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Regulator tells Chrysler to begin exploding airbag recalls by Monday

Federal safety regulators are demanding that Chrysler must begin recalling cars with the exploding Takata airbags by Monday, December 1.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday fired off letters separately to both Chrysler and Ta...

Scion previews new hatchback

Scion plans to sell a new 5-door hatchback that it hopes will attract more young buyers.

:Lehigh Co Commssioners 11-25-14 mtg

Lehigh County finds free parking for those attending commission meetings

Lehigh County will be providing free parking to county residents who attend semi-monthly meetings of the county commissioners.

Honda HR-V drives into Los Angeles

Honda is bringing an all-new compact SUV to showrooms next year -- one that's smaller than the popular CR-V in just about every way.

GM, General Motors

Driver of recalled GM car cleared in boyfriend's death

A driver convicted of homicide in the death of her boyfriend has been exonerated after General Motors admitted its car may have caused their accident.

A Texas judge on Monday set aside Candice Anderson's guilty plea stemming from the 2004 crash.

"My wh...

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Honda underreported 1,729 deaths and injuries

Honda failed to report 1,729 serious accidents resulting in injuries or deaths to U.S. safety regulators.

The company knew about the accidents that took place between 2003 and 2014, but blamed data entry and computer programming errors for the failur...

Drowsy driving a national epidemic

Local tragedy sheds light on drowsy-driving epidemic

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than one in five fatal crashes involves a drowsy driver. An example of those dangers recently played out in Berks County.

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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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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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New Mazda SUV goes small

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

Exploding airbag, smart car accident

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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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