| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:05 PM
The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a gearshift on the steering column and low body cutouts.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Friday:
** France's Total SA has agreed to buy a 61.3
percent stake in InterOil Corp's Papua New Guinea gas
fields for up to $3.6 billion, as part of a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed.
In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:50 PM
It has been five years since American Airlines could say, "We're No. 1."
But when its merger with US Airways closes in December, the Fort Worth, Texas-based airline can once again claim the top spot in the airline industry.
The new American will have...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:52 PM
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — For a group that came here on what its coach called a "business" trip, the Maryland men's basketball team certainly found plenty of opportunities for pleasure during its six-day stay at the Paradise Jam.