Minivans do poorly in new crash tests

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The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry…

Ford recalls Fusions over key problem

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Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed…

Pregnant Malaysia woman dies due to faulty air bag

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A Malaysian woman who died in a car accident due to a defective air bag manufactured by Takata Corp. was pregnant…

Volkswagen Golf name Motor Trend “Car of the Year”

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The newly redesigned Volkswagen Golf compact car is Motor Trend Magazine’s 2015 Car of the Year…

Audi recalling nearly 102,000 cars to fix air bags

Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars in the U.S. because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash….

Allstate releases report on annual best drivers

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Allstate releases report of annual best drivers…

Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks

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Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks…

Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings

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Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports’ annual reliability rankings…

Family selling huge classic car collection

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If you are in the market for a classic car, you may find what you are looking for in Dearborn, Michigan…

Toyota recalls Lexuses in US for fuel leak risk

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Toyota is recalling about 423,000 older-model Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. because a gasket can leak fuel and possibly…

The business of flipping luxury cars

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The market for luxury cars is growing. And it’s not just car dealers who are cashing in on the profits….

Most ticketed cars in the US

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A new study by Insurance.com reveals the Subaru WRX is the top-ticketed car in America…

Safety agency studying Toyota acceleration

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A consumer’s petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes…

Gas prices falling, headed below $3 in much of US

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The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country…

SJ thieves steal high-end autos from dealership

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San Jose police are looking for suspects in the organized nighttime theft of five vehicles from a luxury automobile dealership…

Insurance for self-driving cars

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Insurance for self-driving cars…

Toyota recalls pickups to fix air bag problem

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Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags…

’62 Ferrari sold at auction for $34 million

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A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by a famed racing driver and Olympic gold medalist has sold for $34.65 million…

Fingerprinting leads to serial BART burglary arrest

Fingerprint evidence led to the arrest of a suspect in a series of auto burglaries at BART stations…

A spate of car break-ins in SF Sunset District

A spate of car break ins in the Sunset District. A reminder on what drivers should do to avoid falling victim…

Video captures flash flood that swept away cars

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Amateur footage shot after a downpour in southern Nevada captures the power of flash floodwaters…

China probes automakers, technology firms

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Chinese regulators have launched a series of anti-monopoly investigations of foreign automakers and technology providers…

GM to spend $400M to $600M victim compensation

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General Motors expects to pay between 400-to-600 million dollars to compensate victims of a faulty…

New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids

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Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids…

Porsche is top brand in new car quality survey

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The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality…

CA proposes VMT tax so drivers pay by the mile

California proposes VMT tax to make drivers pay by the mile…

Does marriage save you on car insurance?

Think you’re paying too much for car insurance? Try getting married. That should lead to lower rates, at least according to one study…

Graco recalling nearly 3.8 million child car seats

A company that makes car safety seats is recalling nearly 3.8 million of them because children can get trapped by buckles…

China woman survived in car crash with a miracle somersault

In Jiangsu, a woman escaped from her motorbike with a somersault right before it crashed to a truck.

Motorcyclist killed in Oakland crash

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A person was killed in a crash early this morning, police said.