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GM adds 588,000 vehicles to ignition switch recall

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding more than 588,000 vehicles to a recall to fix ignition switches that can shut off engines and cause crashes. The company says it’s adding Saturn Ion compacts from […]

02/25/2014

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US cars and trucks hit record gas mileage in 2012

DETROIT (AP) — New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to […]

12/12/2013

AP Graphic shows Pew study results on workplace equality

Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment […]

12/11/2013

Mary Barra (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

GM names Mary Barra CEO, 1st woman to head car company

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors picked Mary Barra, its product development chief and a 33-year company veteran, as its next CEO. Barra will become the first female head of a major U.S. car company. GM […]

12/10/2013

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Government sells remaining stake in GM

  DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced Tuesday that […]

12/09/2013

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Holiday weekend gives a boost to auto sales

DETROIT (AP) — The holiday weekend was good to U.S. automakers, as sales reports indicate the auto industry is on track to beat strong numbers from a year ago. Chrysler’s U.S. sales rose a surprising […]

12/03/2013

Cars are lined-up in a dealership lot. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

AUTO SALES LIVE: Industry momentum rolls on

The holiday weekend and an ongoing shift from cars to small SUVs boosted the auto industry in November. Buyers took advantage of Black Friday deals, and analysts say the late-month surge likely boosted November sales […]

12/03/2013

Reporters look at the first production Nevs (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) Saab 9-3 Aero at the Trollhattan factory in Sweden, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/TT, Bjorn Larsson Rosvall)

Saab is back: First cars produced under new owners

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two and a half years after Saab shut down production due to financial trouble, the Swedish car rolled a new sedan off its assembly lines in Trollhattan, in south-west Sweden, on Monday. […]

12/02/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

2014 Automobile of the Year

Automobile Magazine has announced its 2014 “Automobile of the Year” and the editor says this model will melt barriers that have kept driving enthusiasts away in the past. Jean Jennings, the president and editor of […]

11/18/2013

Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Shutdown slows — but doesn’t halt — US car demand

DETROIT (AP) — The government shutdown dampened — but didn’t stall — Americans’ demand for new cars and trucks. The 16-day shutdown slowed U.S. auto sales in the first two weeks of October, but they […]

11/01/2013

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