Terminology added to reduce confusion on driver-assist features

Debora Carley

Terminology added to reduce confusion on driver-assist features WASHINGTON — A coalition of consumer safety groups and automotive experts is once again urging automakers, regulators and other stakeholders to adopt standard terms for advanced driver-assistance systems. AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power, the National Safety Council, Partners for Automated Vehicle Education […]

What’s Your Favorite Automotive Urban Legend?

Debora Carley

Photo: artistmac, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons The world of cars is one of stories. Stories about racing, about engineering, or simply about places you’ve gone on your own four wheels. But one kind of story stands apart, always spoken in hushed tones and spreading like classroom gossip: […]

How to connect Android Auto to your car

Debora Carley

Android Auto can be a great aid while on the road, but it can also be a bit finicky at times. Here are step-by-step instructions to connect the app to your car without frustration, so you don’t walk away from the service forever like my colleague Palash. Ready to set […]

5 Best Toyota Cars That Start at Over $40,000

Debora Carley

Valentino Snap / Shutterstock.com When people think of high-end Toyotas, Lexus probably comes to mind — it is, after all, the Japanese automaker’s luxury division. See Our List: 100 Most Influential Money Experts Important: 9 Bills You Should Never Put on Autopay But the division operates independently out of a […]

These are the Most Boring Cars You can buy Right Now

Debora Carley

Photo: Stellantis “I go with the regular cab Dodge Ram, uh, Ram 1500 Tradesman model—complete with a good-sized bed that lets you get actual work done. “18″ wheels with puh-lenty of rubber to absorb shocks from the shitty roads, no whiz-bang sound system, no mega-infotainment center, no obscene levels of […]

Hertz car rental offers to settle more cases involving false arrests

Debora Carley

Hertz has extended an olive branch to more aggrieved customers who’ve accused the company of wrongful theft arrests for cars they legally rented. The Estero-based company has confirmed that it has made a second round of settlement offers.  About a month ago, Hertz announced that it had sent out a first wave of offers to about three dozen […]

Most expensive cities for car rentals | Lifestyles

Debora Carley

It might be hard to believe that a “cheap” vacation can exist anymore, given that prices for everything have increased. That’s especially true if you need a rental car for your trip. When the pandemic shut down the world, the travel industry took a steep hit. Car rental companies in […]

People can rent Lamborghinis, Ferraris and monster trucks at new Crown Point luxury car rental business | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Debora Carley

A new exotic and luxury car rental business in Crown Point will let customers rent Lamborghini, Porsches, Ferraris and monster trucks. Drip Drop Exotics, which has locations in Bolingbrook and downtown Chicago, plans to open at 1128 Arrowhead Court in Crown Point.  “We are planning on opening an exotic and luxury car […]

Ford earnings and revenue soar, helped by high car prices

Debora Carley

The number more closely watched by investors, its income excluding special items, jumped to $2.7 billion compared to the $510 million it earned on that basis a year earlier. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv had forecast an increase in those adjusted earnings, but nowhere near as big, with a consensus forecast […]

Flying car could be weeks away from takeoff

Debora Carley

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The Switchblade, an aircraft that doubles as a car, could be just weeks away from getting its wheels off the ground after a Federal Aviation Administration inspection on July 15 determined it’s safe to fly.  The project has been 14 years in the making, and Sam […]

Bridging the gap over 270

Debora Carley

Hilliard’s future connectivity for pedestrians and bicyclists is the focus of a trail study along Cemetery Road, over Interstate 270. More than 45,000 vehicles access Cemetery Road in this area daily, making it Hilliard’s busiest intersection. The city is seeking public input on four alternative routes for a separated shared-use […]

Canoo testing new NASA Crew Transport Vehicles

Debora Carley

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Electric truck company Canoo has begun testing for the Crew Transport Vehicles it is developing for NASA’s upcoming Artemis Moon mission. The American startup in April won a $147,855 contract to provide the vehicles to the program, which requires that they be […]