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Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 09:14 PM EDT

Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 2 Cents This Week

Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 2 Cents This Week

Prices in the Bay State are three cents lower than the national average.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 06:11 PM EDT

What Are the Most-Wanted Electric Cars in the World?

What Are the Most-Wanted Electric Cars in the World?

Find out what individuals in 136 countries studied in a new report had to say.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 06:09 PM EDT

Report Highlights Key Security Flaw in Connected Vehicles

Report Highlights Key Security Flaw in Connected Vehicles

Consumer-advocacy group suggests a mass cyberattack against such vehicles could lead to thousands of casualties.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 06:08 PM EDT

Issue with Tesla’s Dog Mode Leaves Pets Vulnerable to Overheating

Issue with Tesla’s Dog Mode Leaves Pets Vulnerable to Overheating

Company officials say they are fixing the problem that’s putting pets at risk.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 06:07 PM EDT

Dodge Offering Discounts on the Challenger, Charger and Durango

Dodge Offering Discounts on the Challenger, Charger and Durango

The discounts are all part of the company’s Power Dollars program.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 07:55 PM EDT

Lincoln to Debut new Tech in 2020 That Can Scan for Potholes

Lincoln to Debut new Tech in 2020 That Can Scan for Potholes

The new adaptive suspension system debuting in the 2020 Lincoln Aviator can scan the road for potholes and bumps and adjust based on its findings.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

Ford Files Several New Bronco Trademarks

Ford Files Several New Bronco Trademarks

The automaker reportedly recently filed trademarks for the Bronco Outer Banks, the Bronco Big Bend and Bronco Sport.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 07:50 PM EDT

VW Recalling More Than 27,0000 Tiguan’s and CC’s for Airbag Issue

VW Recalling More Than 27,0000 Tiguan’s and CC’s for Airbag Issue

The company says a faulty part in the vehicle’s airbag system could prevent it from deploying or have it inflate at the wrong time.

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 05:47 PM EDT

Your Cadillac Can Now Help You Find Parking

Your Cadillac Can Now Help You Find Parking

GM is making parking easier for Cadillac owners with the addition of ParkWhiz parking to its Marketplace infotainment system.

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 05:46 PM EDT

AAA: In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems Distracting to Older Drivers

AAA: In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems Distracting to Older Drivers

While the technology has the potential to increase comfort and extend mobility for older drivers, it first has to stop distracting them.

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