Latest Autos News
- Toyota Invests In Uber, Offers Lease Deals To Drivers Toyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
- Muscle Cars Aren't So Strong In Crash Tests Muscle cars may look cool, but they don't offer the best protection in a crash. The Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger didn't get the highest ratings in new tests.
- Safety Advocates Say Fatal Car Seat Failures Are 'Public Health Crisis' Safety advocates say automakers and regulators have acted with "criminal" negligence in failing to remedy a long-acknowledged auto safety flaw that watchdogs say has played a role in hundreds of deaths, creating a "public health crisis."
- Detroit's Automakers, Sensing A Threat, Embrace Mobility For Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over.
- Kenseth Holds Off Larson For Thrilling Win At Dover Matt Kenseth used some of his veteran experience to find the high groove on the mile concrete track and surge to victory Sunday in the wreck-filled race at Dover International Speedway.
- Man Detained After Walking Into Traffic On Dan Ryan Expressway After darting in and out of traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway during the morning rush, a man took a rather strange approach in his effort to get away from Illinois State Police and IDOT Minutemen: he dropped his pants and tried to run away.
- Emanuel Shoots Down Teachers Union's Tax Plan To Fund Schools Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool on Thursday rejected a laundry list of new and increased taxes the Chicago Teachers Union had suggested to boost funding for the cash-strapped school district.
- Report: Fiat Chrysler, Google In Partnership Talks The partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7-year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company.
- Move Over Drones, Driverless Cars -- Unmanned Ships Up Next It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
- Chicago Tow Truck Driver Pulls Vehicle Away, Not Realizing Two Kids Are Inside The towing company says darkly tinted windows are to blame. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.