'Touchless' Is Best When It Comes To Washing Ash-Covered CarsRaining ash from the wildfires can be seen everywhere, coating cars, houses, windows and more in the Bay Area. For car owners concerned with getting that layer of ash off their vehicles, touchless car washes are the best.
Ford Recalls 2.5 Million Cars, SUVs, Vans Over Faulty Door Latches, Fluid LeaksFord is recalling about 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because of a nagging door latch problem and a brake fluid leak.
Honda Recalls Nearly 1.4 Million Cars Worldwide Over Faulty Fuel PumpsHonda is recalling nearly 1.4 million vehicles worldwide because their fuel pumps could fail and cause engines to stall or lose power, and is sending owners notification letters in July.
'Not Your Racetrack'; CHP Says Open Freeways Not An Excuse To SpeedThe COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency may be keeping most motorists off the Bay Area freeways, but the California Highway Patrol says those wide-open lanes are not a license to speed.
Tesla Disputes Claims Its Cars Accelerate On Their OwnTesla is disputing claims by a California man that all three models of the company’s cars can suddenly speed up on their own without the driver touching the accelerator pedal.
Mercedes Recalls 750,000 Cars Because Sunroof May Detach, Fly OffMercedes-Benz is recalling roughly 750,000 cars because the vehicles' sunroofs could potentially detach and fly off.
Drivers Say Tesla 'Smart Summon' Feature Not Road-ReadyAmid reports of crashes, near-misses and software glitches, there are growing calls for Tesla to put the brakes on a newly-unveiled self-driving feature that lets the car drive itself to pick up its operator.
Women Drive Demand for Hot Wheels at Monterey Car WeekMonterey Car Week promises to show off the best of the world's most luxurious and fastest cars and high-end manufacturers are fine-tuning their design options to fit a feminine sensibility.
DMV Says Wait Times Cut By 30 Minutes StatewideDespite serving more people in the last month, the California DMV said they've cut down on wait times by 30 minutes statewide.
Mercedes-Benz Unveils All-Electric Luxury SUV To Rival Tesla's Model XMercedes-Benz has unveiled an all-electric SUV that it plans to start producing next year in Germany, the latest to challenge Tesla in the luxury electric car market.
Trump Administration Argues High-Mileage Cars Lead To 'Increased Risk'The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument intended to justify freezing Obama-era toughening of fuel standards.
Ford Says Old Detroit Train Station Key to Company's Tech FutureIn the restoration of Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station, Bill Ford envisions the future of the Ford's foray into self-driving vehicles.
Silicon's Swell But Carmakers Rely On Common Clay For Finished DesignsEvery vehicle by every major carmaker, from Mercedes to Tesla to Toyota, is formed in clay long before it ever hits the road.
San Francisco #1 City In U.S. For Living Without A CarThe real estate experts at Redfin named San Francisco the best city in America for people who "don't want a car, but still want to get around."
Report: Only 18 Percent Of Americans Can Drive ManualA new report shows fewer Americans own a car with manual transmission let alone know how to operate one. And there appear to be a number of reasons for it.