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Crash test fail for minivans

The minivan's reputation as a safe ride may take a dent from the latest series of rigorous crash tests.

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General Motors hit with $3 billion lawsuit over recalls

General Motors has been slugged with a $3 billion lawsuit by the state of Arizona in response to a record number of vehicle recalls linked to safety defects.

A detailed court filing alleges the automaker intentionally misled consumers and that some o...

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New Mazda SUV goes small

Mazda will soon have an all-new, and very practical car for SUV shoppers.

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Feds call for nationwide Takata airbag recall

The U.S. government is asking for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with exploding airbags made by Takata.

It would be an expansion of a current recall which covers eight million vehicles made by 10 different automakers. Until now the recall ha...

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Elon Musk: Model X doesn't have a door problem

One of Tesla's biggest fans on Wall Street is worried about the fancy doors on the electric car maker's new Model X. But outspoken CEO Elon Musk says the company is sticking to its Falcon door design.

Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas cut his outlook...


Ford's new Shelby Mustang GT350 unveiled

Ford Motor Company revealed an all-new high-performance Mustang Monday -- the Shelby GT350.

The new GT350 -- powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine producing over 500 horsepower -- is less powerful than the Shelby GT500, a car that went out of production ea...

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Public invited to comment on transportation plan

PennDOT is encouraging the public to comment on a long range transportation plan for the state.

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GM recall victims get another month to seek money

Potential victims of the massive General Motors recall over faulty ignition switches will have an extra month to file claims seeking compensation.

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Rain postpones 8th Street bridge work

Mother Nature has forced officials to postpone work on Allentown's 8th Street Bridge.

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The race is on for flying car start-ups

Not since the Wright brothers flew the first powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk in 1903 has the competition been so intense.

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Mary Barra pulls out of ceremony after protests

After protests, the embattled CEO of General Motors has withdrawn from an event celebrating her accomplishments.

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