| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:15 AM
By Patrick Olsen
The U.S. Army is looking for a few more miles to the gallon, and a new troop carrier that might replace the famed gas-hungry Humvee could get as much as 70% better fuel economy.
Specifically, the Army is working with Ricardo...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:52 AM
You’ve heard the hype about hybrids. But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?
Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period,...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 12:05 PM
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| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The Eurozone's feeble recovery came to an outright halt in the second quarter, the latest in a batch of disappointing global economic indicators that have clouded the prospects for American growth.
Economic output in the 18-nation Euro area stalled in...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:15 PM
After months of financial uncertainty and battles with regulators, Corinthian Colleges Inc. told investors Wednesday about the prospect of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors.
The beleaguered Orange County for-profit college company said...
| Aug 12, 2014
What's the deal with all the green tomatoes piled up at farmers markets? Well, you can blame the cooler weather, says Danny Disterheft of D & S Fruits & Vegetables, his farm in Berrien Springs, Mich.
But consumer demand means that Disterheft, who was at...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Moscow's sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages.
The tit for tat trade restrictions - a response to U.S. and EU...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:27 AM
A big jump in how much Americans pay at the gas pump pushed consumer prices up 0.3% in June, but the overall inflation trend remained steady, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
The rise in the Consumer Price Index was less than the seasonally adjusted...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Despite the economic rebound and sharp drop in the unemployment rate recently, Federal Reserve officials still see considerable weakness in the labor market and remain very cautious about moving away from their easy-money policy.
The Fed, in a statement...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Federal and state officials filed lawsuits accusing dozens of companies of ripping off struggling homeowners by falsely promising help in avoiding foreclosures or lowering mortgage payments while collecting millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The cost of getting a mortgage has leveled off, with Freddie Mac saying lenders were offering 30-year fixed-rate home loans this week at an average interest rate of 4.12%. That rate is little changed from the average of 4.15% over the last 10 weeks.