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 Technician Edward Bonilla holds a recalled Takata airbag inflator after he removed it from a Honda Pilot in June at the AutoNation Honda dealership service department in Miami.

Japanese company fined $70 million over exploding air bags

So far, about 23.4 million driver and passenger air bag inflators have been recalled on 19.2 million U.S. vehicles sold by 12 automakers.

3 weeks ago

Survey says: White most popular color for cars ... again.

The survey says 35 percent of all vehicles built in 2015 were white and consumers selected more white vehicles than any other shade.

1 month ago

Toyota looks to change the way people think about hybrids with the new 2016 Prius

The Prius has been a success for Toyota, selling more than five million units worldwide.

2 months ago

 FLAT ROCK, MI., August 20, 2015--Bill Ford, executive chairman (driving) and Jimmy Settles, UAW vice president and director, National Ford Department,.drives the first all-new Ford Shelby(r) GT350R today at Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant. The new GT350R Mustang is the most athletic Mustang ever, designed to tackle the world's most challenging roads and race tracks while creating an exhilarating experience for the driver. Photo by: Sam VarnHagen

Shelby GT350 rolls off the assembly line in Flat Rock

It was an event long-awaited by auto aficionados, racing fans and Ford dealers and collectors from across the country.

2 months ago

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Cancer Researcher Awarded $250,000 Hyundai Grant

The award - $250,000 – was presented to Dr. Graves during a handprint ceremony with pediatric cancer patients at the hospital on September

2 months ago

  Braddock police chief Frank DeBartolo, left, greets #1 Cochran owner Rob Cochran on Thursday as Braddock Mayor John Fetterman looks on at Braddock’s Battlefield History Center, the site of the first #1 Cochran dealership. A $50,000 donation was made by #1 Cochran to Braddock and North Braddock, with each community receiving $25,000.

Cochran car family makes donation to Braddock, North Braddock

Fifty years ago, the late Bob Cochran opened a small dealership called Cochran Pontiac in North Braddock on what is now the site of

2 months ago

Porsche chief Mueller to become new VW CEO

The 62-year-old Porsche chief would take charge as Volkswagen seeks to regain the trust of consumers and regulators.

2 months ago

 Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn addresses the shareholders during the annual shareholder meeting in Hannover, Germany, in May.

Volkswagen CEO quits amid scandal

Martin Winterkorn says company “needs a fresh start” while auto industry grapples with ramifications of falsifed emissions tests.

2 months ago

 Volkswagen has stopped selling 2015 diesel-engine models of the Golf, Passat, Jetta, Beetle and Audi A3 and is expected to recall about 500,000 U.S. vehicles, dating to the 2009 model year.

Volkswagen owners worried about massive recall, resale value

The automaker admitted Monday that for seven years it had rigged its diesel-powered models to pass emissions tests.

2 months ago

Volkswagen says 11 million vehicles worldwide affected by emissions scandal

The company said it would set aside $7.2 billion to cover the cost of recalls and “other efforts to win back the trust of our customers.”

2 months ago

Mick’s North Hills Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge & Ram wins Nationally Acclaimed TELLY AWARD

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards.

2 months ago

 The Chevrolet FNR is an autonomous electric vehicle that is actually more futuristic than the Johhny Cabs in the original “Total Recall.”

Science Fiction is becoming reality thanks to innovative automakers

In self-driving mode, the vehicle's front seats can swivel 180 degrees to face the rear seats, creating a more intimate setting.

2 months ago

GM to pay $900M fine for fatal ignition defect

The settlement is part of a deferred-prosecution agreement under which the U.S. will monitor the automaker, prosecutors say.

2 months ago

Fiat’s new small crossover is the “X” factor in brand’s return

Any time you bring a new brand into a market, or return one to a market after a long hiatus, there is a learning curve.

3 months ago

 The Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan is expected to be in Pittsburgh sometime next year.

Alfa Romeo’s brand resurgence is on track with sporty new Giulia sedan

Alfa Romeo was re-entering North America with just one vehicle, the 4C Coupe, and there were very tight allocations on that one model.

3 months ago

 2016 Buick Encore in White Pearl Tricoat

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring edition adds to already successful crossover’s appeal

Usually, when an automaker comes out with a new edition, the changes are purely cosmetic.

3 months ago

Debbie Numrich Campbell wins Nationally Acclaimed TELLY AWARD

The Telly Awards has named Debbie Numrich Campbell & the DAY Automotive Group as a Bronze winner in 36th Annual Telly Awards Competition.

3 months ago

Selecting the right repair shop

Always remember that your vehicle is one of the most important investments you will ever make.

4 months ago

Road trip safety keeps everyone safe and happy

Here are some basic travel tips that will keep you safe on your next road trip courtesy of the Ford Motor Company:

4 months ago

 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Mercedes revives a luxury brand with its new Maybach S600

The Mercedes-Maybach S600 is powered by a magnificent V12 bi-turbo engine that puts out 523 horsepower.

4 months ago

 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

Honda’s redesigned 2016 Pilot set to land in Pittsburgh area showrooms

“Since its arrival, the new HR-V has been a huge hit at our dealership. We’re expecting to get the same response to the new Pilot.”

5 months ago

 Created by driving enthusiasts for driving enthusiasts, the dramatically styled 2016 Nissan Maxima looks like nothing else on the road today - and drives like nothing in the segment. The all-new Nissan flagship not only resets Maxima's iconic "4-Door Sports Car" positioning, it sets a new standard for style, performance and technology in the large sedan segment.

New Maxima resets Nissan’s four-door sports car image

The all-new Maxima is a virtual clone of the stunning Nissan Sport Sedan Concept that made its rounds at auto shows across the nation.

5 months ago

2015 K900 helps Kia celebrate its 20th anniversary

The K900 luxury sedan is the perfect example of just how far an automotive brand can come in just two decades.

5 months ago

 Ford today revealed the all-new Focus RS, a high-performance road car that debuts Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control, which contributes to performance never before seen in a Focus RS. The all-new Focus RS is equipped with a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine producing well in excess of 315 horsepower.

New Ford Focus RS debuts new, performance-based, all-wheel drive system

“It’s a great example of our passion for innovation through performance, and creating vehicles that make people’s hearts pound.”

5 months ago

Dodge 'shakes it up' with new Challengers models featuring a legendary hood scoop

The good new is that the legendary Shaker hood scoops are back and available for order on new 2015 Challengers.

5 months ago

 People attending the 25th Annual Meeting & Expo of Intelligent Transportation Systems browse the vendors on the exhibition floor Monday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown.

Ex-Pittsburgher leading push for Google's self-driving car

A Google project leader tells the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s convention in Pittsburgh such vehicles are not far away.

5 months ago

 With a sleek silhouette and a new centered chrome grille, the Continental Concept signals the arrival of a new face for Lincoln.

The Continental nameplate makes a triumphant return to Lincoln

The Lincoln Motor Company has taken the next big step forward in its modern evolution with the introduction of the new Lincoln Continental.

6 months ago

2015 K900 helps Kia celebrate its 20th anniversary

The K900 luxury sedan is the perfect example of just how far an automotive brand can come in just two decades.

6 months ago

 Civic Concept

10th Generation Honda Civic is more sporty than civil

This latest iteration clearly is focused on spirited performance and versatility.

6 months ago