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Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:05 PM EDT

Gas Prices Up 1 Cent This Week

Gas Prices Up 1 Cent This Week

Massachusetts’ gas prices are 9 cents lower than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.79.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 06:34 PM EDT

Volkswagen Ending Beetle Production This Week

Volkswagen Ending Beetle Production This Week

It’s the end of an era as the last of the iconic vehicles rolls off the assembly line.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 06:32 PM EDT

Mazda Recalls 25K Mazda 3s Due to Defective Wheel Lug Nuts

Mazda Recalls 25K Mazda 3s Due to Defective Wheel Lug Nuts

The lug nuts can come loose and fall off during normal driving conditions.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 06:30 PM EDT

California Dealership Suing Toyota Over Prius Recalls

California Dealership Suing Toyota Over Prius Recalls

The company is citing concerns that the fix for stalling problems isn’t working.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 03:37 PM EDT

Consortium to Lay Out Safety Blueprint for Robotaxis

Consortium to Lay Out Safety Blueprint for Robotaxis

Eleven companies working together have released a 157-page white paper outlining how to build, test and operate a safe automated vehicle.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 03:33 PM EDT

Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid Surpasses the Prius As Best-Selling Hybrid

Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid Surpasses the Prius As Best-Selling Hybrid

Through the first half of 2019, the RAV4 hybrid sold more units than the entire Toyota Prius lineup.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 03:30 PM EDT

A Look at the Hot Wheels 2019 Legends Tour

A Look at the Hot Wheels 2019 Legends Tour

More than 300 drivers registered their vehicles and competed for top honors.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 05:31 PM EDT

Waymo Gets Permission to Transport Passengers

Waymo Gets Permission to Transport Passengers

California regulators have given the company permission to transport passengers in its robotaxis.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 05:28 PM EDT

Gas Prices Increase for First Time in Two Months

Gas Prices Increase for First Time in Two Months

Massachusetts prices are up 3 cents over last month; prices are up through half the country due to higher crude oil prices, demand, shrinking supply and more.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 05:28 PM EDT

Tesla Sets New Record Delivering $95,200 EVs in Q2

Tesla Sets New Record Delivering $95,200 EVs in Q2

Tesla also produced 87,048 vehicles in the second quarter compared to 77,100 in the previous period.

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