Cars

Gov't Adds Emergency Brake Features to Safety List

TIPS & ADVICE | By Tom Krisher | Jan 30
The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers.

Ex-Ford Employee Says He Was Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

AUTO NEWS | Jan 30
A former contractor for Ford Motor Co. has filed a complaint alleging he was fired for criticizing the automaker's efforts to support the gay community.

Cadillac Wants Small Dealers to Upgrade to 'Boutique' Stores

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 29
In an effort to better compete with BMW and Mercedes, Cadillac wants about 700 smaller U.S. dealers to create "boutique" stores that focus on the General Motors luxury brand.

Taking a Test Drive in a 3D-Printed Car

AUTO SHOWS | Jan 28
Taking a test drive in a 3D-printed car It may sound far-fetched, but a driveable vehicle made almost entirely in a 3D printer is in development. The inventors showed it off at the North American Auto Show in Detroit.

Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 27
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math. U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA.