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Ford Engineers Snooze in Self-Driving Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Feb 17 11:55:13 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — We'd understand it if Ford engineers fell asleep at the wheel while designing the snooze-worthy Focus, but a different project has them napping. According to a new report by Bloomberg, Ford engineers have struggled to maintain "situational awareness"… Read More

Ford Engineers Snooze in Self-Driving Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Feb 17 11:55:13 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — We'd understand it if Ford engineers fell asleep at the wheel while designing the snooze-worthy Focus, but a different project has them napping. According to a new report by Bloomberg, Ford engineers have struggled to maintain "situational awareness"… Read More

'Gas Prices About to Get Pumped Up,' Analyst Warns

By Rick Popely on Fri Feb 17 09:31:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — If low gas prices are cause for celebration, then GasBuddy.com warns that the party is almost over. "Gas prices are about to get pumped up, eventually climbing to the year's highest levels as refineries across the nation are… Read More

New-Car Fuel Economy Down Second Year in a Row

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Feb 17 04:00:38 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The year 2016 was a tough one for beloved pop-culture figures, the European Union and Democrats. It was also a bad year for sales of fuel-efficient cars. For the second year in a row, the so-called window-sticker fuel… Read More

Apple Launches Carpool Karaoke Series

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 16 15:06:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — We've all been caught singing along to the radio in our car, and celebrities are just like us, right? It's more entertaining when it's someone famous, however, and that's the whole point of Apple Music's new online show… Read More

Dodge Challenger Demon Burns Rubber in New Video

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 16 10:30:52 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The power of Fiat Chrysler compels you! Muscle car enthusiasts may want to get an old priest and a young priest to help keep their heads from spinning around as they exorcise anticipation for the all-new 2018 Dodge… Read More

Among Risky Drivers, Millennials Are Worst by a Mile

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Feb 15 14:27:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Millennials often get a bad rap. Sometimes that's unfair and unfounded; other times, there's empirical data to back it up. This is a story about the latter, as it pertains to bad behavior behind the wheel. According to… Read More

Trump and the Auto Industry

By Cars.com Staff on Mon Feb 13 12:28:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As he begins his term, President Donald Trump is focusing on U.S. manufacturing and, in particular, the automotive industry. We're following his comments and moves around this industry as they occur, so check back regularly to see what's… Read More

Lego Batmobile Video

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Feb 10 15:08:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — At the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, everything is awesome at the Chevrolet booth, where visitors should get a load of a car that won't be appearing at your local dealership — but is showing up at a theater… Read More

High Supply, Low Demand Push Gas Prices Down Again

By Rick Popely on Fri Feb 10 06:00:09 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Motorists in many parts of the country continued to see lower pump prices the past week as the supply of gasoline grew at the same time demand was dropping because of reduced driving during the winter. The national… Read More

How the Dodge Demon Plans to Blow Competitors Away

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 09 09:52:59 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The title "Forced Induction" sounds like a cheap '80s psychological thriller — but it's actually something much cooler than that. The latest teaser video for the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon sets out to remind viewers that it's… Read More