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  • Audi Q5

    Audi Q5
    By Jim MacPherson There are two schools of thought on how best to judge an automobile. The first holds that all you need to know is in the numbers. For these folks, acceleration times, stopping distances, fuel economy and interior measurements reveal a...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • 2012 Ford Explorer

    2012 Ford Explorer
    By Jim MacPherson Last year’s complete redesign – redefinition might be more accurate – of the Ford Explorer was a great success. Sales rose 125 percent. To accomplish this, Ford transformed the Explorer, taking it from a truck-based...
  • 2012 Infiniti FX50S

    2012 Infiniti FX50S
    Typical sport utility vehicles tend to be long on utility and short on sport. For buyers who find that disappointing, encountering the Infiniti FX should be a pleasant experience. This premium, luxury SUV turns the traditional formula for such vehicles...
  • APNewsBreak: California unveils nation's strictest rules on pesticide widely used by farmers

    California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce. The restrictions...
  • EPA announces first federal regulations for coal ash waste

    Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee washed away homes and polluted rivers, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday the first federal regulations for the toxic wastes created by coal burned to produce electricity....
  • Orlando's ozone pollution could violate proposed limits

    Orlando's ozone pollution could violate proposed limits
    The amount of lung-damaging ozone inhaled by Orange County residents in recent years would exceed new limits for the pollutant that were proposed recently by the federal government. A push by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for further...
  • Hyundai, Kia will pay $100 million for overstating fuel economy claims

    South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to penalties totaling an estimated $350 million for inflating fuel economy claims on 1.2 million vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The penalty — the largest in Clean Air...
  • Hyundai, Kia will pay record $100 million fine for false MPG claims

    South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay a $100 million fine, the largest in Clean Air Act history, for inflating the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The agreement stemmed from an...
  • Around Town: The Devil's Gate is in the details

    La CaƱada's real concern with the proposed Devil's Gate Sediment Removal Program in Hahamongna Watershed is not just the 150,000 truckloads or the removal of over 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and sediment. It's not the noise. Not the five years of...
  • EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles

    EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles
    The Obama administration's long-awaited announcement Wednesday that it wants to toughen limits on smog-forming ozone immediately generated questions about whether the plan can survive the current political climate and how much its cost will factor in...