Autos

Google's Lexus RX 450H Self Driving Car is seen parked on Pennsylvania Ave. on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. Google has logged over 300,000 miles testing its self driving cars around the country.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Google Expects Public In Driverless Cars In 2 To 5 Years

Google has hired Roush Enterprises Inc., a Detroit-area company that designs and builds prototypes for the auto industry, to build 150 prototype Google autonomous cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Toyota Boosting Michigan Research And Development With $126M Expansion

The automaker is expanding its powertrain operations in Ann Arbor Township and consolidating vehicle development operations at a new facility in nearby York Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 38

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.

12/10/2014

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Reports: Counterfeit Chinese Tires May Be Selling Under US Brand Names

An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.

11/19/2014

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Hyundai-Kia To Pay US $100M For Overstating Mpg

The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.

11/05/2014

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Ford Profit Falls In Third Quarter

Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it’s a serious drag on profits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2014

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General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

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Tesla Adding All-Wheel Drive, Safety Features

Luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors is making its Model S sedan faster and safer in an effort to compete better with other high-end sedans.

10/15/2014

Scott Bachmann peeks out the window of his father's 1973 Corvette Stingray. (Credit: Scott Bachmann)

Metro Detroit Man Strikes Gold In Search For Late Father’s Corvette Stingray

It’s a dream come true for a local autoworker — and that dream is loud and orange.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

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