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Chrysler tells 2,500 owners of V-6 Challengers to stop driving because of fire risk

3:05 pm U.S. ET | March 17, 2013
Chrysler Group is warning about 2,500 owners of 2013 Dodge Challengers with V-6 engines built in December and January not to drive their cars because of a potential short-circuit that could lead to a fire. Seven such fires have occurred, none causing injury, on Challengers built from Dec.


New steels fight aluminum to oust heavy metal from cars

8:02 pm U.S. ET | March 17, 2013
New high-tech products mean steel is now winning battles in a long war to defend its share of the auto market against lighter aluminum, as automakers have to shed weight to meet emissions standards.

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Smart use of phones, sales teams lift Wash. stores

Smart use of phones, sales teams lift Wash. stores

Sales employees at Ford and Hyundai of Kirkland have tapped smartphones to show how customers are “buying a relationship” with the group. Mon., May 4
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