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2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn

Car review: 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn

Indulge me (and yourself) just a little as you read my column because I am going to describe to you the details of the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn. If you have an extra $400,000 laying around, then don’t hesitate to take one of these immaculate driving machines home with you. Otherwise, put it on your bucket list.

2017 Volvo S90 sedan

2017 Volvo S90 poised to turn heads

Come July, Volvo lovers everywhere are going to have just a little more to be excited about. That’s when the 2017 Volvo S90 will be rolling onto the floors at a dealer near you.

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FILE - This April 3, 2012 file photo shows the 2013 Buick Enclave as it is unveiled at a news conference ahead of the New York International Car Show, in New York. General Motors on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 announced the recall of 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S., including the 2013 Enclave and other full-size crossovers from the 2009-2014 model years, as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

Associated Press

General Motors is recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly.

** FILE ** President Obama inspects of Chevy Volt. (Associated Press)

Federal government lost $11.2B on GM bailout: report

- The Washington Times

A Treasury watchdog's report released Wednesday estimated that the federal government lost $11.2 billion on its 2009 bailout of General Motors Company, almost $1 billion more than the Treasury Department's own estimated of $10.3 billion.

Senate Consumer Protection subcommittee Chair Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., holds up a document as she questions General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, during the subcommittee's hearing on General Motors. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Sen. McCaskill: 'Moment of truth' for General Motors

- The Washington Times

With public fury growing over General Motors' handling of faulty ignition switches in some of its vehicles, Sen. Claire McCaskill said Sunday the auto giant now faces a "real moment of truth" and must make restitution to the families of those killed by the defects.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation. The committee is looking for answers from Barra about safety defects and mishandled recall of 2.6 million small cars with a faulty ignition switch that's been linked to 13 deaths and dozen of crashes. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

GM CEO Mary Barra dodges lawmakers' recall questions

- The Washington Times

A contrite General Motors CEO Mary Barra apologized Tuesday for deaths caused by a major ignition defect in some of its most popular cars, but she had few answers for irate lawmakers who demanded to know why the company waited until this year to issue a recall when the problems had been going on for a decade.

The BMW M3 is a lot of car for its $77,000 sticker price.

BMW plans $1 billion expansion in South Carolina

- Associated Press

BMW is celebrating its 20th anniversary of building cars in the United States by investing $1 billion in its plant in South Carolina to build two of its new X-series vehicles at the facility that ushered in a wave of foreign automakers building Southern plants.