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Is NHTSA out of control?

Recent Rises in Recall Numbers A Cause For Alarm

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Chrysler taking big risk snubbing NHTSA

Maker Insists Feds Overstate Risk Of Fires With Grand Cherokee, Liberty Models

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Postmortem: Maybach meets its maker

Why Daimler's Ultra-Luxe Brand Couldn't Compete With Bentley And Rolls

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Automakers sound off on unwanted noise

How New Cars Are Getting Better Through Sound Engineering

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"It's partner or die" in today's automotive world

Why Automakers Are Increasingly Entering Alliances

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Will there be a Tokyo Motor Show in 2013?

Tokyo Struggles To Remain Relevant On The World Stage

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Is America's automotive love affair over? [w/poll]

At first glance, Kerry Jenkins might seem to be a perfectly normal California girl, with her wispy blond hair and tanned complexion. But in a part of the country where getting an automobile has long been a rite of passage, the 19-year-old Los Angelino is quite content to live without a set of wheels, even though her parents offered to buy her a car when she graduated high school.

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UAW seems headed for a catastrophic confrontation

The Future Of The Union Hangs In The Balance

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What good is an electric vehicle if there's no electricity?

A Glut Of EVs Could Make America's Shoddy Power Grid Even Worse

Opinion: Shanghai Motor Show threatens to make New York redundant

Shanghai Struts its Stuff – Challenging the Big Apple

Opinion: If distracted driving is such an epidemic, why don't statistics show it?

Declining Highway Death Rate Challenges Distracted Driving Fears

Why Geneva has evolved into the must-see motor show of the year

A recent study anointed Geneva the most livable city in the world. Sitting where Lake Geneva flows into the Rhone River, the old city has a surprisingly small town feel and probably wouldn't even be on the global map were it not for the presence of the United Nations – and the annual Geneva Motor Show.

Penske blindsided by Daimler's decision to take over Smart USA?

On or off the track, Roger Penske is a force to be reckoned with. His team has taken the victory lap 15 times at the Indianapolis 500 and his business ventures have made him one of America's richest and most powerful entrepreneurs.

Opinion: Chrysler no longer left for dead, biggest test still coming

Some years ago, sitting in my office with the windows open on a warm spring day, I heard a deep rumble – not unlike the sound of a freight train passing by... but closer, more menacing, and immediately followed by a violent shudder as a rare Midwest earthquakes rolled out from under Lake Erie.

Farewell, Chuck Jordan

Even for those who didn't know him during his glory days, Chuck Jordan was a familiar face on the auto show circuit. Slowed only a bit by a stroke, he was still present at a surprising number of the major shows, squeezed in with the assorted reporters, photographers and videographers, paying close attention to – and offering his perceptions on – the latest and greatest the industry could roll out.

How does Hyundai do business in the shadow of war?

In the event of war, you can't hurl Hyundais at the enemy

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