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Consider the Financial Implications of Lengthy Auto Loans

By Alex Veiga | Jul 6
Car buyers are increasingly taking on loans with lengthier payoff terms to cope with rising prices or to make SUVs, crossovers and other pricier models more affordable.

Robot Kills Man at Volkswagen Plant

Jul 3
A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said.

Top Selling Cars and Trucks in the US in June

Jul 3
Automakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.

IndyCar CEO: Rules Package was Off for Fontana Race

By Jenna Fryer | Jul 2
The CEO of IndyCar said that the series went too far with the rules package for last weekend's race at California, where many drivers sharply criticized what they said was dangerous pack racing.

2015 Kia Sedona Provides First-Class Lounge Seats, More Room

By Ann M. Job | Jul 1
Kia's new, first-class lounge seats might just be the way to make a minivan more appealing.

Hyundai Sees Green Future in Hydrogen-Powered Cars

By Youkyung Lee | Jun 30
Hyundai Motor Co. said it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales.

Senators Express Frustration with Takata, Regulators

Jun 26
Senators expressed anger and exasperation with both air bag maker Takata Corp. and federal auto safety regulators over a problem with defective air bag inflators that has escalated into the largest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.

Mini Hardtop Adds 2 Doors, Keeps Tight Handling

By Ann M. Job | Jun 25
The Mini Cooper Hardtop has oodles of personality, go-kart handling and now, of all things, four doors and a big, color-changing "mood ring" on the dashboard.

Auto Industry Quality Improves, Japanese Don't Keep Pace

By Tom Krisher | Jun 24
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.

Reports: Federal Agency Fails to Hold Carmakers to Account

Jun 23
An upcoming government audit says the nation's auto safety regulator failed repeatedly over a decade to discover the General Motors ignition switch defect that's linked to more than 110 deaths.

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