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  • July 2014: Hot Hot Heat Edition

     
    Filed under: Etc. We'd like to take this moment to give Chrysler, in particular, a shout-out for the month of July, 2014. Not only was it the brand's best July since 2005, it also marks the 52nd straight month that the automaker improved sales over the...
  • Lessons for all in Boca's proposed changes

    Proposals being discussed to streamline Boca Raton's development approval process concern much more than a bunch of buildings downtown. Considering the builders interested in Boca's opportunities, and citizens who want to preserve the city's small-town...
  • 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...
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • Subaru mulls motorsports return, nixes small CUV plans

     
    Filed under: Motorsports, Crossover, Subaru, Racing The Subaru WRX STI breaking the automotive lap record at the Isle of Man might be just the beginning of the headlines trumpeting a Subaru racecar. According to the latest rumors, the Japanese brand is...
  • 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...
  • Edmunds.com tests Tesla, with mixed results

    The automotive research company Edmunds.com took a long drive in a Tesla Model S, and has given the electric sedan a decidedly mixed review. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said Edmunds reported that on three occasions...
  • 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,...
  • Fiat shareholders green-light Chrysler merger, end of an Italian era

     
    Filed under: Chrysler, Fiat Fiat has just taken a major step away from its Italian heritage, as shareholders officially approved the company's merger with Chrysler. That move will lead to the formation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, a Dutch company...
  • Small Spike Breaks 33-Day Downward Trend in Gas Prices

     
    By Rick Popely Gas prices ticked up a fraction of a penny Thursday, ending a 33-day streak of declines at the pump, but the news on the fuel front for motorists was otherwise positive during the month of July. AAA......
  • How the 'unpretentious beauty' of 'flyover states' will influence your next car color

     
    Filed under: Design/Style Chemical giant BASF is getting mighty philosophical in its 2014 report Under the Radar, predicting the popular automotive colors of the 2018 model year. The company believes that the US is embracing "the unpretentious beauty of...