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  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Heavy rain douses Motiva Port Arthur refinery flare: sources

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Heavy rains on Friday along the Texas-Louisiana border appear to have temporarily doused a key part of a flare system for a 200,000 barrel per day (bpd) crude distillation unit (CDU) at the nation's largest refinery, said sources...
  • GM Announces Six More Recalls

     
    GM announced six new recalls that cover 717,950 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC models from the 2010 to 2015 model years. The bulk of the recalls ??? 414,333 cars ??? involves late-model GM midsize SUVs, the Chevrolet Camaro sports cars......
  • Ford Releases Info on 2015 F-150 Engines

     
    Champing at the bit for new revelations among the stingily kept secrets of the 2015 Ford F-150's powertrains? Well, the automaker has mercifully thrown you a couple of new morsels, releasing some specs on two (though not all) of the......
  • GM pickup trucks to get 8-speed transmissions

    General Motors plans to incorporate 8-speed automatic transmissions into some of its 2015 full-size pickup trucks and SUVs, an important upgrade as the industry awaits Ford's aluminum F-150 pickup later this year. GM said today that the 6.2-liter, 8-...
  • Connecting With The Connecticut River In Cromwell

    In the early part of the 20th century, commerce started to turn away from the Connecticut River and focused on the ribbons of roads and highways that started to crisscross the state. Many towns and cities along the river followed suit and turned their...
  • GM announces 6 recalls covering nearly 720k cars

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, GMC General Motors has announced yet another sprawling recall campaign, with six separate elements covering 717,950 vehicles on US roads. At this point in 2014, it's starting to seem like there...
  • Mercedes updated M-Class spotted stripping camo

     
    Filed under: Spy Photos, SUV, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury Following a spate of images in early April, Mercedes has removed some of the camouflage on the facelifted M-Class SUV in preparation for its eventual debut, probably at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Gone is...
  • Volkswagen says goodbye to Eos, Routan in 2015 updates

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Minivan/Van, Volkswagen Usually automakers announce changes to their lineup individually on a vehicle-by-vehicle basis, but sometimes it all comes at once - especially when the changes are ones we either expected or might not...
  • Porsche, Hyundai Top New J.D. Power Study, Volvo and Mitsubishi Sink

     
    Porsche and Hyundai topped their respective luxury and nonluxury peers in J.D. Power and Associates' 2014 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout study. Volvo and Mitsubishi, respectively, placed last in each group. Related: Porsche Flies, Fiat...
  • BMW predicts 2 Series Active Tourer will have 75% conquest rate

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Hatchback, BMW In the last few years, BMW has definitively proven that it wasn't a slave to its legacy. In the US, the 3 Series was generally associated with smooth, flat-six engines, but the Bavarian brand dropped a four-cylinder...