Cars

Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Atop Empire State Building

Apr 17
Michelle Miller reports from the observation deck of the Empire State Building, where a new Ford Mustang convertible is on display to celebrate a big anniversary for one of America’s most iconic cars.

Mary Barra , CEO of General Motors, speaks at the 2014 Automotive Forum.

GM Sales Eyed for Impact of Ignition Switch Recall

By Tom Krisher | Apr 17
As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.

The National Corvette Museum, workers pull out a car from a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Last Corvette Retrieved From Kentucky Sinkhole

By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 16
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette - barely recognizable to its former owner - were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars.

Q car travels in the highway that connects Yangon to capital Naypyidaw as a cart pulled by bulls carry a load in a parallel gravel track, close to Toungoo, north of Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Clunkers Scrapped in Rush for ’New’ Cars

By Elaine Kurtenbach | Apr 15
One of the quaintest of many anachronisms in Yangon, a city of moldering colonial villas and gleaming golden pagodas, used to be the decades old Toyotas, Chevys and other clunkers wheezing down its mostly empty roads. Now, new cars flood the streets.

A Look at Toyota’s Recall of 6.39 Million Vehicles

Apr 14
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it’s recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for various safety defects. The total rises to 6.76 million if vehicles with multiple recalls - like the Yaris subcompact - are counted for each recall.

Chevy, GMC and Toyota Earn Top Ratings in Crash Test

Apr 12
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety looked at nine 2014 models, but only three of them got good crash ratings. The Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain and Toyota Highlander earned the top safety picks.

Smart Cars Being Tipped Over in San Francisco

Apr 11
Several smart cars have been tipped over in San Francisco. Police say the pranks will be investigated as acts of felony vandalism.

GM to Invest $449M in 2 Detroit-Area Factories

By Tom Krisher | Apr 10
General Motors plans to invest $449 million in two Detroit-area factories to build the next-generation Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric car and two unspecified new vehicles.

Car Rental Companies Ramp Up Exotic Offerings

By Michelle Rindels | Apr 9
In the past few years, some of the biggest car rental companies have added the finest cars money can buy to their fleets. Alongside the practical Toyotas and Fords are Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Aston Martins and Teslas, to name a few.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives prior to the start of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

Hamilton Edges Rosberg to Win Bahrain GP

By Chris Lines | Apr 7
Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory by just one second at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.