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Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST

Traffic Deaths Spiked in 2016, Including Pedestrians Killed

Traffic Deaths Spiked in 2016, Including Pedestrians Killed

Traffic fatalities rose 5.6 percent last year, with the biggest spikes in pedestrian and motorcyclist deaths, the government said Friday. There were 37,461 people killed on U.S. roads in 2016 as Americans...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EST

New Cars Increasingly Crammed With Distracting Technology

New Cars Increasingly Crammed With Distracting Technology

A new, real-world study using video cameras, global positioning systems, lane trackers and other tech gadgets confirmed that dialing or texting while driving raised the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EST

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EST

Best Vehicles to Buy Used

Best Vehicles to Buy Used

Buying a used car is a great way to save money, but those savings just don't add up if the car is not reliable or if you don't enjoy driving it.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Nissan Introduces Rear Door Alert System

Nissan Introduces Rear Door Alert System

Nearly 40 children needlessly die every year after being left in a vehicle on a hot day. Now, the automotive industry is responding with safety technology designed to protect our most precious cargo.

Top Stories
Mattapan Family Mourns Loss of Hit-And-Run Victim
Mattapan Family Mourns Loss of Hit-And-Run Victim

A man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Cavaliers' Kevin Love Ruled Out for Game 7 Against Celtics
Cavaliers' Kevin Love Ruled Out for Game 7 Against Celtics

Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Celtics with a concussion.

Temps Drop by 30 Degrees Saturday Night
Temps Drop by 30 Degrees Saturday Night

After a warm start to the holiday weekend, temperatures are about ready to take a significant tumble. High temperatures on Saturday reached the mid and upper 80s throughout most of New England. A backdoor...

Boston Calling Music Festival Underway
Boston Calling Music Festival Underway

For the second year in a row, the Boston Calling music festival is back at the Harvard Athletic Complex in the city's Allston neighborhood.

Freed After 2 Years, Man Jailed in Venezuela Returns to US
Freed After 2 Years, Man Jailed in Venezuela Returns to US

Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, was set free by the...

Cavs Beat Celtics in Cleveland, Extend Conference Finals
Cavs Beat Celtics in Cleveland, Extend Conference Finals

The Cavaliers beat the Celtics 109-99 in Cleveland to tie up the Eastern Conference Finals and force a Game 7 back in Boston.