| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:11 AM
If you ring in the New Year with too much cheer, don't get behind the wheel and drive drunk.
Instead, arrive alive with a designated driver or a free tow home strting through 6 a.m. Thursday with the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
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...
| May 20, 2014
Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen.
Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:51 AM
General Motors announced Thursday it will take a $1.3-billion write-down to cover the cost of repairs related to faulty ignition switch recalls, and placed two engineers at the center of the recall scandal on paid leave.
The company also said it will...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:13 AM
A Detroit man has been reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette after it was stolen from a parking lot 33 years ago, according to 7 Action News.
George Talley, 71, got a call from AAA on June 13 to tell him that his car had been located in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The world of minivans hasn’t had much excitement injected into it in a while, but look to Kia to change that later this month at the New York Auto Show.
The South Korean automaker announced Thursday that it would bring an all-new "midsize...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Have Tesla Motors sales stalled?
That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data.
Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Owners of General Motors cars under recall for ignition problems will have the due date for their emissions test extended under a plan announced by the Malloy administration on Wednesday.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally.
Regulators will continue to fine the...