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  • Senate climate bill moving without GOP

     
    by Jim Tankersley Democrats on a key Senate committee bypassed a Republican boycott and this morning approved a sweeping plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a move meant to reassure other nations as the world prepares for global warming treaty......
  • NADA Warns of Impending Sticker Shock

     
    Making fuel-efficient cars isn't cheap, and a new study warns that consumers are going to end up paying a lot for them. According to a National Automotive Dealer Association study, new government fuel-economy requirements are going to cost consumers a.......
  • Goodyear Raising Tire Prices

     
    In this tough economy, many consumers are holding onto their cars longer and investing in them instead of buying a new car. Routine maintenance for any car requires replacing the tires when the tread wears down, and we haven???t met......
  • Miami Heat's Micky Arison: ticket sales down; sponsor sales better than anticipated

     
    Knowing it was going to be a challenging year on the business side, the Miami Heat has made upgrades at AmericanAirlines Arena to increase sponsor and advertising opportunities. The team???s new MediaMesh ??? the giant LED marquee on the front......
  • Obama: Human rights key to Asian future

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, delivering the first major public address of his Asian tour, told an audience in Tokyo -- Saturday morning there, Friday evening here in Washington -- that the United States "will always stand on the......
  • Clearing Up Tax Rules on Clunkers Cash

     
    Recently, rumors have sprouted on the Internet that consumers who took advantage of Cash for Clunkers will have to count the program???s rebate as income and pay taxes on it. For the record, this is not true. The Internal Revenue......
  • Chrysler Announces Year-End Incentives

     
    Kicking off today, Chrysler has announced its ???Year-end Wrap-up??? incentives on 2010 models for all four of its brands. Customers can choose from a few different options depending on which brand of vehicle they are buying. The deals will be......
  • Americans Slowly Buying More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

     
    U.S. consumers are increasingly buying more fuel-efficient vehicles, but the pace of mileage improvements remains slow, according to a report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency. American vehicles averaged 21 mpg for the 2008 model year, which...
  • Car Technology Gets Cheaper

     
    The L.A. Auto Show drives home a developing theme: High-tech gadgets are becoming readily available in some of the market???s cheapest cars. For the latest in connectivity and multimedia systems, you don???t always have to fork over luxury-car bucks....
  • Hyundai and Kia Ready for Primetime

     
    Although 2009 has been beyond tumultuous for the automotive industry, a few automakers have actually made gains in this tough market. Subaru???s loyal following led to a big boost in sales when new versions of beloved models hit dealerships. Korean......
  • Climate change: 'Mastery of Washington'

     
    by Mark Silva Both President Barack Obama and Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee are bound for Copenhagen next week, among the many U.S. representatives at an international conference that will conclude with an attempt at a framework for an.......