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MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) says record snow and cold may be departing, but they are leaving behind one of Michigan's worst pothole seasons ever. MDOT is suggesting some ways that motorists can avoid hitting potholes and minimize the damage if they do

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Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford Dead at 88

Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford has died at age 88. The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford died this morning at his home from complications with pneumonia. Ford was the last surviving grandchild of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford. After 57 years as an employee of the company, he served as

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GM to Break Ground on New Flint Assembly Paint Shop

GM is set to break ground Monday on a massive new paint shop at Flint Assembly. According to MLive, Monday's groundbreaking is expected to include remarks by GM North America Vice President Gerald Johnson, UAW representatives and Flint area community leaders.

GM spokesman Tom Wickham said construction on the addition - part of a $600 million investment in the plant - is expected to start i

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World’s Fastest Car Clocks In at 270 Miles Per Hour [VIDEO]

Don’t blink. You may miss history.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Car’s Gas Mileage

Nowadays, perhaps more than ever, maximizing your car's gas mileage is vital—practically, economically and environmentally.

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MDOT Outlines Claim Process for Vehicles Damaged by Potholes

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has outlined a claim process for motorists whose vehicles have been damaged by potholes on state roads, but certain conditions apply.

First, the pothole must be located on a state trunkline, which is a highway with an M, I or US prefix such as M-1 or I-75 or US-131

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Flint-Produced Chevy Silverado to Be Featured During the Super Bowl

The Flint-built Chevy Silverado will be featured in a commercial airing during this weekend's Super Bowl.

According to WNEM, the ad will feature the heavy-duty Silverado built in Flint. The light-duty version was named the North American International Auto Show Truck of the Year earlier this month.

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Winter Driving Advice — 5 Important Things You Should Know

Even though we’re already well into the winter driving season, it’s never too late to learn a little more, or get a brief refresher course on how to handle the cold season's particular difficulties.

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Fiat Could Become 100% Owner of Chrysler as Early as Tuesday

Fiat could become 100% owner of Chrysler as early as today when it acquires all of the remaining Chrysler shares it does not own.

According to the Detroit Free Press, the Italian automaker had announced they had reached an agreement with the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust to purchase the remaining 41.5% of Chrysler shares on or before Monday. However, no official word came down from Fiat or the UAW Trus

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2014 North American International Auto Show Under Way in Detroit

The 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicked off on Monday with media preview days.

Monday and Tuesday are the two days when automakers introduce their new products to the world via the media just a few days before the general public gets to see them

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