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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

2014 Super Duty (Ford photo)

Rising Truck Demand Leads To New Investment, New Jobs At Ford

Ford to invest $80 million, add 350 new jobs at Kentucky Truck Plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

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Holiday Weekend Could Be Big For Car Companies, Dealers

Car dealers are expected to be busy this holiday weekend, as try to take advantage of consumers who are more willing to spend, and have more access to credit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2013

6 Charged In Multistate Truck Theft Ring

“These defendants operated a truck- and cargo-theft ring, stealing from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, which resulted in multimillion-dollar losses,” said Stephen D. Anthony, who leads the FBI in northern Ohio.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013


Michigan’s Heavy Trucks Blamed For Ailing Roads

Critics of Gov. Snyder’s call for more money to fix Michigan’s ailing roads and bridges are pointing to the state’s highway weight limit as the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

2012 Dodge Durango

Chrysler Recalls SUVs Due To Air Bag Problem

Side curtain bags may not deploy in some 2013 Dodge Durangos

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012


Local Police Chief: Bigger Rigs Mean Bigger Risks

Chesterfield Township Police Chief Bruce Smith was expected on Capitol Hill this week, to argue against a bill that would increase the weight and size of big rigs on interstates

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012

Best Day To Buy A New Car?

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, when’s the best time to buy one?


Toyota Quarterly Profit Quadruples

Toyota’s second quarter profit more than quadrupled on a sales recovery despite lingering worries about the quality of its cars, especially in the key U.S. market, after massive recalls.


Trucks Outsell Cars By Widest Margin In 5 Years

Trucks outsold cars by the highest margin in nearly five years in October, a sign the economy may be starting to improve.