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Toyota’s $1.2B Payment Could Be Glimpse Into GM’s Future

Toyota is shelling out some serious cash to avoid criminal prosecution for hiding information in a recall case that could be a glimpse into GM’s future

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014

A Toyota RAV4 sits on the sales lot at a Toyota dealership on February 24, 2011 in Oakland, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Source: US To Announce $1.2B Toyota Settlement

U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce a $1.2 billion settlement with the Japanese automaker over its disclosure of safety problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra addresses the media during a news conference at the headquarters of the company's German subsidiary Opel in Ruesselsheim, on January 27, 2014.  (Credit: DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

General Motors CEO Apologizes For Deaths Tied To Recalled Cars

CEO Mary Barra apologized for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to tell owners to bring the cars in for repairs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

A picture taken on January 29, 2014 in Rome shows the logo of Fiat on a Fiat 500. Italian car giant Fiat announced today it was changing its name after completing the purchase of US automaker Chrysler to 'Fiat Chrysler Automobiles', but posted disappointing 2013 results. (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 18K New 500L Cars Due To Transmission Issue

Chrysler said it had more than 100 reports of problems, but no crashes or injuries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2014

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March Will Be Test Of US Auto Demand

Slow sales caused dealer inventories to rise in January and February, putting pressure on companies to clear their lots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2014

Sterling Heights Assembly (Chrysler photo)

Chrysler Sterling Heights Plant Celebrates Future With New Chrysler 200

Plant that had been on closing list, gets billion dollar investment, important new product.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

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Chrysler Recalls 49,000 Dodge Chargers To Fix Headlights

Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

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Crashing Cars To Make Them Safer [VIDEO]

Ford shows off its crash test center, as car companies pick up the pace of real world crash tests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

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US Agency Demands Recall Data From General Motors

The documents apparently show that GM knew about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths, but didn’t act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

The Chrysler world headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Chrysler Will Keep Windsor Minivan Plant Open

Company no longer seeking help from Canadian government. Will build next generation “people carrier” in Windsor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

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