| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Start-stop systems ??? a longtime integral attribute of hybrids and, in the past few years, something offered on luxury models from BMWs and Porches ??? are about to get a lot more popular, according to Johnson Controls, a major auto......
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Say hello to MotherProof.com???s new long-term test vehicle, the 2012 Mazda5. This compact minivan will help shuffle along Kristin Varela???s family of five through their busy day-to-day lives. Five people sounds like a tall order for such a small...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 1:12 PM
The sound is unmistakable: "RRRR, RRRR, rrrrr, rrrrr… click." Then: nothing. It's the sound of a battery dying, and most of us have heard it.
In Florida, we don't have the extreme strain on batteries like car owners do up north, or even in the...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Leave the driving — to your car. General Motors' prototype EN-V (Electric Networked Vehicle) promises to let you do just that.
No place to park? The all-electric CityCar, developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, can help out by...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 9:25 PM
Editor's note: This corrects an earlier version. Jeffrey Hubbard was not arrested and was not in jail.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard was charged Thursday with two felony counts of misappropriation of funds related to his...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 7:10 PM
LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors on Wednesday introduced e-mails they say showed a relationship between the superintendent of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District and a former subordinate of his when he worked as schools chief in Beverly Hills.
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — On April 4, 2006, then-Beverly Hills Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard rode to a Sacramento airport with school board member Myra Lurie and the district's facilities director, Karen Anne Christiansen.
During the car ride,...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:35 AM
New jobs are coming to Botetourt County.
Dynex America Corporation will spend $15 million to expand its facility, creating 95 new jobs. The company makes parts for auto transmissions.
Dynax will expand into the former Johnson Controls building...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Cook County officials on Thursday pulled the plug on a troubled $44 million effort that left faulty cameras in police cars.
A review of “Project Shield” by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s team found an “ill-conceived,...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:53 AM
There's a new face at the top for Holland's Tulip Time festival. The festival's Board of Directors has hired Gwen Auwerda out of a pool of more than 180 applicants for the position.
Auwerda is a Hope College graduate who worked for Johnson Controls in...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:55 AM
For the second time in 13 months, President Obama will visit the City of Holland to highlight lithium ion battery manufacturing.
The President will tour the Johnson Controls-Saft plant on 48th Street and discuss how the technology will help vehicles...