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All posts tagged "Autos"

  • Muscle, Glitz and a Minivan: A Look at Detroit Auto Show

    DETROIT – That sound of engines revving? It’s coming from Detroit. The North American International Auto Show opens next week in the Motor City. Automakers will debut around 45 new production vehicles and experimental concept cars during...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Mazda Expanding Takata Air Bag Recall to 374,519 Cars

    DETROIT – Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with too much force and spew metal fragments into the vehicle. The new recall covers 374,519 vehicles, including the 2003-2008 Mazda6, the...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Ford Sells 1.1M Vehicles in China in 2015, Sets new Record

    NEW YORK – Ford reported record sales of about 1.1 million vehicles in China last year. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker said Friday that its 2015 sales in the country were up 3 percent from the previous year....

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?

    WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • US Auto Sales Hit an All-time High in 2015

    DETROIT – Americans are buying more new cars than ever before. U.S. auto sales hit a record high of 17.47 million in 2015, topping the old record of 17.35 million set in 2000. Analysts expect sales could...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Autonomous Car Breakthroughs Featured at CES Gadget Show

    LAS VEGAS – Powerful computers that can drive better than people, high-definition road maps and low-cost sensors are about to remove some big barriers to self-driving cars. Some breakthrough features will come to your dashboard quickly, while...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • US Sues VW Over Emissions-Cheating Software in Diesel Cars

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in penalties for clean air violations. The...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • General Motors CEO Mary Barra adds Chairman to her Title

    DETROIT – General Motors CEO Mary Barra is taking on the added role of chairman at the nation’s largest automaker. The company’s directors Monday unanimously elected her to lead the board, effective immediately. She’ll replace former Cummis...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • TSC Will Continue Using Proven Strategy To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    SAN JUAN – The Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) is set to redouble its efforts to reduce the number of driver and pedestrian deaths this year. Drivers and pedestrians were the groups with the highest fatalities in 2015,...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Pep Boys agrees To Be Bought By Icahn For $1 Billion

    NEW YORK – Pep Boys will be acquired by Carl Icahn for $1 billion, ending a weeks-long bidding war with the Japanese tire company Bridgestone. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of next...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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