Missing just an hour or two of sleep at night nearly doubles your chances of a car crash the next day, a new report suggests.
If you're among the millions of Americans planning to hit the highway over the Thanksgiving holiday, it's important to anticipate bumps in the road, according to a group dedicated to public education and advocacy.
Chrysler and engine supplier Cummins were named in a class-action lawsuit alleging the two companies conspired to hide excess emissions from diesel pickup trucks built between 2007 and 2012.
A major new update for Android Auto, Google's in-car entertainment platform, negates the need for a fancy head unit or new car: supported phones and tablets now run the interface.
The Obama administration has just announced comprehensive support for the shift to electric vehicles (EVs). In a White House press release the administration committed to steps that will reduce the United States’ dependence on oil, increase access to clean energy, and fight climate change by supporting EV deployment and the necessary charging infrastructure.
If you’re not distracted enough already while driving, there’s a new partnership between OnStar and IBM Watson that’s sure to add to the sensory overload. Beginning early next year, Watson will be making its way into your vehicle, and for a rather curious purpose — to help you “connect and interact with [your] favorite brands.”
Speeding is the most common deadly mistake new teen drivers make, and parents don't do enough to help their children drive safely, traffic safety experts say.
It’s official: Nissan is now the largest shareholder of Mitsubishi Motors, the beleaguered carmaker whose fortunes slid further into the gutter earlier this year when officials admitted that the company cheated on fuel-economy tests in its home country of Japan.
Over the past several months, questions surrounding the so-called Apple Car have switched from “Will they or won’t they?” to “When will it show up?,” “What will it look like?,” and “Who — if anyone — will it be built with?”
Parents, which do you respond to first -- your ring tone or your toddler's crying?
If you're going to try to cheat an HOV lane by plunking a fake passenger beside you, it's probably advisable not to use a cardboard cutout of one of the most famous people on the planet.
Car ownership as a status symbol? Fuhgeddaboudit! That’s what Daimler is saying, anyway, as it presents its ten reasons for free-floating carsharing.
Looking to avoid car salesmen at all costs? You might consider turning to your smartphone instead.
Why do car dealers make it so tough to buy electric cars, even in states with zero emission mandates? There may be several answers to that question.
Nearly 84 million sleep-deprived Americans take to the roads every day. And, drowsy driving was a factor in crashes that claimed about 5,000 lives last year, a new report shows.
Loud voices are taking sides on self-driving cars, that’s for sure. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) doesn’t want development to stop or even slow down, presumably because overwhelming evidence shows humans are the cause of almost all — 94 percent — fatal crashes.
Next time you're ready to make a rude gesture when another driver cuts you off in traffic, take a deep breath.
Self-driving cars bring a long list of benefits, but they also hold the potential to disrupt our economy and throw millions out of work. The potential ripple effects go far past the immediate benefits of driverless transportation.
Some day in the not-too-distant future ads you see on billboards will be there simply because of the make, model, and year of the vehicle you’re driving.
Talking on a hands-free phone while driving may be just as distracting and dangerous as using a hand-held phone, according to a new study.
In January, General Motors announced a $500 million partnership with ride-sharing service Lyft. Many wondered what the pairing might do for both companies and when it would begin bearing fruit.
Motorcyclist deaths in the United States topped 5,000 last year -- a 10 percent increase from 2014, according to a new report.
Ford has now made the Explorer Police Interceptor even more enticing for law enforcement agencies around the country thanks to the new “no profile” light bar design.
In writing about autonomous cars, we tend to discuss the advances in (or shortcomings of) self-driving technology. We make assessments based on how well (or how poorly) autonomous vehicles have learned to drive like humans.
Traffic congestion wreaks havoc on productivity, the environment, and, of course, travelers.
Worried about your car being hacked? The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are, too, and they've published some handy tips to keep you and your ride safe.
Jerry Seinfeld pocketed enough money to buy more than a few coffee shops, let alone cups of coffee, thanks to the $22 million earned by selling some of his Porsches at an auction.
Exposure to high levels of certain traffic air pollutants may increase the risk of preterm birth in pregnant women with asthma, a new study suggests.
Carmakers have a whole new round of incentives for February, designed to get consumers into showrooms.
Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.
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