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  • Health, Safety Should Be Factors In Keeping Settlements Secret

    Health, Safety Should Be Factors In Keeping Settlements Secret
    By now we know that ignition defects in Chevrolet Cobalts contributed to the deaths of at least 13 people. The real number may be more than 20 times as high. But we could have found out a lot sooner — soon enough, perhaps, to save many of those...
  • Traffic light turns 100 today

    Traffic light turns 100 today
    In our fast-paced world where we're always on the go, we might forget to slow down and stop to reflect on how we got to here. Take traffic signals, for example. Such a safe and orderly (most of the time) system for moving high volumes of motorized...
  • As Japan sales fall, North America powers Toyota's profit

    As Japan sales fall, North America powers Toyota's profit
    Strong sales in the U.S., favorable currency exchange rates and cost-cutting contributed to a healthy quarterly profit gain for Toyota Motor Corp. The Japanese automaker said Tuesday its net income rose 4.6% to 587.7 billion yen ($5.76 billion) for...
  • Obsolete part locks out Ford owner

    Obsolete part locks out Ford owner
    Q: I have a 2000 Ford Taurus that appears to no longer recognize the ignition key. The car has been sitting for four weeks while the local Ford dealer has unsuccessfully tried to find a replacement anti-theft module (the apparent culprit). Is it...
  • BMW's product offensive working, for now

    BMW's product offensive working, for now
    BMW remains on track to be the world's biggest luxury automaker despite a strong challenge from its German rivals.  Second quarter sales by the core BMW brand rose 8.3 percent to 458,000 vehicles, a record high, as new models such as the 4-series...
  • Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race

    Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race
    Uttered at every campaign stop and imprinted on all of her volunteers' T-shirts is a word that Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers has used to define her campaign. Outsider. The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...
  • Deforestation contributed to India's deadly mudslide, experts say

    A massive landslide that swallowed 44 houses in an Indian village might have been averted, or at least minimized, if basic environmental standards had been employed, environmentalists and geologists said as the death toll climbed to 134 on Tuesday. More...
  • 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: First Look

     
    Competes with: Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, BMW M5, Chevrolet SS Looks like: The meanest, baddest, kick-ass Dodge Charger ever built Drivetrain: 707-horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 with eight-speed automatic; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Early...
  • 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...