Paul A. Eisenstein is a CNBC contributor and the publisher of thedetroitbureau.com. He has over 30 years of experience covering the auto industry.
A NHTSA spokesperson said a further increase could follow in its massive air bag recall, noting, "The agency has an open investigation going."
Toyota delivered a surprise when it announced plans to give the 2015 Camry an extensive update, showing off its more sculpted and tech-savvy look.
More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero.
Used car prices are tumbling sharply and likely to slide through 2016, according to pricing trends.
Often saddled with debt, young shoppers are looking for smaller, cheaper vehicles, and are more likely to do their research online.
A new study underscores the financial advantages of leasing over buying, but it also points to a potential alternative.
Gen Y now is generating a larger share of U.S. new vehicle sales than older Gen Xers, according to a survey by J.D. Power and Associates.
The majority of Americans are ready to hand over control to self-driving vehicles—so long as they're able to maintain a bit of control.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety issued its first list of used vehicles that it most recommends for young motorists.
Before Nissan's first self-driving cars go on sale in 2020, it will launch new technologies that supplement the driver behind the wheel.