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The 2015 American-Made Index from Cars.com is the shortest list yet for the annual survey with just seven entries.

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Mercedes-Benz's Unimog super-duper-duty trucks may return to Canada.

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General Motors issues a US recall of 330,198 Chevy Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups from 2007 and 2008 to replace passenger-side Takata airbag inflators.

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Ford is issuing two recalls that cover a total of 442,300 vehicles in North America. One is for 422,814 cars for a possible power steering fault, and the other is for 19,486 units of the 2015 Mustang with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost for high underbody temperatures.

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Hyundai Motor America's CEO thinks that the Santa Cruz pickup is months away from getting a green light for production from company headquarters in South Korea. A compact crossover might also be nearing production.

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BMW is working hard to keep up with the high demand for its crossovers. The expansion at the Spartanburg plant should help things by giving a big boost to annual capacity.

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General Motors is recalling 521,817 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns. One covers a problem with the seat belts in the Chevy Malibu, and the other is a possible manufacturing error for the seats on the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon.

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Ford is expanding its door-latch recall to an additional 156,000 vehicles in North America because the doors might not close, or could open while driving. The affected models include certain years of the Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, and the majority are in the US.

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Ford is recalling 591,177 vehicles from multiple model lines in four separate campaigns. The largest problem affects the possibility of fracturing bolts in cold-weather states.

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Steve Sasman Wants To Make His EV The Most-Photographed Car Of The Summer

Steve Sasman, the man behind the Tesla hotel, is taking a 20,000-mile drive in his Model S for four months this summer across the US and Canada. To raise money, he is selling sponsorship to wrap around his car and also wants to invite people along for part of the ride for his video show.

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Hyundai is considering a factory in Mexico in the coming years once the company grows a little more in the country. The plant would likely be in the state of Nuevo Leon, near the forthcoming Kia plant.

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Fox Sports has signed a deal to air the entire 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship in the US. The races will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2, plus will stream online. It will all starts in April's with the Six Hours of SIlverstone.

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VW is preparing to announce a major investment in its Puebla, Mexico factory that will add 1,900 jobs and prepare for production of the next-gen Tiguan.

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Former Tata boss, Ratan Tata, confirms that Jaguar Land Rover is at least looking at locations in North America to build a future factory. The plant might not necessarily be in the US, though.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal recently took the initiative to fly to the UK to "make prospect calls" with Jaguar-Land Rover executives, in attempt to convince the English luxury maker to build a planned US factory in his state.

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With Finances In Order, It's Time For Innovative Future Products

On May 1st, Matt Levatich will take over as the next CEO of Harley-Davidson. He will inherit a brand in solid financial shape, but there are still many tough roads ahead for the American motorcycle manufacturer.

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An explosion in Mexico City has caused at least seven deaths and 54 injuries, four of which were children, after a truck carrying natural gas sprung a leak while refilling empty tanks at a maternity hospital. Many more a presumed trapped in the rubble.

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Ford is adding two more recalls to its yearly tally, making it onto the 2014 ledger just under the wire. One involves moving the 2015 Lincoln MKC's push-button ignition start switch to a new location because people are pressing it by mistake. The other concerns the 2015 MKC and 2014 Ford Escape for a faulty fuel pump that could cause the crossovers to stall.

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Collector car insurance company Hagerty estimates that $1.3 billion in classic vehicles crossed the auction block in 2014 in North America, up slightly from 1.2 billion in 2013. About a third of that was just during the Monterey Car Week.

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Connecticut is the latest state to decide that the Polaris Slingshot is not a motorcycle and therefore can't be registered for the road there. It appears that the only solution is for Polaris to go to the legislature to create a separate designation for vehicles like its three-wheeler.

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There're a lot of things to worry about concerning your vehicle, like getting the oil changed and keeping the tires at proper pressures, but based on the latest data from the FBI, auto theft doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. According to statistics released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 showed the lowest number of stolen cars since 1967.

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