Articles by Ben Klayman

Future Impact of Self-Driving Cars Would Be Big: Study

Consulting firm KPMG and the Center for Automotive Research in Michigan released a report this month about how close the industry is to rolling out self-driving cars. They see the first such vehicles hitting showrooms in 2019, with a more …

Driving Toward a Future Without Humans Behind the Wheel

It’s been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving features were presented to the world and they’re still not on the roads. But many auto executives say the industry is on the cusp …

Honda Wins Reversal of Small Claims MPG Judgment

Honda Motor Co. has won the reversal of a $9,867 small-claims judgment awarded to an owner who claimed the Japanese automaker fraudulently overstated the fuel economy of her Civic hybrid car. The decision by California Superior Court Judge Dudley Gray …

GM Close to Possible Volt Battery Fires Fix

General Motors Co. is closing in on a package of proposed fixes for the Chevrolet Volt battery pack that engineers believe would eliminate the risk of a fire being triggered days after a crash, two people with knowledge of the …

Suit Filed in Dallas over Super Bowl Seat Problems

Angry football fans have sued the National Football League and the Dallas Cowboys, saying they were denied seats to the recent Super Bowl despite having paid thousands of dollars for tickets. The lawsuit was filed after the league admitted to …

Suit Filed in Dallas over Super Bowl Seat Problems

Angry football fans have sued the National Football League and the Dallas Cowboys, saying they were denied seats to Sunday’s Super Bowl despite having paid thousands of dollars for tickets. The lawsuit was filed after the league admitted to mistakes …