California cities ? especially those in the Central Valley ? topped the list of metropolitan areas with the highest automobile theft rates last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
General Motors Co. has told Chevrolet dealers to stop selling 2013-14 Chevy Cruze sedans because of an air bag problem.
Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally.