| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Competes with: Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson Looks like: Cleaner-looking nose, more chrome trim Drivetrain: 148-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and five-speed manual or CVT Hits dealerships: This summer Mitsubishi's smallest crossover and...
| Mar 20, 2012
For any luxury car brand, one indicator of success is whether customers know the mainstream brand to which it is related.
It's better if they don't.
Audi has gone to great lengths — even foregoing the cost savings that come with sharing parts ...
| Mar 27, 2012
For years, the electric vehicle industry has been eager to build a better electric car battery: one that extends range while having a longer overall life, is affordable, quick-charging and safe.
Now Envia Systems, a start-up based in Newark, Calif.,...
| Oct 27, 2012
Q: My wife and I owned a 2001 Mercury Marquis and a 2001 Lincoln Town Car. At 70,000 miles, the driver's side ball joint broke on the Mercury as my wife was parking the car. It had been making noise for some time, but the garage said it was OK. At a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:38 PM
SAN DIEGO-- With one week until the election Proposition 33 is driving a serious debate about how much California consumers should pay for car insurance.
Prop 33 would let insurance companies set prices based on the driver's history of insurance...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:53 AM
For the first time in South Bend history, the mercury hit 100 degrees on July 4th.
WSBT-TV Chief Meteorologist Paul Emmick says the 100 degree temperature Wednesday afternoon broke the old Independence Day record of 99 last achieved in 1921.
| Sep 20, 2012
Two years ago, voters rejected an ill-conceived ballot measure that would have allowed auto insurers to offer discounts to people who had been covered by competing companies, but which would have done so at the expense of new drivers and those who had let...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 1:34 AM
I have owned all kinds of cars over the years: a ’66 Lincoln Continental, a ’65 Ford Econoline pickup, a series of Mercury Cougars, a ’49 Dodge Coronet, a Scion xB (the toaster), and my ’68 Mustang. They all have one thing in...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:00 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Opponents of an auto insurance initiative on the November ballot are accusing supporters of violating state cyber-fraud laws by buying up all the addresses for potential yes and no Internet sites.
But the campaign for Proposition 33, waxing...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:47 AM
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - The Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center is huge and homely and almost 50 years old. It's tall enough to house a 363-foot Saturn V rocket, wide and deep enough to dwarf a space shuttle, cavernous enough for its powerful...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The quandry of what to do with four antique cars located in Georgia that had to be moved with the owner to Indiana is how Dave Guy of Grand Rapids, Mich., became the new owner of a 1930 Model A Ford two-door sedan.
"I grew up with Model A Fords in South...