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North America

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  • 2014 American-Made Index: Fewest Cars Ever

     
    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......
  • Shale gas, the silent revolution

    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...
  • 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan

    2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan
    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....
  • Asia to overtake North America as biggest center of personal wealth, study shows

    Asia to overtake North America as biggest center of personal wealth, study shows
    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...
  • FremantleMedia North America Picks 'Tiny Riot' as Name for Digital Studio

    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...
  • Dog care — easier than Obamacare

    Dog care — easier than Obamacare
    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...
  • Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs on possible power steering loss

    Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs on possible power steering loss
    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...
  • Has GM made any cars recently that don't have to be recalled?

    Has GM made any cars recently that don't have to be recalled?
    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...
  • Johnny Clegg is back with stories — and a stripped-down sound

    In the midst of a sold-out stop on the most extensive North American tour of his career, South African musician Johnny Clegg is reminiscing about his first national tour of his native country more than three decades ago. That was back in the bad old...
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: What to expect on the road

    Some of America's--and Italy's--most iconic car brands are getting a makeover. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world's seventh largest automaker, unveiled its ambitious five-year plan to investors and media on May 6, 2014. American heritage brands Jeep,...
  • Toyota to move 3,000 jobs from Southern California to Texas

    Toyota to move 3,000 jobs from Southern California to Texas
    Toyota Motor Corp. said it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years. The move will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,000 positions in its financial...