Cars

Honda Ridgeline AWD Shines!

By Robin Gray | Jan 22
They (whoever they are) say black is slimming. Black is the New Orange. The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice (to quote "Hairspray"). For the 2017 Honda Ridgeline All-Wheel-Drive Black Edition, all of that blackness is true -and more.

U.S. Ends Probe of Tesla Fatal Crash Without Seeking Recall

By Tom Krisher , Joan Lowy, and Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 22
Tesla Motors Inc. won't face a recall or fine as a result of a fatal crash involving its Autopilot system, but U.S. safety regulators are warning auto manufacturers and drivers not to treat semiautonomous cars as if they were fully self-driving.

New Mexico Targets Takata, Auto Makers Over Faulty Air Bags

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Jan 21
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of automakers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators.

VW Will Appeal Court Order to Buy Back Customer's Diesel Car

By Frank Jordans and David McHugh | Jan 20
Volkswagen says it will appeal a court ruling that it must buy back a German customer's diesel car rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

Auto Show Concepts: Would You Build Them or Forget Them?

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 17
Car companies don't just show current models at auto shows. They also unveil prototypes that could be built in the future.