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Teen Crash Victims' Families Drop Suit Against GM

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher, Amy Forliti | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
The families of two Wisconsin teenagers killed in a car crash involving a faulty General Motors ignition switch have dropped their lawsuit against the company and are seeking a settlement with the automaker.

Pentagon Wants Tighter Soldier Loan Protections

AUTO NEWS | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Sep 29
Aiming to restrict lenders who prey on members of the military, the Obama administration on Friday moved to close legal loopholes that have placed hundreds of thousands of service members at risk of excessive payday and other short-term loan fees.

Chrysler 200C

Chrysler's Mid-Size Sedan Becomes Stylish

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Sep 26
Chrysler's redesigned and re-engineered 2015 200 mid-size sedan is so stylish it looks pricier than it is. The sleek 200 also has a strong, 295-horsepower V-6, comfortable ride, surprisingly good handling and a lengthy list of available features.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany watches the race from the pit after retiring from the race due to car problems during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore.

Hamilton Wins in Singapore, Takes F1 Title Lead

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Chris Lines | Sep 25
For Nico Rosberg, early retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was painful. Seeing his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton win the race and snatch back the championship lead was agonizing.

2015 Cadillac Escalade

Redesigned 2015 Escalade Remains Breed All Its Own

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Sep 21
Cadillac's flagship Escalade sport utility vehicle keeps its bold, distinctive style and immense proportions after a major redesign for 2015.

5 Findings from Congress's Report on Safety Agency

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 19
Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its handling of General Motors' delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches.

House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher | Sep 18
A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem.

Senators Ask Obama to Name Highway Safety Chief

TIPS & ADVICE | Sep 18
Two senators are calling on the White House to hire a permanent chief of the agency that keeps the nation's roadways safe.

Taxi Group Seeks to Stop Uber, Lyft in New Mexico

A group of taxi and limousine operators has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico. The Public Regulation Commission which regulates taxis and limos previously ruled that Lyft and Uber were in violation of stat

Kenneth Feinberg, the independent claims administrator for the General Motors Ignition Compensation Program, announces the details of the program during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.

GM Expert Says 19 Deaths Eligible for Compensation

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 16
The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong.

Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta Latches

TIPS & ADVICE | Sep 15
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The probe announced Monday covers about 205,000 Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years.