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Luxury cars do poorly in new crash tests

DETROIT — Most midsize luxury cars — including the Mercedes-Benz C-Class — performed poorly in a new frontal crash test developed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new test is designed to replicate what happens when a car ...

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Carmakers report strong June sales, easing worries

DETROIT — From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of vehicles charged higher in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines. Automakers reported big gains over June of last year. ...

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Auto sales remain bright spot in darkening economy

DETROIT — U.S. auto sales remained a bright spot in May even as the economy darkened. Many of the biggest carmakers reported double-digit sales gains last month compared with a year earlier. Americans continued to replace their aging vehicles even ...

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