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Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

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...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars<br /><br />

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:02 AM EDT

Apple to Begin Testing Self-Driving Car Tech in California

Apple to Begin Testing Self-Driving Car Tech in California

Apple will begin testing self-driving car technology in California, its first public move into a highly competitive field that could radically change transportation. The California Department of Motor Vehicles...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

Tesla Pickup Truck to Debut in September

Tesla Pickup Truck to Debut in September

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the company was planning to introduce a new semi-truck in September, with an electric pickup truck to follow in about 18 to 24 months, NBC News reported. The big truck was first...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 03:13 PM EDT

Gas to Inch Toward $3 Per Gallon This Summer

Gas to Inch Toward $3 Per Gallon This Summer

Gas prices may move closer to $3 a gallon this summer, which means Americans may want to travel closer to home for summer vacations.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:31 PM EDT

Technology Being Blamed for Driving Up Car Insurance Rates

Technology Being Blamed for Driving Up Car Insurance Rates

Auto insurance rates in Massachusetts are on the rise and technology is to blame.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:43 PM EST

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...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:08 AM EST

EPA Set to Roll Back Federal Fuel-Economy Requirements

EPA Set to Roll Back Federal Fuel-Economy Requirements

The Trump administration is moving to roll back federal fuel-economy requirements that would have forced automakers to increase significantly the efficiency of new cars and trucks, a key part of former President...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:09 AM EST

General Motors Sells Opel, Vauxhall to PSA for $2.3B

General Motors Sells Opel, Vauxhall to PSA for $2.3B

General motors has made a deal to sell two loss-making cars to French manufacturer PSA Group, the companies announced Monday, NBC News reported. The deal, which gives German-based Opel and British-based...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:09 AM EST

Americans Earning Over $200K Buy This Vehicle Most: Study

Americans Earning Over $200K Buy This Vehicle Most: Study

The most popular vehicle for Americans making more than $200,000 isn't a luxury car from Porsche, Lexus or Tesla, NBC News reported. It's not even close, according to a new study by the consumer research...

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WATCH: Police Escort of Sgt. Chesna's Remains to Church
WATCH: Police Escort of Sgt. Chesna's Remains to Church

A big turnout is expected Thursday for the wake of slain Weymouth Sgt. Michael Chesna, who was killed Sunday after a man allegedly opened fire on him with his own gun.

Mass. House Votes to Boost Funding for Police Training
Mass. House Votes to Boost Funding for Police Training

In a time of immense pain, the police chief in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, began calling for increased training after one of his officers was shot and killed in April. The answer came Wednesday in the form of a...

Woman, Teen Die in Rollover Car Crash in Exeter, NH
Woman, Teen Die in Rollover Car Crash in Exeter, NH

A 14-year-old girl and a 39-year-old woman were killed Wednesday in a car crash on Route 101 in Exeter, New Hampshire, state police said.

Tropical-Like Weather Coming Up After Weekend Showers
Tropical-Like Weather Coming Up After Weekend Showers

Nights will be cool and days warm with this autumn-like pattern.

White House, State at Odds Over Putin's Interview Proposal
White House, State at Odds Over Putin's Interview Proposal

The White House and the State Department are at odds over Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans accused...

'Devastated': Community Honors Slain Weymouth Police Sgt.
'Devastated': Community Honors Slain Weymouth Police Sgt.

The Weymouth, Massachusetts community has come together to help the family of a slain sergeant and a 77-year-old woman after they were killed in a shooting on Sunday. Now, a New York-based 9/11 organization...