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  1. King of the Cruise: Challenger Hellcat or Corvette Stingray?

    At this year's Cruise, I drove the dreamy new Dodge Hellcat and Corvette Stingray. But what if I had to choose? Which is more worthy?

    • 9:49 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Supercharged 2014 Land Rover LR4: muscular enough to conquer any terrain

    The new supercharged Land Rover, a true off-roader with a truck frame and sunroof, is known worldwide as the most rugged vehicle available for civilian use. It's not pretty outside, and with a base price of $51,000 it certainly isn't cheap. It will, however, conquer most any terrain on the planet.

  2. Safety group asks for probe of 7 million Chrysler vehicles

    An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while being driven.

  3. GM lists price of 2015 Corvette Z06 starting at $78,995

    General Motors Co. said Friday that its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 supercar GM's most powerful production car ever will start at $78,995, and the convertible model will start at $83,995.

    • 5:31 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM's Barra takes ice bucket challenge, calls out Gilbert

    Now two of Detroit's Big Three automotive CEOs have poured cold water over themselves to raise money and awareness to fight a disease.

  4. Toyota to boost SUV production at Indiana factory

    Princeton, Ind. Toyota says it will spend $100 million to boost production of the Highlander SUV at its southwestern Indiana factory, with plans to add 300 workers in the next couple of years.

  5. 2,500 GM Tech Center employees work from home as flood cleanup continues

    General Motors Co. had hoped to have the remaining 2,500 workers displaced since the Aug. 11 flood back at the Tech Center on Friday, but said additional work needs to be completed before those employees can return.

  6. GM plans Russia car production cutbacks as auto market shrinks

    General Motors Co., the world's second-biggest carmaker, is cutting production in Russia as deliveries drop amid a weakening economy stemming from the government's conflict with Ukraine.

  7. GM opens fourth technology innovation center in Arizona

    General Motors Co. said Friday it has officially opened its fourth information technology innovation center in Chandler, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix.

    • 4:30 PM, Aug. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford recalls 2014 Focus, C-MAX Hybrid cars for potential steering gear issue

    Ford Motor Co. on Thursday issued a safety recall for more than 600 2014 Focus and C-MAX Hybrid cars in North America for a potential issue with the steering gear that could result in loss of control.

    • 12:08 AM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford working on Prius rival to meet federal fuel standards

    Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid vehicle or line of vehicles in 2018 that would compete against the Toyota Prius and help Ford meet strict federal mandated mileage standards, a forecasting firm said Thursday.

  8. 2,500 tech center workers waiting for GM flood mop-up

    About 2,500 General Motors Co. workers and contractors are still not back into buildings at the GM Tech Center in Warren, as GM continues to clean up 19 closed buildings on the campus following Aug. 11 flooding.

  9. Chevy rolling out Silverado Rally editions

    Chevrolet is rolling out special Rally editions for its 2015 Silverado pickup, giving the trucks a unique appearance complete with black bowtie and stripes.

  10. Honda recalls Fits to boost crash resistance

    Detroit Honda is recalling 12,000 Fit subcompacts to replace the steel front bumper beams so the cars are more crash-resistant.

    • 8:16 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Oscar-winning actor McConaughey to pitch Ford's Lincoln brand

    Lincoln Motor Co. is tapping Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey to help transform the company and reach a broader audience.

    • 10:46 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    A coupe coup: The Cadillac ATS Coupe dazzles

    Love the lines. Like its sister CTS, you want to sweep this beautiful face onto the dance floor. Then the ATS really shows its moves.

    • 10:42 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Car Culture: Give dumb drivers a pass

    One of summer's greatest joys is the reduced volume of freeway traffic during morning and evening rush hours. With Labor Day looming, however, the congestion ...

    • 10:41 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Six-day classic car auctions ring up record sales

    A $38.1 million Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta led the annual parade of classic car auctions in California to a record tally of more than $350 million.

    • 10:51 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Inflatable booster seat packs safety into trips

    Grainne Kelly owned a travel agency in Derry, Ireland, and often traveled with her own young children. She'd call to reserve a rental car and a pair of proper ...

    • 10:39 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Recall search engine debuts

    The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.

  11. GM to build large Cadillac sedan on new platform

    General Motors Co.'s top product development executive confirmed Tuesday that the automaker will build a large Cadillac sedan on a new platform.

  12. New Corvette feature keeps an eye on valets

    Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the ...

    • 3:35 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Older Honda Accords, Civics continue to top most stolen car rankings

    Honda's Accord and Civic sedans were the two most-stolen vehicles in America last year, according to the latest Hot Wheels report from the National Insurance ...

    • 3:41 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Competition heats up for Tesla's gigafactory

    Palo Alto, Calif. Tesla Motors' plan to build a massive battery manufacturing plant its 'gigafactory' has set off fierce competition for the country's biggest economic ...

    • 3:34 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Japan's NSK fined by China in anti-monopoly case

    Beijing A Japanese auto parts supplier, NSK Ltd., said Tuesday it was fined $28.2 million by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators in an unfolding probe of the ...

  13. Volvo plans safety-first SUV in revamp under China ownership

    Volvo Car Group is designing its first model under the ownership of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. with an emphasis on automotive safety to revive worldwide ...

  14. GM's Barra sends letters to 1.9M car owners in ignition switch recall

    General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra this month sent letters to about 1.9 million owners affected by GM's high-profile ignition switch recall of 2.59 million cars, ...

    • 11:12 PM, Aug. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Global unrest worries Detroit's Big 3 carmakers

    Cars and trucks are selling at a brisk pace in the United States at a pace not seen since before the recession. But political turmoil and economic uncertainty ...

  15. GM hopes all flood-impacted Tech Center employees will return to buildings by Friday

    General Motors Co. said it was able to reopen another building at its Tech Center in Warren on Monday, and it hopes to have all 19,000 employees and contract ...

    • 12:32 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Government wants to require cars to talk to each other

    Washington The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology ...

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