Cars

Diesels Take Back Seat, Electrics Up Front At Paris Car Show

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Sep 28
Carmakers are finding the Paris auto show, held in a city whose mayor wants to ban diesels to reduce pollution, to be a fine place to show off new zero-emission electric vehicles.

U.S. Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars Get Good Reception at G-7

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 27
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.

GM Unveils New Compact Chevy SUV in Super-Competitive Market

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 26
The aging Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV has taken a dramatic tumble so far this year in the fastest-growing part of the U.S. market. General Motors is hoping to turn that around when it replaces the Equinox with a revamped model.

5 Best Times to Buy A New Car

AUTO NEWS | By Philip Reed, Nerdwallet Writer | Sep 25
That chill in the air signals not only the onset of autumn but also cooling auto sales. For bargain hunters, this could be a great time to get a good deal on a new car.

Tesla Update Halts Automatic Steering If Driver Inattentive

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 25
Tesla Motors says a software update to its Autopilot system will disable automatic steering if drivers don't keep their hands on the wheel.