Automakers have long tried to figure out how to get Americans to buy smaller cars. But at least one analyst says there may be little point in trying.
Worrying about an elderly family member driving can be stressful, but as The New York Times reported there are alternatives to hiding the keys.
Distracted driving is a scourge on American roads, but the federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe is in a poor position to address the problem.
Nissan Motor Co. recalled 908,900 vehicles around the world Thursday for defective accelerator sensors that could cause the engine to stall.
"It sounded like it was raining in my car my head was bleeding so bad."
There's a pedestrian approaching a crosswalk. He's plugged into his iPhone, oblivious to the fact he's walking into danger.
Chrysler has boldly refused to comply with a government request to recall 2.7 million Jeeps that could be prone to fires, arguing the government is applying unreasonable standards to its vehicles.
Lawmakers, safety advocates and auto industry representatives debated whether or not car rental companies should be allowed to rent vehicles that have been recalled.
By many standards, the car accident was routine.
Using a small pool of data collected in the first half of 2012, the Governor's Highway Safety Association said deaths of teen drivers jumped sharply, up 19 percent compared with a year earlier. The numbers reverse a decade-long trend that showed a decrease in teen driving deaths.