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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    A Senate subcommittee hearing was held on General Motors' and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling of ignition switch complaints in GM cars that had resulted…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra and David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, testified at a hearing on the automaker’s ignition switch…

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    Preview of General Motors Recall Investigation Hearings

    Washington Post senior staff writer Holly Yeager previewed the testimony of General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra two congressional hearing son the investigation of the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to two congressional hearings on General Motors' (GM) handling of a recall of vehicles with faulty ignition switches:…

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    Investigations of General Motors

    Wall Street Journal automotive reporter Jeff Bennett talked about the criminal, civil, and congressional investigations of General Motors over its recall of 1.6 million vehicles due to…

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    Truck Fuel Standards and Climate Change

    Laura Barron-Lopez talked about President Obama’s announcement of new fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy duty-sized trucks, i.e. big rigs, semi trucks, garbage trucks,…

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    Automobile Safety Concerns

    David Strickland talked about automobile safety concerns, and the impact of advanced car technology. Mr. Strickland, a former administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety…

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    State of the Auto Industry

    David Shepardson talked about the state of the automotive industry. He discussed Fiat’s acquisition of Chrysler, the federal government bailout of the industry in 2008-09, the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Was the federal government bailout of the automotive industry worth it?”

    The January 22, 2014, “Washington…

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    Rise of Automobiles and American City Planning

    Peter Norton, history of technology professor at the University of Virginia, talked about “America’s love affair with the automobile,.” He spoke about the impact of cars…

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    Toyota Electric and Alternative Vehicles

    Robert Wimmer talked about Toyota’s approach to alternative fuel vehicles. He also discussed how Washington policy decisions such as rebates and tax credits influence the sale of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is the U.S. auto industry the best in the world?” as live scenes were shown from the Washington Auto Show.

    Ron…

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    New Car Technologies

    Ron Cogan talked about technological changes in contemporary cars and the impact that Washington has had on clean fuel vehicles.

    The January 22, 2014, “Washington Journal” was…

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    Ford Motor Company and Public Policy

    Ford Motor Company’s Group Vice President Z. Ojakli talked about some of his company’s automobiles, how Washington, D.C., policy affects his company, and the impact of the…

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    General Motors Financial Outlook

    James Bell, talked about the financial condition of General Motors in light of the bailout it received from the federal government as well as the company’s approach to building…

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    Regulation of Connected Cars and Self-Driving Cars

    Representatives from automobile manufactures, telecommunications technology, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration talked about the impact of regulations on the future of…

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    Department of Justice: Loan Discrimination Settlement

    Dept. of Justice: Loan Discrimination Settlement

    Richard Cordray
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director

    Jocelyn Samuels
    Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights…

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    General Motors and the Automobile Industry

    Daniel Akerson about the progress of General Motors (GM) and its investment plans, as well as the state of the auto industry. He also remarked on GM’s selection of Mary Barra to…

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    Auto Industry Bailout Update

    Justin Hyde, managing editor of Yahoo! Autos, talked about the $80 billion dollars given to General Motors, Chrysler, and their affiliates during the auto bailout, when repayment will…

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    Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum

    Museum Board Member Bill Nickels talked about the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum and some of the automotive companies that called the area home, but are no longer in…

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