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Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.

12/12/2014

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Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 38

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.

12/10/2014

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2015 Chevy Colorado Crowned Truck Of The Year

The new mid size pickup was cited for what Motor Trend called a “right-sized” package.

12/04/2014

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Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To Automakers

The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.

12/04/2014

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Black Friday Boosts November Car Sales

Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.

12/04/2014

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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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