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NAIAS Move In (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Transforming Cobo Into The North American International Auto Show

AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes a tour of the floor of Cobo Center, where hundreds of construction workers are already well into the process of setting up the North American International Auto Show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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Chrysler To Recall About 257K Ram Pickup Trucks

Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

Cadillac Streaming Video Mirror (GM photo)

Cadillac To Debut New High Tech, High Vision Rear-View Mirror

“Streaming Video Mirror” eliminates obstructions, increases field of view. Will be on 2016 Cadillac CT 6 flagship vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Group Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne (L) and Fiat Chairman John Elkann give a press conference at the end of Fiat's last shareholders general assembly at Lingotto in Turin, on August 1, 2014.  (Credit: MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Chrysler Group Changes Its Name To FCA US

The automaker said Tuesday that the name change follows the naming convention of its parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2014

UAW President Dennis Williams meets reporters (Jeff Gilbert photo0

UAW President Seeks Pay Hikes In 2015 Detroit 3 Contract Talks

Dennis Williams says strike would be a failure, “We don’t plan to fail.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2014

SYNC 3 (Ford photo)

Ford Overhauls Its Sync Connectivity System

“Sync 3″ will replace “My Ford Touch.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

Mustang Launches At Flat Rock (Ford photo)

Car Chronicles Blog: North American Car And Truck Of The Year

It’s the most difficult vote that I’ve had in the several years that I’ve been a juror for North American Car and Truck of the Year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2014

Lexus VP-GM Jeff Bracken (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Lexus Chief Sees Luxury Growth–Targeting Younger Buyers

Lexus feels it can keep baby boomers, but also attract more younger buyers, with edgier ads and newer styling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2014

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Honda Admits Failing To Report Deaths, Injuries

Honda blamed the lapses on inadvertent data entry and computer programming errors, as well as a misinterpretation of the federal TREAD act, a law passed in 2000 requiring faster reporting of deaths, injuries and safety defects by automakers.

CBS Detroit–11/24/2014

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Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag Recall

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2014

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