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Toyota's futuristic, freaky fuel-cell car

Toyota's new Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is worth a good, serious look. It won't be easy, though. While hydrogen fuel cell cars are mired in controversy, there's one thing everyone seems to agree on about this one.

It is kind of ugly.

Toyota's des...

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Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.

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GM halts deliveries to Russia

General Motors has halted deliveries of cars to Russia, making it the latest Western company to pull out of the market in the wake of the ruble's plunge.

The plunge in the value of the ruble means that Western companies don't get as much money when th...

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Toyota has best value: Consumer Reports

If you're looking for a car with the best value, you might want to check out Toyota.

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GM to make more cars in Mexico

GM plans to spend $3.6 billion over the next four years to modernize and expand its production facilities in Mexico.

The investment, which is in addition to $1.4 billion it spent over the past two years, will make GM the biggest auto exporter in Mexic...

Older cars in Cuba

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How long can Cuba's classic cars last?

With U.S. President Barack Obama announcing a historic overhaul in relations between the United States and Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean stands on the precipice of dramatic change.

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Ford shares tumble 5%

Ford fell nearly 5 percent Monday on reports of a downgrade from a Deutsche Bank analyst.

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Burt Reynolds sells his Trans Am for $450,000

The Pontiac Trans Am owned by Burt Reynolds and based on the one in his movie Smokey and the Bandit sold at auction for $450,000.

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Takata struggled with airbag problems since late 1990s

At the heart of the deadly airbag recall engulfing Japanese airbag maker Takata is an inexpensive chemical called ammonium nitrate.

Takata, one of the world's largest makers of airbags, has long used ammonium nitrate to inflate its airbags during an a...

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Gas for less than $2 is now widespread

It was a good weekend for drivers to fill up. Cheap gas spread across the nation faster than holiday cheer.

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Nissan slammed in Consumer Reports

Looks like something's wrong at Nissan because, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey, a lot of Nissan owners don't like their vehicles very much.

For that matter, neither do the people who work at Consumer Reports.

In the influential magazine...

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New York, Chicago eye Uber-style apps

Uber and Lyft could be getting some new competition from the cities of New York and Chicago.

New York and Chicago could soon be launching their own smartphone apps for e-hailing taxis, similar to Uber and Lyft, according to news reports.

Chicago regula...

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