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Hamilton Wins in Singapore, Takes F1 Title Lead

By Chris Lines | Sep 25, 2014

For Nico Rosberg, early retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was painful. Seeing his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton win the race and snatch back the championship lead was agonizing.

Honda Introduces Self-Driving Car

By Dee-Ann Durban | Sep 11, 2014

Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel. Honda says the technology could start appearing on Honda cars in 2020 and beyond.

Some Tracks Change Rules After Ward's Death

By Luke Meredith | Aug 14, 2014

NASCAR could issue an edict as early as this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway that makes it mandatory for drivers to stay in their cars until safety personnel arrive.

As Probe Begins, Stewart Steps Away From the Track

By John Wawrow and Dan Gelston | Aug 11, 2014

The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.

Indy Officials Seek New Ways to Attract Fans

By Michael Marot | Jul 31, 2014

Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats. He has a full weekend of NASCAR and sports car races leading up to the Brickyard 400. He's kept motorcycles on the summer schedule at Indy and added races.

Minor Injuries When People Rush from Car Show

Jul 15, 2014

About 10 people suffered minor injuries after a crowd began running to leave a car and bike show at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Porsche is Top Brand in New Car Quality Survey

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 23, 2014

The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality. Buyers reported more problems in their new cars and trucks this year than last year, according to rankings released Wednesday by the consulting firm J.D. Power.

Top 10 selling Vehicles in the US in May

By Michael Cox | Jun 4, 2014

Automakers sold 1.6 million cars and trucks in the U.S. in May. Here were the top sellers, the total number sold and the percent sales were up or down compared with May 2013.

Google to Build Prototype of Truly Driverless Car

By Justin Pritchard | Jun 2, 2014

Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.

Luxury Automakers Scramble to Woo Young Chinese

By Didi Tang | Apr 29, 2014

A few years ago, Chinese buyers options might have been limited to cars designed for an older American or European. But now, luxury brands from Mercedes and Infiniti Audi to Lincoln are racing to create smaller, sportier models for younger Chinese people.

Hot Cars at this Year’s New York Auto Show

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 23, 2014

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year.

Chinese Auto Brands Limp into Beijing Show

By Joe McDonald | Apr 22, 2014

China’s automakers are the underdogs heading into next week’s Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.

Muscle Cars Out in Force at New York Auto Show

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 21, 2014

Who says America has lost its muscle? Growling, unapologetic performance is the theme of this year’s New York International Auto Show. There’s something called the EV Pavilion, but automakers didn’t introduce any hybrids or electrics at the show.

Chevrolet Bringing Tiny Trax SUV to US and China

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 19, 2014

Chevrolet’s smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets. The Chevrolet Trax will go on sale in the U.S. and China early next year. General Motors Co. unveiled the 2015 model ahead of the New York International Auto Show.

Ohio Auto Dealers Fight Tesla Over Sales Model

By Julie Carr Smyth | Mar 17, 2014

Ohio auto dealers are sparring with California-based automaker Tesla. Ohio is among states proposing to block Tesla from setting up additional direct-sales galleries on grounds they undercut traditional auto dealerships.

Highlights of The Geneva International Motor Show

Highlights of The Geneva International Motor Show

Mar 13, 2014

Among the models carmakers were presenting at the Geneva show, a big focus was on connecting the car to the smartphone and making apps easier and safer to use. Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are previewing Apple’s iPhone technology for cars this week.

Carmakers Bank on Small SUVs as Next Big Thing

By Colleen Barry | Mar 12, 2014

Carmakers are banking on the fast-growing demand for small SUVs to earn new customers in the U.S. and help turn around their businesses in Europe’s still-fragile market.

Small SUVs at the Geneva International Motor Show

Small SUVs at the Geneva International Motor Show

Mar 11, 2014

Carmakers are banking on the fast-growing demand for small SUVs to earn new customers in the U.S. and help turn around their businesses in Europe’s still-fragile market.

Geneva: Automakers Cast Wary Eye Toward Russia

By Colleen Barry, John Heilprin | Mar 10, 2014

Growing tensions over Ukraine have raised the specter of another slowdown in the European auto market, just as carmakers were beginning to count on a modest recovery from a six-year contraction.

Eye Candy :: Stunning Supercars at Geneva Motor Show

By John Heilprin | Mar 7, 2014

Dreaming is what most of us who lack the cash needed to buy a supercar can still afford to do. So when an auto show rolls around offering a look at some of the most stunning examples of auto art and engineering, it’s time to indulge.

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