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Chrysler Recalls 67,000 Pickup Trucks

Dec 30
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 67,000 model year 2006 and 2007 pickups because of a problem that could allow the trucks to be started without the clutch being depressed. Chrysler said one death is associated with the problem.

NBA Players Pay to Replace Intern's Stolen Car

Dec 25
The Memphis Grizzlies are showing their softer side for the holidays. The team spread some cheer for "personnel intern" Brendon Henderson by replacing his stolen car. Veteran guard Vince Carter handed over the keys, saying, "It's the holiday season..."

Auto Industry Acts Globally, Except on Recalls

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Dec 24
When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships.

Senate Approves New Auto Safety Chief

By Joan Lowy | Dec 18
The Senate confirmed a new administrator to lead the government's auto safety agency, which faces complaints that regulators bungled two high-profile recalls involving faulty ignition switches and exploding air bags.

France to Ban Uber's Low-Cost Service in 2015

Dec 16
Uber's low-cost ride ride-hailing service will be banned in France from the start of next year, the government said Monday as hundreds of taxi drivers blocked roads around Paris to protest what they claim are its unfair business practices.

Traffic App Enrages Neighborhood Residents

By John Rogers | Dec 15
When word spread that the explosively popular new smartphone app Waze was sending more cars through their neighborhood in a quest to shave five minutes off a daily rush-hour commute, residents were angry and ready to fight back.

Uber Backtracks on Price Hikes During Sydney Drama

Dec 15
The cab-hailing company Uber was promising free rides and refunds Monday for people fleeing central Sydney after coming under criticism for hiking prices during a hostage crisis that was unfolding there.

'Driving While Black' Apps Give Tips for Police Stops

By Steven Dubois | Dec 12
Avoiding any move that could make officers think you're reaching for a gun is just one of the tips "Driving While Black" offers. And despite its attention-grabbing name, the common-sense advice it offers applies to motorists of all races.

California Sues Uber in Startup's Latest Legal Woe

By Paul Elias | Dec 11
California prosecutors sued Uber over the ride-booking company's driver background checks and other allegations, adding to the popular startup's legal woes in the U.S. and around the world.

Roomiest Subaru Legacy Debuts for 2015

By Ann M. Job | Dec 11
Redesigned for 2015, the Subaru Legacy is a sensible and more refined family sedan that has the best fuel economy for the lowest starting retail price among America's all-wheel drive sedans.

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