world happen slowly: water boiling, finding the bathroom at a concert, Mondays. But one thing that doesn't is innovation in the electric car industry; this happens fast.

The Battle Over Your Car's Data

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

The car companies in many cases are severely limiting which data Google and Apple have access to from the car operations or in the case of Ford and Audi; the companies are creating their own technology systems to completely replace Google and Apple's software.

The Ten Coolest Cars in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Whether they're breaking land-speed records, flying through the air defying laws of aerodynamics, or driven by intrepid heroes pursuing bad guys, cars and movies go together like, well, like movies and popcorn.

Samsung's 'Transparent' Truck Aims To Make Driving Safer | Matt Murray | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
Read More: Autos, Technology News

Anyone who has ever been behind a large semi-truck on the highway knows it can be extremely difficult to see around them to change lanes, but Samsung ...

Auto Repair: No Place for Women

Lora Frost | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women
Lora Frost

I learned a powerful lesson when I took that car for its first drive with a working clutch. Knowing I could fix anything on my own was liberating and I was hooked on the freedom of knowing that I could learn anything.

Project Titan: What We Know So Far About the Apple Car

Joseph Farrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

The Apple car is coming. And by its code name, it is clear that Apple is aware of and prepared for an epic battle. It won't be easy, but if there is a company on earth that has skills, processes, and capital to disrupt the calcified juggernaut that is the auto industry, it is Apple.

The Best Cities for Electric Cars | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green

With the price of a gallon of regular gasoline at a five-year low, consumers thinking about going electric face a difficult financial choice.

6.5 Million More Vehicles Recalled Over Air Bag Issue

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. are expanding their recalls over problem air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. by ano...

Mike Mihaylov: How to Drive Company's Sales Up by Delivering Peace of Mind

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

Starting just as a small family owned auto transport broker in 2006, his company has grown into one of the largest vehicle shippers in the U.S.

13 Emotional Stages You Experience When Buying A Car

Posted 09.12.2015 | Money

We go through a full spectrum of emotions when making a big financial decision like buying a car. It’s an exhausting and financially draining roller...

4 Self-Driving Cars Crashed In The Last 9 Months

AP | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around the state of California have gotten into accidents since September, wh...

The Next Ten Years in Luxury Cars

Dieter Zetsche | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Dieter Zetsche

When I think of how the past relates to the future of the automobile I first think of this story. It is a wonderfully human illustration of how, beginning in the late 19th Century, the car provided a life-changing luxury: the ability to go where you want when you want.

Truth IS Profitable!

Scott Painter | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Scott Painter

Automotive. Travel. Healthcare. Pharmaceutical. These are just some of the industrial engines being recalibrated for greater efficiency available by introducing transparency and big data. More are in the throes of disruption, or on the cusp of it.

Lexus RX300: A Classic Car

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Technology
Elizabeth Sobieski

I test drove the RX300 and it was the quietest vehicle I had ever encountered. Its ride was so much smoother than the other luxury brands: the Mercedes, the Infiniti, and the larger Lexus SUV, the LX, all built on truck platforms.

The Best City Programs Promoting Electric Cars

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 04.10.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

State programs are important, but what can cities and towns do to accelerate a consumer switch to EVs?

How Does a Vehicle Get a Recall?

Sam Dillinger | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Sam Dillinger

Not every person or process is perfect, mistakes are bound to be made. A vehicle recall is the attempt on the part of a car manufacturer to right the mistake and keep you driving safely for years to come.

What Makes Luxury Cars So Expensive?

Quora | Posted 05.19.2015 | Money

A lot of people believe that luxury cars cost more than regular cars because of their superior quality parts, their bigger and better options, because they're made from more expensive materials, etc. This is only partially correct.

Millennials Love Cars And Detroit Doesn't Know It

Jane Nakagawa | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Jane Nakagawa

It's been easy to buy into the myth that young people dislike cars because they're young and poor. But for the approximately 80 million millennials in the U.S., there's a long way to go before they give up car ownership in favor of ride sharing and bikes alone.

When's The Best Time To Buy A Car? Right Now, Survey Shows | Herb Weisbaum | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business

It’s a good time to be in the market for a new car – especially if you plan to finance the purchase, as nine out of 10 Americans do. Buyers with g...