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Fiat set to outline strategy amid fears of plant closings

The head of Fiat and Chrysler will meet Saturday with Italian Premier Mario Monti to discuss the automaker's "strategic prospects" amid increasing fears about possible plant closures in Italy.

Baby born at speedway given lifetime of NASCAR tickets

A New Hampshire woman and her baby are doing fine after the woman gave birth in the New Hampshire Motor Speedway parking lot. Shawna Arnold began going into labour on Sept. 14 and she and her boyfriend began driving to a hospital.

Sally Ann Toy Run set for Sunday

People taking part in Sunday's Salvation Army Christmas Fund Toy Run will be able to get an early chat with Santa.

Options growing for charging electric cars

Gillian Holmquist knows a thing or two about electric vehicles. Her husband, Randy, owns Canadian Electric Vehicles, an Errington-based firm that sells electric conversion kits that turn gas-guzzling combustion vehicles into electric ones.

Austin didn't only make compact English cars

English Austins have usually been thought of by North Americans as small, economical cars, usually with four-cylinder engines.
Keselowski gives Penske a shot at championship

Keselowski gives Penske a shot at championship

Fortunes turn fast in racing. Roger Penske knows that well. In an emotional 24-hour span, his bid to win the IndyCar championship came up just short - again - when points leader Will Power crashed early in the season finale.

Crosstrek a chip off old block

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek may be new, but the idea of repurposing the venerable Impreza isn't.

Incentives pushing electric-car sales

More than 200 buyers of clean-energy vehicles in B.C. have shared more than $1 million in incentives as part of the province's program to promote zero-emission vehicle ownership. CEV for B.C.
Demo night coming Saturday at Western Speedway track

Demo night coming Saturday at Western Speedway track

Saturday night is the last chance for demo drivers at Western Speedway to accumulate points before Championship Night on Sept. 29. Spectators can expect to see lots of regular action with Demo Cars, Demo Trucks, Bombers and Mini Figure 8s.
Automakers promise cars that listen are coming soon

Automakers promise cars that listen are coming soon

Don't expect to converse with your car quite like David Hasselhoff and KITT did in the '80s TV classic Knight Rider, but voice recognition is one of the big trends looming in the automobile industry.