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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

Car dealership (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Car Dealers Seeing Big Boost In Sales As Economy Improves

CBS 2′s Jim Williams went to one Chicago dealership today to explain the turnaround.

07/02/2013

Cadilac ELR. (Credit:GM)

Ed’s Driveway: Detroit Auto Show

Every Saturday morning we look at cars, kick some tires, take a test drive. This week, I drove out to the Detroit Auto Show.

01/19/2013

Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

2012 Camaro ZL 1 (Credit: General Motors)

Chevy Puts Muscle Behind Camaro At Chicago Auto Show

Chevrolet is winning awards for its electric plug-in car, the Volt, but it’s signaling at the Chicago Auto Show that it is not abandoning the muscle-car crowd.

02/10/2011

Photo Of A Restored 1967 Pontiac GTO. . (AP Photo/Journal Times, Mark Hertzberg, File)

Longtime Salesman Sadly Muses On The End Of Pontiac

“Changing times, changing tastes–it’s a changing economy. What are you going to do?

WBBM Newsradio–11/04/2010