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

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

Does marriage save you on car insurance?

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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.

Toyota recalls 369,000 vehicles worldwide

Toyota is recalling 200,000 vehicles worldwide for a hybrid-system problem and another 169,000 vehicles for an engine bolt defect…

New Zealand: New car to parallel park

A revolutionary electric car that could make parking a breeze has been unveiled in Dunedin, New Zealand…

Warning about counterfeit air bags

U.S. car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years may have had dangerous counterfeit bags installed, the Obama administration warned Wednesday…

Warning against leaving pets in hot vehicles

SPCA and animal care activists are advising pet owners to be extra careful when leaving dogs or other pets locked inside vehicles…

Recommendations for motor oil change

Do you need to change motor oil every 3,000 miles? According to a new study, nearly 15 million Californians change their motol oil every 3,000 miles or more often…