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  • Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car

    Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car
    The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question:...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Concours d'Elegance begins with Dawn Patrol

    2014 Pebble Beach: Concours d'Elegance begins with Dawn Patrol
    Long before dawn, the faithful came to gather in the darkness on the 18th green of the legendary Pebble Beach Golf Links and wait for the arrival of the vintage automobiles that have come to compete in the Concours d'Elegance car show. On a cool, calm...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: '54 Ferrari 375 MM wins Concours best of show award

    2014 Pebble Beach: '54 Ferrari 375 MM wins Concours best of show award
    A 1954 Ferrari 375 MM originally built for Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini was named best of show at the 64th Annual Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, concluding the Monterey-area gathering of the world's most exotic and expensive automobiles....
  • Newport News food vendors criticize new rules

    Newport News food vendors criticize new rules
    Every day for the last decade, Jeffrey Thompson has set up his mobile hot dog cart on 50th Street at 3 a.m. to serve hundreds of Newport News Shipbuilding's night shift workers during their lunch breaks. Now, as a result of the city's new food cart...
  • With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

    With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich
    GOTHENBURG Sweden (Reuters) - With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-...
  • Redesigned, refreshed and all-new: What's the difference?

    Redesigned, refreshed and all-new: What's the difference?
    If you've spent any time looking for a new car, you've probably noticed that some terms keep popping up again and again. Phrases like all-new, redesigned or even refreshed may seem like variations on the same theme, but these terms actually mean different...
  • Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million

    Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million
    Private equity firm GTCR has completed its purchase of a Vernon Hills-based laboratory equipment maker for $480 million in cash. Cole-Parmer Instrument Co. was sold by Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to GTCR, the former firm of...
  • Little things make a big difference in redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback

    Little things make a big difference in redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback
    Enjoying a car you haven’t driven is like enjoying a meal you haven’t eaten: it just leaves you wanting more. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into the 2015 Subaru Outback. At a recent media demo, Subaru showed how it’s taken all...
  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

    GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said. The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...
  • How to check if your car was recalled but not fixed

    Car owners and buyers will be able to look up whether a vehicle has been recalled and fixed under a new federal program launched late Tuesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed an online search tool where drivers can...
  • Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory
    BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire in the former Remington Arms factory. The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. in the vacant structure near Barnum Avenue and Helen Street. Firefighters also answered a call at the same...