| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:20 AM
There's a difference between data and information. Information has context and relevance. It's the building block of knowledge. Data can be trivial: meaningless facts. How many rivets are there in the Eiffel Tower? I don't know, and I don't care unless...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Before January 1 is a great time to buy a 2013 car. Consumer Reports says that you can save hundreds of dollars if you take advantage of end-of-the-month, as well as end-of-the-year, deals.
Sticker price is one thing, but how much will a car really cost...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:03 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 pickup are the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners.
The winners were unveiled Monday morning at Cobo Center in Detroit.
Car finalists were the Cadillac ATS, Ford Fusion, and Honda Accord....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Automotive journalists named the Cadillac ATS sports sedan and the Chrysler Ram 1500 pickup truck as the North American car and truck of the year at the opening of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
A panel of 49 automotive...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Baltimore's speed and red light camera system has experienced a near-complete shutdown during what city officials are calling a problematic transition to a new contractor, records show, and the new vendor says it could take four months to get its system...
| Jan 6, 2013
Here’s a hot tip: If you want a car that you can really get excited about, choose one that gives you great fuel economy, a fun driving experience and/or luxurious surroundings.
That’s the clear message from Consumer Reports’ latest...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The redesigned 2014 Subaru Forester captured the top spot in Consumer Reports' reviews of small SUVs.
It bested similar crossovers that were recently redesigned, including the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5, in what has become a competitive...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:50 PM
People will cozy up to the redesigned Volkswagen Beetle convertible for the same reason they like Furbies, pugs and YouTube toddlers: It's cute. It's also better in many ways than its predecessor, which went eight model years without a redesign, but...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:18 AM
The car's navigation device veered you off the beaten track into the twilight zones of the Everglades or Weston's winding roads.
It directs you to exit off a ramp along construction-jammed Interstate 595 and the ramp is closed.
Or it sees you want...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:37 AM
BMW is recalling 42,000 of its model year 2002 and 2003 3-series cars because of front-passenger-side air bags that may not inflate properly in a collision, the automaker said Monday.
BMW is the latest to join a group of five other automakers that...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:57 PM
The sales force for the port of Baltimore travels the country and the world, looking for business.
It could be farm equipment manufactured in the Midwest on its way to Australia or furniture coming from South America or Alabama-built Hondas headed for...