DETROIT (AP) — Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling nearly 3.8 million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the United States and Canada to fix a brake problem.
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that the Nissan Rogue’s automatic emergency braking can turn on when no obstacle is in the way.
DETROIT (AP) — The Trump administration on Sept. 6 launched an all-out assault on California over automotive mileage rules, telling state officials that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese auto sales sank 7.7% in August from a year earlier, extending a painful slump in the industry’s biggest global market, an industry group reported Sept. 11.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri tax break for trading-in multiple vehicles appears to have been preserved by lawmakers, although revenue officials say they never stopped offering it.
COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man has been charged in the death of a police dog that became trapped inside a burning police cruiser following a high-speed crash.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California’s authority to set its own automobile gas mileage standards, a government official said Sept. 5, confronting a state that has repeatedly challenged the administration’s environmental rollbacks.
DETROIT (AP) — A design flaw in Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system and driver inattention combined to cause a Model S electric car to slam into a firetruck parked along a California freeway, a government investigation has found.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — People use enzymes to create fuels from plants, fungi to produce antimalarial drugs and E. coli bacteria to generate life-saving insulin. These systems are attractive because they are sustainable and rely on renewable plant biomass, but they are still wildly inefficient.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The same technology used in jets soon may be powering personal cars and other automobiles.
Ford’s F-Series has dominated the full-size pickup sales race for as long as anyone can remember. For much of that time, Ram trucks have languished in third place behind the Chevrolet Silverado.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the United States and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission.
Here’s a car-buying pro tip that may help shave serious time and negotiation stress from the average purchase process: Ask the dealership to deliver the new vehicle to your home. Taking delivery of a car can be done without ever setting foot on the dealership’s lot.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Aug. 1 that higher prices for popular pickup trucks and SUVs helped overcome slowing global sales and profit rose by 1% in the second quarter.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said an Illinois license plate featuring the St. Louis Cardinals will be sold in support of public schools.
DETROIT (AP) — They were the suburban vehicle of choice in the 1990s and early 2000s, but ever since, minivans appeared to be riding the slow lane to extinction.
DETROIT (AP) — Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to toughen standards for gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions, bypassing the Trump administration’s push to relax mileage standards nationwide instead.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford’s net profit tumbled 86% in the second quarter due largely to restructuring costs in Europe and South America, and the company said more shake-ups are coming.
DETROIT (AP) — The top executive of General Motors’ autonomous vehicle unit said in a blog post that the company won’t start a self-driving ride service this year as once promised.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a possible police impersonator may have stopped two female motorists in northwestern Indiana in recent weeks.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer driver failed to slow down in time and crashed into stopped traffic in an Illinois construction zone, killing three people from Missouri.
RACINE, Wis. — Case IH is expanding the 2000 series Early Riser planter lineup with two new 60-foot configurations for the 2160 large front-fold model.
WATERMAN, Ill. — The Waterman Lions Club’s 19th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show will be July 20 at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman.
RACINE, Wis. — Case IH’s beginnings are closely linked with those of the American economy, as pioneers moved West and new farms were established to feed the growing population centers in the East.
PENFIELD, Ill. — The I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club started in 1976 at the Bill White farm, south of Alvin. The five founding members of the club were: Bill White, Harvey Phillips, Dave, Daniel and Richard Allison.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police are imploring drivers to stop disregarding school buses that have stopped to pick up or drop off students.
PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposed on May 27 to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker and combine their investments in the race to make new electric and autonomous vehicles.
Small luxury SUVs are one of the fastest-growing luxury vehicle types in recent years. They already represent 21.8% of luxury vehicles sold this year, according to Edmunds data. In 2009, they were just 8.7%.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky, but experts say they will have to clear a number of regulatory hurdles before being approved for takeoff years…
ROANOKE, Ind. (AP) — General Motors Co. plans to invest $24 million at its Fort Wayne Assembly plant in northeastern Indiana to boost production of full-size trucks.
PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A semi-trailer hauling honey overturned on a northwestern Indiana highway, spilling some of the sticky substance and restricting travel for hours.
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge will not consider requests from a dead farmer’s relatives to impose prison time when she sentences “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of the accident that killed the man, she ruled May 21.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Country music star Travis Tritt said his tour bus was “sideswiped” in a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead in South Carolina.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Angelle Vanderwarf is the type of girl who doesn’t mind picking up a wrench and getting her hands dirty, despite her manicured and glitter-painted nails.
FRANKFORT, Ind. — AgroEcoPower announced a strategic partnership with Performance Ag Indiana to deliver software tuning modifications to the agricultural industry in Indiana.
BEACH PARK, Ill. — The Lake County Health Department is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate the health impacts of an anhydrous ammonia spill that occurred in Beach Park on April 25.
LAGRANGE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in a northeastern Indiana county are launching an effort to crack down on motorists who pass stopped school buses.
BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — A tractor driver was towing tanks of ammonia from a farm in Wisconsin to a farm in Illinois when the chemical leaked, creating a toxic gas cloud that injured dozens of people in a Chicago suburb, authorities said April 26.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A school bus driver. An art teacher. A college student. The three women from different backgrounds have the same goal: to get their Class A Commercial Drivers License and drive big rigs.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Historical Society is bringing a traveling exhibit devoted to Indiana’s rich automotive and racing heritage to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Car shoppers often spend too much. But the culprit isn’t necessarily shady dealership practices, deceptive advertising or plain old bad luck. Instead, many simply end up buying more vehicle than they actually need.
DALESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of drivers have filed tort claims seeking money from the state of Indiana after their cars were damaged while driving on a 15-mile, pothole-afflicted section of Interstate 69.
NOKOMIS, Ill. — On April 13, Aumann Auctions Inc. will be offering a rare opportunity to own a piece of American History — the 1925 Ford 5/8 size tractor that Henry Ford built for his grandchildren will be offered to the public.