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Ford Recalls 65,000 Fusion Vehicles

Ford has recalled 65,000 Fusion cars for noncompliance with a regulation on “theft protection and rollaway prevention.

The automaker announced Tuesday said that it is not aware of any accidents or injuries caused by the issue, but said that it would voluntarily fix the more than 56,000 affected vehicles in the United States, as well as 6,000 in Canada and 2,300 in Mexico. 36 more words

Toyota's 'Mirai' Fuel-Cell Car Gets 300 Miles to a Tank

Toyota unveiled its hydrogen-powered concept vehicle ‘Mirai’ on Monday, stealing thunder from a scheduled press conference on a hydrogen-powered vehicle from rival automaker Honda.

“The future has arrived, and it’s called, ‘Mirai,'” said Toyota chief executive Akio Toyoda in a video… 87 more words

APPARENTLY NOT AS GREEN AS CLAIMED: HYUNDAI AND KIA TO PAY $300 MILLION IN THE US

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Hyundai and Kia make fantastic automobiles, but apparently, they’re not as good when it comes to figuring gas mileage. According to the US Department of Justice and the US Environmental Protection Agency, the automakers overstated their cars’ average fuel economy. 78 more words

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Can Brazilian Automakers Get Any Worse?

Brazilian automakers have been struggling recently and are facing the toughest period of time since 1999. The industry registered the sharpest slowdown since then.

“It looks like the market is in for a difficult time until 2016,” said Koji Kondo, Toyota Motor Corp’s  CEO in Brazil.  210 more words

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COLLIN COUNTY (CBS 11 NEWS) – Javier Moreno has worked for Toyota for 10 years. He says he remembers the day he heard the news that jolted the automotive industry earlier this year: Toyota would m‎ove its U.S. 374 more words

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Pandora: We want to be the FM radio of the connected car

If your car is capable of getting an internet connection, then chances are it can stream Pandora. That’s not just some happy coincidence for the music streaming company. 865 more words

Tesla Motors' New 'D' Cars Are All-Wheel Drive, Not Self-Drive

Tesla Motors on Thursday night disappointed some auto-market watchers’ expectations that it would put out a self-driving car — but the electric car juggernaut did announce the release of a higher tech version of its Model S car, with all-wheel drive and rapid acceleration rivaling that of luxury vehicles, … 264 more words