cars

Hint: It isn't fancy, or fast.

Newer cars are computer networks on wheels. New research suggests that hackers could trigger deadly accidents.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jul 25, 2013
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Auto makers had to recall millions of vehicles this year because of defects and other problems. It didn't matter. Americans kept buying cars and trucks anyway.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Dec 31, 2012
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A new U.S. Treasury report estimates that taxpayers will lose $25.1 billion on the auto bailout. But analysts note that the final price tag could be much lower--or higher--depending on when the government sells its shares of GM. And, of course, that number doesn't include the cost of not bailing out Detroit.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 15, 2012
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