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Big auto lender only checked 8% of applicants' incomes

3 hours 48 min ago
Santander Consumer USA only checked the incomes of 8% of its applicants for subprime auto loans, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service.

GM is latest automaker accused of diesel emissions cheating

Thu, 2017-05-25 23:40
General Motors is the latest automaker to be accused of designing a diesel engine that can cheat on emissions testing.

These are the safest cars on the road

Thu, 2017-05-25 22:07
Crash data reveals that some vehicles have had zero deaths over four years but others, especially small cars, have many.

BMW plans for a future where nobody buys cars

Thu, 2017-05-25 02:03
BMW is courting people who never want to buy a car.

Google's Waymo worth more than GM, Tesla and Uber?

Wed, 2017-05-24 21:57
Analysts at Morgan Stanley estimate that Waymo -- the self-driving car startup that is owned by Google parent Alphabet -- could be worth $70 billion. It seems like a stretch given that Waymo is unlikely to be profitable until 2022.

Here's the future of driving

Wed, 2017-05-24 19:40
Everything about cars is changing right now. That means how we power them, how drive them and even how we own them.

Lotus has a new Chinese owner

Wed, 2017-05-24 16:11
Ownership of Lotus will pass from Malaysia's Proton to China's Geely as part of a tie-up between the two Asian automakers.

Elon Musk says Tesla can't yet launch in India

Mon, 2017-05-22 20:30
Elon Musk had suggested the electric car company could enter India this summer. That doesn't look likely.

A record 107 million Americans have car loans

Fri, 2017-05-19 18:14
A record 107 million Americans have auto loan debt, according to data released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. About 6 million loans are 90 days late -- or worse.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.3 million Ram pickups for fatal software problem

Fri, 2017-05-12 17:19
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1 million pickup trucks because of a software problem tied to at least one death and two injuries.

Preventing deaths when cars hit tractor trailers

Wed, 2017-05-10 09:34
Strong side guards could prevent deaths in so-called under-ride crashes, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says.

Tesla losses grow as it nears Model 3 launch

Thu, 2017-05-04 02:52
Tesla is losing more money than expected as it nears the launch of its first mass market car.

Nissan's in-car Faraday Cage could prevent distracted driving

Wed, 2017-05-03 22:59
The car company's prototype wants to make driving safer

Kia invests $1 billion to build cars in India

Thu, 2017-04-27 16:33
South Korean automaker Kia is investing $1 billion in a manufacturing plant in India.

GM says its plant in Venezuela has been illegally seized

Thu, 2017-04-20 14:12
General Motors says it will immediately halt operations in Venezuela after its plant in the country was unexpectedly seized by authorities.

New Lincoln Navigator wants to be your extra large happy place

Fri, 2017-04-14 21:37
The new Lincoln Navigator's interior is designed to be chill, but it will also have a 450 horsepower twin-turbocharged V6 engine.

GM doubles down on self-driving cars, hiring 1,100

Fri, 2017-04-14 17:46
GM to hire 1,100 to work on self-driving car technology in California.

Elon Musk: Tesla will unveil a semi-truck in September

Fri, 2017-04-14 00:34
Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla's semi-truck will be unveiled in September.

Ford unveils a new hybrid police car for high-speed chases

Mon, 2017-04-10 20:13
The Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan will the first pursuit-rated hybrid police car, Ford says.

Ford made a crib that acts like a car

Sat, 2017-04-08 03:44
The crib sounds and moves like a car to help babies fall asleep.


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