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Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

Vettel Wins Action-Packed Hungarian GP Ahead of Red Bulls

By Jerome Pugmire | Jul 29
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg saw his chance to catch Lewis Hamilton in the title race disappear with a puncture near the end.

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.

Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

By Tom Krisher, Jonathan Fahey | Jul 28
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.

Uber Debate Divides Democrats Over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 28
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into the wealthy tech sector.

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Sips Fuel and is Affordable

By Ann M. Job | Jul 27
Those who don't like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

Old Car City: The Fine Art of Dilapidation

Jul 26
Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars deteriorate in a 32 acre junkyard museum. Owner Walter Dean Lewis' parents started the business in 1931 as an auto parts store. "I like to say I work for tomorrow," he says.

Software Fix May Prevent Hackers from Remotely Controlling Your Jeep

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 24
Fiat Chrysler said that it has a software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles. The fix is a response to a recent article in Wired magazine about two well-known hackers who remotely took control of a vehicle.

Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe on Uber's Vision & Critics

Jul 23
The on-demand car app is taking to the airwaves in New York with a blunt message aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's taxis.

Cost of Insurance Forcing Many in Detroit to 'Drive Dirty'

By Corey Williams | Jul 22
Many drivers in Detroit find it tough to pay their auto insurance premiums, which are the highest in the nation at more than $5,000 a year for full coverage.

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