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2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra recalled over power steering loss: 690,000 U.S. trucks affected

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500General Motors is recalling more than 690,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups from the 2014 model year. Documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that some of those vehicles may be at risk of losing power steering in certain situations. As is often the case these days, the problem is rooted in glitchy…
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Rumored Mazda-Toyota tie-up could yield U.S. assembly plant, electrified cars

Georgetown Kentucky Toyota PlantMazda and Toyota may be ready to take their “it’s complicated” relationship to another level. Japan’s Nikkei Asian Review reported Thursday that both automakers’ boards of directors will meet Friday before announcing plans for a joint-venture assembly plant in the United States and an agreement to work together on electrified cars. The rumored…
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Daimler will ‘upgrade’ 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesels in Europe (and maybe some in the U.S.)

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTecThe past couple of years haven’t been kind to diesels or the companies that make them. Among the hardest hit have been German manufacturers like Volkswagen, which has coughed up over $ 22 billion in fines and fixes so far, with many more opportunities for payouts down the road. (That said, U.S. automakers haven’t gotten off scot-free: Fiat Chrysler…
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