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Safety group demands answers about auto defect

Imagine that you’re driving down the road when suddenly you lose control of your vehicle. The horn is blaring, the windshield wipers are running and the windows are rolling up and down on their own. Dozens of Chrysler drivers say this has happened to them. The Center for Auto Safety ...

WATCH: Dozens of commuters tilt train to save trapped man

A crowd of commuters in western Australia used their combined strength Wednesday to tilt a train to save a man trapped between a platform and one of the train's cars. The man's leg became stuck when he was trying to board a Transperth train in Stirling, The West Australian reported.  After ...

Woman reportedly boards plane, flies to Los Angeles without ticket

A San Francisco woman who has repeatedly tried to board flights at San Francisco International Airport without a ticket managed to board a plane at Mineta San Jose and fly to Los Angeles, according to KTVU. Authorities on Monday arrested 62-year-old Marilyn Hartman at LAX and accused her of trespassing after ...

The Department of Transportation was a letter short and an hour late Wednesday in noticing a sign along Highway 316 pointing to “Georgia Gwinett College.” PHOTO COURTESY OF CHANNEL 2 ACTION NEWS

College sign misspelled along Georgia highway

The Georgia Department of Transportation was a letter short and an hour late Wednesday in noticing a sign along Highway 316 pointing to “Georgia Gwinett College.” The “n” is missing in "Gwinett." Observant motorists noticed the mistake before any DOT or college officials picked up on it. The DOT, which ...

$40B Nicaragua Canal would be 3X bigger than Panama Canal

Looks like the Panama Canal, long the only shipping canal connecting the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans, might be losing that distinction in the near future. (Via Flickr / el.chamilo) The proposed Nicaragua Canal's potential final route was announced Tuesday by Hong Kong-based developer HKND Group. (Via RT) The canal, which HKND CEO Wang ...

Girl pees on plane seat after refused bathroom trip

Jennifer Devereaux's little girl had to go to the bathroom, but the flight attendant said no. A half hour later the 3-year-old went anyway—right there on the seat, Reuters reports. "It wasn’t about bad customer service, it was about human decency," Devereaux said. Newser reports it all started when the flight attendant ...

2007-12 Nissan Altima
If you're looking for a reliable family sedan on a budget, the 2007-12 Nissan Altima offers something for everyone. Shoppers interested in performance can get a 3.5-liter, V6-powered Altima, which produces an impressive 270 hp. If it's gas mileage you're after, Nissan  offered an Altima Hybrid, which returned 35 mpg in the city. And shoppers looking for lots of equipment can pick an upscale Altima SL, which features dual-zone automatic climate control, heated seats, leather upholstery, xenon headlights and a sunroof. Most importantly, all of those choices are available for under $20,000 on the used market.

80 years of Nissan

From the classic Datsun to the environmentally friendly Leaf, Nissan is marking its 80th birthday on June 1, 2014. Here's a look back at the company's most recognizable vehicles.

'Scumbag hat' tweet creates backlash for Seattle DOT

In an attempt to make followers laugh, the Seattle Department of Transportation tweeted a photo with commuters and “scumbag hats” Monday morning, which resulted in backlash. The photo was a shot of gridlock traffic on the West Seattle Bridge and it included several brown “scumbag hats” photoshopped on many vehicles. ...

Feds intensify fight against distracted driving

Feds intensify fight against distracted driving

The U.S Department of Transportation prepares to roll out a new campaign to keep drivers focused on the road.

California city looks to pod cars for traffic relief

California city looks to pod cars for traffic relief

The city of Mountain View, California is considering moving ahead with plans to propel the development the revolutionary transit alternative, skyTran.

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