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Is the driving boom over; domestic cars quality up

Is the driving boom over; domestic cars quality up

U.S. automakers win "Total Quality" awards
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

Trade deficit rises, stifles jobs creation and smothers growth

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. trade deficit increased again in July, a trend that is hampering the recovery of the U.S. economy.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Dingell raps Romney for Chevy Volt remark

DETROIT, April 5 (UPI) -- A leading U.S. Democratic lawmaker assailed GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney for twice taking a shot at the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid electric car.
Higher gas prices to spur hybrid sales

Higher gas prices to spur hybrid sales

Soaring gasoline prices have become a rite of summer so far in the 21st century.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

GM says Volt is back on line

DETROIT, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- General Motors said it has restarted production of the electrically powered Chevy Volt after an extended Christmas break.

Electric car owner in dispute with condo

OTTAWA, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- A Canadian man in a dispute with his condominium board over charging his electric car says he offered to pay any added electricity charges.
Obama tries out electric Volt

Obama tries out electric Volt

DETROIT, July 30 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama took a spin Friday in a Chevy Volt during his visit to Michigan to highlight the recovery of the auto industry.

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Chrysler reaching for alternative power

Chrysler reaching for alternative power

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 14 (UPI) -- Chrysler LLC is three to five years from bringing electric-powered cars to the U.S. market, a company spokesman said.

2 firms making li-ion Chevy Volt batteries

WILMINGTON, Del., June 5 (UPI) -- Two U.S. companies are developing lithium-ion batteries for General Motors Corp.'s planned plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt, Chairman Rick Wagoner said Tuesday.
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