cars

Jan 14, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Ford reveals the 2019 Edge ST during the North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Center.
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Ian Bush
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Smart speakers are in more than 100 million homes, but they’re just starting to emerge in cars — and in several models at the Philadelphia Auto Show. There she is, in the Ford Edge. “The same as what you do at home with your Alexa, you can now do with the touch of a...
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Philadelphia Auto Show
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Mike DeNardo
January 31, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's officially move-in day for the Philadelphia Auto Show, as cars, trucks and SUVs find their parking places on the floor of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. A worker slowly pulled a shiny red Lexus into the just the right spot at the Convention Center, where it...
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Carmakers used to outdo each other by installing more cup holders. Now, it's the number of screens, if the CES tech show in Las Vegas is any indication.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
January 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — Carmakers used to outdo each other by installing more cup holders. Now, it's the number of screens, if the CES tech show in Las Vegas is any indication. Holoride, the collaboration between Audi and Disney, is designed to make passengers say, "Are we there already?" While...
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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
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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