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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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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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Hyundai Recalls 883K Sonatas To Fix Gear Shifters

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.

07/31/2014

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US Opens Probe Of Chevrolet Impala Air Bag Performance

The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.

07/30/2014

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Plug-In Car Sales Charging Ahead

Plug-In 2014, the premiere electric vehicle conference in the nation, began on Monday at the San Jose Convention Center with those in attendance discussing and debating the future of plug-in cars.

07/30/2014

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Armed Minnesota Man Leads Police On Car Chase

Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says officers responded to a report Tuesday that a Coon Rapids man was suicidal and had left his home with a loaded handgun.

07/23/2014

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AAA: Fourth Of July Gas Prices At 6-Year High

More than 40 million Americans are expected to travel somewhere this 4th of July holiday weekend and if you’re going by car, expect it to cost you. Gas prices are at a six-year high!

07/03/2014

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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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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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Charges: Man Used Tow Truck To Steal, Scrap Cars

A 50-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of using a tow truck to steal vehicles across the Twin Cities over the course of four months and scrap the cars for money, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

05/22/2014

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