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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.

Guess when this car will plunge through the ice, win $1,500

In Michigan's U.P., a Rotary Club takes bets on when this car will fall through the ice

In Michigan's U.P., a Rotary Club takes bets on when this car will fall through the ice.

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Car-crazy 5-year-old boy writes automakers for treasures, gets big response

Most manufacturers responded with fun souvenirs

Most manufacturers responded with fun souvenirs.

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.

Before Chevrolet's Redline, there was the Saturn Red Line

Saturn's half-hearted attempt at a performance lineup.

Hey guys, remember Saturn?

First GM ignition switch trial dismissed

The plaintiff in the first federal trial for GM ignition switches dismissed the case and received no settlement from the automaker.

GM ignition switch trial cleared to begin on January 11

A civil trial over defective ignition switches will begin January 11, and the case's outcome could decide if the automaker will fight other suits.

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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.

GM recalling 686k Lambda-platform models for hatch repair

GM is recalling 686,000 Lambda-platform crossovers to fix a problem that can cause the power hatchback to fail. The campaign affects the 2008-2012 Buick Enclave, 2009-2012 Chevrolet Traverse, 2007-2012 GMC Acadia, and 2007-2010 Saturn Outlook.

Woman Cleared In Fatal Car Wreck After GM Letter

General Motors has received 225 death claims and 1,955 injury claims tied to the ignition switch recall since August

A Texas judge cleared a woman Monday for a car accident that killed her fiance in 2004, after General Motors acknowledged that her car would have been among millions being recalled for a problem that may have contributed to the death.

GM nixes fleet-only Chevy Captiva Sport

Well, guys, it looks like Saturn is finally dead in the United States once and for all. According to Automotive News, Chevrolet has discontinued production of its fle

General Motors Recall List

Is your vehicle under recall?

It seems General Motors can't go more than a few weeks without issuing a major recall. Since the initial ignition lock recall on February 10, over 25 million vehicles have been recalled for defects.

Congress Skewers NHTSA's Investigative Competence

Regulatory agency missed chances to uncover GM defect, report says

Five months after the top official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration promised to reform the federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe, it remains mired in dysfunction and inaction.

Saturn Vue ignition issue was discussed three times before recall, new documents reveal

Despite the tens of millions of recalled vehicles this year, it's somewhat rare that we get a glimpse into what goes into deciding when to conduct one of these safety campaigns. New documents published by General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are giving us an interesting opp

GM issues four new recalls, 2.4 million cars affected

General Motors has announced another set of recalls, covering some 2.42 million cars in the United States. For those keeping track, The General has now recalled over 15 million cars worldwide this year due to various issues.

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