Super Bowl XLIX Ad Lineup: Every Video We Can Get Our Hands On (And Then Some)


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Everyone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day, we're encouraged to consume, consume, consume: to drink more beer, to eat more pizza, or, if football isn't our thing, to watch more puppies. What...Read more

'Switchgate' Death Toll Hits 50; GM Declines To Extend Claim Deadline Past Saturday


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Last summer, General Motors created a compensation fund for motorists and passengers who'd been injured or killed in accidents linked to the automaker's flawed ignition switches. By December, the fund's administrator, Kenneth Feinberg, had approved a total of 42 wrongful death claims and 58 to cover injuries. According...Read more

2011-2012 Toyota Avalon Recalled For Fire Risk Linked To Audio System


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Toyota is recalling approximately 52,000 Avalon sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to Detroit News, an electrical problem could cause the vehicles to catch fire. READ: 'Switchgate' Death Toll Hits 50; GM Declines To Extend Claim Deadline Past Saturday The problem with the Avalon stems from its a...Read more

Ford Recalls 2010-2013 Ford Taurus, Police Interceptor, Lincoln MKS, 2014 Ford Transit Connect


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Nissan isn't the only automaker issuing back-to-back recalls today. Ford is doing so, too, and in the process, it's affecting more than 230,000 Ford and Lincoln owners throughout North America. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 RECALL #1: 2013 FORD TAURUS, FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR, LINCOLN MKS UNITS AFFECTED: ...Read more

Nissan Recalls Nearly 640,000 U.S. Cars: Nissan Pathfinder, Rogue, Infiniti JX35, QX60


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Nissan North America has issued two separate recalls affecting nearly 640,000 Nissan and Infiniti owners in the U.S. One of the recalls is meant to fix a potential fire hazard, the other, a faulty hood latch that could cause an accident. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 RECALL #1:  2008-2013 NISSAN ROGUE, 20...Read more