Automotive Industry

How to Avoid EV Charging Cable Theft

Welcome to the brave new world of electric car ownership — and did we mention your charging cable needs special protection from thieves? With electric vehicles and hybrid plug-ins sold in ever-increasing quantities, uncrewed charging stations create an opportunity for … Read More

10 Best Used SUVs Under $5,000

Reliable transportation that can carry you and your friends and family, plus some gear — is that really too much to ask for $5,000? Fortunately, there are still some great SUVs to be found than won’t break the bank. Ultimately, … Read More

Carvana’s License to Sell Suspended in Illinois

Used car giant Carvana has lost its license to sell cars in Illinois, at least temporarily. Illinois is the latest in a string of states to raise questions about Carvana’s handling of titles and registrations. Title Problems The state of … Read More

Recall Alert: Hyundai Accent, Kia Forte, Rio

.Hyundai and Kia have recalled a very small number of compact cars to address an issue that could cause them to lose steering control. The recall affects just 30 Kias — some 2021-2022 Rios and some 2021-2022 Fortes — and … Read More

New Cars Grew Less Affordable in April

American incomes increased slightly in April, but everything else worked against new car shoppers. New cars grew less affordable last month. The Cox Automotive/Moody’s Analytics Vehicle Affordability Index measures how long it would take the average earner to pay off … Read More

2023 Cadillac Lyriq Starts at $62,990

Cadillac’s first electric vehicle (EV) will start under $63,000 and let buyers choose between two years of free public charging or a hefty discount on a home fast charger. About the Lyriq The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq is a midsize, 2-row … Read More

Report: Ford Closes 2022 F-150 Order Book

Ford has reportedly closed customer order books for the 2022 F-150. That means buyers can no longer custom-order America’s best-selling vehicle. Ford has such a backlog of orders that factories will keep churning out F-150s until the 2023 model year … Read More

Rivian Recall Alert: Keep Kids Out of Front Seat

Electric truck startup Rivian is asking owners of its 2022 R1T pickup to keep children out of the front seat until the company has a chance to repair a defect. It’s Rivian’s first recall. That’s a small automotive dishonor – … Read More