Alcoa is the big winner in the federal government's loan program supporting clean cars, and it will expand an aluminum plant in Tennessee to supply cars like the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 and the new Cadillac CT6. Alcoa's no startup, though, so did it really need the money?
Debuting at the New York Auto Show, the new Chevrolet Malibu turns off the radio if young drivers don't buckle up, keeps stats on on-road behavior, and all but slaps the cuffs on, for speeding.
No doubt about it, high-speed dueling in fast cars on crowded streets is a rush, but despite video soft-pedalling, it has fatal consequences.
Who was first with the license plate, the automatic transmission, the disc brakes, the turn signal, and more? Here's what we found. (And feel free to challenge us!)
Will your next car be sprayed with DNA, to catch the bad guys? See how the next generation of security systems will work.
The XC90 is the world's first seven-seat PHEV, and unless the price turns out to be crazy it should be a big hit as an environmentally friendly family hauler
There was plenty of serious stuff, but here's what was fun at the Chicago's 100-year-old auto show.
According to a new CarMax survey a quarter of Americans think they might buy a flashy car to get them through middle age. Women are into it, too. But, really, an SUV for a midlife crisis?
A victory against carnage on the roads: A new insurance industry survey cites systems like ABS brakes, lane keeping and adaptive cruise control for protecting Americans from fatalities, and it also names some winners and losers. Nine cars have zero death rates, and the Kia Rio and Nissan Versa win the booby prize.