A group of more than 500 body shops in 36 states have filed a lawsuit against the nation's top insurers over a practice called "steering", which is when insurers use various tactics to lead a policyholder to one of the company's preferred repair shops after an accident. The insurance industry says it doesn't happen, a CNN investigation and at least two attorneys general say otherwise.
CNN recreates infamous Tesla Model S drive with miles to spare, others to try this weekend [w/video]
You knew this was coming, didn't you? Even more prisms through which to look at the failed (or is that "failed"?) Tesla Model S drive up the East Coast that The New York Times reported on last weekend. We're going to assume you know what's been happening with this, but if not, then you can get caught up by reading this,
Detroit must be good SEO for CNN, as it continues to point to the Motor City and tell carmakers everything they're doing wrong. I imagine most manufacturing companies enjoy getting advice from the media. We're so good at it.
CNN revealed a confidential memo written in Japanese on the Anderson Cooper 360 show last night that it contends shows Toyota engineers found an electrical problem that caused sudden unintended acceleration in a pre-production test vehicle. The news organization commissioned three separate translations of the documents, though Toyota has objected to the accuracy of e
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There were obvious eco-preservation overtones in the movie Avatar, but we didn't know James "King of the World" Cameron was such a fervent defender of the planet. With Pandora safe from mineral exploitation, Cameron is leading a charge here on Earth against what he considers a disinformation campaign perpetuated by the oil and coal lobbies. If you've seen a TV spot that includes the
Winston tears the bumper off a police cruiser – Click above to watch video after the jump
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Wales PSA against texting while driving – Click above to watch video
Throughout the years, the entertainment world has delivered numerous visions of what the car of the future will be. Flying cars are big, naturally, as are semi-automated machines like the Lexus Tom Cruise drives in Minority Report (on sale at eBay Motors for a Buy it Now price of $76,000) or the Aud
The guys at CNNMoney.com have come up with a list of the 7 best "college cars" -- the best available rides for current college students or new grads who have to work within a limited budget. To make the list, each car had to have a base price of under $16,000, be fuel-efficient, and offer good utility.
There had to be a dark side, didn't there, to the way civilians react to high gas prices? While some auto shoppers have gone off to buy smaller, more efficient cars, other people – those who got suckered into thinking they could afford to drive an SUV – have found another way out: insurance fraud through burning their vehicle.
CNN.com put together a number of comments from its readers on how they are dealing with increasing gas prices. A few people make the case for diesels, others bought a scooter, and some people just stay home. The testimony from many of the readers shows how the increasing gas price is creating serious financial troubles for their business or their family income. While this can be devastating for many of