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  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric drive arrives in U.S.

    2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric drive arrives in U.S.
    The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive, Mercedes-Benz's new four-door electric vehicle hatchback, will arrive at dealerships in July with a price tag of $42,375, including a $925 destination charge. The B-Class Electric Drive could be eligible for federal tax...
  • McHugh Construction to pay $12 million fine as part of federal, state probe

    McHugh Construction to pay $12 million fine as part of federal, state probe
    Project manager Ryan Keiser has a passion for building big, so he was thrilled eight years ago when he joined a suburban firm that partnered with clout-heavy McHugh Construction on major projects like bridges, highways and rapid transit infrastructure....
  • Ford's newly named CEO: A Q&A with Mark Fields

    Ford's newly named CEO: A Q&A with Mark Fields
    When Mark Fields was 8, his dad gave him 20 Matchbox toy cars, sparking a lifelong affinity for autos that culminated Thursday with his appointment as chief executive of the Ford Motor Co. The New Jersey native and Harvard Business School graduate still...
  • Army taps Lockheed Orlando for $140 million in contracts

    Army taps Lockheed Orlando for $140 million in contracts
    From guided weapons to missile radars, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles group has received three Army contracts – two of them involving foreign military sales - together worth nearly $140 million, the Pentagon said this week. Hundreds of...
  • Getting into Indy's race scene

    Getting into Indy's race scene
    INDIANAPOLIS — On a sunny spring Saturday, Al Unser Sr. was back in Indy doing what he's famous for: zooming around a 2.5-mile oval track at adrenaline-pumping, ear-splitting, mind-boggling speeds. Now 74, the four-time winner of the...
  • Ian Callum's thoughts on Petersen's greatest sports coupes

    Ian Callum's thoughts on Petersen's greatest sports coupes
    Beauty and cars aren’t new to Los Angeles. But for the next six months you’ll be able to see highlights of both at the Petersen Automotive Museum. The organization has on display a new exhibit called the World’s Greatest Sports Coupes....
  • Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive

    Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive
    Alan Mulally, an aerospace engineer who helped Ford Motor Co. avoid the bankruptcy filings and federal bailouts of its U.S. automotive siblings, said Thursday that he will step down as the company's chief executive in July. He will be succeeded by...
  • Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast

    Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast
    Toyota's plan to close its Torrance headquarters and ship 3,000 jobs to a Dallas suburb has triggered a new round of hand-wringing among those who see business-friendly Texas gaining at the expense of regulation-choked California. In Austin, Texas Gov....
  • Venice architects bridge generations with two-home design

    Venice architects bridge generations with two-home design
    Love of place more than space rooted Julie Smith-Clementi and Frank Clementi to their 600-square-foot, 1920s cottage and its sociable walk street in Venice. The architect couple settled here in 1994 and two years later added a second floor, preserving...
  • Cement truck overturns on same street of fatal LAPD crash

    Cement truck overturns on same street of fatal LAPD crash
    A cement truck lost control Friday and overturned on the same downhill road in Beverly Hills where a dump truck in March overturned and killed a Los Angeles police officer, authorities said. About 11 a.m. the cement truck was southbound on Loma Vista...
  • For the record

    Ford CEO: An article in the May 2 Business section about Alan Mulally's decision to step down as Ford Motor Co.'s chief executive stated that the company borrowed $23.5 million in 2006. The automaker borrowed $23.5 billion. Dodgers: An article in the May...