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Chevy Impala Among 8 Vehicles To Earn Top Rating For Collision Warning

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.

05/29/2014

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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

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GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall List

The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.

05/21/2014

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Report A Drunk Driver, Get $100

The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists will pay out $100 to people who report drunk drivers throughout the state of Illinois over this holiday weekend.

05/21/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

A black 2014 Jeep Cherokee was stolen about 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the 400 block of North McClurg Court, police said. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Streeterville Carjackings, Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending two men wanted in connection with a series of carjackings and a robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in the last week.

05/14/2014

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Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving

A new study indicates that a growing number of drivers aren’t paying attention to the road.

11/20/2012

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GM To Make 500,000 Electrified Cars A Year By 2017

With GM’s new target, electric cars will soon make up five percent of the company’s output.

11/20/2012

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As Cars Get Stronger, Jaws Of Life Have To Be Tougher

Stronger steel makes it much more difficult for rescue personnel to remove victims from vehicles.

11/20/2012

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Scientists Convert Algae To Crude Oil In 60 Seconds

By putting green microalgae under intense pressure and heat, researchers can now create biocrude oil.

11/20/2012

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Thanksgiving Traffic: Better Than Last Year (Thank Gas Prices)

Roadways will likely be slightly less congested than they were last year.

11/19/2012

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Tesla Accused Of Operating Illegal Showrooms In Four States

Tesla says that the majority of its showrooms don’t sell. They simply share information. Not everyone is buying it.

10/12/2012

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Small Cars Haven’t Been This Big For Nearly 20 Years

Sales of compacts and subcompacts have surged by a whopping 49.9 percent over the past year.

10/12/2012

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Warning: Counterfeit Air Bags Called ‘Extreme Safety Risk’

Thousands of motorists may be driving cars and trucks installed with dangerous counterfeit air bags

10/11/2012

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VIDEO: The Fiat 500C? Fantastico!

Car enthusiast Mike West test drives the Fiat 500C and says it makes people smile.

10/08/2012

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Teen Drunk Driving Down Due To High Gas Prices, Study Says

A new government study found that drunk driving among U.S. teens is declining due to gas prices.

10/08/2012

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How Old Is Too Old To Drive?

In politics, there are plenty of “third-rail” topics that candidates try to avoid. Seniors driving is one of them.

10/08/2012

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Romney Calls Tesla Electric Vehicles A ‘Loser’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed in on electric-car maker Tesla Motors: It’s a “loser.”

10/04/2012

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Stop Or Go: What Do You Do At Yellow Lights?

Sometimes there’s no correct decision about whether or not to stop when a traffic light turns yellow.

10/01/2012

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