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Car Colors Are Getting Bolder

Better economic times prompt buyers to like more expressive colors.

08/07/2014

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Stable Gas Prices, Younger Buyers, Expected To Push Car Sales Higher

Experts at Traverse City Conference predict continued growth, but raise some concerns about the impact of new trends.

08/06/2014

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19 Most Popular Auto Insurance Discounts

When was the last time that you shopped around for auto insurance?

07/18/2014

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Ford Sees Strong Gains In Europe

Ford of Europe President says sales are up 6.6 percent in the first half, company on track to make a profit in Europe next year.

07/11/2014

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Got A Kid In The Car? No Smoking, State Lawmaker Proposes

Legislation proposed by state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, would make it illegal for an adult to smoke in a vehicle with children under 18 inside. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/20/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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The Walking Dead Road Trip: Your 13-Stop Tour Of The Show’s Best Filming Locations

Check out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.

02/12/2014

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Hot Cars At The Detroit Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews.

01/15/2014

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Tesla Shares In High Gear On Strong 4Q Sales

Tesla Motors shares spiked by double-digits Tuesday.

01/15/2014

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Three Questions For GM Product Chief Mark Reuss

It’s clear that General Motors is no longer being run by bean counters.

01/15/2014

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Revamped Honda Fit Gets New Engine, Transmission

Once the king of the subcompacts, Honda’s Fit is getting a badly needed update.

01/15/2014

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Performance Cars Promise Fun, Modest Pain At Pump

Automakers are unveiling a bevy of performance cars in Detroit.

01/15/2014

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Autos, Homes Need Protection Against Harsh Winter Conditions

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot offers a 101-level course on winterizing your home and automobile when temperatures plummet.

01/03/2014

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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No Vote Yet On Alderman’s Plan To Impound Cars For Littering

Aldermen have heard testimony on the pros and cons of – but have yet to vote on – a proposed ordinance that would allow the city to impound your vehicle if you’re caught tossing litter out the window.

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Hottest Convertible?

Which convertible is hotter? The highly acclaimed and luxurious Lamborghini Gallardo or the more affordable Fiat 500? You decide!

06/03/2013

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Buyer Beware: Flood-Damaged Cars Showing Up In Want Ads, Craigslist

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association, the Chicago area’s major new-car dealer group and sponsor of the Chicago Auto Show, has issued an alert to its members warning of the flood of damaged cars likely to be brought in.

05/04/2013

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Leave Your Car Unlocked, You’ll Be Put On Notice

Police in one southwest suburb plan to stick a lot of paper on the windshields of cars this Spring. They’re not tickets however. As CBS2’s Mike Parker reports they are messages intended to fight crime.

04/02/2013

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Ed’s Driveway: Top Cars Of 2012

On Saturday morning we always kick some tires, whether you are looking for, or dreaming about, a new car.

01/12/2013

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