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  • Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more

     Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16. Two 21-year-old Chicago...
  • Consumer Reports wants Toyota to recall older Camry hybrids

    Consumer Reports wants Toyota to recall older Camry hybrids
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An influential consumer magazine on Monday called on Toyota Motor Corp to recall about 177,500 older Camry hybrid sedans to address potential power brake defects. Consumer Reports, which many consumers use when studying what...
  • Ford, Ram in heavy-duty towing spat

     
    Filed under: Truck, Government/Legal, Ford, Ram Every pickup truck commercial has the brand trying to convince us that its model is the biggest, brawniest vehicle on the block. But Ford and Ram appear ready to really throw down the gauntlet and scrap over...
  • Global automakers to shutter Russian plants?

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Russia For an automaker to manufacture locally, two elements need to be in effect: for one, the market needs to be large enough to justify it, and for another, importing has to be too expensive to make it worthwhile....
  • Scion xB to be replaced by Auris hatchbach, iQ dead after 2014

     
    Filed under: Budget, Hatchback, Scion, Toyota Scion seemed like such a good idea when it was first launched. Toyota's aim was to provide young people with stylish, affordable cars that would serve as a gateway to the automaker's family of products. It was...
  • European jury names 31 candidates for 2014 Car of the Year

     
    Filed under: EuropeEvery year a panel of jurists representing a variety of automotive publications in different languages and from different countries get together and pick their Car of the Year. It's a long and exhaustive process, and it starts right...
  • Porsche acquires Kyalami race track at auction

     
    Filed under: Motorsports, Porsche, Earnings/Financials With more victories under its belt than any other manufacturer, you could say, in a figurative sense at least, that Porsche owns countless numbers of race tracks around the world. But here we're not...
  • Rocket blasts off with U.S. ‘neighborhood watch’ spy satellites

    (Reuters) - An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries' spacecraft. The 206-foot (63-meter) tall rocket, built by...
  • GM ignition switch scandal unlikely to spur safety reforms

    GM ignition switch scandal unlikely to spur safety reforms
    General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has made several trips to testify before Congress, most recently this month, about her company's defective ignition switches. The biggest headline-grabbing moment was her apology for the company's apparent 10-year...
  • Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection

    Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection
    There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center. Sparked by an event over the weekend at...
  • Nissan aims to boost U.S. sales and profit as it closes on Honda

    YOKOHAMA Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd aims to boost sales and profitability in the United States, its biggest market, an executive said, after Japan's No.2 automaker posted a 14 percent rise in quarterly U.S. sales, closing in on rival Honda...