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GM to pay victims at least $400 million

General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of the faulty ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths.

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GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones.

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Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

 The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.

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Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps

Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems.

The flaw affects Jeep Commanders from model years 2006-2007 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2007.

The issue is linked to one accident, but the company is unaware of a...

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I-80 WB closed due to tractor trailer fire

Officials in Monroe County have closed a portion of Interstate 80 Tuesday morning due to a tractor trailer fire.

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Classic VW Beetle goes electric

If you want an electric car with some personality, how about a classic Volkswagen Beetle? Not many cars have more personality than that.

Fiat

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Fiat: We're not talking merger with VW

Fiat denied Thursday it was in merger talks with Volkswagen, but its shares held on to strong gains in a weaker Italian market.

Germany's Manager magazine reported that Volkswagen is considering a full or partial takeover of Fiat, which bought bankru...

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REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Here's what's so outrageous about the GM debacle

Senators didn't hold back Thursday as they grilled General Motors CEO Mary Barra.

It is the fourth time she's been called to Capitol Hill to explain why GM waited a decade to recall vehicles with a defective ignition switch now tied to at least 13 de...

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Feds may press automakers further on mileage claims

The federal government may require automakers to road test cars to ensure the accuracy of gas mileage claims, the Environmental Protection Agency confirmed Tuesday.

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Bethlehem sets higher parking fines during Musikfest

Illegal parking again will cost you more during Bethlehem’s annual Musikfest.

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BMW recalls 1.6 million cars on airbag concerns

BMW Group is recalling 1.6 million of its popular 3 Series vehicles, making it the latest global automaker to issue a massive recall based on concerns over airbag safety.

Last month the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said seven a...

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