There’s some hesitancy from the public regarding the future of self-driving cars; a survey by Autolist says that most shoppers are split about whether having self-driving capability on a vehicle makes it safer.
General Motors said it is recalling all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles sold worldwide to fix a battery problem that could cause fires.
Toyota says it will roll out two new battery-electric vehicles and one plug-in gas-electric hybrid in the United States this year as the parade of new EVs continues.
Every new year ushers in a new batch of cars, trucks and SUVs from just about every automaker. Some of these new models create little more than passing interest, while others threaten to burn out the internet with hype.
Hyundai is adding about 471,000 SUVs to a September U.S. recall for an electrical short in a computer that could cause fires. And the company is warning owners to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired.
Sales of new vehicles in the United States fell 14.6% last year, but a second-half rebound from a coronavirus-related plunge in the spring kindled optimism for a recovery later this year.