Why Our Cars Are Lasting LongerA new study says the average vehicle in the U.S. is a record 11.5 years old, according to the consulting firm IHS Automotive. Jazmin Munoz, from Burnsville, bought her 2004 Nissan Altima used three years ago.
Report: Criminal Forfeitures Netted State Agencies Nearly $7M Last YearState officials released a report Tuesday detailing the amount of cash and property seized by law enforcement agencies in criminal forfeitures across Minnesota last year.
Nicollet Mall Will Be Closed To Buses, Taxis Next WeekNicollet Mall will close to motor traffic next Monday as a major construction project to revamp the downtown Minneapolis artery gets underway.
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.
Twin Cities' Traffic Congestion Ranks Among Worst in U.S.If you're sitting in traffic right now checking the news, this story will likely not come as a major surprise. Minneapolis-St. Paul has been ranked among the worst areas in the nation in terms of traffic congestion.
Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Roars Into St. PaulThis show will really get your motor running. It's the 28th annual Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show, where you'll see the best choppers, custom cruisers and -- new this year -- the car show, which features all makes and models.
Tips To Avoid Costly Pothole DamageWhen winter turns to spring, roads turn into a potentially car-damaging labyrinth of potholes. A new survey from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America found that over the past five years, half of car owners in the U.S. say they've had damage.
Everything's Bigger & Better At The Twin Cities Auto ShowThe 2015 Twin Cities Auto Show will be at the Minneapolis Convention Center from March 7 through March 15! It's your license to dream at the Twin Cities Auto Show. Get in the driver’s seat and compare 450 brand new cars, trucks, SUVs and more all in one place, all at one time.
Twin Cities Auto Show Vrooms Into MinneapolisLuxury and technology are two big themes at the 42nd Annual Twin Cities Auto Show. The event opens to the public Saturday morning at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Rachel Slavik shows us how workers are setting up about $15 million worth of vehicles and displays.
Speed Limit To Increase On 2-Lane Highways In North, West Minn.Do you have the need for speed? Well, you’re in luck! In the next few weeks roughly 340 miles of highways in northern and western Minnesota will get higher speed limits, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Subaru Recalls 199K Vehicles To Fix Brake Line RustSubaru is recalling about 199,000 cars and SUVs for a second time to fix rusty brake lines that can leak fluid and cause longer stopping distances.
Good Question: Why Has The Cost Of Diesel Not Dropped?The cost to fill up at gas stations keeps going down. In the Twin Cities on Tuesday night, a gallon of regular was just $2.14 on average. But for drivers using diesel it's considerably more: $3.30 a gallon.
Minnesota May Start Taxing DriversGas prices are finally falling, but those savings might not last long. At least 18 states, including Minnesota, are considering taxing drivers based on distance. Gas prices aren't the only reason for the idea, since newer cars get better gas mileage.
How Do We Know When To Spend Or When To Save?Making a big-ticket buy will make anyone nervous. From a house to a car, one question is usually top of mind: can I afford it? Three families told WCCO what they hoped to buy, and a financial adviser crunched the numbers.
Body Shop Loses Police Account After Alleged Speeding In Squad CarsThe owner of an auto shop said the incident that led him to fire an employee was blown out of proportion. The Roseville Police Department used Suburban Auto Body to fix their cars. That four-month relationship ended a week ago when employees were accused of speeding in the patrol cars.