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Automakers Debut Key Models at L.A. Auto Show

| Friday Nov 21, 2014
One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Ford Gets the Aluminum F-150 Ready for Prime Time

| By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 12
Russell Barnett, a Ford dealer in Tennessee, is ready for aluminum. Ford is using the metal almost exclusively in the body of the 2015 version of its best-selling F-150 pickup, which will arrive at dealerships next month.

Co-host of NPR's Car Talk Passes

| By Philip Marcelo | Nov 6
Tom Magliozzi, one half of the brother duo who hosted National Public Radio's "Car Talk," where they bantered with callers and commiserated over their car problems, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease, the news organization said.

Top-Selling Vehicles in the US in October

| Nov 5
Automakers announced October U.S. car and truck sales on Monday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent change from a year ago.

The SUV Goes from All-American to Global Star

| By Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 28
Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008.

New Gloss on Cuba's Classic Cars

| Oct 22
When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.

Jay Leno Returning to Series TV with CNBC Car Show

| By Frazier Moore | Oct 16
Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. The former "Tonight Show" host's new prime-time venture, tentatively titled, "Jay Leno's Garage," and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere on CNBC in 2015.

Tesla's 'D' Adds All-Wheel Drive, Safety Features

| By Justin Pritchard | Oct 14
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features.

Closed Cockpit Could be an Option in Future

| By Nesha Starcevic | Oct 13
Formula One drivers have reacted lukewarmly to suggestions of a closed cockpit in the wake of Jules Bianchi's serious accident, saying a measure of risk is why they like traveling at high speeds.

Hamilton Wins Japanese GP Marred by Bianchi Crash

| By Jim Armstrong | Oct 7
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix, claiming his third straight Formula One victory in a race marred by a serious crash.

At Paris Show, Carmakers Look to Better Times

| By Greg Keller | Oct 1
European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting.

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