| Dec 19, 2013
One year after automakers began building cars to meet tough new mileage and emissions requirements, it is clear the new standards are working. An in-depth assessment by the Environmental Protection Agency found that manufacturers are on track to deliver a...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Consider it Acura’s flagship flagship.
Next spring, Honda’s luxury division will put on sale the pinnacle of the brand’s lineup, the RLX Sport Hybrid AWD. As the name implies, this zestier version of Acura’s largish-midsize car...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America, the U.S. sales arms of the sibling South Korean automakers, said Monday they have reached a settlement in class-action litigation over inflating the fuel economy claims for their vehicles.
Hyundai will offer...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Consumer confidence, job growth and low interest rates are fueling the growing and profitable U.S. auto industry, the economic pundits say. We see another reason — great cars.
So we've selected our 10 favorite vehicles of 2013. Our list might seem...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEWARK, Del. — The thick blue cables and white boxes alongside an industrial garage here look like those in any electric-car charging station. But they work in a way that could upend the relationship Americans have with energy.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Motorists driving in the U.S. in 2014 may enjoy some relief at the gas pump, shelling out about 5 cents less per gallon compared with this year, according to AAA.
Rising domestic crude oil production and increased refining capacity are helping...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:24 AM
With reports of car fires and other bad news driving the price of Tesla Motors shares down 30% from its all time high reached almost six weeks ago, is this the time to start buying into the electric car company?
Not yet, said Efraim Levy, a S&P...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Californians: Now might be a good time to fill up your gas tanks.
Drivers are getting some relief at the pump with gasoline prices having dropped seven straight weeks. The national average for a gallon of regular gas now hovers just north of $3.21 , the...
| Nov 12, 2013
Re "Tesla shares hammered again," Business, Nov. 8
Thomas Edison solved the light-bulb filament problem. Xerox shipped early 914 copiers in the 1960s with a "scorch eliminator" (a fire extinguisher). Electric car maker Tesla will solve its problems....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:36 AM
One of the reasons why electric cars are poor sellers is because consumers have little understanding of the financial incentives and other benefits available to owners of the vehicles.
That’s the finding of two Indiana University researchers who...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Honda released a sketch of its new fuel cell concept vehicle, pointing to the design direction of the next-generation Clarity hydrogen car, which it now leases in small numbers in California.
Honda says it plans to launch its next-generation fuel cell...