| Jul 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:24 PM
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.
| May 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:56 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:39 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:27 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:13 PM
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...