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Average fuel economy dips, likely driven by rising pickups, SUVs, researchers say

After a record-breaking April for light-vehicle sales, the average fuel economy of those vehicles dipped slightly from March, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.

BASF says tomorrow's vehicle colors could vary with your vantage point

In a few years, the color of a new vehicle could vary depending on where you're standing. That's according to supplier BASF Corp.'s automotive division, which today highlighted 65 striking colors here that it said could be on vehicles by 2020.

Takata poised to recall another 35-40 million U.S. airbag inflators, reports say
UPDATED: 5/3/16 7:02 pm ET - adds details

Under pressure from U.S. regulators, Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata is expected to announce as early as Wednesday that it is recalling 35

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