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More than 3,300 crash claims filed against GM as window closes

More than 3,350 claims have been filed against General Motors, alleging the automaker's vehicles with faulty ignition switches caused deaths and injuries.

2.1 million cars recalled for crash sensors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Saturday the recall of over 2 million vehicles to fix faulty crash sensors that could cause airbags to deploy for no reason.

All the vehicles had previously been recalled for this issue b...

Car driving on darkened road

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Nissan back in Super Bowl after 18 years

Nissan is returning to that peculiar American cultural institution, the Super Bowl.

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Ford promises bounce back year

Ford Motor reported a sharp drop in profits at the end of last year but predicted better times are ahead in 2015.

Its operating income tumbled 20% in the final quarter of 2014 and 30% for the full year, although that result was better than expected.

Th...

Google's traffic app

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LA police chief claims Google's traffic app endangers cops

The Los Angeles police chief is asking Google to eliminate a cop-spotting feature from its Waze traffic app.

Chevy Colorado 2015

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Kelley Blue Book lists best resale values

Depreciation: It's the biggest cost of owning an automobile. Some vehicles just hold their value better than others when you sell or trade them in. Those that don't just plain cost you more.

So, each year, analysts at Kelley Blue Book tally up the car...

Ford Interceptor

Ford Motor Co.

Ford is recalling this cop car

Ford is recalling its specially-designed police sedans called Interceptors. The recall stems from a problem with a spring in the interior door handle, which Ford said could cause the door to unlatch during a side-impact crash.

Oil, natural gas well

CNN

Winners and losers in oil's plunge

The American oil industry is booming, but the steep drop in the price of crude is still a net win for the U.S. economy.

Oxford Economics looked at the impact of cheap oil on the world's 45 largest economies, and found that the U.S. economy would grow ...

2011 Ford Explorer SUV

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This is America's SUV-buying tipping point

There's a very specific point when American drivers start shunning small, fuel-efficient cars and return to their big-SUV buying habits.

According to research from TrueCar.com, the magic number when SUV sales begin to rise is $3.00 gas. And the magic ...

1950 General Motors Futurliner bus

Barrett-Jackson

Giant GM bus from the '50s sells for $4 million

A rare, and enormous, 1950 General Motors Futurliner bus sold at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale auction Saturday for $4 million.

The money will benefit a charity for military members and their families.

The bus sold as part of the automotive collection ...

Pumping gas

Gas is less than $2 at most U.S. stations

Gas for less than $2 a gallon is now available at most U.S. gas stations.

The percentage of stations with gas under two bucks now stands at 52 percent, according to the Oil Price Information Service, which tracks 130,000 gas stations for AAA.

Acura NSX hybrid

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Acura reveals NSX hybrid supercar

Acura unveiled its new NSX hybrid supercar at the Detroit auto show. It puts out over 550 horsepower and is expected to have a price tag of over $150,000.

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