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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2010 file photo, auto worker Brenda Hedland takes a picture of the first Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan to come off the assembly line at a ceremony inside the GM factory in Lordstown, Ohio.
AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File
January 03, 2019 - 7:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Sales of new vehicles in the U.S. rose slightly in 2018, defying predictions and highlighting a strong economy. Automakers reported an increase of 0.3 percent over a year ago to 17.27 million vehicles. The increase came despite rising interest rates, a volatile stock market, and...
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Volkswagen cars
Michael Sohn/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 7:57 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen, which last year vied for the title of world's largest carmaker, says it is on track to beat that performance with a new annual sales record — despite trouble getting vehicles certified for new European emissions tests. Sales head Christian Dahlheim said Friday...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
August 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year when many college students are returning to school, or maybe heading out for the first time. And the American Automobile Association wants to make sure they're taking care of a few car-related tasks before hitting the road. When you're college-...
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Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
July 29, 2018 - 7:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- South Philadelphia's largest summer street festival returns to one of the neighborhood's most iconic streets. Edwin brought his black on black 1963 Cadillac all the way from Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, to take part in 13th annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street...
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A Tesla logo on the front of a Tesla Model S car at a launch event for the MobilityX self-driving conference, a gathering of global autonomous vehicle leaders, in Dublin
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May 20, 2018 - 5:46 pm
By: Julia Horowitz (CNN Money) -- Elon Musk just laid out plans for the superfast version of the Tesla Model 3. Musk said on Twitter over the weekend that the performance version of the Model 3 will sell for about $78,000. That's more than double the price of the basic Model 3, which starts at $35,...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
May 16, 2018 - 9:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Keyless ignition systems are an increasingly standard feature on modern cars. Some drivers may enjoy the convenience of being able to start their car with the press of a button. But according to The New York Times , more than two dozen people have died over the last...
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