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Ethan Walthier/69 News

No one injured when pick-up's rear wheels take off

Have you heard that old expression "drive it until the wheels fall off?"

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GM

GM is still selling lots of cars

General Motors can't seem to stop ordering recalls. But car buyers haven't stopped buying its cars.

The No. 1 U.S. automaker posted a 9% jump in sales, boosted in large part by bulk orders from car rental companies and corporate buyers.

GM rivals Ford...

2014 Jeep Cherokee

From Chrysler

Today's cars are hackable, posing a threat to you

Modern cars are increasingly controlled by computers. And where there are computers, there are hackers.

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Allentown teacher dies in motorcycle accident

A 47-year-old Allentown School District teacher died in a motorcycle accident early Wednesday evening in Lower Macungie Township.

Hyundai Sonata

AP

Hyundai recalls Sonatas to fix gear shifters, brakes

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers, and to fix a brake issue.

Tesla proposed 'Gigafactory'

From Tesla Motors

Tesla's new battery teammate: Panasonic

Tesla has found a partner for its plan to mass produce batteries for electric vehicles: Panasonic.

Kawaski

Kawasaki recalls 11K off-road vehicles

About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.

Family cars - 2011 Hyundai Sonata 1

Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonatas

Hyundai is recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans, one of its most popular models, for a problem with its transmission that could cause the car to be in a different gear than shown on its dashboard.

GM, General Motors

GM sued by more than 600 recall victims

More than 600 victims of crashes involving recalled General Motors cars have gone to federal court seeking compensation from the automaker.

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Road closure in Whitehall Township

Motorists traveling through a busy Lehigh County area will have to change course while a road is under construction.

2011 Chevy Volt

GM

Chevy Volt is insurance group's Top Safety Pick

What's the safest car on the road? It's the one that can avoid getting into a crash all together.

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