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Mini Recalls About 35K Cars To Bolster Side Crash Resistance

Mini is recalling about 35,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because they don’t meet side-impact crash-test requirements.

07/29/2015

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US Appeals Court Rejects Apartheid Cases Against Ford, IBM

Close to 80 companies initially were named in the lawsuits, but the vast majority of those claims were rejected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2015

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Gov’t: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer To Buy Back 500,000 Ram Pickups

The settlement is the latest sign that auto safety regulators are taking a more aggressive approach toward companies that fail to disclose defects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2015

GM Active Safety Research Center (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: New GM “Active Safety” Center Aims To Save Lives

New area at Milford Proving Grounds focuses on preventing crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

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Hundreds More MINI Coopers Needed To Break World Record On Mackinac Bridge

“We’re trying to break the world record for the largest parade of Minis.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Honda HRV (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Test Drive–Honda HRV

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert spends some time in Honda’s new small SUV.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2015

Corvette Z06 (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Test Drive: Corvette Z06

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes us on a spin in the 650 horsepower performance version of the new Corvette

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2015

U of M Solar Car (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: U-M Unveils New Solar Race Car

The debut of “The Aurum” marks 25 years of Solar Cars for the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2015

Ford Virtual Manufacturing (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Ford Makes Creative Use of Virtual Reality

A process called “virtual manufacturing” allows Ford to design work places that put less stress on assembly line employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2015

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Plymouth Ice Festival

Ice sculptures of all shapes and sizes are being displayed this weekend at the Plymouth Ice Festival.

Media gather around the 7th-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C7, after it was revealed to the media at the Russell Industrial Complex January 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The redesigned 2014 Corvette was unveiled at a preview of the 2013 North American International Auto Show, which opens in Detroit January 14th. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Corvette Stingray 2014 Unveiled At The Auto Show

The 7th-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C7, is revealed to the media at the Russell Industrial Complex January 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The redesigned 2014 Corvette was unveiled at a preview of the 2013 North American International Auto Show, which opens in Detroit January 14th.

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing takes members of the media on a tour of Cobo Center during the final hours of construction at the 2013 North American International Auto Show on January 10, 2013. (credit: George Fox/CBS 62)

Auto Show Tour With Mayor Dave Bing

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing takes members of the media on a tour of Cobo Center during the final hours of construction at the 2013 North American International Auto Show on January 10, 2013.

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