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Uber Debate Divides Democrats Over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 28
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into the wealthy tech sector.

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Sips Fuel and is Affordable

By Ann M. Job | Jul 27
Those who don't like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

Old Car City: The Fine Art of Dilapidation

Jul 26
Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars deteriorate in a 32 acre junkyard museum. Owner Walter Dean Lewis' parents started the business in 1931 as an auto parts store. "I like to say I work for tomorrow," he says.

Software Fix May Prevent Hackers from Remotely Controlling Your Jeep

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 24
Fiat Chrysler said that it has a software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles. The fix is a response to a recent article in Wired magazine about two well-known hackers who remotely took control of a vehicle.

Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe on Uber's Vision & Critics

Jul 23
The on-demand car app is taking to the airwaves in New York with a blunt message aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's taxis.

Cost of Insurance Forcing Many in Detroit to 'Drive Dirty'

By Corey Williams | Jul 22
Many drivers in Detroit find it tough to pay their auto insurance premiums, which are the highest in the nation at more than $5,000 a year for full coverage.

35,000 Gallons of Oil Spills After Montana Train Derailment

By Matthew Brown, Matt Volz | Jul 22
Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said.

'Ludicrous Mode'? Tesla Adds Power to Already-Fast Model S

Jul 21
Tesla Motors says it's adding a new "Ludicrous Mode" to high-performance versions of its Model S electric car. CEO Elon Musk said that the upgrade will cost $10,000 for new buyers of the Model S, whose base price is $70,000.

Jaguar XJ Flagship is Distinctive Luxury Style

By Ann M. Job | Jul 20
Owners of the 2015 XJ and its long-wheelbase version, the XJL, won't have to worry about seeing many other new XJs in their country club parking lots. And they'll still have a stylish, large sedan that almost looks like a coupe.

Google Self-Driving Car Involved in First Injury Accident

By Justin Pritchard | Jul 19
Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.

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