Vehicle Spotlight

Top Gas Mileage Goes to Mitsubishi Mirage

By Ann M. Job | Oct 17
The non-hybrid new car with the best gasoline mileage rating in the United States is not a Honda or Toyota. It's a Mitsubishi that's priced less than the average cost of a used car or truck.

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Exploding Airbags: Gov't Issues Warnings

Oct 23
Dangerous airbags in more than 11 million cars are under recall after it was found that the airbags can explode, sending metal shrapnel into drivers and passengers. Jeff Glor reports.

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Tips and Advice

Gov't Auto-Safety Website Leaving Drivers in the Dark

Oct 23
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged car owners to have exploding airbags immediately removed from their vehicles, the agency's website provided little information about the problem.

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Auto Shows

Hamilton Wins Japanese GP Marred by Bianchi Crash

By Jim Armstrong | Oct 7
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix, claiming his third straight Formula One victory in a race marred by a serious crash.

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Going Green

GM Looks to New Vehicles, China to Boost Profit

By Tom Krisher | Oct 6
General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors that GM plans a raft of new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to drive profits in coming years, trying to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars.

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