Business Insider VW bought back 300000 cars after its Dieselgate scandal — and now they’re sitting in 37 parking lots around the USBusiness InsiderThe company is also reselling the cars first to Volkswagen dealers. VW dealers will offer them with a two-year, unlimited certified pre-owned warranty from Volkswagen that... Read more
Financial Times Nafta: Why the US car industry is trapped in Trump’s trade crossfireFinancial TimesBlunt-nosed, broad-shouldered and towering on 20-inch chrome wheels, the latest Toyota Tundra roars to life as it turns into the final station of tweaks and checks that will wrap up a 20-hour journey down the... Read more
New York Times Toyota Takes Self-Driving Cars Off Road After Uber AccidentNew York TimesTwo other carmakers, Ford Motor and General Motors, are still performing tests of their self-driving cars on public roads. Waymo, the autonomous vehicle division of Google’s parent company Alphabet, and Lyft, Uber’s chief rival in the... Read more
WLWT Cincinnati Sheriff: Deputy fires at fleeing car; manhunt underwayWLWT CincinnatiThe man was ordered out of his car, and while being detained, officials said he began to fight two deputies. Officials with the Sheriff’s Office said the man pushed deputies out of the way and got into his car.... Read more
ABC News 3 bridge-collapse victims found dead in cars recovered from scene in Florida, confirming death toll of at least 6ABC NewsA total of eight cars were trapped under the bridge after it crumbled, including six that were “significantly entangled,” authorities said. Two of those heavily-trapped cars were removed... Read more
The Drive Donald Trump botches Japanese bowling ball on the car hood testPolitiFactPresident Donald Trump often speaks of how other countries treat American products unfairly. At a private fundraising event in Missouri, Trump singled out a particular practice in Japan. “It’s called the bowling ball test. Do you know... Read more
Gazettextra Trooper ends Janesville chase with car-stopping maneuverGazettextraThe car stopped. The deputy got out, knocked on the tinted window, and the car moved backward and then sped south again, according to the complaint. Officers from Janesville, the sheriff’s office and the State Patrol joined in the chase with emergency... Read more
Using Christ to Sell CarsFirst ThingsBesides, as the critics pointed out, “The Drum Major Instinct” actually condemns consumerism and, particularly, spending money on a car you can’t afford. The ad was also inappropriate for another reason, one that, as far as I can tell, entirely escaped … Read more… Read more
New York Daily News Man jumps from car driven by drunk girlfriend, gets fatally hitNew York Daily NewsThe victim had just gotten out of the car when he was struck by a black Nissan Sentra also traveling east. (./iStockphoto/./iStockphoto). BY Thomas Tracy. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Updated: Saturday, March... Read more
CNBC Cramer: Ride-sharing is killing car sales—and it’s only going to get worseCNBCBut the banks responded and raised their lending standards, making it more difficult for sub-optimal borrowers to buy cars — and anything that makes it harder to buy a car is inherently bad for the automakers, the... Read more