GM ignition switch fund reaches grim milestone: 100 approved claims for injuries and deaths

Published: December 18, 2014

When problems with General Motors' ignition switches first began making headlines last winter, there were reports of six deaths linked to the faulty devices. Two weeks later, that number shot up to 13, and it's been climbing ever since.

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Burt's Bandit brings big bucks - Published: December 18, 2014

Keep in mind that this was not a film-used car but rather a promotional vehicle that was gifted to Reynolds.

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New study doesn't say ‘electric cars aren't green’ (headlines to the contrary) - Published: December 18, 2014

Earlier this week, the Associated Press covered a new study put out by the University of Minnesota that calculates the environmental impact of manufacturing and refueling vehicles with various powerplants.

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Are diesels cheaper to own than gas cars? Varies by model, study says - Published: December 17, 2014

This year Vincentric found that around a third of diesels on the market will save their owners money on the cost of car plus fuel during 5 years of ownership.

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Ward's Auto names its 10 best engines for 2015 - Published: December 17, 2014

The jurors at Ward's evaluated 37 new or improved powertrains, showing automakers' current emphasis on fuel economy.

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Chrysler is dead! Long live FCA US LLC! - Published: December 17, 2014

As of yesterday morning, the company formerly known as Chrysler has changed its name to "FCA US LLC."

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Cheap gas will cause electric-car sales to plummet: True or false? - Published: December 16, 2014

Since June, the price of a barrel of oil has fallen roughly 40 percent, to about $58 for West Texas light sweet crude and $63 for Brent oil.

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Electric-car charging station blocked? Get an extension cord! - Published: December 16, 2014

Now there's a solution to the ICE-ing, or perhaps more accurately, a workaround.

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New Chevys to feature Corvette-inspired styling - Published: December 16, 2014

General Motors Company design chief Ed Welburn has revealed that future Chevrolet models will feature styling inspired by the Corvette.

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New Audi Q7 leaked ahead of official launch in Detroit - Published: December 15, 2014

Someone in Europe told someone something they shouldn’t have. Which lead to the early release of data about the all-new 2016 Audi Q7.

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What's the best electric car to buy for the average consumer? - Published: December 15, 2014

Recently, a colleague asked, "If auto journalists had the choice of only driving electric, which production electric car would you purchase--and why?" Which seemed like an excellent topic for an article on choosing battery-electric cars.

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