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Toyota Recalls Electric Car for Faulty Wheel that May Detach

Toyota Recalls Electric Car for Faulty Wheel that May Detach

By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 24, 2022

Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts that could become loose, in a major setback for the Japanese automaker's ambitions to roll out electric cars.

Gas Prices Sting U.S. Workers who Depend on Their Cars

Gas Prices Sting U.S. Workers who Depend on Their Cars

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 23, 2022

Millions of Americans who rely on their cars for work are changing their habits, signing up for carpools or even ditching their cars for bicycles as gas prices recently hit $5 per gallon

Ford Pledges to Work with Community Near Future Factory

Ford Pledges to Work with Community Near Future Factory

By Adrian Sainz | Jun 22, 2022

Ford Motor Co. officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker's planned electric truck factory.

Edmunds Compares the 2022 Audi A3 and 2022 Volvo S60

Edmunds Compares the 2022 Audi A3 and 2022 Volvo S60

By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jun 18, 2022

Luxury midsize sedans typically offer more power, comfort, refinement and, of course, brand-name prestige. Two options to consider this year are the Audi A3 and Volvo S60.

U.S. Report: Nearly 400 Crashes of Automated Tech Vehicles

U.S. Report: Nearly 400 Crashes of Automated Tech Vehicles

By Tom Krisher | Jun 16, 2022

Automakers reported nearly 400 crashes over a 10-month period involving vehicles with partially automated driver-assist systems, including 273 with Teslas.

UPS Tests Tiny battery-Powered Cycles in Congested Cities

UPS Tests Tiny battery-Powered Cycles in Congested Cities

By Julie Walker and Ted Schaffrey | Jun 15, 2022

The sleek four-wheeled carts look familiar enough, but not even UPS knows precisely how to describe what could be the delivery giant's latest way to get packages to your door.

Automakers Ask Congress to Lift Electric Vehicle Tax Cap

Automakers Ask Congress to Lift Electric Vehicle Tax Cap

Jun 14, 2022

Major automakers are asking Congress to lift the cap on how many people can receive tax credits for buying a hybrid or fully electric vehicle.

High Prices, Low Inventory, a New Norm for Car Shoppers

High Prices, Low Inventory, a New Norm for Car Shoppers

By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Jun 11, 2022

COVID-related supply issues; high gas prices; it's enough to make people throw their hands up. Here are a few issues you need to know about the current car-buying climate, plus tips on best managing them.

Teslas with Autopilot a Step Closer to Recall after Wrecks

Teslas with Autopilot a Step Closer to Recall after Wrecks

By Tom Krisher | Jun 9, 2022

Teslas with partially automated driving systems are a step closer to being recalled after the U.S. elevated its investigation into a series of collisions.

Feds: Goodyear Knew of Defective RV Tires as Early as 2002

Feds: Goodyear Knew of Defective RV Tires as Early as 2002

By Tom Krisher | Jun 8, 2022

Federal investigators say Goodyear knew that some of its recreational vehicle tires could fail and cause severe crashes, yet it didn't recall them for as many as 20 years.

Edmunds: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Kia EV6

Edmunds: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Kia EV6

By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Jun 4, 2022

The all-electric small SUV segment has exploded with options. Two of the most promising new models come from sister brands Hyundai and Kia.

U.S. Has over 750 Complaints that Teslas Brake for no Reason

U.S. Has over 750 Complaints that Teslas Brake for no Reason

By Tom Krisher | Jun 4, 2022

More than 750 Tesla owners have complained to U.S. safety regulators that cars operating on its partially automated driving systems have suddenly stopped on roadways for no apparent reason.

California Regulators Approve State's 1st Robotic Taxi Fleet

California Regulators Approve State's 1st Robotic Taxi Fleet

By Michael Liedtke | Jun 3, 2022

California regulators on Thursday gave a robotic taxi service the green light to begin charging passengers for driverless rides in San Francisco.

Edmunds Compares Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Cadillac Escalade

Edmunds Compares Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Cadillac Escalade

By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | May 28, 2022

The Grand Wagoneer stands as Jeep's most expensive and luxurious model. But there's another American SUV that plies these same gilded halls: The Cadillac Escalade. Which will win?

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers and Parts Maker in Air Bag Case

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers and Parts Maker in Air Bag Case

By Tom Krisher | May 26, 2022

A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding.

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

May 25, 2022

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21, 2022

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Driver Must Stand Trial for Deadly Tesla Crash in California

Driver Must Stand Trial for Deadly Tesla Crash in California

May 20, 2022

The driver of a Tesla operating on autopilot must stand trial for a crash that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, a judge ruled Thursday.

French Carmaker Renault to Sell Russian Operations to Moscow

French Carmaker Renault to Sell Russian Operations to Moscow

May 18, 2022

Russia will take control of French car manufacturer Renault's operations in the country and resurrect a Soviet-era auto brand, officials said Monday.

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

By Nick Perry | May 16, 2022

New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars.

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