A cellphone video shows police in Indiana breaking a car window and using a stun gun on a passenger. The video was recorded by someone in the car who's suing Hammond police over a Sept. 24 confrontation.
The U.S. government's auto safety regulator has opened an investigation into complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix, claiming his third straight Formula One victory in a race marred by a serious crash.
Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is in critical condition after crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors that GM plans a raft of new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to drive profits in coming years, trying to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars.
A showy exterior, V-6 power, nimble handling and the lowest starting price tag of any Lexus sedan are proving to be a winning formula for the Lexus IS compact sedan.
Automakers announced September U.S. car and truck sales on Wednesday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent change from a year ago.
The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to upgrade existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said.
European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting.
The families of two Wisconsin teenagers killed in a car crash involving a faulty General Motors ignition switch have dropped their lawsuit against the company and are seeking a settlement with the automaker.