Cars

  • GM: Thieves stole 35 high-performance cars from dealership, totaling nearly $2 million

    CHAMBLEE, Ga. – Thieves broke into a car dealership and stole more than $2 million worth of cars, according to the dealership. Mike Orcutt is the general manager at the Landmark of Atlanta car dealership along Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Chamblee. He told Channel 2’s Nefertiti Jaquez that thieves...
  • The Latest: Uber cancels media event following fatal crash

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – The Latest on the pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle in Tempe (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Uber has postponed a show-and-tell of its self-driving vehicles after one was involved in a deadly crash in Arizona. Uber had planned a media event Thursday at its Tempe...
  • Cars Drummer David Robinson on Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: ‘I Had A Feeling’

    David Robinson woke up early on the morning the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their class of 2018. The Cars drummer was told a couple of days earlier by his manager that they’d finally gotten inducted, but he wanted to see the news coverage himself. “I thought...
  • The 755 Horsepower 2019 Corvette ZR1 Starts At $119,995!!

    I’m not even sure where to begin here. We’ve reached the limits of hyperbole. We’ve reached the limits of sense. The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 can be yours for $119,995, which is a lot for a Corvette, but this thing has an obscene amount of performance. If you need...
  • Video: Self driving automobiles to decide who will die in the car crash

    Consider this hypothetical: It’s a bright, sunny day and you’re alone in your spanking new self-driving vehicle, sprinting along the two-lane Tunnel of Trees on M-119 high above Lake Michigan north of Harbor Springs. You’re sitting back, enjoying the view. You’re looking out through the trees, trying to get...
  • Google and AutoNation partners to produce self-driving cars

    Google is partnering with AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, in its push to produce self-driving cars for wide use. AutoNation said Thursday that its dealerships will provide maintenance and repairs for Waymo’s self-driving fleet of Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. Waymo is Google’s automated vehicle technology wing. The agreement...
  • Study: Which cars are the most distracting and why ???

    Touchscreen systems in many new vehicles are too distracting, putting motorists at risk of crashes, according to a new study funded by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Utah, tested 30 vehicle infotainment systems and found that all of them are distracting to...
  • All-American Cars Theory Might Kill More Jobs than Make them!

    The car you drive might come from Detroit. But the rear view mirror could be a product of China. The speaker could be Japanese. The dashboard camera? Potentially Korean. The Trump administration is arguing that the international anatomy of our vehicles is killing American jobs. The country’s auto suppliers,...
  • How technology changes automotive maintenance!

    MUSCLE SHOALS — Advancements in technology are evident throughout education and industry, including the automotive industry. “There are cars and trucks with basically a smartphone in the dash running the vehicle,” said Jay Forsythe, service manager at Ray Miller Buick in Florence. Forsythe, who has worked in vehicle service since...