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Toyota Prius Hits Million-Sale Milestone in U.S.

Toyota’s recent recall woes may have pushed its U.S. sales lower during the past year, but they haven’t stopped one popular model from setting a new milestone: The fuel-efficient Toyota Prius hybrid recently surpassed 1 million …

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Can Pay-As-You-Go Auto Insurance Save You Money?

If you’re driving less in this time of high gas prices, you might be eligible to pay less for auto insurance with a new crop of pay-as-you-go plans. But these per-mile policies come with some drawbacks as well, and certain habit…

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UAW Head Uses Ford CEO’s $50 Million Payday to Rally Union for Talks

When Ford awarded CEO Alan Mulally more than $50 million in compensation for 2010’s record profit it raised eyebrows around Detroit. Now, the UAW is using that big payday as a rallying point for members as it starts negotiations…

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Most Toyota Plants in Japan Remain Idle

Toyota Motor (TM) reportedly won’t resume vehicle production at any of its plants in Japan on Tuesday, as the automaker had planned. The continued stoppage leaves in question just how soon the world’s largest automaker will be able to resume operations…

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UAW Seeks to Regain Concessions as Contract Talks Loom

UAW delegates will gather next week in Detroit, as the union works out a strategy to negotiate with domestic automakers for a new four-year contract. The current pact expires in September, and with auto sales rebounding the UAW …

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