Honda Accord

Mike Accavitti, center right, senior vice president of automobile operations at American Honda, and Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, pose for photos in front of the 2014 Honda Accord hybrid sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Honda’s Accord line wins ‘green car’ of year award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Honda’s line of Accords has won the 2014 “Green Car of the Year” award from an auto industry magazine. The announcement came Thursday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. In recent […]

11/21/2013

A covered vehicle sits in part of the new paint shop at Chrysler's Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich., Tuesday, July 16, 2013.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Chrysler to roll out all-new midsize car next year

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Chrysler will start selling a completely new midsize car during the first quarter of next year, company executives confirmed on Tuesday. The replacement for the aging Chrysler 200 and Dodge […]

07/16/2013

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez (AP Photo)

Document: White House shooter practiced for months

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House practiced with his weapon for six months and may have been upset about the country’s […]

05/01/2013

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Speedometer top speed often exceeds reality

DETROIT (AP) — The speedometer on the Toyota Yaris says the tiny car can go 140 miles per hour. In reality, the bulbous subcompact’s 106-horsepower engine and automatic transmission can’t push it any faster than 109.

02/28/2013

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A look at top-selling US vehicles January

(AP) — Automakers said Friday that U.S. new car and trucks sales rose 14 percent to just over 1 million vehicles in January. Here were the top-selling cars and trucks for the month and the percent change in sales from January of 2012.

02/01/2013

Manslaughter charge in deadly wrong-way crash

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Prosecutors say the wrong-way driver in a deadly Long Beach freeway crash has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and hit-and-run. The Long Beach Press-Telegram says 33-year-old Derrick […]

11/07/2012

Honda recalls 573,000 Accords to fix faulty hoses

DETROIT (AP) – Honda is recalling 573,000 Accord midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a defective power steering hose that can leak fluid and catch fire. The recall affects Accords from the 2003 through […]

10/01/2012

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