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Investigators probe Mercedes C-Class light problem

7:31 AM, Jul 15, 2013

U.S. safety regulators are investigating about 218,000 Mercedes C-Class luxury cars because the rear lights can fail and even catch fire.

Porsche, GMC, Lexus top J.D. Power quality survey

12:46 PM, Jun 19, 2013

Porsche, GMC, Lexus, Infiniti and Chevrolet owners reported the fewest problems to come out on top of the 2013 J.D Power new vehicle quality survey.

American auto industry about to go on hiring spree

6:55 PM, Jun 9, 2013

The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians and factory workers to build the next generation of vehicles.

Feds launch 'SaferCar' app

9:14 AM, Mar 21, 2013

The Transportation Department is launching a free app for iPhones and iPods that gives real-time vehicle safety information.

Hybrids draw crowds at Twin Cities Auto Show

11:27 PM, Mar 13, 2013

Half-price Wednesday brought in big crowds at the Twin Cities Auto Show and many were taking a look at another potential deal-saver in the auto industry -- hybrid vehicles.

Minn. lawmakers consider stop light cameras

10:03 PM, Feb 12, 2013

Minnesota lawmakers are considering allowing cities to use automated stop light enforcement cameras again.

Simply Science: winter car care

12:41 PM, Jan 29, 2013

Via Twitter, our viewer Malorie asks... "Is it true that you need to keep a 1/4 tank of gas in your car when it's this cold? If so, why? Or is that a myth?"

Toyota trumps GM as world's top selling automaker

8:33 AM, Jan 14, 2013

Toyota has dethroned General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker.

MN consumers warned about flood cars from Sandy

1:11 PM, Jan 9, 2013

Minnesota consumers are being warned against a potential influx of flood cars damaged in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Winter gas savings for your vehicle

10:44 AM, Jan 3, 2013

After the holiday season, your bank account can probably use a rest. As prices continue to skyrocket, you can at least save on fuel costs with The Family Handyman's smart, unexpected fixes for your car.

Subaru recalls nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs

7:16 AM, Jan 3, 2013

Subaru is recalling nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because lights beneath the doors can overheat and cause fires.

Honda recalls 800,000 vans, crossover-utility vehicles

10:30 AM, Dec 12, 2012

American Honda plans to recall more than 800,000 minivans and crossover-utility vehicles to address a problem that could cause the vehicles to slip out of park and roll away.

Ice ruts test patience, wear down cars

6:52 AM, Dec 12, 2012

Your Tuesday commute was most likely a teeth chattering, white knuckling, panic inducing odyssey, navigating ice ruts that nearly send you off the road.

Tips to make sure drivers have right tires for winter

10:49 AM, Dec 11, 2012

A good, old-fashioned Minnesota snowstorms raising a very important question. Do you have the right tires on your car?

Toyota recalls 2.7M vehicles over steering defect

6:34 PM, Nov 14, 2012

Toyota Motor is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering - the latest in a spate of quality woes for Japan's top automaker.

Prepping your car for winter

1:22 PM, Nov 14, 2012

From tires to batteries, what we should all be doing to make sure our cars are ready for another Minnesota Winter.

Taurus, Sable investigated after reports of sticking throttles

10:46 AM, Oct 26, 2012

A U.S. government safety agency has opened an investigation into complaints that the throttles can stick on some older-model Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans.

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