Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.
The Ford Explorer is the best-selling midsize SUV in the country, with around one million on the road. But hundreds of customers have been complaining about exhaust, which contains carbon monoxide, leaking into the cabin.
Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021.
A decade ago, cars only needed a handful of noises, like a turn signal. Now, as vehicles get smarter, the beeps, ticks, tocks and warnings need to be carefully tuned.
Toyota has marked 50 years of its stalwart and economical Corolla by giving it new styling and features and a nicer interior while keeping it under $20,000.