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2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Sips Fuel and is Affordable

By Ann M. Job | Jul 27
Those who don't like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

Old Car City: The Fine Art of Dilapidation

Jul 26
Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars deteriorate in a 32 acre junkyard museum. Owner Walter Dean Lewis' parents started the business in 1931 as an auto parts store. "I like to say I work for tomorrow," he says.

Software Fix May Prevent Hackers from Remotely Controlling Your Jeep

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 24
Fiat Chrysler said that it has a software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles. The fix is a response to a recent article in Wired magazine about two well-known hackers who remotely took control of a vehicle.

Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe on Uber's Vision & Critics

Jul 23
The on-demand car app is taking to the airwaves in New York with a blunt message aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's taxis.

Cost of Insurance Forcing Many in Detroit to 'Drive Dirty'

By Corey Williams | Jul 22
Many drivers in Detroit find it tough to pay their auto insurance premiums, which are the highest in the nation at more than $5,000 a year for full coverage.

35,000 Gallons of Oil Spills After Montana Train Derailment

By Matthew Brown, Matt Volz | Jul 22
Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said.

'Ludicrous Mode'? Tesla Adds Power to Already-Fast Model S

Jul 21
Tesla Motors says it's adding a new "Ludicrous Mode" to high-performance versions of its Model S electric car. CEO Elon Musk said that the upgrade will cost $10,000 for new buyers of the Model S, whose base price is $70,000.

Jaguar XJ Flagship is Distinctive Luxury Style

By Ann M. Job | Jul 20
Owners of the 2015 XJ and its long-wheelbase version, the XJL, won't have to worry about seeing many other new XJs in their country club parking lots. And they'll still have a stylish, large sedan that almost looks like a coupe.

Google Self-Driving Car Involved in First Injury Accident

By Justin Pritchard | Jul 19
Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.

GOP Bill would Undermine Auto, Rail Safety Regulations

By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher | Jul 17
At a time of record auto recalls and high-profile train wrecks, Republicans are working on legislation to roll back safety regulation of the auto and railroad industries.

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