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Texas Gas Prices Down 2 Cents

Retail gas prices in Texas are down 2 cents per gallon this week. AAA Texas reported on Thursday that the statewide price at the pump has slipped to $3.43 per gallon.

05/15/2014

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I-Team: Texas Firm Tracking Your Car With License Plate Cameras

Chances are better than 50-50 that the Fort Worth firm Digital Recognition Network (DRN) at some point has taken a picture of your vehicle’s license plate. The odds increase to nearly 100-percent if you live in a major city.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

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General Motors Begins Recall Repairs

Affected owners of General Motors ignition switch recall can begin making appointments for repairs.

04/07/2014

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Detroit Files For Bankruptcy

Detroit has become the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy.

07/18/2013

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CEO: Perry Supports Selling Electric Cars From Manufacturer

Members of the Texas House are considering a bill that would allow manufacturers of 100-percent electric vehicles or all battery-powered vehicles to sell directly to consumers, bypassing car dealers.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2013

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Arlington GM Plant Adds Third Shift

The General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington is going to three shifts on January 27th. The plant, built in the early 50’s, builds full sized SUV’s like the Cadillac Escalade. This is the first time […]

12/13/2012

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Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving

A new study indicates that a growing number of drivers aren’t paying attention to the road.

11/20/2012

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GM To Make 500,000 Electrified Cars A Year By 2017

With GM’s new target, electric cars will soon make up five percent of the company’s output.

11/20/2012

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As Cars Get Stronger, Jaws Of Life Have To Be Tougher

Stronger steel makes it much more difficult for rescue personnel to remove victims from vehicles.

11/20/2012

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Scientists Convert Algae To Crude Oil In 60 Seconds

By putting green microalgae under intense pressure and heat, researchers can now create biocrude oil.

11/20/2012

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Thanksgiving Traffic: Better Than Last Year (Thank Gas Prices)

Roadways will likely be slightly less congested than they were last year.

11/19/2012