For fire-breathing supercars, hybrids are the future
October 21, 2013, 3:07 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Aston Martin's chief is bad-mouthing hybrids and thinks his "V-12 is something special." I beg to differ. His cars get dismal fuel economy.
New self-driving cars from Volvo and Mercedes tout 'injury-proof' driving
October 7, 2013, 4:42 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Autonomous cars — with a safety first mentality — are coming. And it's all happening faster than you might think.
New tool reveals used car fuel ratings
September 24, 2013, 11:20 a.m. by Michelle Robinson, Union of Concerned Scientists for LiveScience
While the fuel efficiency information is a boon for consumers, questions linger as to whether used car dealers will make it available.
Electric car ownership surges in San Francisco
September 24, 2013, 10:15 a.m.
Video: Electric vehicle fans kicked off 'Charge Across Town' EV Week in a city already enamored with the plug-in cars. San Franciscans bought 1 out of 5 purely electric cars in the country this year.
Brain wave ID system could make carjacking a thing of the past
September 10, 2013, 12:29 p.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The new system would safely stop the car if the wrong brain waves were detected.
Dick Van Dyke rescued after car catches on fire
August 20, 2013, 9:41 a.m.
Video: The 87-year-old actor escaped uninjured from the blaze on a highway in Los Angeles after a passerby pulled him from his burning Jaguar. Ever the comedian, Van Dyke joked later on Twitter that he had a 'used Jag for sale real cheap.'
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