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  • Gen Y generates jump in car sales

    Q: A December report from the U.S. Public Interest Group Education Fund and the Frontier Group found that over the last decade, the share of workers who get to work by private car declined in 99 of America's 100 largest urbanized areas. The Lehigh...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri

    Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri
    Maserati is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a premier showing at the 2014 Monterey Car Week of its stunning Alfieri 2+2 coupe, a brand-new throwback to the company's great two-door, race-inspired cars of the 1950s. At an invitation-only event...
  • Study: 46 Percent of Drivers Admit to Driving When They Shouldn't

     
    Nearly half of all drivers admitted to driving when they shouldn't have. That's one finding in a poll of 2,000 licensed drivers from December 2013, which CarInsurance.com released Monday. The website found that 46 percent of respondents admitted to...
  • Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

     
    UPDATE AUG. 5, 2014: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More #FamilyCarAdvice In the more than three years......
  • Chasing 11.2: We Take the Challenger SRT Hellcat to the Strip

     
    It's perfectly common for automakers to provide quarter-mile acceleration numbers on their hopped-up performance cars. It's rare, however, when one provides times for street tires in addition to what the car should run with sticky purpose-built drag...
  • Explosion at Chinese auto parts factory kills 68, injures many more

    Explosion at Chinese auto parts factory kills 68, injures many more
    At least 68 people were killed in an early morning explosion at a factory near Shanghai that makes automobile parts for General Motors, once again raising concerns about workplace safety in China. Within hours of the explosion Saturday in the Kunshan,...
  • Baseball: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/2)

    While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300. Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
  • Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland

    Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland
    About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...
  • Monticello Dream: Friendly's Founder Building Duplicate Of Jefferson Mansion In Somers

    Monticello Dream: Friendly's Founder Building Duplicate Of Jefferson Mansion In Somers
    Even in the summer heat, 99-year-old S. Prestley Blake drives his green off-road cart to check on his construction project several times a day. Blake, co-founder of the Friendly's Ice Cream empire, is spending an estimated $6 million to build a copy...
  • FSU to tackle several unresolved issues when preseason camp starts Monday

    TALLAHASSEE — Expectations are high in Tallahassee as Florida State prepares to build off its 2013 championship season. The Seminoles return a slew of key players on both sides of the ball, including Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, making...
  • Safety violations at China auto factory led to dust blast: report

    Safety violations at China auto factory led to dust blast: report
    HONG KONG - Chinese officials have blamed the chairman of a car parts factory in eastern China and local regulators for safety breaches that led to the most deadly industrial accident in a year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. The...