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Federal regulators are stepping up their investigation into potential steering problems on almost 60,000 BMW Mini cars. (Getty Image)

Safety Regulators Checking Into Mini Engine Fires

The federal government is investigating a number of engine fires in Mini Coopers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

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VW Recalls 168,000 Cars For Fuel Leaks

Volkswagen is recalling more than 168,000 cars with diesel engines because a defect in the fuel injectors that could cause fires.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011

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Feds Look Into BMWs That Can Roll Away Unattended

Federal safety regulators are looking into a problem with BMW automatic transmission shifters that can allow cars to roll away after drivers have left the vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011

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Bill’s Blog: Hell Yeah, I Want A Flying Car!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has approved a flying car.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2011

Is Your Used Car Safe?

That used car or truck you just bought may be the subject of a recall you were never told about.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2011

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2011 Chevrolet Volt Earns Five-Star Overall Safety Rating

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt has become the first electric vehicle to earn a five-star overall vehicle score for safety as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2011

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GM Recalling Crossovers

The recall involves 2011 model year versions of the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2010

Steering Problem Prompts Hyundai Recall

Hyundai is recalling 139,500 Sonata sedans in the U.S. because of a manufacturing defect that may cause drivers to lose steering control.

09/26/2010

Extra Police Patrols Looking For Drunk Drivers

It’s a massive regional effort to keep drunk drivers off the roads this holiday weekend. It’s called “Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest.”

09/04/2010

Gov't Probing Steering Problems In 2010 Kia Soul

The government has opened an investigation into possible loss of steering control in the 2010 Kia Soul, a boxy vehicle aimed at appealing to urban motorists.

08/16/2010

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