Mild weather leads to fewer potholes across DC region
The DMV’s mild winter has led to fewer potholes out on the roads.
Honda recalls more than 330,000 vehicles with mirrors at risk of falling off
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that the vehicles don't comply with the necessary rear visibility requirements.
8 injured after fire truck crashes on Richmond Highway
Eight people have been hospitalized after a fire truck and three other vehicles were involved in a collision on Richmond Highway.
Carmakers are dropping AM radios from electric vehicles. Is that bad?
In a letter, former FEMA officials said eliminating AM radio from electric vehicles prevents drivers from receiving safety alerts in an emergency.
MDOT to install guardrail on Route 15 after tanker explosion in Frederick
The tanker explosion in Frederick that left a man dead and displaced a family is raising a lot of safety concerns for residents. The community is asking state and local leaders to do more to protect families who live off Route 15, and drivers who commute on that road.
Honda to recall 500,000 vehicles to repair seat belt issue
The recalls involve some of Honda’s top-selling cars, including the 2017 through 2020 CR-V, the 2018 and 2019 Accord, the 2018 through 2020 Odyssey, and the 2019 Insight.
Ford recalling 18 F-150 Lightning electric pickups after battery fire
Ford said it became aware of the issue when a truck parked in a holding lot at the Dearborn, Michigan, factory caught fire.
'Road Shark' program implemented in Fairfax County to deter aggressive driving
Police are cracking down on dangerous driving in Fairfax County.
Prince William County considers adding traffic cameras at intersections, schools, construction zones
Officials in Prince William County, Virginia are considering adding traffic cameras in certain areas like construction sites and school zones.
Car thefts in US top 1 million for first time since 2008
California led the nation in car thefts last year, followed by Texas. Meanwhile, Illinois experienced the highest spike from 2021, followed by Washington and New York, according to a new report.
The $109K Ford F-150 Raptor R is so hot it costs much more than that
The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R is a high-performance off-road model that is both the most powerful and highest-priced truck Ford has ever sold.
US investigates Tesla after complaints of steering wheels that can fall off
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe covers an estimated 120,000 vehicles from the 2023 model year.
Thieves in North Carolina steal Maserati, BMWs worth more than $300K from car dealer, police say
Surveillance video from inside the dealership shows the suspects jumping into the luxury cars and driving off the showroom floor through the glass door.
Future Ford vehicles could repossess themselves if drivers miss payments
A patent application describes multiple ways in which technology could make vehicle repossessions easier in the future for Ford vehicles.
EU countries postpone vote on combustion engine ban amid opposition from lawmakers
The vote initially scheduled for next week will take place at a “later council meeting” on a date yet to be announced.
Most drivers fear autonomous cars, AAA study says
Nearly seven in 10 respondents to a AAA survey said that they fear autonomous vehicles, which is an increase of 13% compared to last year's study.
Tesla says it will cut the cost of next generation vehicles in half
Tesla says it will cut the cost of its next generation of vehicles in half, largely by using innovative manufacturing techniques and smaller factories.
U.S. Postal Service buys 9,250 electric vans, 14,000 charge stations
US Postal Service will purchase charging stations from Blink Charging Co., Siemens Industry Inc., and Rexel USA Energy Solutions in contracts totaling $260 million.
Looking to buy an electric vehicle? Edmunds says these are the most affordable
The push for new, appealing electric vehicles has gained considerable momentum recently.
Hyundai recalls 65,000 cars over possible exploding seatbelt pretensioners
A seat belt pretensioner is a part of the seat belt system that locks the seat belt in place during a crash.