Drop in car crashes among some vehicles

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The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck in the U.S. fell by more than a third over three years…

New car scam appeared in China

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A video footage captures how con artists scam money from their victims by faking car accidents in China…

Auction starts in Beijing for former official cars

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The first batch of vehicles formerly owned by China’s central government and various sub-organs were auctioned off on Sunday in Beijing…

Chinese automaker GAC debuts GS4 at Detroit Auto Show

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The GAC GS4, from China, is unveiled during the North American International Auto Show…

How much money are drivers saving on gas?

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A plunge in the price of gasoline over the past six months has drastically changed the result of the calculation new car buyers…

Volvo to sell Chinese-made cars in US

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Volvo Cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, said Monday it will export cars made in China to the United States…

SF traffic enforcement to be stepped up

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Drivers in SF who block intersections or double park their vehicles can expect to get ticketed…

Car drives into large sink-hole in China

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Two men had a lucky escape as their car was swallowed by a sink hole in China’s Fujian province…

Mazda recalls cars to fix tire pressure monitors

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Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system…

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…