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  • GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues

    GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues
    General Motors has expanded its ignition switch recall to encompass 7.6 million more U.S. vehicles made from 1997 to 2014. GM, the world’s second largest automaker, has now recalled 29 million vehicles this year. More than half of them were...
  • Susan Tompor: Wall Street wonders how long the party will last

    Summer may be off to a pleasant economic start but every day investors still are wondering if they need more protection than a dab of sunscreen. The Federal Reserve offered a modestly upbeat forecast last week on the U.S. economy. The Fed noted that...
  • Chrysler expands ignition switch recall by 696,000 vehicles

    Chrysler expands ignition switch recall by 696,000 vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators announced an expansion on Monday of a previous recall to include more model years of Fiat Chrysler vehicles that have ignition switches that can be inadvertently shut off. Added to a previous recall were model...
  • Stolen corvette returned after 33 years

    Stolen corvette returned after 33 years
    A Detroit man has been reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette after it was stolen from a parking lot 33 years ago, according to 7 Action News. George Talley, 71, got a call from AAA on June 13 to tell him that his car had been located in...
  • Fourth of July busiest, deadliest time on Illinois roads

    Fourth of July busiest, deadliest time on Illinois roads
    Traffic may seem lighter than usual during the commuter work week, but it is expected to increase on the holiday weekend. AAA estimates 2.3 million Illinoisans will be traveling for the holiday weekend, a 2.2 percent increase from 2013, and two million of...
  • Ford's CEO Fields gets 9 percent raise in annual salary

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday its new chief executive officer, Mark Fields, will receive a 9 percent increase in his base salary, as well as stock options and a performance-based bonus. Ford said in documents filed with U.S....
  • Ice cream: The ultimate dessert

    When he wrote the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson used a quill dipped not in ink but in chocolate sauce. It's a little-known fact. The summer of 1776 was blisteringly hot, and Jefferson was a young man of 33 (that part's actually true). No...
  • California lawmakers weigh tax credit for bomber program

    A bitter fight has broken out between aerospace industry behemoths over fast-tracked legislation that could provide one company with an upper hand in an upcoming $55-billion competition to build a fleet of next-generation stealth bombers. On one side is...
  • Google, Detroit diverge on road map for self-driving cars

    SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars. In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
  • U.S. Senate panel sets July 17 hearing on GM ignition switch

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel's probe into General Motors Co's botched handling of faulty ignition switches that have been tied to at least 16 fatal car crashes will continue with a second hearing on July 17. The Senate Commerce, Science and...
  • Apple expands CarPlay to nine more automakers

    Apple expands CarPlay to nine more automakers
    CarPlay, Apple's vehicle in-dash entertainment system, will be supported by nine more automakers, the tech giant has announced. Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Mazda, Ram, Abarth and Alfa Romeo will include CarPlay on future vehicle models, the...