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  • AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops

    AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops
    Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is moving headlong into a new market in Maryland: automotive repair and maintenance. "It's a major retooling of our retail structure,"...
  • BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans

    BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans
    The best place to find a diesel these days isn't a freeway truck stop. It's the country club. Brands like BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi have always sold diesel cars on their home turf back in Germany. Mercedes in particular had success selling oil-burning...
  • Horn etiquette: Think twice before 'laying on it'

    Horn etiquette: Think twice before 'laying on it'
    Q: Regarding the use of the automobile horn, there seems to be a trend in our area of people becoming totally disconnected while texting or checking emails when stopped for a red light. Several times recently, I have had to give a 'toot' to the person...
  • Upper Saucon police: Woman kidnapped her estranged girlfriend from shower

    Three days after a woman went missing during a daytime home-invasion robbery at a posh Upper Saucon condo that left police seeking a motive, investigators now believe they have one: The woman's jilted girlfriend kidnapped her to get her back. Police...
  • Subaru, Mitsubishi join other car makers in air bag recall

    Subaru, Mitsubishi join other car makers in air bag recall
    Subaru and Mitsubishi are the latest car companies to be hit by the expanding air bag recall crisis. The two Japanese automakers announced independently late last week that some of their cars are equipped with faulty air bags that could explode upon...
  • Ed Sokalski: At GM, where were the engineers — the guardians of safety?

    When we purchase a product such as a car or major appliance, we expect it to work as intended, to be reliable, to look attractive and above all to be safe. We expect the product to be rugged and of robust design and to withstand a certain amount of...
  • Kevin Hunt: Technology for the amateur spy

    Kevin Hunt: Technology for the amateur spy
    Spy technology has become so widespread and smartphone-ready that sleuthing, like golf, can be played by almost anyone. Not everyone can own a Stingray II, the controversial surveillance device from Harris Corp. that gathers cellphone data from targeted...
  • Manchester United uniform is pricey real estate, as Chevrolet knows

    Manchester United uniform is pricey real estate, as Chevrolet knows
    Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S. But two years ago more than 60% of its sales were overseas. And baseball, it turned out, wasn'...
  • Baltimore's bond rating raised to highest level in years, signaling city's improved fiscal health

    Baltimore's bond rating raised to highest level in years, signaling city's improved fiscal health
    Standard & Poor's raised Baltimore's bond rating to its highest level in years — a move that reflects growing confidence in the city's fiscal health and will lead to potentially millions of dollars in savings for the city budget. The city's new AA...
  • Convertible car buyers are educated, affluent and from California

    Convertible car buyers are educated, affluent and from California
    California is tops when it come to driving with the top down. Convertible car buyers are affluent, more educated and tend to live in California, especially Southern California, according to Experian Automotive, an industry research company and arm of...
  • Porsche, Hyundai rule car owner satisfaction survey

    Porsche, Hyundai rule car owner satisfaction survey
    Porsche is the top brand for owner satisfaction, with Hyundai the top non-premium brand, per a new study by auto industry experts J.D. Power. The German automaker was the highest-ranked nameplate, for the tenth consecutive year, in a survey of 86,000...