Coronavirus Crushing China Car Sales in February

Coronavirus Crushing China Car Sales in February

The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on auto sales in China with results down 92% through the first half of February, after an 18% drop for the previous month, that officials are blaming solely on the deadly scourge. The China Passenger Car Association (CPCA)...
U.S. Highway Deaths Declined in 2019

U.S. Highway Deaths Declined in 2019

Preliminary numbers indicate the U.S. highway death toll tumbled by about 2% last year, a welcome development considering that roadway fatalities surged sharply as the U.S. economy began to recover from the Great Recession. This would mark the second consecutive...
Audi Updates RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback for 2020

Audi Updates RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback for 2020

Audi’s introduced the next generation of the RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback with an updated exterior look and a powerful 5-cylinder engine. The RS Q3 was among the first of the sporty “SUV coupes” that have become popular, particularly with German automakers. The latest...
What Is the Best Car Insurance Company for 2020?

What Is the Best Car Insurance Company for 2020?

Please note that The Detroit Bureau and its partners may be compensated if you purchase the recommended services.   Finding the best car insurance company depends on everything from the state you live in to your discount eligibility and driving habits. We’ve made...
First Drive: 2020 Kia Seltos

First Drive: 2020 Kia Seltos

Test-driving a new car might sound like an ideal job – and there are certainly some nice perks. But there also can be some risks – as we learned while heading off-road in the new 2020 Kia Seltos last week. Keep a sharp eye out for Oscar the Grouch, we were warned,...
China’s Coronavirus Threatens GM Truck Production

China’s Coronavirus Threatens GM Truck Production

United Auto Workers officials in Flint, Michigan, representing workers at the General Motors truck assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, have taken to social media to warn of potential parts shortages at the General Motors truck assembly plant created by the medical...
Insurance Institute Names Safest Cars on the Road

Insurance Institute Names Safest Cars on the Road

For decades, the automotive industry lived by the adage, “safety doesn’t sell.” How times have changed. Today, picking a safe vehicle – especially one with the latest high-tech hardware onboard – has become the new mantra for most buyers. And the Insurance Institute...
American Honda Recalls 241K Odyssey Minivans

American Honda Recalls 241K Odyssey Minivans

American Honda is recalling more than 240,000 of its late-model Odyssey minivans due to a wiring harness problem that could lead to a fire in the vehicle. The automaker is recalling about 241,000 model-year 2018-2020 Honda Odyssey EX-L, Touring and Elite minivans in...
Lyft Surpasses Autonomous Rides Milestone

Lyft Surpasses Autonomous Rides Milestone

It’s become conventional wisdom that driverless vehicles will eventually dominate the nation’s roads. Precisely how soon that will happen is anyone’s guess and, if anything, proponents appear to be backing away from earlier promises that claimed the first autonomous...
First Drive: 2020 Hyundai Venue

First Drive: 2020 Hyundai Venue

Hyundai was relatively late to the SUV party, a fact that hit it hard on the sales chart as buyers abandoned familiar sedans like the Elantra and Sonata for competitors’ utility vehicles. The Korean carmaker is now making up for lost time with an array of new...