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  • Porsche's success looms over Maserati sales push

    Porsche's success looms over Maserati sales push
    MILAN (Reuters) - As Fiat Chrysler moves to reinvent its small Maserati brand as a serious rival to the world's luxury car makers, the pressure to succeed is all the greater for the startling success of Germany's Porsche. The German sportscar maker has...
  • 2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers

    2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers
    This year's New York auto show is packed with redesigns and updates to some of the best-selling cars on the market. However, it was hard not to notice the lack of flash that normally accompanies an auto show. Despite a slew of introductions, there was...
  • Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape

    Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape
    Kennedy Space Center is relatively quiet these days, but there’s a rebirth taking shape in the historic buildings and grounds. On a recent tour, I was able to see ongoing work to retool large areas of the complex for a new era of space flight. I...
  • 2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand

    2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand
    Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
  • U.S. wants to raise recall penalties

    U.S. wants to raise recall penalties
    The Obama administration's latest transportation bill aims to sharpen federal penalties for automakers that drag their feet on recalls, increasing fines to nearly nine times the current amount. That could change the way automakers issue recalls, as well...
  • GM expands recall, suspends two engineers, takes $1.3-billion charge

    General Motors announced Thursday it will take a $1.3-billion write-down to cover the cost of repairs related to faulty ignition switch recalls, and placed two engineers at the center of the recall scandal on paid leave. The company also said it will...
  • GM recalls could turn into a windfall for dealers

    GM recalls could turn into a windfall for dealers
    General Motors' giant recall scandal looks to have a silver lining for GM dealers — millions of dollars in lucrative repair bills that their service departments can charge back to the nation's biggest automaker. The car company will pay dealers...
  • Ultimate luxury auto market rich with competition

    Ultimate luxury auto market rich with competition
    Not long ago, there was little warfare in the ultimate luxury marketplace where automakers seemed content to ride the prestige of their heritage. So steeped in marketing hubris was Rolls-Royce, despite being out-engineered by the decade-old Mercedes S-...
  • Massive recall expenses slash General Motors' first-quarter profit

    Massive recall expenses slash General Motors' first-quarter profit
    Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period, compared to a year earlier. The nation’s largest automaker said it earned just $108 million, or 8...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...
  • Mango: A perfect tree for South Florida

    Mango: A perfect tree for South Florida
    Growing, blooming and fruiting in the heat of summer, enduring the cold of winter and the fury of hurricanes, mangoes have made this land their home — the warm, southern extreme of South Florida between the ocean and the great expanse of the...