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Automakers, Gov’t To Reveal Models In Expanded Takata Air Bag Recall

Six people have been killed and more than 100 injured due to the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2015

Corvette Stingray Z06 (credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

General Motors Spending $439M For Upgrades To Corvette Plant

A big part of the expansion will be a new paint shop that will stretch half the length of the plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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Takata Air Bag Recall Becomes Biggest Ever In US

“One congressman even likened it to driving down the road with a shotgun pointed at your face.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

Artist conception of new site. (Sakhti photo)

Indian Supplier Expands In Southwest Detroit

Sakthi Automotive will expand facilities along Fort Street, renovate the former Southwestern High School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2015

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Death Toll From Defective GM Ignition Switches Rises To 100

The families of at least 100 people who died in crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches will be offered compensation by the company.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2015

Jeep Cherokee. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Fiat Chrysler Seeks New Trial In Case Of 4-Year-Old Boy Killed In Jeep Fire

The company says the jury’s award of $120M for the life of Remington Walden and $30M for his pain and suffering are “grossly excessive” and illegal

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2015

Jeep Cherokee. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

US Reopens Investigation Into Jeep, Dodge Sun Visors That Could Catch Fire

The feds are reopening an investigation into Jeep and Dodge sun visors after reports that some caught fire even after a recall repair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2015

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Small, Midsize SUVs Drive April US Auto Sales Gains

Hot sales of small and midsize SUVs drove auto sales higher last month as General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and Nissan all reported U.S. sales gains.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2015

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FCA CEO: Current Industry Model “Unsustainable”— Consolidation Needed

Sergio Marchionne warns that unless car companies start combining their efforts, the high costs of the auto industry will once again put the industry in a difficult position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2015

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Federal Safety Agency Seeks Ideas On Getting More Recall Fixes Done

Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren’t getting fixed quickly enough, the nation’s auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers to search for solutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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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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