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Cars and concepts that glowed in the L.A. spotlight

These four concepts and one production model are ready for their close-ups. ... Read More »

Ford Mustang goes to Dubai

Ford is rolling out all the stops for the international debut of its pony car. ... Read More »

GM executives help scour social media to spot vehicle flaws

GM executives and other staff members have taken to social media to find customer complaints and identify quality issues long before they become a crisis. ... Read More »

Takata to face U.S. House hearing into airbag crisis

Takata and Honda executives will return to Capitol Hill next week to testify about the growing safety crisis surrounding Takata airbag inflators that may explode in a crash. ... Read More »

Continental’s electronics, Korea units to plead guilty to price fixing

South Korean suppliers Continental Automotive Electronics and Continental Automotive Korea will plead guilty to rigging the prices of instrument panel clusters and pay a criminal fine of $4 million, the U.S. Department of Justice said. ... Read More »

Honda admits under-reporting serious U.S. accidents since 2003

American Honda failed to tell federal safety regulators about more than 1,700 claims of deaths or injuries linked to possible safety defects in its vehicles since 2003, when the law requiring the reports took effect, the automaker said today. ... Read More »

Buffalo dealers dig out while Ford restarts stamping plant

Auto dealers in the Buffalo region are reopening this week after digging out from the massive snowstorm that dumped up to 7 feet of snow in some areas. ... Read More »

Conviction of Saturn Ion driver thrown out after 10 years

A Texas judge today overturned a 7-year-old negligent homicide conviction against a woman whose boyfriend died when her Saturn Ion -- now known to have had a defective ignition switch -- crashed, her lawyer said. ... Read More »

Food for thought at your Thanksgiving table

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and like most Americans, I’m looking forward to eating all my favorite holiday dishes and spending some quality time with my family. This year I’ve got it easy. I’ll be spending my holiday going to see the latest blockbuster movie...

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Fiat takes on ‘Fix It Again, Tony’ in commercial for the 500X

Fiat global brand head Olivier Francois calls Tony 'the elephant in the room.' And for more than five years, Fiat has tried to run away from him, even though Tony does not exist, but no more. ... Read More »