Cars

Secrets to Choosing a Good Lease Car

AUTO NEWS | By Philip Reed, Nerdwallet Writer | Jul 30
The key is to understand - and maximize - two little-understood aspects of leasing. It all comes down to finding cars with high resale value and then negotiating a low purchase price.

Tesla Opens Gigafactory to Expand Battery Production, Sales

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries.

Investigators Say Tesla Car Was Speeding at Time of Crash

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy | Jul 28
The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.

Judge Set to Decide on $15B Volkswagen Settlement

AUTO NEWS | By Sudhin Thanawala | Jul 26
A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval.

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

AUTO NEWS | By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 23
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.