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GM isn't liable for punitive damages in ignition switch cases

GM has paid more than $2.6 billion in penalties and settlements related to ignition switches

A federal appeals court said General Motors Co is not liable for punitive damages over accidents that occurred after its 2009 bankruptcy and involved vehicles it produced earlier, including vehicles with faulty ignition switches. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said on Tuesday that the automaker did not agree to contractually assume liability for punitive damages as part of its federally-backed Chapter 11 reorganization. GM filed for bankruptcy in June 2009, and its best ass

eBay Finds: Winter beaters for under $3,000

Cheap transportation you could rock this winter

Our editors wade through eBay to find the best, cheap cars that could be your winter beater this year. From a nearly-new Pontiac to a powerful VW wagon, we cover the gamut.

19 cars that are also American Gladiators

That should now include the new Jeep Gladiator pickup

From Nitro and Laser, to Viper and Sky, choosing the name for a new car and an American Gladiator seem to follow similar criteria. Here are 19 cars that share their name with competitors from the 1990s TV show.

Junkyard Gem: 1996 Saturn SC1

Saturn sold a lot of these sporty coupes, but you won't see many today

With three-digit horsepower (barely) and a manual transmission, the 1996 Saturn SC was reasonably good fun for a cheap price. This one managed to get close to 300,000 miles before being forcibly retired in Colorado.

Open Road
Are orphan cars better deals?

Sometimes the key to getting a good value is hitting 'em where they ain't. Millions of cars from dead brands offer that unique opportunity.

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