Jan 9, 2013 Amid the tablets and the smartphones at CES, Toyota is showing off a robot car, called the Lexus LS460. In New York's Chelsea neighborhood, they turned an old elevated rail line into a public park. Now that part of town is getting another amenity with no admission charge: Free Wi-Fi courtesy of Google.
Dec 27, 2012 The automaker Toyota has agreed to one of the largest settlements in automotive history. Pending court approval, the company will pay more than $1 billion to resolve a class-action lawsuit related to unintended acceleration.
Dec 21, 2012 Honk if your palms are sweaty! Carmakers are heading down the road toward biometric technology.
Nov 16, 2012 After agreeing to pay the U.S. government $4.5 billion to settle criminal charges stemming from the Gulf oil spill, BP could face even higher civil penalties. Is such grave punishment in the government's best interest?
Nov 6, 2012 Toyota and other Japanese carmakers are reporting lower sales in China due to the two nations' dispute over offshore islands, but Toyota projects higher earnings worldwide.
Oct 10, 2012 Toyota recalls 7.4 million vehicles after a sticky power window switch caused fires. Two years ago, Toyota suffered from sticky accelerators.
Oct 10, 2012 There haven't been any reported safety issues over the power window switch problems, but Toyota isn't taking any chances with this recall.
Sep 28, 2012 Bank of America will pay $2.4 billion to shareholders who accused it of withholding negative information about Merrill Lynch's finances.
Heidi N. Moore
Sep 28, 2012 Bank of America will pay $2.4 billion to shareholders as part of a settlement announced this morning. It's compensation for maybe not sharing the whole story when B of A bought the failing brokerage Merrill Lynch in 2008.