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Blame Economy For Worst U.S. Traffic Ever

More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside. U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the nation’s rearview mirror.

08/26/2015

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Recalls Have Americans Less Happy With Cars

Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it’s largely because they’re getting sick of dealing with all the recalls.

08/25/2015

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5 Common Child Car Seat Safety Mistakes

There are several common mistakes that parents make when it comes to car seat safety, and some of them might be surprising.

08/17/2015

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Volkswagen Recalls Cars For Faulty Air Bags

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles of eight different models in the U.S. because of a problem with its front air bag that can prevent it from deploying in a crash.

08/14/2015

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GM Recalls Cobalts For Bad Air Bag Wiring

General Motors is recalling 73,424 Chevrolet Cobalt cars in the U.S. and Canada because improper wiring could prevent a driver’s side air bag from deploying after a crash.

08/14/2015

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Your Car Thermometer Is Wrong!

No matter if you have a fancy Bentley, an Audi, a BMW, a Toyota or another make of car, every car thermometer has the same component as a really fancy weather station.

08/11/2015

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Settlement In Suit Over DeLorean Hits Bump

Last year, the widow of John DeLorean sued a Texas company that, she said, has been illegally using the DeLorean name. The car was seen in “Back to the Future.”

08/07/2015

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Mazda Recalls SUVs To Fix Front Suspension

Mazda is recalling its biggest SUV to fix suspension parts that can rust and come loose, causing a loss of steering control. The recall covers more than 193,000 vehicles from the 2007 through 2014.

08/05/2015

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Ford F-150 Gets Mixed Crash Test Results

Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry, and the damaged trucks cost more to repair than steel-bodied ones.

07/30/2015

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Average U.S. Car Age Hits Record 11.5 Years

The average vehicle in the U.S. is now 11.5 years old, a sign of the increased reliability of vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.

07/29/2015

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Subaru Recalls Cars To Fix Air Bag Problem

Subaru is recalling 32,400 of their Impreza compact cars in the United States to fix a problem that can stop the front passenger air bag from inflating during a crash.

07/15/2015

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Road Closures Promise To Slow DFW Drivers

Fresh off of the Independence Day weekend, traffic troubles promise to cause headaches for some North Texas drivers.

07/06/2015

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