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

US Probes Complaints That Jeep Grand Cherokees Brake For No Reason

NHTSA says it has received nine complaints that the Jeep system suddenly reduced speed “with no pending threats in the line of travel.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2015

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Car And Truck Sales Post Strong May Gains

We’re looking at an annual sales rate of around 17.5 million, which would be the best showing in roughly a decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2015

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GM To Offer Android, Apple Systems In Many 2016 Models

By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple’s CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car’s dashboard screen into a smartphone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2015

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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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Duggan, Snyder Expected To Unveil Details On Auto Manufacturing Expansion In Detroit

The expansion is expected to create hundreds of new jobs and generate millions of dollars in new investment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2015

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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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Ford’s 1Q Net Income Slightly Lower Than Expectations, $924M

“The first quarter was a good start to a year in which our results will grow progressively stronger,” said Ford CEO Mark Fields.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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What Do Car Buyers Want? Safety Technology!

New J.D. Power study shows that of all new technologies, customers find crash prevention technologies the most important.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2015

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US Ends Brake-Line Rust Probe, Urges People To Wash Vehicles

If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2015

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Auto Repair Shop Owner: ‘It’s Like A Minefield Out There For Cars’

It’s pothole season. And those giant holes in the roads can cause expensive damage to your car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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