Latest Autos News
- Mercedes-Benz To Test Self-Driving Cars At Concord Naval Weapons Station Self-driving cars will soon be zooming around Concord’s Naval Weapons Station under an agreement with Mercedes-Benz to use the station’s vehicle testing facility, Contra Costa Transportation Authority officials announced Wednesday.
- Ford Recalls 850K Cars On Short Circuit Concerns If the short circuit occurs, restraint devices including the air bags, pretensioners, and side curtains might not work in a crash.
- Truck Deals Help Boost US Auto Sales In September September sales won't be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
- San Francisco Uber Driver Charged With Attacking Passenger With Hammer A driver for the ridesharing service Uber has pleaded not guilty to charges he seriously injured a passenger by attacking him with a hammer earlier this week.
- Chrysler Recalls Nearly 350,000 Vehicles To Fix Ignition Switches Ignition switches can move out of position and potentially lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
- Carjacking Victim Defies Gunman Who Steals Her SUV, Flees Across Two Bridges, Before Crashing In SF Financial District “If you’re going to shoot me, it’s going to be here where my family knows where I’m at," declared a carjacking victim to the gunmen climbing into her passenger seat.
- GM Expert Says 21 Deaths Eligible For Compensation The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
- GM Recalls 221,558 Sedans For Fire Risk GM says the electronic parking brake arm that applies pressure to the back of the brake pads may not fully retract after use.
- GM Recalls Natural Gas Powered Vans Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
- Let Your Car Find A Spot And Park Itself With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space - all by itself.