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GM fund excludes scores hurt or killed in cars with ignition

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DETROIT - Ben Pillars always wondered why his wife crashed her Pontiac Grand Am in 2005, sending her into a coma from which she never recovered. Then last year, General Motors recalled the car for a...

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German wind-to-hydrogen plant takes car-fuel battle to Tesla

MUNICH — After decades of research, Linde AG says the elements needed to make hydrogen-fuelled cars a viable challenger to Tesla’s battery-driven...


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GM fund excludes scores hurt or killed in cars with ignition

DETROIT - Ben Pillars always wondered why his wife crashed her Pontiac Grand Am in 2005, sending her into a coma from which she never recovered. Then last year,...


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This car is smarter than your car. Soon, it could be yours

The Volvo XC90, an ebony behemoth, pulls up in front of the house. A mere month old, it boasts a sound system that can simulate the acoustics of Sweden’s...


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Courtney Love's car attacked in Paris amid anti-Uber protest

PARIS — French taxi drivers staged a violent protest against Uber Technologies Inc.‘s ride service Thursday, blocking access to Paris’s airports,...


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Bad roads cost the average driver $515 a year

WASHINGTON — The shoddy state of the nation’s roads cost average drivers $515 in extra operation and maintenance costs on their cars, according to the...




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Takata, regulators slammed in air-bag hearing

WASHINGTON — Auto parts giant Takata ignored deadly air-bag flaws and skipped global safety checks to save money in the years before the largest U.S. auto...


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Charity 'Coats for Kids' car show tonight, Saturday

BOUNTIFUL — The annual Coats for Kids car show is scheduled for this evening and Saturday in Bountiful. Chairman and member of the Bountiful Rotary Club and...


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California reveals details of self-driving car accidents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that...


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Logan car show provides inspiration for children's competition

LOGAN -- Car owners participating in the Rotary Car Show will get more than visibility for their prized automobiles this year — they might have a picture...


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Auto industry quality improves, Japanese don't keep pace

DETROIT (AP) — The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the...


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