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  • Harley bets big on a small bike

    Harley bets big on a small bike
    KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - To catch a glimpse of Harley-Davidson Inc history, visit its Milwaukee headquarters, housed in the 111-year-old company's first real factory. Or tour its York, Pennsylvania, plant, which has cranked out motorcycles...
  • Crossovers, trucks outsell cars, indicating a healthy economy

    Crossovers, trucks outsell cars, indicating a healthy economy
    Trucks continue to outsell cars, and that could be a good sign. So far this year, cars account for 47.4 percent of U.S. sales, according to data from WardsAuto. Analyst Haig Stoddard forecasts light trucks will outsell cars for the foreseeable future....
  • Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall

    Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall
    Owners of General Motors cars under recall for ignition problems will have the due date for their emissions test extended under a plan announced by the Malloy administration on Wednesday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles...
  • NHTSA fines GM for not turning over information for recall probe

    Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally. Regulators will continue to fine the...
  • Automobile recalls are on pace to break recent highs

    Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year. Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars

    Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars
    Kia's redesigned Soul and Fiat's all-new 500L are the latest models in the quirky "toaster" class of sub-compact cars. Picture a square box riding on a car platform. The general idea is combine the comfort and efficiency of a small car with the...
  • Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry

    Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry
    Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
  • As many as 303 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches in recalled GM cars

    As many as 303 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches in recalled GM cars
    As many as 303 deaths could have been caused by a defect that recently prompted General Motors to recall 1.6 million cars, according to a new report commissioned by an independent consumer watchdog group. GM has acknowledged only 12 deaths linked to...
  • GM responds to safety scandal by recalling 1.5 million more vehicles

    In its latest reaction to a mounting safety scandal, General Motors Co. recalled 1.5 million more vehicles and set aside $300 million to pay for repairs. The move follows the automaker's apologies over delays in fixing a deadly ignition switch problem....
  • GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis

    GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis
    Beset by criticism that it did not move quickly enough to fix an ignition switch problem linked to 12 fatal crashes, General Motors on Tuesday named a vehicle safety chief charged with identifying and resolving product safety issues. Jeff Boyer, who has...