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Carmakers developing hi-tech sensors for drivers

Dec 21, 2012
Honk if your palms are sweaty! Carmakers are heading down the road toward biometric technology.

Car buyers borrow more, for longer terms

Aug 14, 2012
Banks are willing to lend to buyers with subprime credit ratings again. Now you can be underwater on your car as well as your house.

Chrysler posts biggest profit since 2009

Apr 26, 2012
FIAT's profit report came out today and it shows that the Chrysler group generated its biggest profit since its 2009 bankruptcy. A lot of Chryslers are selling in the U.S. more than compensating for quieter showrooms in Europe, where the financial crisis has been dampening things.

Bahrain car race presses on despite nearby demonstrations

Apr 20, 2012
In the Middle East, organizers of the big Formula 1 Grand Prix of Bahrain are trying to press ahead despite demonstrations against the Bahrain regime’s human rights record.

Some carmakers have best sales in years

Apr 3, 2012
Auto sales for the month of March are trickling out this month and so far the numbers look pretty good. Chrysler said it had its best month in four years with sales up 34 percent. Ford also had its best month in years with sales up 5 percent.

Tips on making the most of your gas money

Mar 14, 2012
Host Jeremy Hobson stopped by California Automotive to talk to owner Rebekah Fleischaker about how to make your gasoline investment last longer.

The American road trip's modern appeal

Mar 5, 2012
25 percent of men and 33 percent of women want to drive across the country at least once in their lifetime.

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GPS unit, meet car insurance

Feb 10, 2012
Some relationships are just meant to be. The idea is pretty basic: drive safer, get better rates. We’re watching you.

Style, reputation are big factors in buying a car

Jan 27, 2012
Auto makers tout gas mileage and safety to sell cars. But a big reason most buyers choose one model over another is reputation and perception.