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3 On Your Side: New Vehicle Technology That Could Save Lives

The government says nearly 1,100 lives could be saved every year with cars that “talk” to each other. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan looks at the push for V2V, or vehicle to vehicle, technology.

08/20/2014

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The Island Destination For Gear Heads

There’s a bona fide island getaway for gear heads in the Caribbean nation of Barbados.

08/16/2014

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Cadillac’s Challenge To Euro Sport Luxury Cars Is In Full Gear

Available in a 2.0 liter Turbo 4 cylinder with a 6-speed manual transmission, the Cadillac ATS couple is an exciting driver’s car that gets decent gas mileage.

08/16/2014

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Ford Recalls 83,250 Cars And SUVs

Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they’re parked.

08/15/2014

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Car Colors Are Getting Bolder

Better economic times prompt buyers to like more expressive colors.

08/07/2014

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Stable Gas Prices, Younger Buyers, Expected To Push Car Sales Higher

Experts at Traverse City Conference predict continued growth, but raise some concerns about the impact of new trends.

08/06/2014

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Road Rage May Be Costly

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up to five percent of all traffic fatalities and injuries are the result of road rage.

08/06/2014

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Breakdown Lane App

Breakdown Lane – from the guys at NPR’s Car Talk – helps you find the nearest mechanic anywhere in the country.

07/30/2014

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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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Car Warranties Not All Created Equal

What are the types of warranties that you can get on a car and should you pay extra for one?

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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Ford Sees Strong Gains In Europe

Ford of Europe President says sales are up 6.6 percent in the first half, company on track to make a profit in Europe next year.

07/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Is Your Car Spying On You?

As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, your car may be spying on you and the information it collects might be used against you.

07/10/2014

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NJ Assembly OKs Tesla Electric Car Sales

Lawmakers want to take New Jersey’s foot off Tesla’s brake: a bill that would allow the electric carmaker to sell in the state again has passed the Assembly without a single ‘no’ vote.

06/16/2014

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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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