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  • Florida accuses former Digital Domain Media officers of fraud

    Florida accuses former Digital Domain Media officers of fraud
    The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the former officers of Digital Domain Media, accusing them of defrauding the state and local governments out of $82 million. Digital Domain Media was the former owner of the Venice visual effects...
  • Honda splits Acura into its own division to revitalize brand

    Honda splits Acura into its own division to revitalize brand
    Working to shore up its upscale Acura brand, Honda Motor Co. plans to split its sales and marketing efforts into separate divisions in the U.S. Honda is looking to punch some energy into Acura, which has lagged its bigger Honda sibling in sales growth...
  • 'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act

    'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act
    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report. The...
  • Top 10 cars for 2015

    Top 10 cars for 2015
    Now that the excitement of auto show season is over, the anticipation to drive 2015 models begins. There's plenty to look forward to, because there are almost too many new vehicles to choose from such as the redesigned, more modern Ford Mustang and...
  • Tesla to retrofit 16,000 cars to reduce the risk of a fire in a crash

    Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire. Elon Musk, the electric car company's chief executive, outlined the...
  • Toyota admits misleading regulators, pays $1.2-billion federal fine

    Toyota admits misleading regulators, pays $1.2-billion federal fine
    Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay a $1.2-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly reported safety complaints about the sudden acceleration of its vehicles to regulators. It is the largest penalty of its...
  • Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case

    Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case
    Toyota Motor Co. and the Justice Department have agreed on a $1.2-billion settlement to close a criminal probe into whether the automaker handled cases of sudden acceleration properly, according to media reports. The settlement -- which could be...
  • Auto clubs back bill to give car owners control of their onboard data

    Auto clubs back bill to give car owners control of their onboard data
    SACRAMENTO -- California's two giant automobile clubs on Tuesday unveiled legislation that they said would give car owners control over a wide range data streaming from their vehicles. The bill, SB 994, was immediately attacked by auto manufacturers...
  • 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...
  • Rain delays Naperville construction projects

    Rain delays Naperville construction projects
    Several major construction projects in Naperville are facing delays due to the rainy weather this month. Work at Naper Settlement, Sportsman's Park and the new Knoch Knolls Nature Center has been affected, according to officials. The delays come as...