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Tesla Updating Model S to Improve Safety

Mar 27
Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge - and is hinting that in the future drivers can take their hands off the wheel altogether.

Video Shows Motorist Pulled from Car, Beaten by Cop

Mar 26
A pastor in Detroit wants white officers fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and punched in the head. More here.

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.

GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 74

Mar 25
Families of at least 74 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.

NASCAR's Brian Vickers Out 3 Months, Hopes to Return

Mar 24
Brian Vickers will be sidelined for at least three months while the NASCAR driver is taking blood thinners to treat clots in his lungs.

Off-Duty Police in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Had Left Strip Club

Mar 22
A car carrying three off-duty New Jersey police officers from a visit to a strip club drove the wrong way down a New York City highway and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer, killing an officer and a civilian.

Stylish Nissan Murano Sets Itself Apart from Other SUVs

Mar 20
Nissan's stylish 2015 Murano mid-size, sport utility vehicle is getting lots of second and even third looks as consumers seek the next big thing in SUVs.

German Court Bans Uber's Ridesharing Service

Mar 19
A German court banned Uber from offering its ridesharing service nationwide, adding to the company's troubles in Europe.

Safety Board Says Oil Transport Standards Needed Sooner

By Rob Gillies | Mar 18
Canada's transportation safety board says the government needs to implement tougher new standards for oil trains earlier than a 2025 target.

Afghanistan's Only Woman Taxi Driver Steers Change

By Mustafa Najafizada, Lynne O'Donnell | Mar 17
Sara Bahai's decision to become Afghanistan's only known female taxi driver was motivated less by ideals of equality than by the need to support an extended family and a love of driving.

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