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Mary Barra will become the new chief executive of GM on Jan. 15, 2014.

GM first: Mary Barra picked as new chief executive

Mary Barra became the first woman at the top level of the United States automotive industry Dec. 11 when she was ...

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Subaru versatility results in best sales month in history

Subaru owners in mountain states have long known about the unheralded carmaker’s merits. The original all-wheel drive system was the precursor ...

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Honda is driving the SaveTheDriveIn campaign. Pictured is the first drive in New Jersey.

Honda drives save the drive-in theater campaign

Like soda fountains and mom and pop markets, drive-in theaters could be the next symbol of American culture to disappear. The ...

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2013 Ford Flex: Crossover adds power, styling, alternative fuel

The 2013 Ford Flex looks distinctive, but its boxy styling clearly signifies this is mainly a conservative family vehicle. But owners ...

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Consumer beware: Car theft rampant, often from driver error

A motor vehicle theft occurs every 44 seconds in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. And ...

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Freddie Mercury’s 1974 Rolls-Royce Sells At Auction For $118,000

More than 20 years after his death, the flamboyant legend of Freddie Mercury, the frontman for the seminal rock band Queen, ...

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Ford Edge SE overtakes minivan dominance, tops lowest annual insurance rates

Minivans, once the go-to car for family versatility and insurance friendliness, have been overtaken in 2013 by crossovers and SUVs, including ...

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Some weird autos become legends, other cars just fade away

Some automakers have long lives. General Motors, Aston Martin and Alfa Romeo all recently became centenarians. And there are plenty of ...

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Ford cooking with anything but gas in sustainable car-making initiative

For about a year, Ford has been touring the country with a marketing program, Fusion Meets Fusion. The initiative allows the ...

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Scion FR-S 2013 quickly gets best sports car for the money honor

It only took a year for the once unheralded but promising Scion FR-S to gain national recognition via its lauded combination ...

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NHTSA proposes voluntary ban on drivers' use of 'distracting devices'

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed voluntary guidelines for manufacturers that would automatically disable hand-held and factory installed ...

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Cadillac ATS, 2013: Agile, lightweight, hi-tech, luxurious (video)

Hoping to compete in the increasingly popular trend of small luxury cars, the 2013 Cadillac ATS, a compact sports sedan and ...

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Flying car makes roof landing, felon driver called Santa (video)

Many details are still unknown, but a flying car described as Santa's sleigh by some onlookers and as a miracle by ...

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Honda Civic 2012 gets dubious most disliked car honor

Picking the best cars of the year is rather pedestrian. Plenty of automobiles qualify because competition among manufacturers just keeps getting ...

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Ford liable in 2004 California crash, must pay $50 million

Ford Motor Company is liable for an April 2004 van accident and is required to pay the family of a man ...

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Top Gear, the BBC car show, revisited by 60 Minutes

It isn’t the only television car show, but Top Gear is the program many others have copied. The BBC show is ...

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