QuartzHere's what automakers have to gain from connecting cars to the internetQuartzCarmakers from Detroit to Seoul are talking up their efforts to build “connected cars”—cars with in-built mobile connectivity. But their product managers are left to worry about how they're actually going to make any money from these smartphones on ...
Owners get cars back from closed auto shopWOODTV.comNo one has been able to find Creekside's owner since he suddenly closed the doors, so there was no way for owners to get their cars back. But then, the property owner's management company went to court to take back the shop. Once that happened, they ...and more »
The best cars for tall driversBBC NewsThe vertically gifted do not always have it so easy. Yes, they can pull items from the top shelf, and their probability of dunking a basketball is much higher than most. But when cantilevering their bodies into a vehicle, those advantages quickly ...
3D Car ShowsCheap Speed Challenge: Best car for practical fun?USA TODAYFour of the eight Challengers had tallies in our real-world mileage test of more than 220 miles of highway, suburban and a little city driving that was higher than those cars' official EPA highway rating. The other four weren't far off. That surprise ...2015 Volkswagen GTI Wins […]
Post-Silver Line, DC region should buy rail cars for Metro, add a Potomac crossingWashington PostThe first is urgent but unsexy: The Washington area needs to come up with enough money, and soon, to buy Metro about 200 rail cars so it can use eight-car trains instead of six-car ones during rush hour. The second proposal is long-term but ...and more »
KATUFlames engulf Lake St. Louis apartment complex carport; 32 cars destroyedfox2now.comLAKE ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Thirty-two cars are either damaged or destroyed after a carport went up in flames at a Lake St. Louis apartment complex early Monday morning. The fire happened at the Camden Cedar Lake Apartments in Lake St. Louis near ...Investigators: Fire th […]
Christian Science MonitorHyundai cars with possible airbag glitch face federal probeChristian Science MonitorHyundai cars, specifically older-model Sonatas, are under investigation from US safety regulators. About 394,000 midsize Hyundai cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years are covered by the probe, announced Friday.Hyundai Cars face federal safety pr […]
7 Cars That Save on Gas in a Way You Won't BelieveTIME2013 Ford Fusion Ford began offering auto stop-start technology as an option with the 2013 Fusion. Ford—Wieck. New research shows that funky, futuristic auto stop-start technology is a proven money saver on gas. It's available right now only in a tiny ...and more »
The Iconic WWI Vehicle That Paved the Way for Modern CarsWiredWorld War I was shaped by new vehicles—planes, cars, tanks, zeppelins—that fundamentally changed warfare. The conflict also pushed the development of those technologies and put them through some of the toughest tests imaginable, either proving their ...and more »
USA TODAYBroke? Take a look at the Top 10 cheapest carsUSA TODAYA few years ago, there were still a couple of car models that had starting prices below $10,000. Not now. Finding the cheapest new car can be a tougher hunt. But with the average prices of cars continuing to climb, it's worth taking a look at the ...Cars.com names Mitisubishi Mirage as most […]