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  • Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage

    Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage
    Its resume reads like an overachieving supercar. A twin-turbocharged V-8 unleashes 577 horsepower to all four wheels, it takes 3.6 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph, the sticker price passes $100,000 even quicker than that, and it’s a station...
  • NHTSA chief says GM had information that would have helped ID defect

    NHTSA chief says GM had information that would have helped ID defect
    WASHINGTON -- A top federal official said General Motors Co. had "critical information" about a faulty ignition switch that would have helped regulators determine the part was defective and could have triggered recalls years before they began in February....
  • GM recalls 662,000 Chevy Silverado trucks, assorted SUVs, Cruze sedans

    GM recalls 662,000 Chevy Silverado trucks, assorted SUVs, Cruze sedans
    General Motors will recall almost 500,000 late model pickup trucks and large sport-utility vehicles to fix a potential oil leak. The automaker also said it will resume selling certain Chevrolet Cruze sedans it had pulled from the market last week after...
  • Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018

    Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018
    After years of delays and on the eve of a lawsuit against the government, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018. The Department of Transportation and its National Highway...
  • Regulators twice declined to open GM ignition switch probes

    Regulators twice declined to open GM ignition switch probes
    WASHINGTON -- Despite concerns that airbags failed to deploy in some General Motors Co. cars, federal regulators twice declined to open formal investigations to determine the cause, according to a congressional investigation into delays in recalling the...
  • Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive

    Ford Motor Co. said its Chief Executive Alan Mulally will retire July 1. The automaker chief operating officer Mark Fields will be named Ford president and chief executive and join Ford’s board of directors. The transition was expected since...
  • Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps

    Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps
    April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week. She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club. "I'm...
  • Lessons for all in Boca's proposed changes

    Proposals being discussed to streamline Boca Raton's development approval process concern much more than a bunch of buildings downtown. Considering the builders interested in Boca's opportunities, and citizens who want to preserve the city's small-town...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...
  • 'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act

    'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act
    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report. The...
  • Tesla to retrofit 16,000 cars to reduce the risk of a fire in a crash

    Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire. Elon Musk, the electric car company's chief executive, outlined the...