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GM CEO Mary Barra (GM photo)

CEO Mary Barra Wants GM To Develop A New Attitude

“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

An auto show employee demonstrates Ford’s new revolutionary MyFord Touch car infotainment technology January 27, 2011. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

Ram Hospitality Van Concept (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Chrysler Shows Off “Man Cave On Wheels”

Chrysler displays several customized vehicles that it’s going to take to the SEMA Aftermarket show, including something unique called the “Hospitality Van.”

10/24/2014

Drivers test the new Tesla 'D' model which is a faster and all-wheel-drive version of the Model S electric sedan at the Hawthorne Airport in Los Angeles on October 9, 2014. While Tesla produces relatively few vehicles, it has become a star in the sector due to keen demand and a reputation for high quality. A surge in its share price over the past year has pushed its value over $30 billion. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor Snyder Signs Michigan Tesla Ban

Car dealers say it creates a “level playing field.” Tesla calls it a “raw deal.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2014

Mercedes GLA (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Mercedes GLA Test Drive

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert checks out Mercedes new small crossover, the GLK.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

Drive Through Hell (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Driving Through Hell To Judge The Best Cars And Trucks [VIDEO]

Finalists for North American Car and Truck of Year will be announced in December. Award winners will be announced to start auto show in January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2014

New 2014 License Plate (www.michigan.gov)

Michigan Redesigns License Plate After Complaints

The old plates were issued in August 2013 and were voted the world’s best license plates by the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association.

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

Ford's Joe Hinrichs makes jobs announcement (Ford photo)

Ford To Add 850 New Jobs At Rouge

Jobs will be added at three plants to support production of new F-150 pickup.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

(credit: istock)

Truck Deals Help Boost US Auto Sales In September

September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

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

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Dodge Durangos

The vehicles also might not start, and the fuel pump could keep working even when the engine is shut off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2014

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