With touchscreens now in 99% of new cars, researchers are studying whether they are distracting drivers and putting people at risk. NBC’s Dasha Burns went inside a massive simulator at the University of Iowa to put that question to the test. Is she able to work with the touch screens and keep her eyes on the road?
- Robb Report
The Adventure 1 can churn out 604 hp and 737 ft lbs of torque.
- Miami Herald
Newly released bodycam footage posted on Facebook shows the drama.
- Military Times
A faulty fan disk failed during ground maintenance, investigators said.
Sometimes you buy a car that’s better than you expected it to be. Sometimes you get one that delivers exactly what you were looking for. But sadly, sometimes you end up with a car that ends up being worse than expected. You might still be able to live with it, but you definitely wouldn’t buy it again.
The City of Pittsburgh announced Wednesday that the Charles Anderson Memorial Bridge will close “immediately” to vehicle traffic for repairs.
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Two teenagers led Texas law enforcement on a chase while smuggling an illegal immigrant before vaulting onto a highway and wrecking the vehicle after losing control.
Tesla might be the loudest in the room when talking about driverless cars, but Mercedes claims it just beat Tesla at its own game. With a starting price at $105,450, it was ranked eighth for luxury electric vehicles (EVs) by Car and Driver, behind Lucid's Air, several of the Porsches, the Tesla model S and the BMW i7. While folks fawn over the Cyber Truck and the latest new EV, Mercedes has been hard at work developing the inside of its cars -- specifically, its autonomous driving capabilities.
- Business Insider
The 2023 Nissan Z is the start of a new era for the beloved "Z" sports car. We drove a $54,000 one with a stunning blue interior and exterior.
- Democrat and Chronicle
During Rochester winters, many car owners may be asking: How often should I start my car to warm it up?
It’s like bowling for cops or something…
This is 'a serious problem': State Farm and Progressive are now refusing to cover certain cars made by big South Korean auto firms — here are the models and why they're too risky to insure
This is a TikTok challenge you don’t want to get behind.
- Miami Herald
The pilot was seriously injured, officials say.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Two officers were responding to an accident on Interstate 20 when they became involved in another crash.
After making its debut in the spring of 2022, Lexus has finally released pricing for its first fully electric vehicle. Including a $1,150 destination charge, the RZ 450e starts at $59,650.
- Business Insider
Auto dealers had more inventory in January than they did this time last year. That's good news for car-shoppers opting for certain brands.
- Hillsdale Daily News
Fire Engineer Matt Halleck — a training officer in Hillsdale — said there's not much firefighters can do to extinguish electrical vehicle fires.
- American City Business Journals
North Carolina is making a huge bet on VinFast, an unproven Vietnamese automaker, just as competition in the electric vehicle market starts to heat up.
Tesla gets a big tax credit win as rules Elon Musk called 'messed up' get changed to include more vehicles
The US government has finally decided what an SUV is, and it's a big boon for EV sellers and buyers.
Tesla increased the price of the Model Y Long Range to $54,990, and the Model Y Performance to $57,990, an increase of $1,000 each, according to current and previous prices posted on its website. The models remain 15% and 17% cheaper, respectively, than they were before Tesla slashed prices last month to stoke demand, before accounting for the $7,500 tax credit buyers now qualify to receive. In a reversal, the Treasury Department ruled on Friday that crossovers like the Model Y would qualify for electric vehicle tax credits as long as they were priced below $80,000.