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  • Attackers killed after firing on Kabul airport

    Taliban insurgents attacked the Kabul international airport Thursday by firing grenades from a nearby building, prompting a response by Afghan and international security forces in which all the assailants were killed, officials said. No civilians were...
  • Fiat Chrysler denies report of merger talks with VW

    By Andreas Cremer and Agnieszka Flak BERLIN/MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it's in merger talks with Volkswagen , while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its agenda. Germany's Manager Magazin said on...
  • Delphi CEO says the bad ignition switch was GM's responsibility

    (Reuters) - The chief executive of Delphi Automotive , the auto supplier that supplied the defective switch to General Motors Co that has been linked to at least 13 deaths, said on Thursday that the automaker was responsible for approving the faulty...
  • Fifty-cent Cokes? They still exist

    Fifty-cent Cokes? They still exist
    On a corner of West Martin Street, inside an old auto machine shop, there stands a secret so precious I hesitate to share it a stubborn remnant of days when pocket change bought more than a homeless man's smile. It's scarcer than free parking, rarer...
  • Virginia education secretary visits shipyard apprentice school | With photon

    Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton toured the Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding on Wednesday, visiting classrooms to get feedback from tomorrow's builders of aircraft carriers and submarines. According to company press release,...
  • Exclusive: GM recalled some cars with problematic switches; others deemed safe

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes

    Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes
    Nissan plans to introduce a series of autonomous driving functions in its vehicles to convince consumers that self-driving cars represent the future of automotive technology. Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA,...
  • Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness

    Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness
    MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife. Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
  • UK firm touts one-man flying machine for police and military

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Once the preserve of science fiction, a one-man flying machine is now a viable, cost-effective option for the police and military, according to UK manufacturer Parajet International. Paramotors - which require pilots to...
  • VW, Fiat deny they're talking about a merger

    DETROIT Fiat, the Italian automaker, said Thursday that contrary to a German magazine report, it is not considering a merger with Volkswagen. "No merger discussions between Fiat and Volkswagen were held," said Andrea Griva, a spokesman for Exor, Fiat's...
  • Scion tC

    Scion tC
    Nearly two decades ago, the higher-ups at Toyota noticed a disturbing trend. Their existing customers, who started buying Toyotas when they were young, were mostly remaining loyal to the brand as they aged. The problem was their children. The members of...