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Monday, May 1, 2017

Choosing the Right Used Car for Your Teen

Choosing the Right Used Car for Your Teen

For many families with teenage drivers, a new car just isn't in the budget. According to an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety survey, 83 percent of parents who bought cars for their teen drivers said they...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...

Friday, Mar 10, 2017

Are You Ready to Share the Road With Self-driving Cars?

Are You Ready to Share the Road With Self-driving Cars?

Self driving cars may be the way of the future, and we know that first hand with a local company testing these vehicles right here in Boston, but that doesn’t mean drivers like the idea of sharing the road with...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

Drivers See Higher Premiums After Not-at-Fault Crashes

Drivers See Higher Premiums After Not-at-Fault Crashes

Most drivers don't expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn't their fault. But a consumer group says it happens, and it's a problem. The Washington-based Consumer...

Monday, Jan 30, 2017

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

Toyota has relinquished the title of the world's biggest automaker, reporting Monday that it sold 10.175 million vehicles worldwide in 2016, fewer than Volkswagen's 10.31 million. General Motors reports...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

Chevy Bolt Gets Top Car Award at Major Auto Show

Chevy Bolt Gets Top Car Award at Major Auto Show

The Chevy Bolt has been named top car in North America, an important milestone for a car General Motors hopes will finally get Americans hooked on electric vehicles. The Honda Ridgeline grabbed the honor for top...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

Tesla Equipping Cars to Drive Completely on Their Own

Tesla Equipping Cars to Drive Completely on Their Own

Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that...

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Celtics Expect 'Full Recovery' for Gordon Hayward
Celtics Expect 'Full Recovery' for Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward underwent surgery Wednesday night after suffering a dislocated ankle and fractured tibia Tuesday night in his first game with the Celtics.

Search Continues for Suspect Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown
Search Continues for Suspect Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown

A Massachusetts hospital is on lockdown as police search for a suspect wanted in connection with a domestic incident.

Teacher Out of Job After Student Sex Allegations Emerge
Teacher Out of Job After Student Sex Allegations Emerge

A Massachusetts teacher is out of a job after allegations emerged of an inappropriate relationship between the teacher and a former student.

Raisman Offers Support to Teammate Who Says She Was Molested
Raisman Offers Support to Teammate Who Says She Was Molested

Aly Raisman offered support to her former USA Olympic teammate McKayla Maroney, after Maroney detailed how she was molested by the team doctor for years.

Suspect in Shootings in Maryland, Delaware Captured
Suspect in Shootings in Maryland, Delaware Captured

A gunman who allegedly shot five people Wednesday morning inside his workplace in Edgewood, Maryland, killing three, has been apprehended in Delaware, police said. The suspect is also accused of shooting a sixth...

Patriots and Falcons Ready for Super Bowl Rematch
Patriots and Falcons Ready for Super Bowl Rematch

One of the most anticipated games on the NFL's 2017 schedule is within sight.