| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:49 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Americans like to sit tall when they drive, as shown by a report issued Wednesday by IHS Automotive showing U.S. registrations for sport utility and crossover vehicles outnumber sedans for the first time.
Through May of this year,...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is part three of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.
When it comes to day-trip adventures in Southeast Florida, we wanted to go beyond the obvious – beaches and Walt Disney World – to offer some off-the-beaten-...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:50 PM
WASHINGTON -- A top federal official said General Motors Co. had "critical information" about a faulty ignition switch that would have helped regulators determine the part was defective and could have triggered recalls years before they began in February....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:13 AM
General Motors will recall almost 500,000 late model pickup trucks and large sport-utility vehicles to fix a potential oil leak.
The automaker also said it will resume selling certain Chevrolet Cruze sedans it had pulled from the market last week after...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:08 PM
After years of delays and on the eve of a lawsuit against the government, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018.
The Department of Transportation and its National Highway...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:41 PM
April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week.
She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club.
| May 1, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Ford Motor Co. said its Chief Executive Alan Mulally will retire July 1. The automaker chief operating officer Mark Fields will be named Ford president and chief executive and join Ford’s board of directors.
The transition was expected since...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Proposals being discussed to streamline Boca Raton's development approval process concern much more than a bunch of buildings downtown. Considering the builders interested in Boca's opportunities, and citizens who want to preserve the city's small-town...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A plan for Fisker Automotive Inc. is solidifying that would put the company's gas-electric hybrid Karma luxury automobile back on the road in mid-2015, according to its newly appointed interim president.
The hope is that the newly launched car, backed...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining General Motors Co. $7,000 per day until it responds to all questions the agency submitted to it last month regarding an ignition switch defect.
NHTSA said Tuesday it would levy the fine after...
| 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.