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  • 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...
  • Hyundai to debut all-new Sonata at April's New York Auto Show

    Hyundai to debut all-new Sonata at April's New York Auto Show
    Hyundai will launch an all-new version of its game-changing Sonata sedan at the New York Auto Show, the automaker has announced. The South Korean company said it will debut a global version of the midsize family sedan on home soil later this month, with...
  • More drivers need to get recalled cars fixed, insurance group says

    More drivers need to get recalled cars fixed, insurance group says
    An insurance industry study found that repairing recalled vehicles can reduce dangerous incidents for drivers. The Highway Loss Data Institute – an arm of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – looked at claims for car fires that were...
  • Shopping for dried herbs and spices? Don't go to the grocery

    Shopping for dried herbs and spices? Don't go to the grocery
    Need to buy some dried herbs or spices? The last place you should go is your neighborhood grocery store. After comparing the prices for some commonly used ingredients at a half-dozen Southern California shops, it turns out supermarkets consistently...
  • Toyota to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Texas

    Toyota to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Texas
    Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans. The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
  • First Drive: Redesigned 2015 Honda Fit is less fun to drive

    First Drive: Redesigned 2015 Honda Fit is less fun to drive
    The Honda Fit was easily the best subcompact on the market — great fun to drive and a deft mix of efficiency, interior space and value. Then Honda discovered that fun doesn't sell. The newly redesigned 2015 Fit is still spacious, frugal and...
  • HBO plans 'Game of Thrones' marathon ahead of Season 4 premiere

    HBO plans 'Game of Thrones' marathon ahead of Season 4 premiere
    Season 4 of HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones" gets underway Sunday, but it's not the kind of show anyone should undertake lightly. For the full "Game of Thrones" effect, HBO is doing its best to simultaneously keep you informed and take away all your...
  • GM adds 824,000 more vehicles to faulty ignition switch recall

    GM adds 824,000 more vehicles to faulty ignition switch recall
    General Motors Co. recalled an additional 824,000 vehicles in the U.S. as it continues to deal with the fallout of a faulty ignition switch linked to a series of crashes and at least 12 deaths. The automaker said it is calling back Chevrolet Cobalts,...
  • GM, Chrysler and Toyota see healthy boosts in April car sales

    Car sales in the U.S. hit their highest monthly level since the mid-2000s for the month of April, as retailers moved an estimated 1.4 million vehicles. Those strong monthly numbers suggest car sales for the year could hit 16.5 million, up as much as 10%...
  • 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...