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US Automakers Improve in Annual Brand Rankings

By Tom Krisher | Mar 2
Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S. automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles.

Viral Vids: Stunt Driver Pranks Her Online Dates

Mar 2
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a dog that lets himself in a car, a teen achieving his dunking dream and five years of stunning sun images. Plus, a Ford Mustang speed dating prank.

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

Feb 27
Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.

Lexus of Cherry Hill Shaves Heads for Charity

By EDGE | Feb 26
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for children's cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Lexus of Cherry Hill.

US Orders Air Bag Maker to Preserve Parts in Probe

Feb 26
U.S. safety regulators have ordered Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. to preserve air bag parts from recalled cars for government investigators and attorneys who are suing the company.

Defective Used Cars Often Sold Despite Recalls

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Feb 26
More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. - about one-fifth the total - were recalled because of safety defects but never repaired, according to a study by Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports.

US Stock Indexes Drift Mostly Lower as Oil Prices Sink

By Alex Veiga | Feb 26
A deepening slide in crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks, tipping U.S. financial markets mostly lower in afternoon trading Thursday. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average.

Lawyer Creates Fair DUI Flyers to Prevent Wrongful Arrests

Feb 25
A Florida lawyer is offering what he considers a foolproof way to get through DUI checkpoints: don't say a word to police. The Fair DUI flyer is a controversial new approach gaining traction, but advocacy groups like MADD fear allows impaired driving.

Who Needs a Hybrid When There's a Diesel Jetta?

By Ann M. Job | Feb 24
For 2015, Volkswagen's best-selling vehicle, the Jetta compact sedan, builds on its fine road handling character and adds a nicer interior, freshened front and rear styling, new safety features and a more fuel thrifty diesel engine.

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