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Fiat Chrysler raises outlook as Q2 profit jumps 70 percent
(AP, July 30, 2015; 12:31 PM)
 
2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair
(highgearmedia.com, July 30, 2015; 11:29 AM)
 
How America’s truck, the Ford F-150, became a plaything for the rich
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2015; 10:38 AM)
 
Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick
(AP, July 30, 2015; 3:00 AM)
 
Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results
(AP, July 29, 2015; 7:08 PM)
 
Tesla offers 1st incentive in owner referral program
(AP, July 29, 2015; 4:51 PM)
 
Average Age Of U.S. Vehicles Hits Record High: 11.5 Years
(highgearmedia.com, July 29, 2015; 12:49 PM)
 
Volkswagen Q2 earns slip on restructuring, troubled markets
(AP, July 29, 2015; 10:47 AM)
 
Volkswagen passes Toyota in global auto sales for first half of year
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2015; 7:21 PM)
 
US agency denies request for Fiat Chrysler investigation
(AP, July 28, 2015; 5:22 PM)
 
Ford surprises in 2Q with record North American profit
(AP, July 28, 2015; 12:44 PM)
 
Vroom.com Asks: Would You Buy A Used Car If You Knew You Could Return It?
(highgearmedia.com, July 28, 2015; 11:44 AM)
 
Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov’t could prove costly
(AP, July 27, 2015; 6:56 PM)
 
Mitsubishi, UAW to work together on buyer for Illinois plant
(AP, July 27, 2015; 3:53 PM)
 
Apple Is Getting Very Serious About The Whole Car Thing
(highgearmedia.com, July 27, 2015; 11:59 AM)
 
Gov’t: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups
(AP, July 27, 2015; 12:33 AM)
 
Fiat Chrysler to buy back 500,000 pickups in recall deal
(AP, July 26, 2015; 7:28 PM)
 
AP Source: US to hit Fiat Chrysler with record $105M fine
(AP, July 26, 2015; 12:07 AM)
 
Fiat Chrysler to recall more than 1.6 million vehicles in US
(AP, July 25, 2015; 3:22 PM)
 
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors to end US production
(AP, July 24, 2015; 4:51 PM)
 
Breaking: FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Vehicles Over Hacking Concerns
(highgearmedia.com, July 24, 2015; 2:36 PM)
 
Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars vulnerable to being hacked
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2015; 12:25 PM)
 
Mitsubishi plans to stop work at Illinois plant, find buyer
(AP, July 24, 2015; 11:25 AM)
 
On Wheels: The Rolls-Royce Wraith and the price of true luxury
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2015; 9:24 AM)
 
2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake
(highgearmedia.com, July 23, 2015; 12:03 PM)
 
Ferrari parent company files for share listing on NYSE
(AP, July 23, 2015; 8:05 AM)
 
Hyundai Motor’s 2Q earnings down 24 percent
(AP, July 23, 2015; 3:35 AM)
 
Fiat Chrysler recall: Loose engine covers can cause fires
(AP, July 22, 2015; 4:12 PM)
 
Jeep Cherokee Hacked, Carjacked In Real-World Test: Are You Next?
(highgearmedia.com, July 22, 2015; 1:38 PM)
 
Coca-Cola fetching higher prices with marketing, mini-cans
(AP, July 22, 2015; 1:04 PM)
 
Jaguar brings sexy and sporty back with its 2016 F-Type
(AP, July 22, 2015; 12:33 PM)
 
2016 Ford F-150 Limited Ups Technology, Luxury
(highgearmedia.com, July 21, 2015; 1:30 PM)
 
For $10,000, Tesla Model S 'Ludicrous Speed' Offers 0-60 Time Of 2.8 Seconds
(highgearmedia.com, July 20, 2015; 7:11 PM)
 
2016 Volvo XC90: Five Things That Wow Us, A Couple That Don’t
(highgearmedia.com, July 17, 2015; 4:14 PM)
 
On Wheels: The Honda Pilot, peaceful and priced right
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2015; 1:35 PM)
 
Study: People Don't Want Autonomous Cars To Do All The Driving
(highgearmedia.com, July 16, 2015; 2:18 PM)
 
2015 Ford Edge Sales Stopped To Fix Water Leak, Owners Asked To Come In For Inspection
(highgearmedia.com, July 15, 2015; 1:33 PM)
 
Honda settles DOJ charges that it overcharged minority borrowers
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2015; 7:00 PM)
 
Brace Yourselves: Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall Abroad. Is The U.S. Next?
(highgearmedia.com, July 14, 2015; 1:03 PM)
 
No, Earth is not heading toward a ‘mini ice age’
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2015; 11:04 AM)
 
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 First Look
(highgearmedia.com, July 13, 2015; 2:38 PM)
 
On Wheels: Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2015; 2:40 PM)
 
Senators Intro Bill To Require Recall Warning Lights On Dashboards, Mandatory Collision Avoidance
(highgearmedia.com, July 10, 2015; 10:21 AM)
 
Jeep, Chrysler, Acura 9-Speed Automatics: Supplier ZF Offers Tips
(highgearmedia.com, July 8, 2015; 11:57 AM)
 
NHTSA Slams Fiat Chrysler For Handling Of Recalls: What Does That Mean For You?
(highgearmedia.com, July 7, 2015; 10:24 AM)
 
Mercedes-Benz Is Tops In Shopper Satisfaction, But Tesla? Not So Much
(highgearmedia.com, July 6, 2015; 1:30 PM)
 
On Wheels: The Nissan Maxima you’ll see soon. Unless they mess it up.
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2015; 11:53 PM)
 
Yikes: July 4 Weekend To Be The Deadliest In Years
(highgearmedia.com, July 2, 2015; 10:26 AM)
 
Control two colored dots and dodge obstacles in free Duet app
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2015; 10:46 PM)
 
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