Report: Drivers in 2025 could save thousands of dollars with CAFE compliance

Drivers in the year 2025 could save as much as $8,000 over the course of their vehicle's lifespan if it meets Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, according to a report by the Consumers Union.

Hydrogen vehicle production will expand but stay a small part of overall sales, automotive group predicts

There will be nearly six times as many hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle models available to drivers by the year 2027 as there are now, an automotive group is predicting. However, it also expects that these models will account for only a tiny...

Auto briefs: Automotive alliance, car seats, environmental sustainability

A strategic alliance between two automakers, the development of next generation car seats, and the expansion of an environmental sustainability program were among the items being promoted by automakers recently.

Roof rack resistance causes U.S. drivers to burn 100 million extra gallons of fuel in 2015, study finds

Cargo hauled on the roofs of light duty vehicles inhibited fuel economy enough to account for 100 million gallons of gasoline consumption in the United States in 2015, according to a recent study.

Chevy Sonic keeps drivers connected

Chevrolet Sonic continues to bring new customers to Chevrolet every day with its youthful design, efficiency and the latest connectivity features.

The perks of the quirks in the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

When you drive a new car every week, people often ask you which is your favorite one. This week, I've got a new answer: the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider.

Be smart and stay safe when you encounter a flooded road

Drivers often underestimate the depth or power of floodwaters on a road, or overestimate the ability of their vehicle to navigate this hazard. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration says more than half of all flood-related deaths...

J.D. Power: Younger drivers more likely to trust semi-autonomous features

As automakers install more automated features and work to develop fully autonomous vehicles, they also have to make sure the systems are reliable and trustworthy. A recent survey by J.D. Power & Associates found that younger drivers are more...

Auto briefs: Roadway safety, wind tunnels, autonomous partnership

A roadway safety challenge, an autonomous car partnership, wind tunnel testing, and small car incentives were among the items promoted recently by automakers and automotive organizations.

More fuel-efficient options available as automakers move to meet CAFE standards

The number of fuel-efficient vehicle models available to drivers is increasing as automakers work to meet standards set by the federal government, according to the Consumer Federation of America.

GMC Acadia offers a maneuverable, fuel-sipping midsize crossover

GMC recently introduced the all-new 2017 Acadia – a reimagined crossover aimed at the heart of the midsize segment, designed to offer great versatility and refinement, with more advanced safety technologies.

Plug-in BMW X5 does the unexpected

The BMW X5 does things SUVs aren't supposed to do. That's been its mission from the beginning.


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