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SYNC Voice Texting (Ford photo)

Car Technology Is Great, If Only Drivers Used It

J.D. Power Study shows that a large number of car buyers never use new technologies like self-parking features and wireless hot spots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2015

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Average US Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years

Experts say there’s no rule for how long to hold on to an old car or truck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

GM Active Safety Research Center (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: New GM “Active Safety” Center Aims To Save Lives

New area at Milford Proving Grounds focuses on preventing crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Corvette Z06 (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Test Drive: Corvette Z06

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes us on a spin in the 650 horsepower performance version of the new Corvette

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2015

U of M Solar Car (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: U-M Unveils New Solar Race Car

The debut of “The Aurum” marks 25 years of Solar Cars for the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2015

Ford Virtual Manufacturing (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Ford Makes Creative Use of Virtual Reality

A process called “virtual manufacturing” allows Ford to design work places that put less stress on assembly line employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2015

GM-UAW Talks Begin (Jeff Gilbert photo)

GM And UAW Stress Teamwork As Auto Talks Begin

Big issues are pay raises, health care, job security and the two tier wage scale.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2015

President Obama at Mich Assembly (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Ford Moves Focus Production Out Of Wayne Plant

Ford says new products for Michigan Assembly will be a part of discussion during this year’s contract talks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2015

Bonneville Car (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Classic Car Lovers Preparing For Big Show In Plymouth

A small classic car display previewed the annual Concours D’Elegance of America. The event is scheduled for July 26th at Plymouth’s Inn at St. John.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2015

(Ford photo)

Ford Agrees To Invest $3.1 Billion To Get Max Michigan Tax Credits

State economic development officials said the new deal gives Ford a strong incentive to maintain and expand its Michigan presence.

CBS Detroit–06/08/2015

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