Prius Slows Traffic, Focus Electric, 2012 BMW 3-Series: Car News Headlines

October 14, 2011
It turns out that ending HOV lane privileges for the Toyota Prius in California is slowing traffic, according to a new study. That might be a good thing for pedestrians, as the Ford Focus Electric won't have a built-in noisemaker. Kids won't care, however, as long as they're in a safe car seat--find out which to avoid at FamilyCarGuide.

Yanking the Prius from HOV lanes is slowing California traffic.

The 2012 BMW 3-Series was just unveiled this morning.

Not all child booster car seats are equal--find out which to avoid.

The 2012 Ford Focus Electric won't come with a pedestrian noisemaker.

Sunday is National Plug-in Day.

Carmakers are cutting content to keep prices low.

Hyundai and Kia top owner loyalty ratings.

GM's CUE system could revolutionize the way we interact with cars.

Audi is expanding its cylinder-on-demand technology to more cars.

Are high-tech police cars causing distracted driving accidents?

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