Automotive Technology

Ford recalls electric car power cables due to fire risk

Aug 22, 2018

Ford is recalling the charging cords for more than 50,000 plug-in hybrid and electric cars in North America because they could cause fires in electrical outlets

Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

Aug 20, 2018

Pointing to petroleum alternatives, Trump administration says it's less concerned about conserving oil than in the past

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

Aug 19, 2018

The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

Aug 7, 2018

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's imagined steel mills, Russian 'hoax'

Aug 6, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by suspect claims of steel mill openings that don't exist, a Russian 'hoax,' photo IDs at grocery stores and data on jobs and environmental issues that don't fully add up

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on steel mills, clean air, NATO

Aug 4, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on steel mills, clean air, NATO _ and shopping

In waiting for answers, automakers stick to Obama-era rules

Aug 3, 2018

Automakers are likely to stick to stricter Obama-era fuel economy standards until they get answers on the Trump administration's new rules

AP FACT CHECK: Fed gov't overstates claims of auto safety

Aug 3, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump administration's claims of safety benefits, lower costs from freezing mileage requirements are misleading

Trump administration cites safety to freeze mileage standard

Aug 1, 2018

Trump administration argues that better gas mileage will lead to greater risks for drivers

US says driving would be riskier if fuel standards tougher

Jul 31, 2018

The Trump administration is citing safety to justify freezing gas mileage requirements, contending that heavier vehicles are safer than lighter ones and that people would drive more and be exposed to more risk if their cars get better mileage

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