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Automakers Debut Key Models at L.A. Auto Show

Friday Nov 21, 2014
One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Obama Picks NTSB Member as New Auto Safety Chief

Nov 20
President Obama is nominating National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind to run the troubled National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 19
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure - and even kill - a driver.

Chevrolet Supports Grassland Preservation Program

By John Flesher | Nov 18
Chevrolet has become the first corporate participant in a public-private initiative that pays farmers not to convert natural prairie to large-scale crop production, which would release gases that are warming the planet, officials said.

US Retail Sales Rise on Autos, Online Purchases

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Nov 17
U.S. retail sales rose at a modest pace in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending.

Gay Car Geek :: 2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus - Eight Is Enough, But 10 Is Better

By Steve Siler | Nov 16
Audi is sort of the golden boy of the LGBT crowd - ever dapper, always design-ey, with German car cache and just enough luxury. It's style with restraint, satisfaction without showiness.

Kia's 'Soulful' First Electric Car

By Ann M. Job | Nov 14
Finally, there is an all-electric car for people who thought they would never want one. The 2015 Kia Soul EV is a normal-looking Soul with a useful travel range of nearly 100 miles on a single charge, plus a stable ride and handling.

Ford Gets the Aluminum F-150 Ready for Prime Time

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 12
Russell Barnett, a Ford dealer in Tennessee, is ready for aluminum. Ford is using the metal almost exclusively in the body of the 2015 version of its best-selling F-150 pickup, which will arrive at dealerships next month.

Escaping the Wealth Gap Can Mean Fleeing Hometowns

By Tammy Webber | Nov 11
Ten years ago in Custard Cup, Il., manufacturing companies like General Motors - that provided thousands of well-paying, middle class jobs - were closing down. But some the city's residents are doing just fine - because they moved.

LaCrosse Rides Buick's High Reliability Rating

By Ann M. Job | Nov 10
The LaCrosse sedan's comfortable ride and attractive styling make it seem more expensive than it is. It offers two smart engine choices: A fuel-saving four cylinder with electric-assist for added zip and a strong V-6.

Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit Plan for Detroit

By Ed White | Nov 8
A judge on approved Detroit's plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history and launching the city into a turnaround that will require discipline after years of corruption, budget-busting debt and an exodus of residents.

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