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Automakers said that U.S. new car and truck sales rose 5.4 percent to 1.58 million in August as model-year-end deals and revamped vehicles brought out customers. Here are the top-selling cars and trucks for the month and the percent change in sales.
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.
Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire. The taxi-alternative service is hiring a former White House adviser to lead its campaign for acceptance in the 170 cities around the world where it operates.
The Obama administration said it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.
Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big-shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.
There are changes coming to FICO, a broadly used credit score, that may mean higher credit scores for many consumers. Banks, credit card issuers, auto lenders and other businesses use those scores to decide whether to lend to consumers.
The U.S. government's highway safety agency is looking into air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars made by General Motors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is informally checking out the problem.
Lawyers defending a Nevada trucking firm being sued for negligence in a fiery 2011 crash with an Amtrak train told jurors that Union Pacific Railroad officials manipulated or destroyed evidence that would have proved a malfunctioning crossing gate.
Automakers released July U.S. auto sales Friday. Here are the top selling vehicles, the number sold and the percent sales rose or fell compared with July 2013.
Automakers helped drive hiring in July. In a month when auto plants usually shut down to retool for next year's models, the sector added a solid 14,600 jobs, according to the government's employment report.