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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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Hyundai Recalls 883K Sonatas To Fix Gear Shifters

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.

07/31/2014

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US Opens Probe Of Chevrolet Impala Air Bag Performance

The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.

07/30/2014

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Plug-In Car Sales Charging Ahead

Plug-In 2014, the premiere electric vehicle conference in the nation, began on Monday at the San Jose Convention Center with those in attendance discussing and debating the future of plug-in cars.

07/30/2014

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Multi-Vehicle Crash On Roosevelt Boulevard

A multi-vehicle crash is snarling traffic along a heavily-traveled road in Philadelphia.

07/24/2014

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GM Issues 6 More Recalls

The largest is for faulty seats in just over 475,000 cars and small SUVs. Other problems include incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures, power steering failures and more.

07/23/2014

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Land Rover Makes Astounding Comeback

The comeback of Land Rover from its fussy and expensive foster child years bouncing from BMW to Ford ownership, is nothing less than astounding.

07/19/2014

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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

By Jim Donovan: Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Teenage males (+92%) are much more expensive […]

07/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Safest Cars For Teen Drivers

A national safety organization has compiled a list of cars that are reasonable in price and reliable in safety. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

07/16/2014

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Faulty Airbags Force Auto Makers To Issue Recalls

By Jim Donovan: Faulty air bags which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]

06/24/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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GM: Incompetence, Negligence Led To Delayed Recall

GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company

06/05/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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Documents Show Another Delayed GM Recall

General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.

05/30/2014

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Chevy Impala Among 8 Vehicles To Earn Top Rating For Collision Warning

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.

05/29/2014

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