Cars

Man Accused of Buying Insurance at Scene of Car Wreck

AUTO NEWS | Mar 6
Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wreck happened after he got the policy.

Automakers Vow Not to Give up on Weak-Selling Electrics

AUTO SHOWS | By David McHugh, Greg Keller | Mar 6
Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles - even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global market.

Volkswagen Passat Wins Car of the Year Award

The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Show.

Volkswagen CEO Stands by Cautious Outlook

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Mar 5
The CEO of Volkswagen AG is staying with his cautious outlook for this year, saying it's a "balanced statement" based on growth in the U.S., Europe and China versus trouble spots such as Russia and Brazil.

Small SUVs, Pricey Sports Cars Dominate Geneva Auto Show

AUTO SHOWS | By David McHugh | Mar 4
Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things at this year's Geneva International Motor Show. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much - thanks to cheaper gas and limits on battery life.