Just how good a driver are you?

Mar 14, 2011
Progressive Insurance offers a high-tech feature that monitors how you drive for a lower premium. It's the latest salvo in an increasingly pitched ad war among insurers.
Posted In: Auto

Carmakers invest in efficient gas-sipping cars

Mar 10, 2011
Chevy's new Cruze Eco model is slated to get 42 miles per gallon. Is new technology for traditional gas engines the future of fuel efficiency?
Posted In: Auto

Electric cars favored at Geneva Auto Show

Mar 2, 2011
The 81st International Geneva Motor Show has been billed as the "greenest car show ever." But while auto companies show off their all-electric concept cars, experts say it will be a long time before there is a consumer-led craze for electric cars. Stephen Beard has more.
Posted In: Auto

Volkswagen releases the Bulli van concept vehicle

Mar 1, 2011
The 81st Gevena International Motor Show kicks off this week, and motorheads are already buzzing about big news from Volkswagen. The New York Tim...
Posted In: Auto, Bulli, bus, Volkswagen

Can carmakers adjust to rapidly rising fuel costs?

Feb 25, 2011
As the turmoil continues to escalate in Libya, oil prices have surged. Jeremy Hobson speaks to Michelle Krebs, senior analyst at, about whether carmakers have improved fuel efficiency since the last price spike.
Posted In: Auto

General Motors turns first profit since 2004

Feb 24, 2011
GM's best year since the heyday of the SUV craze comes as oil prices are surging. How well placed is the carmaker to keep its momentum?
Posted In: Auto

Washington state wants to tax electric vehicles

Feb 11, 2011
A bill in Washington state would tax electric vehicle drivers for the gas they aren't using to power their cars. As Sarah Gardner reports, it's all about finding new ways to pay for growing budget deficits.
Posted In: Auto, Taxes

Toyota failures not caused by electronics

Feb 8, 2011
U.S. study blames mechanical problems for sudden-acceleration cases.
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NASA report on 'runaway Toyotas' expected today

Feb 8, 2011
After a series of Toyota recalls, NASA -- that's right, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- is expected to publish its analysis of the so-called "runaway Toyotas" today. David Gura has more.
Posted In: Auto, Science

National Automobile Dealers Association meets in San Francisco

Feb 4, 2011
Car dealers have hit some rough road during the past couple of years -- GM and Chrysler filed for bankruptcy and took government bailouts, and hundreds of dealers closed. But things are looking up for the auto industry, and car dealers are gathering for a convention in San Francisco.
Posted In: Auto