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New Ford car automatically obeys speed limits

Ford says it has the answer for speed demons who can't keep their gas pedals off the metal: A car that reads speed limit signs and automatically slows down.


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US autoworkers could get first real raise in 10 years

U.S. autoworkers are poised to get their first wage hike in 10 years.

Four-year contracts between the UAW and General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler expire this September as all three automakers post strong sales and profits.

Union leaders hope to win...



Study: It's taking us longer to get to work

Think it's taking you longer to get to work? Has your job moved farther from your home? You're probably right on both counts.


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Mercedes recalls 30,000 cars

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 30,000 CLS-Class cars in the U.S. because of malfunctioning the LED tail lamps.


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Aston Martin unveils its future

Aston Martin has been to the brink of bankruptcy more than a few times in its 100-year history.

Andy Palmer, the automaker's new chief executive, wants to get the car maker back on solid ground for good.

A vital piece of the puzzle is the company's de...


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Self-driving car starts cross-country trip, stops for lunch

Apparently even driverless cars need to stop for lunch.


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Police detain union members protesting VW layoffs

As tensions rise in disputes with Volkswagen and Peugeot, 15 Russian union members have been detained by police.


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Huge car collection found on dead man's property

Sixty-nine vintage cars, including Model Ts and Volkswagen buses, will be auctioned off in Orange County after their owner died intestate.


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GM's Barra to be quizzed over botched recall

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is to face another under-oath grilling about the ignition switch recall that dominated headlines last year. Barra will be deposed on Oct. 8 by lawyers for families suing General Motors.


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Branson: Virgin might make an electric car

Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group that includes Virgin America airlines and Virgin Mobile, has said he might consider getting into the electric car business to compete against Tesla Motors.


AAA predicts gas prices to drop

After rising for over a month, gas prices are starting to drop.  AAA predicts that downward trend will continue well into the summer season.



This flying car will be ready for take off in 2017

Finally, the long-awaited flying car is almost here.