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The priciest (and cheapest) states for car repairs
When that “check engine” light come on, there’s a good reason to get worried. Automotive repairs rose 10 percent in 2012, on average. But they are more expensive in some states than in others.
The Driver's Seat
Automakers vying for top honors in Detroit
Few car trophies carry the heft and credibility of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (“NACTOY”) award, which will be handed out at next week’s 2012 Detroit auto show.
Latest auto videos
GM facing criminal inquiry
The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation on General Motors’ handling of an ignition switch problem in some of its most popular cars. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
Detroit’s coolest cars
From eye-catching concepts to new production cars, here’s a selection of the coolest cars revealed at the 2008 Detroit auto show.
CNBC special report
Click links below for video from our insider's look at show
How hybrids work
What makes a hybrid vehicle so fuel-efficient?
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