| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Pleistocene, shmeistocene. To lovers of North America’s wild horses, the mustangs’ link to their Ice Age relatives is far more important than their descent from introduced, domesticated horses.
The fans of today’s wild horses are...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:47 AM
There’s growing debate in Beatles fan circles over whether an untitled, unidentified recording that’s been available for half a century is or isn’t the work of the Fab Four themselves.
The track in question, featured prominently in the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Starz is developing an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's urban fantasy novel "American Gods" with Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for FremantleMedia North America.
The pilot script will be penned by Fuller ("Hannibal") and Green ("The River"). If the project...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:32 AM
A steady decline in cars with high domestic-parts content had us wondering when the American-Made Index would have fewer than 10 cars. This year, that nearly happened. For the 2014 model year, there are no "honorable mentions"; all 10 that......
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Remarkable. But typical. This administration has just released a 42-page advertisement for itself that it calls a report. In it, Barack Obama & Co. take more than full credit for the dramatic change in this country's energy prospects -- from the long...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Three decades ago the minivan appeared as a viable replacement for the stodgy station wagon.
Now, Ford thinks it has a viable alternative to the stodgy minivan: the Transit Connect Wagon.
Just don't call it a wagon around anyone wearing a Ford logo....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
North America, now the world's biggest market for personal wealth, will be overtaken in 2018 by an Asia-Pacific region that is producing an increasing number of millionaires, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group. In the firm's annual review...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TV production firm FremantleMedia North America has formed Tiny Riot, a digital content studio that consolidates its original Internet-video initiatives under a new name.
The new studio label comprises FMNA's different digital businesses, including The...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being.
I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:33 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is recalling a total of 1.1 million SUVs in North America for the possible loss of power steering.
Ford said 195,527 Explorer SUVs in North America from the 2011 to 2013 model years are to be...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:07 PM
It’s odd, and I’m old, but I don’t ever recall seeing so many carmaker recalls.
Or, put another way: Has General Motors built any cars recently that don’t need to be recalled?
On Tuesday, the new poster boy for bad...