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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

Ford Not Building Its Active Hatchback in the U.S.

Ford Not Building Its Active Hatchback in the U.S.

Company responds following Tweet by President Trump, says it wouldn’t be profitable to do so due to low sales forecast.

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

August U.S. Car Sales Drop

August U.S. Car Sales Drop

Demand for passenger cars are dipping, see how automakers did last month.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 at 07:13 AM EDT

Ford Recalling 2 Million F-150 Trucks Due to Fire Risk

Ford Recalling 2 Million F-150 Trucks Due to Fire Risk

Trucks are being recalled due to potential for seat belt pretensioners to start a fire.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 at 07:07 AM EDT

AAA Northeast: Gas Prices Down One Cent

AAA Northeast: Gas Prices Down One Cent

Self-serve, regular unleaded is averaging $2.83 per gallon in the Bay State this week, a penny lower than the national average.

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 10:04 AM EDT

Passenger Car Sales Fall to Lowest in History

Passenger Car Sales Fall to Lowest in History

Sales hit a new low in August as the segment's U.S. market share fell below 30 percent for the first time in history.

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 07:58 AM EDT

Dyson to Invest $260 Million As It Works Toward 2021 Electric Car Launch

Dyson to Invest $260 Million As It Works Toward 2021 Electric Car Launch

The company hopes to build a 10-mile test track in western England.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 01:00 PM EDT

Toyota Recalls More Than 1 Million Hybrids Due to Fire Risk

Toyota Recalls More Than 1 Million Hybrids Due to Fire Risk

Company says the recall is to repair electrical systems problem which, in some cases, can cause fires.

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 02:00 PM EDT

Apple’s First Accident in Self-Driving Car Program

Apple’s First Accident in Self-Driving Car Program

The California DMV confirmed one of the vehicles in the program was involved in an accident on August 24.

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 01:46 PM EDT

Mercedes-Benz Recalling More than 9,000 SUVs for Brake Issue

Mercedes-Benz Recalling More than 9,000 SUVs for Brake Issue

NHTSA says rear brakes may not fully engage due to a faulty part.

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 01:57 PM EDT

Are American Muscle Car Sales in Peril?

Are American Muscle Car Sales in Peril?

Sales of new American muscle cars are falling, raising that question.

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