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  • Affordable living in great Amazon rainforest location

    The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank." At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
  • Porsche, Hyundai rule car owner satisfaction survey

    Porsche, Hyundai rule car owner satisfaction survey
    Porsche is the top brand for owner satisfaction, with Hyundai the top non-premium brand, per a new study by auto industry experts J.D. Power. The German automaker was the highest-ranked nameplate, for the tenth consecutive year, in a survey of 86,000...
  • Manchester Landscaper's Kindness Earns Notice Of Ford Motor Co.

    MANCHESTER — A commercial landscaper's tale of a boy and a big red truck caught the eye of Ford Motor Co. The automaker shared Tom Topping's Facebook posting about his recent encounter with Kevin Fellows on its corporate Facebook page, then...
  • Ford Fiesta SFE

    Ford Fiesta SFE
    In the never-ending search for greater fuel efficiency, the number three seems to be gaining ground. Three, as in three cylinders, instead of four. Many manufacturers have tried this approach, but none have pulled it off quite as convincingly as Ford,...
  • Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks

    Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks. At last summer's Def Con hacking conference in Las...
  • Chrysler announces recall of up to 800,000 Jeep SUVs

    Chrysler announces recall of up to 800,000 Jeep SUVs
    Chrysler Group said it would recall potentially hundreds of thousands of its Jeep SUVs to fix a faulty ignition switch. Chrysler hasn’t determined the exact number of vehicles affected, but said Tuesday that up to 792,300 vehicles could be...
  • Chrysler recalls nearly 800,000 more SUVs for ignition switch issue

    Chrysler recalls nearly 800,000 more SUVs for ignition switch issue
    Chrysler Group is recalling 792,300 SUVs for a faulty ignition switch in the 2006 to 2007 Jeep Commander and the 2005 to 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee. “Engineers are working to develop a remedy and Chrysler is committing now to conduct a recall out of...
  • L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze

    L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze
    A charter school organization is scrambling to find an alternative location after a fire swept through the campus Tuesday. Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School served 600 students, but school was not in session and officials believe the structure...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
  • Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks

    Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks
    General Motors' all-new midsize trucks will roll into dealerships this fall carrying a midsize price, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will start at $20,995, while its more upmarket cousin, the GMC Canyon, will start at $21,...
  • Connecticut Innovations Distributing Nearly $2M to University Researchers, Companies

    The first grants and loans in the $200 million state Bioscience Fund have been awarded by Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital agency. Dura Biotech, a startup in Mansfield, is expecting a $400,368 loan that CI could choose to convert...