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How Young Drivers Can Steer Clear of Costly Car Insurance

How Young Drivers Can Steer Clear of Costly Car Insurance

AUTO NEWS | By Kayda Norman of Nerdwallet | Dec 28, 2020

Insurance costs for drivers in their early 20s can be staggering — after teenagers, young adults have some of the highest car insurance rates in the country.

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Ford F-150 with Ram 1500

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Ford F-150 with Ram 1500

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Dec 26, 2020

Does the new F-150 have what it takes to reclaim top status over its Ram rival?

High-Flying Tesla Joins S&P 500; Skeptics Say Buyer Beware

High-Flying Tesla Joins S&P 500; Skeptics Say Buyer Beware

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 22, 2020

Tesla's rise to become the world's most valuable automaker and rank among the top 10 biggest U.S. companies is a surprising accomplishment considering that the company lost $1.1 billion in the first half of 2019.

Edmunds: Top Rated Awards Announced for 2021

Edmunds: Top Rated Awards Announced for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Dec 19, 2020

Edmunds Top Rated Awards are given to the cars, trucks and SUVs that rank at the top of their class according to Edmunds' vehicle testing program.

Honda Recalls 1.4M U.S. Vehicles for Software, Other Problems

Honda Recalls 1.4M U.S. Vehicles for Software, Other Problems

AUTO NEWS | Dec 16, 2020

Honda is recalling over 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to repair drive shafts that can break, window switches that can overheat and a software flaw.

Mrs. Maisel's Marvelous Tour of NYC Launches in 1950s Studebaker

Mrs. Maisel's Marvelous Tour of NYC Launches in 1950s Studebaker

AUTO NEWS | Dec 14, 2020

New York City's tourism industry has kicked into first gear with the launch of a brand new tour that pays homage to Amazon's hit TV series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."

Edmunds: All-Wheel-Drive SUV Alternatives for Winter

Edmunds: All-Wheel-Drive SUV Alternatives for Winter

AUTO NEWS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | Dec 12, 2020

All-wheel drive can offer traction in wet, snowy, icy conditions. In today's marketplace, there are many non-SUVs that offer all-wheel drive. Edmunds' experts have compiled five of their favorites.

GM's Cruise to Deploy Fully Driverless Cars in San Francisco

GM's Cruise to Deploy Fully Driverless Cars in San Francisco

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Dec 10, 2020

General Motors' self-driving car company is sending vehicles without anybody behind the wheel in San Francisco as it navigates its way toward launching a robotic taxi service.

Uber, Hard-Hit by Pandemic, Sells Its Robot-Vehicle Division

Uber, Hard-Hit by Pandemic, Sells Its Robot-Vehicle Division

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | Dec 9, 2020

Uber is selling off its autonomous vehicles development arm as the ride-hailing company slims down after its revenues were pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic.

Edmunds: Some of the Best Cars Cost Less than $399 Per Month

Edmunds: Some of the Best Cars Cost Less than $399 Per Month

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers of Edmunds | Dec 5, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic initially slowed car sales, but now many new-car buyers are making more expensive purchases than ever before, according to sales data from Edmunds.

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 1, 2020

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail.

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27, 2020

General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27, 2020

General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

AUTO NEWS | Nov 26, 2020

California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers "offensive to good taste and decency" because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Nov 25, 2020

While Black Friday savings on new cars aren't that dramatic — no 70% off fire sales here — they do generally make mid- to late November a good time to buy a car.

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 22, 2020

General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years.

Edmunds: Favorite First-Car Recommendations

Edmunds: Favorite First-Car Recommendations

AUTO NEWS | By Brent Romans | Nov 21, 2020

Edmunds' experts compiled a list of four new vehicles that excel in the areas first-time owners would be wise to prioritize.

Mazda No. 1 in Consumer Reports 2020 Auto Reliability Survey

Mazda No. 1 in Consumer Reports 2020 Auto Reliability Survey

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 20, 2020

Mazda beat traditional winners Lexus and Toyota to win top honors as the most dependable auto brand in Consumer Reports' annual reliability survey.

U.S. Safety Agency Seeks Input on Autonomous Vehicle Rules

U.S. Safety Agency Seeks Input on Autonomous Vehicle Rules

AUTO NEWS | Nov 20, 2020

The U.S. government's road safety agency is asking for public comment on how it should regulate safe deployment of self-driving vehicles.

UK to Ban Gasoline Car Sales by 2030 as Part of Green Plan

UK to Ban Gasoline Car Sales by 2030 as Part of Green Plan

AUTO NEWS | Nov 18, 2020

Britain will ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars by 2030, a decade earlier than its previous commitment, the prime minister said Tuesday.

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