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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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GM: Incompetence, Negligence Led To Delayed Recall

GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company

06/05/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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Documents Show Another Delayed GM Recall

General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.

05/30/2014

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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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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

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GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

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Nissan Recalls Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder, Sentra Models For Air Bag Problem

Nissan is recalling just over 1 million cars, SUVs and vans because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. It’s the company’s second recall to fix the same problem.

03/26/2014

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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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