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Chevy Makes the Best of Exec's Nervous Speech

By Tom Krisher | Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors. He committed a nationally televised, major-league blooper while presenting pickup truck keys to the World Series MVP.

Big, Capable Luxury Defines GMC SUV

By Ann M. Job | Oct 31
The full-size, 2015 GMC Yukon Denali is a no-excuses sport utility vehicle that's both capable and pampering. The fuel-thirsty SUV - updated this year with more luxury features, a more powerful engine and new styling.

Solar Power: From Home to Car

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 30
Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid vehicle.

Blogger's Spreads Sketchy Anti-US Car Insurance Facts

By Didi Tang | Oct 29
Take a look at Zhou Xiaoping's blogs and learn that in the U.S. you would have to shell out $3,500 in mandatory car insurance a year and spend $30,000 for a low-end domestic car, and that more than half of the kids in most public schools don't graduate.

The SUV Goes from All-American to Global Star

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 28
Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008.

Consumer Reports Reveals the Most Reliable Cars

Oct 27
Consumer Reports is out with its annual list of the most reliable vehicles. It also has information about a popular feature that's being blamed as a major problem in new vehicles. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.

Mazda Roadster in Guinness World Records

By Ann M. Job | Oct 25
Driving the 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is like letting loose of heavy burdens. The smartly styled, 13-foot-long two-seater is so efficient in design, there's not a lot of room to carry extra baggage.

Rules on Bank Risk in Mortgage Bonds Being Adopted

Oct 24
Federal regulators are proceeding with new rules that ease guidelines for banks selling mortgage securities and auto loans. This could mean fewer borrowers will need to make hefty down payments.

Gov't Auto-Safety Website Leaving Drivers in the Dark

Oct 23
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged car owners to have exploding airbags immediately removed from their vehicles, the agency's website provided little information about the problem.

Exploding Airbags: Gov't Issues Warnings

Oct 23
Dangerous airbags in more than 11 million cars are under recall after it was found that the airbags can explode, sending metal shrapnel into drivers and passengers. Jeff Glor reports.

New Gloss on Cuba's Classic Cars

Oct 22
When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.