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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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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

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GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall List

The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.

05/21/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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SCOPA: Police No Longer Need Warrants To Search Cars In Pa.

A recent ruling from Pennsylvania’s highest court could have a big impact on your privacy rights during a car stop.

05/15/2014

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GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

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Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving

A new study indicates that a growing number of drivers aren’t paying attention to the road.

11/20/2012

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GM To Make 500,000 Electrified Cars A Year By 2017

With GM’s new target, electric cars will soon make up five percent of the company’s output.

11/20/2012