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Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 19
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure - and even kill - a driver.

Chevrolet Supports Grassland Preservation Program

By John Flesher | Nov 18
Chevrolet has become the first corporate participant in a public-private initiative that pays farmers not to convert natural prairie to large-scale crop production, which would release gases that are warming the planet, officials said.

US Retail Sales Rise on Autos, Online Purchases

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Nov 17
U.S. retail sales rose at a modest pace in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending.

Gay Car Geek :: 2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus - Eight Is Enough, But 10 Is Better

By Steve Siler | Nov 16
Audi is sort of the golden boy of the LGBT crowd - ever dapper, always design-ey, with German car cache and just enough luxury. It's style with restraint, satisfaction without showiness.

Kia's 'Soulful' First Electric Car

By Ann M. Job | Nov 14
Finally, there is an all-electric car for people who thought they would never want one. The 2015 Kia Soul EV is a normal-looking Soul with a useful travel range of nearly 100 miles on a single charge, plus a stable ride and handling.

Ford Gets the Aluminum F-150 Ready for Prime Time

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 12
Russell Barnett, a Ford dealer in Tennessee, is ready for aluminum. Ford is using the metal almost exclusively in the body of the 2015 version of its best-selling F-150 pickup, which will arrive at dealerships next month.

Escaping the Wealth Gap Can Mean Fleeing Hometowns

By Tammy Webber | Nov 11
Ten years ago in Custard Cup, Il., manufacturing companies like General Motors - that provided thousands of well-paying, middle class jobs - were closing down. But some the city's residents are doing just fine - because they moved.

LaCrosse Rides Buick's High Reliability Rating

By Ann M. Job | Nov 10
The LaCrosse sedan's comfortable ride and attractive styling make it seem more expensive than it is. It offers two smart engine choices: A fuel-saving four cylinder with electric-assist for added zip and a strong V-6.

Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit Plan for Detroit

By Ed White | Nov 8
A judge on approved Detroit's plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history and launching the city into a turnaround that will require discipline after years of corruption, budget-busting debt and an exodus of residents.

Survey Finds People Text and Drive Knowing Dangers

By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 7
Nearly everyone agrees that texting and driving is dangerous. Many people do it anyway. In an AT&T-sponsored survey of drivers who text daily - regardless of where they are - 98 percent said they were aware of the dangers of texting behind the wheel.

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