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Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 36

At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.

12/04/2014

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US Closes Ford Steering Probe Without Recall

U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into steering problems in more than 500,000 Ford full-size cars without seeking a recall.

11/26/2014

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Ford’s New F-150 To Get 26 Mpg, Tops Among Pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.

11/26/2014

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Minivans Do Poorly In New Crash Tests

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.

11/20/2014

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Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag Recall

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.

11/19/2014

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GM: Parts Ready To Fix SUVs That Can Catch Fire

For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end.

11/19/2014

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Reports: Counterfeit Chinese Tires May Be Selling Under US Brand Names

An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.

11/19/2014

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Ford Launches All New F-150 Pickup Truck [VIDEO]

The new pickup should be in dealerships by late December.

11/12/2014

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Ford Starts Production Of New Aluminum F-150

Aluminum isn’t new to the auto industry, but this is the first time it will cover the entire body of such a high-volume vehicle.

11/12/2014

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AutoNation CEO Gives Feds Failing Grade In Handling Of Recalls

“Quite frankly, it’s a black eye for our industry.”

11/12/2014

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Chrysler Posts Strong Third Quarter Profit

Chrysler posts $611 million in third quarter earnings, expects to make around $2.5 billion for full year.

11/12/2014

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Audi Recalling Nearly 102,000 Cars To Fix Air Bags

Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.

11/06/2014

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Ford Recalls 200,000 Vehicles For Five Separate Problems

Vehicles recalled include various model years of the F-150, Flex, Transit, Transit Connect, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car.

11/06/2014

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Car And Truck Sales Show Strong–But Uneven–October Growth

Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.

11/05/2014

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Hyundai-Kia To Pay US $100M For Overstating Mpg

The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.

11/05/2014

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CEO Mary Barra Wants GM To Develop A New Attitude

“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.

10/30/2014

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Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVs

Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.

10/30/2014

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Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar Power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.

10/29/2014

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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.

10/23/2014