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  • Broward bond project could benefit western schools

    Broward bond project could benefit western schools
    An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west. The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
  • Toyota sudden-acceleration settlement is ratified

    Toyota sudden-acceleration settlement is ratified
    NEW YORK — A federal judge ratified the landmark deal in the criminal prosecution of Toyota Motor Corp. over safety defects in its vehicles, but not without a tongue-lashing about the "reprehensible picture" of corporate misconduct the automaker...
  • Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds

    Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds
    Testing by AAA has found that how far an electric vehicle can travel on one charge varies widely depending on the weather. Frigid temperatures can reduce that distance by 57%. The research is important to the Automobile Club of Southern California...
  • Arena profit-sharing a sticking point in Panthers deal

    County officials say they won't support a bailout of the Florida Panthers hockey team without a better financial return for taxpayers. But the Panthers appear to have something else in mind. In the depths of the 59-page contract proposed by the team...
  • Nissan recalls 1 million cars to fix air bags that may not trigger

    Nissan is recalling about 1 million late model cars — including its popular Altima and Sentra sedans — because a software glitch can prevent the front passenger air bag from deploying in an accident. The recall includes the Nissan Altima,...
  • As automakers ramp up sales incentives, TrueCar lists five top deals

    Car companies are reacting to tepid auto sales so far this year by ratcheting up the discounts.  The industry is spending about $2,773 per vehicle this month in special sales incentives and discounts, according to car shopping information company...
  • Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record

    Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record
    In a landmark settlement of criminal charges, Toyota Motor Corp. admitted deceiving regulators about deadly safety defects and agreed to pay $1.2 billion, the largest penalty ever imposed on an automaker. In the unprecedented deal with the U.S. Justice...
  • Honda builds 10 millionth Accord, 20 million autos total in U.S.

    Honda builds 10 millionth Accord, 20 million autos total in U.S.
    The 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord rolled out of the automaker’s Marysville, Ohio, plant Thursday,¬†bringing the total number of vehicles the Japanese automaker has built in the U.S. to 20 million. Honda's four U.S. factories built more...
  • 2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly

    2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly
    Maybe the Muppets weren't such a good idea. Toyota has enlisted the help of Jim Henson's finest to sell its all-new Highlander SUV. This would be a hoot except for one awkward fact: This thing holds Muppets a lot better than actual people. The new...
  • Family cars that fit 3 car seats

    Family cars that fit 3 car seats
    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. In the more than three years that Cars.com editors have been installing car seats into...
  • Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model

    Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model
    Have Tesla Motors sales stalled? That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data. Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...