Despite opposition from Democratic state lawmakers and analysts, Gov. Larry Hogan approved changes to Maryland’s vehicle emissions inspection program on his way out of office.
Maryland gas prices set to surge above $4 per gallon Sunday as monthlong tax holiday expires
Expect Maryland gasoline prices to jump about 40 cents this weekend as a 30-day gas tax holiday expires.
Most and least reliable car brands
To identify the most and least reliable car brands, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed Consumer Reports’ predicted reliability rankings. Car brands were ranked on a scale of zero, the least reliable, to 100, the most. Predicted reliability scores were based on survey responses from Consumer Reports members. Only brands with sufficient data on two or more models were considered. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
New Mazda cars will stop if driver suffers health problem
By 2025, the cars will even know when drivers are about to have a sudden health problem and warn them, according to the Japanese automaker.
Motormouth: Can we use that charging station too?
We have a new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E and have a question regarding remote charging stations.
Motormouth: Beware of counterfeit auto parts
Cheap auto parts are often counterfeit.
Motormouth: What’s that shudder?
What’s that shudder? Every now and then when coming to stop signs the brakes on my 2014 Hyundai Sonata will shudder.
Motormouth: Confused by different types of gas
Can you address the difference, if any, between non-oxygenated versus other gas?
The longest-lasting cars on the road
To determine the longest-lasting cars on the road, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed a study from automotive research firm and car search engine iSeeCars. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
This is the worst car brand in America
In the ACSI Automobile Study 2020-2021, the average score across the industry for automobiles and light vehicles is 78 out of 100 — the same figure from the study a year ago. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
It’s easier for your car to be hacked than you might think: How to protect yourself
Modern cars are computers on wheels, meaning hostile hackers can violate your car’s software and do what they want to it a lot easier than you might think.
Best-selling American cars
To determine the 25 best-selling American cars, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed sales data from vehicle data site GoodCarBadCar. Only models made by American companies were considered. Vehicles were ranked by total unit sales for the first six months of 2021. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
Most affordable new cars in America
To determine the most affordable cars in America, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the base MSRP for all makes of major auto manufacturers selling in the United States using data from U.S. News and World Report. Prices are for the 2021 model year. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
Why are new and used car prices so high in Maryland and beyond? Blame a microchip shortage.
With short inventories of new and used vehicles, consumers are finding sparse selection, higher prices, longer than usual waits and little wiggle room on negotiations.
What if highways were electric? Germany is testing the idea.
On a highway south of Frankfurt recently, Thomas Schmieder maneuvered his Scania tractor-trailer and its load of house paint into the far right lane.
Ford, Argo AI team with Lyft to launch self-driving robotaxi service in Miami, Austin
Ford Motor Co. and Argo AI will launch a limited robotaxi service on ride-sharing company Lyft’s platform beginning later this year, the companies announced Wednesday.
2022 Subaru Ascent offers new Onyx Edition
New for the 2022 model year, Subaru is offering an Onyx Edition for the Ascent, with a black-finish exterior and unique interior details.
New XSE grade on 2021 Toyota Highlander
Toyota has introduced the XSE grade level to the 2021 Toyota Highlander, featuring 20-inch machine alloy wheels and seating capacity for seven.
Chevrolet confirms new Corvette coming to market in 2023
Chevrolet confirms it will reveal the “all-new” 2023 Corvette Z06 this fall.
Plug-in hybrid options offered across 2021 Ford Escape models
For the 2021 model year, Ford is offering plug-in-hybrid options on the Escape SE, SEL and Titanium trims.
Hyundai's new Ioniq 5 targets 300-mile driving range
For the new model year, Hyundai is offering the 2022 Ioniq 5, an electric crossover that Hyundai said has a targeted driving range of 300 miles.
Audi A3 and S3 offer sporty sedan design
Audi has introduced two new sport sedans for 2022: The A3 and S3. The 2022 Audi A3 starts at $33,900, while the S3 starts at $44,900, all excluding destination charges and taxes.
Subaru announces 2022 Impreza pricing
Subaru has announced pricing on its 2022 Impreza, starting at $18,795 for the standard five-speed manual transmission sedan and $19,295 for the five-door.
The top convertibles for 2021
From the Mazda MX-5 Miata to the Porsche 911, there are plenty of highly regarded convertibles for you to consider as we head into drop-top weather.
Auto review: Honda Civic dons a grown-up wardrobe, but still likes to boogie
How do you improve on a home run? Hit the next one into the upper deck.
Motormouth: Mysterious check oil light
When I either make a sharp left turn or a sudden stop, the check oil message comes up for a brief instant. Any thoughts?
Tesla takes top ‘American-Made’ spot from Ford in Cars.com list
The Tesla Model 3, assembled in Fremont, California, is No. 1 in the 2021 American-Made Index, the first time an electric vehicle has held the spot. The index dates to 2006.
Ford starts shipping new Bronco, filling 125K orders
The Bronco has finally been released into the wild.
Auto review: BMW M4 has big grille, big power — and big identity crisis
Say hello to the 2021 BMW M4 coupe. B stands for “big”: big kidney grille, big proportions, big power, big sticker price.
Ferrari enters luxury fashion, targeting uninitiated youth
The 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection.
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo gets $2.5B to fuel ambitions
Waymo has raised another $2.5 billion from a group of investors ranging from venture capital firms such as Andreessen Horowitz to a major car dealer, AutoNation.