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Ford Recalling Nearly 550K Super Duty Trucks

Ford Recalling Nearly 550K Super Duty Trucks

Ford Motor Co. issued a recall Friday for nearly 550,000 Super Duty pickups in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The action, which covers 547,538 trucks in the 2017 through 2019 model year, covers carpet flooring that could catch fire after a crash, the company said. The...
IIHS Moving the Bar Higher for 2020 Top Pick Awards

IIHS Moving the Bar Higher for 2020 Top Pick Awards

Just as automakers annually make tweaks to their vehicles to make them better, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is implementing new, tougher benchmarks to earn the safety organization’s top rankings for 2020. The group is adding three new caveats in order...
Costs of Daily Commute Higher Than Expected

Costs of Daily Commute Higher Than Expected

Americans are driving more and more each year and many of those billions of miles traveled come as part of the daily commute to and from work, and new research reveals that comes at a higher price than some might expect. An average person in the U.S. spends nearly...
Uber Reports 3,000 Sexual Assaults During Rides in 2018

Uber Reports 3,000 Sexual Assaults During Rides in 2018

Uber revealed more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its 1.3 billion U.S. rides last year, including 235 rapes. Those reports include incidents where riders and drivers were attacked. The ride-hailing company issued a long-awaited study Thursday...
Toyota Launches AWD Versions of Camry, Avalon

Toyota Launches AWD Versions of Camry, Avalon

It’s the sort of news you can appreciate finding in your e-mailbox on a blustery day, with nine inches of fresh snow on the ground: Toyota plans to introduce all-wheel-drive versions of both the midsize Camry and full-size Avalon sedans. It will mark the first time...
Depreciation Still Matters Even as Vehicles Improve

Depreciation Still Matters Even as Vehicles Improve

The threat of depreciation has always been one of the great killers of the buzz around new vehicles for practical minded buyers and the improving quality, reliability and durability really has not changed the equation much. Vehicle depreciation also is critical in the...
Kia Futuron: An EV Design the Jetsons Would Love

Kia Futuron: An EV Design the Jetsons Would Love

The Kia Futuron has the sort of name you might have expected to see on a concept car at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. And with the automaker suggesting it was designed “in the best traditions of UFO and flying saucer design,” Futuron easily could have...