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Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12, 2021

Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.

Edmunds Looks at Five Fully Loaded Cars Worth the Price Jump

Edmunds Looks at Five Fully Loaded Cars Worth the Price Jump

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Jun 5, 2021

Prices for vehicles have been rising. For some vehicles, the juice hardly seems worth the squeeze on your wallet. But for others, the fully loaded version remains attractive even with the jump in price.

Volkswagen Tests Electric Cars, Transit Apps on Greek Island

Volkswagen Tests Electric Cars, Transit Apps on Greek Island

AUTO NEWS | Jun 4, 2021

German carmaker Volkswagen launched a five-year project Wednesday on the small Greek Aegean island of Astypalea to test the adoption of electric vehicles in areas switching to sustainable energy generation.

Automotive Chip Maker Says It's Nearly Recovered from Blaze

Automotive Chip Maker Says It's Nearly Recovered from Blaze

AUTO NEWS | Jun 2, 2021

A fire-damaged Japanese factory that supplies many of the auto industry's computer chips is producing about 88% of what it was making before the March blaze, its owner says.

Edmunds: Five Fuel-Efficient Used Car Picks under $25,000

Edmunds: Five Fuel-Efficient Used Car Picks under $25,000

AUTO NEWS | By Reese Counts of Edmunds | May 29, 2021

Edmunds' experts have highlighted five used vehicles worth considering. We chose a mix of cars and SUVs with an EPA combined fuel economy estimate of at least 30 mpg.

Ford: Electric Vehicles to be 40% of Global Sales by 2030

Ford: Electric Vehicles to be 40% of Global Sales by 2030

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 27, 2021

Ford expects 40% of its global sales to be battery-electric vehicles by 2030 as it adds billions to what it's spending to develop them.

Ford's Big Bet: Fans of F-150 Pickup Will Embrace Electric

Ford's Big Bet: Fans of F-150 Pickup Will Embrace Electric

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 22, 2021

With its new battery-powered truck, Ford is making a costly bet that buyers will embrace a vehicle that would help transform how the world drives.

Edmunds: Less Choice, Higher Car Prices in Chip Shortage

Edmunds: Less Choice, Higher Car Prices in Chip Shortage

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | May 21, 2021

The pandemic appears to be receding in the U.S. and the economy is recovering, yet car shoppers are in for a surprise: There are fewer vehicles to choose from and higher prices as a result.

How To Find Out A Car's History

How To Find Out A Car's History

AUTO NEWS | By Ashley Kilroy | May 19, 2021

With a bit of research into the car's history, you can spot red flags and avoid buying an uninsurable jalopy.

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | May 17, 2021

The launch of Ford's Bronco, its highly anticipated Jeep Wrangler-like SUV, won't likely happen until late this year. But there is already a Bronco-badged alternative at dealer lots.

Pipeline Operator Says 'Normal Operations' Have Resumed

Pipeline Operator Says 'Normal Operations' Have Resumed

AUTO NEWS | May 15, 2021

The operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline — hit on May 7th by a ransomware attack — announced Saturday that it has resumed "normal operations," delivering fuel to its markets, including a large swath of the East Coast.

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

AUTO NEWS | May 13, 2021

The U.S. government's auto safety agency is investigating multiple complaints about steering failures that could affect more than 1.1 million Honda Accord sedans.

NTSB: Tesla Owner Got into Driver's Seat Before Deadly Crash

NTSB: Tesla Owner Got into Driver's Seat Before Deadly Crash

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 12, 2021

Home security camera footage shows that the owner of a Tesla got into the driver's seat of the car shortly before a deadly crash in suburban Houston, according to a government report Monday.

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | May 8, 2021

Edmunds experts report on five ultra-capable off-roaders that are either already on dealer lots or worth waiting for in the coming months.

Baidu Rolls Out Paid Driverless Taxi Service in Beijing

Baidu Rolls Out Paid Driverless Taxi Service in Beijing

AUTO NEWS | May 3, 2021

Chinese tech giant Baidu rolled out its paid driverless taxi service on Sunday, making it the first company to commercialize autonomous driving operations in China.

Edmunds: Five New EVs to Wait for in 2021

Edmunds: Five New EVs to Wait for in 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers of Edmunds | May 1, 2021

Here are five upcoming electric vehicles, organized by price, that the experts at Edmunds are most excited to see in 2021.

Toyota Acquires Lyft's Self-Driving Unit for $500 Million

Toyota Acquires Lyft's Self-Driving Unit for $500 Million

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Apr 27, 2021

Toyota Motor Corp. has acquired the self-driving division of American ride-hailing company Lyft for $500 million, in a move that underlines the Japanese automaker's ambitions in that technology.

Edmunds: 5 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Return on a Car

Edmunds: 5 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Return on a Car

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Apr 24, 2021

What's the best way to spend extra cash from your stimulus money or tax refund if you do decide to apply it to your next or current vehicle? Edmunds' experts have five suggestions.

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

AUTO NEWS | By Neha Mehrotra | Apr 22, 2021

EVs are a rarity in India, but the country is now making an ambitious push for what it calls "electric mobility," to reduce smog. But the effort is plagued with technological and logistical hurdles.

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21, 2021

The fiery crash of a Tesla near Houston with no one behind the wheel is drawing scrutiny from two federal agencies that could bring new regulation of electronic systems that take on some driving tasks.

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