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Hyundai and Mitsubishi Recalling Certain Car Models

Aug 23
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Hyundai and Mitsubishi are recalling certain car models because of problems the companies say can increase the risk of crashes.

Self-Driving Cars Go Public; Uber Offers Rides in Pittsburgh

By Justin Prichard and Tom Krisher | Aug 22
The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users in Pittsburgh, the first time the technology has been offered to the general public.

2016 Chevy Volt Plugs Into A Quicker, Quieter Ride

By Ann M. Job | Aug 21
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt is quicker, quieter, more fuel-efficient and goes farther - up to 53 miles - on all-electric power than its predecessor.

Tesla Isn't Alone With Cars That Can Nearly Drive Themselves

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Aug 20
With all the attention paid to Tesla Motors' Autopilot system, you'd think the company was the only one making cars that can almost drive themselves. But many automakers have rolled out cars that do what Teslas do.

Tesla Car Catches Fire During Promotional Event in France

Aug 19
A Tesla electric car caught fire during a promotional tour in southwest France, and those aboard escaped unharmed.

Administration OKs New Fuel-Efficiency Standards for Trucks

Aug 18
The Obama administration says it's continuing to address global warming by adopting previously announced standards to make large trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles more fuel efficient.

Ford Says It Will Have A Fully Autonomous Car by 2021

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 17
Ford Motor Co. intends to have a fully driverless vehicle - no steering wheel, no pedals - on the road within five years.

VW: Fix Gets OK for 460,000 More Cars with Cheating Software

Aug 16
German automaker Volkswagen says it's received approval from the country's motor vehicle authority for technical fixes for another 460,000 cars equipped with software to help them cheat emissions tests.

2016 GMC Sierra Pairs Off-Road Attitude, Elegant Styling

By Ann M. Job | Aug 13
The 2016 GMC Sierra full-size pickup truck combines an off-road attitude in its new All-Terrain X package and an elegant vibe with subtly freshened front and rear styling.

Road Debris Causing Thousands of Crashes

Aug 12
A new study from AAA found more than 200,000 crashes between 2011 and 2014 were caused by road debris. More than 500 people were killed in those crashes.

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