Icy roads and this winter’s dangerous driving conditions are creating a new problem. With the huge number of crashes this winter, auto repair shops are swamped. Many repair shops are now telling customers they will have to wait four to six weeks before they can even start working on their car or truck.
A woman involved in a multi-car crash near the Mendota Bridge said the scene is unlike anything she’s ever seen.
Most people go to the Twin Cities Auto show to see all the flash, but there are some cars with real function on the floor this year. Families can check out vehicles with lots of space and safety features, but when you’re ready for your midlife crisis you can also indulge yourself in a little glitz and glamor.
Gas prices have been continuing to rise at the pumps, and analysts believe they are only going to go higher. Currently, the national average for a gallon of gas is $3.43. In Minnesota, the average is 3 cents higher at $3.46.
A controversial car-sharing service is moving ahead with its Twin Cities launch, though some say that it potentially defies local rules. Lyft has people use their own vehicles to pick up passengers who request a ride through a smartphone app.
Check out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.
The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews.
It’s clear that General Motors is no longer being run by bean counters.
Tesla Motors shares spiked by double-digits Tuesday.
Automakers are unveiling a bevy of performance cars in Detroit.
Once the king of the subcompacts, Honda’s Fit is getting a badly needed update.
Sgt. Paul Paulos of the St. Paul Police Department talks with Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to the podcast.
The extreme cold has made driving a challenge for many across the metro area. From cars that didn’t start to fender benders along every stretch of highway, this polar blast translates into big bucks for repair shops. The majority of those shops have holding areas filled with dozens of banged up vehicles waiting to be repaired.
Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.
In the new year, Minnesota drivers are paying more at the pumps than a year ago. The average price statewide is $3.24 a gallon. That compares to $3.07 this time last year.