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Stick shift foils suspected car thief

Police in Connecticut said they arrested a man for trying to steal a car at a convenience store.

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Hyundai recalls 263,000 cars due to power-steering problem

Hyundai is recalling about 263,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a sensor problem could cause drivers to lose power-assisted steering.

2011 Hyundai Elantra

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Hyundai recalls 200,000 vehicles for power steering defect

Hyundai is recalling more than 200,000 vehicles that could have a power steering defect that increases the risk of a crash, according to documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Saturday.

The recall will affect Elantr...

Social media campaign urges Route 222 improvements

Social media campaign calls for Route 222 overhaul

More than 5,000 users on Facebook are expressing concern over Route 222 between Reading and Allentown.

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The Apple car: What we know

Apple hasn't admitted publicly that it wants to get into the auto industry. But there's plenty of evidence out there.

It could be an actual Apple car, or perhaps just a sleek operating system for another company's car.

Nobody knows yet. Apple has decli...

auto insurance agent with tiny car in hands

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Senator asks DOJ to investigate car insurance

A U.S. senator is urging the Justice Department to investigate insurance companies and auto repairs done at their 'preferred' repair shops across the country, because of safety concerns for consumers that were identified in a recent CNN exclusive inv...

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Takata hit with fine over exploding airbag probe

Airbag maker Takata is being fined $14,000 a day for failing to cooperate with a safety probe into exploding airbags that have been tied to at least five deaths.

Glass repair shops see increase in business this winter

Glass repair shops see increase in business this winter

If you have a chip in your windshield, experts say the frigid forecast could end up costing you big bucks.

Cold weather has car thefts rising

Cold weather has car thefts rising

It takes only seconds for a thief to make a getaway in your car.

Rolls-Royce plant

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Rolls-Royce is making an SUV

The list of automakers that would never, ever make an SUV has shrunk even further.

Rolls-Royce, the pinnacle of British luxury motoring, announced on Tuesday that it, too, would add an SUV to its line-up.

The automaker hand-delivered a statement to CNN...

European car sales recovery picks up pace

Europe's auto sector keeps gaining momentum.

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