Survey Finds Widespread Mistrust Of Auto MechanicsAs many as 76 percent believe repair shops recommend unnecessary services, and 73 percent believe mechanics overcharge for their work.
Gas Prices So Low You Have To Crouch At The PumpIt's becoming a joy for motorists to pull up to the pump as gas prices continue to drop toward levels not seen in years, if not decades. Friday's national average is $1.69, but prices are even better in the Twin Cities.
Gas Prices Continue To Slide Downward In MinnesotaGas prices are continuing to spiral downward. Minnesota drivers are paying an average $1.73 a gallon to fill up this Tuesday, which 15 cents per gallon down from where prices were a month ago.
Energy Advocates Say We're At Tipping Point For Electric CarsFalling gas prices haven't hurt the demand for all-electric vehicles, with more than 200,000 of them on America's highways. That represents a jump of roughly 500 percent over the past two years, according to Environment Minnesota.
Gov't Safety Regulators: Wash Your Cars, MinnesotansThe U.S. Government wants you to wash your car if you live in an area where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice. This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrapped up a five-year investigation into rusting pipes carrying brake fluid in five million older vehicles.
Chrysler Expands Air Bag RecallChrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 38Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.
2015 Chevy Colorado Crowned Truck Of The YearThe new mid size pickup was cited for what Motor Trend called a “right-sized” package.
Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To AutomakersThe Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
Black Friday Boosts November Car SalesChrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 36At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
US Closes Ford Steering Probe Without RecallU.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into steering problems in more than 500,000 Ford full-size cars without seeking a recall.