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The Subaru logo is displayed at the carmaker's booth on March 2, 2011 during the preview day ahead of the opening of the Geneva Motor Show in Geneva. The show in the Swiss city is expected to attract 700,000 paying visitors and 260 exhibitors from 31 countries. AFP PHOTO / Sebastian Derungs (Photo credit: SEBASTIAN DERUNGS/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire Risk Prompts Subaru Recall Of Over 600,000 Cars, SUVs

A fire risk triggered Subaru to issue a wide-reaching recall that encompasses nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S.

CBS4–01/03/2013

Crash Test (Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

Midsize Cars Outperform Luxury Cars In Crash Tests

When it comes to safety and cars, much like with love, money can’t buy you everything. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a group of moderately priced cars outperformed luxury cars in new frontal crash tests.

CBS Miami–12/20/2012

This new design was chosen to be the official state tag beginning next year. (Source: FDOT via The Miami Herald)

Florida Drivers, Meet Your New License Plate

Meet the license plate that will adorn your vehicle for many years. Florida voters selected the green-rimmed, leafed-orange winner in a poll of about 50,000 online voters.

CBS4–12/18/2012

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MPD, Secret Service Team Up To Tame Insurance Fraud

You’re paying too much for insurance, and fraud is to blame. However, the Miami Police Department (MPD) announced it has made progress in fighting fraud in Florida.

CBS4–12/14/2012

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: The new Lincoln Motor Company MKZ sedan at a media launch on December 3, 2012 in New York City. Ford is renaming its Lincoln division as the Lincoln Motor Co., as it looks to revive the luxury brand. The MKZ will arrive at dealerships later this month and will start at $35,925. The MKZ is the first of seven new Lincoln's that will go on sale by 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lincoln Hopes Mourning & Fallon Will Expand Appeal

In the past, when you heard the name Lincoln attached to a car, it may have conjured up images of your grandparents in a large Lincoln Town Car. But the company that fell on hard times in recent years is hoping to find a rebirth with a new audience.

CBS Miami–12/04/2012

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Study: Florida Leads Nation In Leadfoot Drivers

A new study warns drivers with a lead foot that they might want to stay out of the Sunshine State, claiming data showing drivers here are more likely to get a speeding ticket that anywhere else in the nation.

11/28/2012

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Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving

A new study indicates that a growing number of drivers aren’t paying attention to the road.

11/20/2012

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GM To Make 500,000 Electrified Cars A Year By 2017

With GM’s new target, electric cars will soon make up five percent of the company’s output.

11/20/2012

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As Cars Get Stronger, Jaws Of Life Have To Be Tougher

Stronger steel makes it much more difficult for rescue personnel to remove victims from vehicles.

11/20/2012

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Scientists Convert Algae To Crude Oil In 60 Seconds

By putting green microalgae under intense pressure and heat, researchers can now create biocrude oil.

11/20/2012

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