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GM recalls nearly 1.5 million cars for fire threat

General Motors launched a massive recall for a quick fix of close to 1.5 million cars that have a defect that may start an engine fire.

By April 14, 2009


Obama lays first piece in energy policy puzzle

The president's first moves on environmental regulations signal a sharp change in direction and a bet that stronger emissions standards will yield technology innovation in energy.

By January 26, 2009


Researcher: Vehicles can prevent crashes

Automotive News reports on past research into safety systems for cars.

By August 5, 2008


Smart ForTwo gets five-star IIHS crash ratings

Smart ForTwo gets five-star IIHS crash ratings

By May 14, 2008


Tango T600: It takes two, fast

It's billed as "the world's fastest urban car."

By October 30, 2007


Top five car troubles

The most persistent car problems can be dangerous, but are easy to fix.

By September 24, 2007


Tiny gadget eases tire pressure worries

A new tire-mounted air pressure gauge puts safety and better fuel economy at drivers' fingertips.

By August 22, 2007


Boring is no car safety guarantee

List of 20 most dangerous cars includes SUVs, sedans and pickup trucks

By July 30, 2007


Chinese tires up for recall

Importer requests NHTSA to recall Chinese-manufactured tires after lawsuit investigation reveals defects.

By June 26, 2007