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  • Traffic light turns 100 today

    Traffic light turns 100 today
    In our fast-paced world where we're always on the go, we might forget to slow down and stop to reflect on how we got to here. Take traffic signals, for example. Such a safe and orderly (most of the time) system for moving high volumes of motorized...
  • As Japan sales fall, North America powers Toyota's profit

    As Japan sales fall, North America powers Toyota's profit
    Strong sales in the U.S., favorable currency exchange rates and cost-cutting contributed to a healthy quarterly profit gain for Toyota Motor Corp. The Japanese automaker said Tuesday its net income rose 4.6% to 587.7 billion yen ($5.76 billion) for...
  • Obsolete part locks out Ford owner

    Obsolete part locks out Ford owner
    Q: I have a 2000 Ford Taurus that appears to no longer recognize the ignition key. The car has been sitting for four weeks while the local Ford dealer has unsuccessfully tried to find a replacement anti-theft module (the apparent culprit). Is it...
  • BMW's product offensive working, for now

    BMW's product offensive working, for now
    BMW remains on track to be the world's biggest luxury automaker despite a strong challenge from its German rivals.  Second quarter sales by the core BMW brand rose 8.3 percent to 458,000 vehicles, a record high, as new models such as the 4-series...
  • Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks

    Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks
    General Motors' all-new midsize trucks will roll into dealerships this fall carrying a midsize price, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will start at $20,995, while its more upmarket cousin, the GMC Canyon, will start at $21,...
  • Chrysler profit up amid investor concerns over merger with Fiat

    Chrysler profit up amid investor concerns over merger with Fiat
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Amid concerns that Fiat shareholders will prevent a merger of the Italian automaker with Chrysler Group, the American automaker reported that second-quarter profit was up 22 percent to $619 million. Fiat shares fell as much as 8.5...
  • Jeep, truck sales power Chrysler to second-quarter profit

    Helped by robust sales of Jeep sport-utility vehicles and Ram pickup trucks, Chrysler Group on Wednesday reported a jump in profits for the second quarter. The automaker said it earned $619 million, up 22% from the same period a year earlier. Revenue...
  • Rollins' scholarship-producing Alfond Inn beats projections

    Rollins' scholarship-producing Alfond Inn beats projections
    The Alfond Inn, a boutique hotel established by Rollins College a year ago to raise money for scholarships, is exceeding its income projections for 2014, the school said Wednesday. The $32.5 million Winter Park hotel was projected to have net...
  • Op-ed: Motorists are still a bigger danger than cyclists

    In his July 30 op-ed, “Is bicycling the new rude?,” Peter Rusch points out transgressions of some cyclists near Brand Park, and concludes “responsible cyclists”…are far outnumbered by … spandex laden daredevils.&...
  • First drive: Volkswagen's all-electric 2015 e-Golf

    First drive: Volkswagen's all-electric 2015 e-Golf
    For several years, Volkswagen has been watching the race to develop viable electric cars from the sidelines. But this fall, the German automaker will bring its first all-electric vehicle to the U.S., a battery-powered version of the venerable Golf,...
  • SUVs, crossovers outnumber sedan sales in U.S. for first time: IHS

    SUVs, crossovers outnumber sedan sales in U.S. for first time: IHS
    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,...