| May 22, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Ford Motor Co. is expanding its production capacity to take advantage of the shift in buyer sentiment toward smaller cars and SUVs and for F-series truck sales spurred by the housing market recovery.
Ford said it will increase production by about 200,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Powered by brisk sales of profitable pickup trucks, growing business in China and fewer losses in Europe, Ford Motor Co. posted a big gain in profit in the second quarter.
Ford’s profit roses 18.5% to a $1.2 billion. Revenue rose 14.4% to $38.1...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tesla Motors Model S has quietly become the third-bestselling luxury car in California, trailing only the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW’s 5-Series.
Tesla has sold 4,714 of its Model S electric cars in the state during the first half of the year,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The trade group for California’s new car dealers wants the state Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ advertising practices, alleging that the upstart automaker is violating various state and federal laws in marketing...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:34 AM
A built-in vacuum cleaner is an option. But class-leading safety comes standard.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Thursday that the 2014 Honda Odyssey minivan was the first vehicle in its segment to be named a Top Safety Pick Plus. ...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:11 PM
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| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Trucks and American brands have dominated U.S. auto sales through the first half of this year.
Ford’s F-Series truck remains the bestselling vehicle in America and will likely hold that top spot yet again this year after building a 125,000-vehicle...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:51 PM
An off-and-on customer of OfficeMax, Mike Seay has gotten the office supply company's junk mail for years. But the mail that the grieving Lindenhurst, Ill., father said he got from OfficeMax last week was different.
The envelope appeared to be a typical...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Palm Beach County tourism officials said they expect the county this year to meet or beat its all-time peak of about 6 million visitors reached in 2005, a prediction buoyed by growth in hotel occupancy and upswings in room rates.
"I think we're on track...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:40 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With the Senate preparing to vote on its $74.3 billion budget tomorrow, lawmakers did some last minute shifts of dollars to fund a number of special projects.
Here are a few of the new projects tucked into the budget:
* $1.7 million for...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:01 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday to you all.
Here's what we're reading.
* The city of Orlando is delaying a plan to extend downtown drinking hours after bar and restaurant owners raised concerns, the Sentinel reports.