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Motorcycle accident scene

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.

Chevy Silverado

General Motors

GM's most popular pickups recalled 6 times this year

For owners of GM's most popular pickups, recalls have been almost a monthly occurrence this year.

Lyft

From Lyft

Lyft gets the green light in New York City

If you see a pink-mustachioed automobile or two zipping around the streets of New York City Friday, you're not imagining things.

After two weeks of sparring with New York City taxi regulators, rideshare app Lyft can start serving the five boroughs --...

General Motors

Reuters

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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