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Public transportation at its highest level since 1956

Mar 10, 2014
Americans took more than 10 billion public transport trips in 2013.
Posted In: public transportation, cars, driving, Transportation

In the car evaluation industry, everyone is a winner

Mar 4, 2014
Oh, your car won an award? So did everyone else's.
Posted In: cars, automotive, awards

'Lexus lanes' and the price of saving time

Mar 4, 2014
Express lane tolling systems were designed to keep lanes free by jacking up prices during peak periods. But it turns out rush-hour drivers aren't discouraged by sky-high tolls.
Posted In: Transportation, toll lanes, express lanes, freeway, cars

PODCAST: Markets react to Ukraine

Mar 3, 2014
We look at the economics of Russia's military moves in Ukraine. And, car sales lagged as winter weather put a chill on car buyers, so automakers are letting their discounts run a little longer.
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, cars

Auto union regroups after defeat in Tennessee vote

Feb 17, 2014
The autoworker's union in the wake of the Tennessee vote.
Posted In: UAW, tennessee, cars

How do rental car companies make money?

Feb 10, 2014
And seriously, what's with those key chains you can't take apart?
Posted In: rental car, cars, Hertz

What do our cars know about us?

Jan 16, 2014
Ford's CEO got in some hot water after his comments about Ford cars collecting data on drivers worried some consumers. What are the emerging privacy issues we should be thinking about when it comes to new car technology.
Posted In: Ford, big data, cars

When Apple and Google get into your car

Jan 13, 2014
At the Detroit Auto Show, it's clear that cars are becoming the biggest mobile device we own.
Posted In: cars, gps

Cars get even more connected with Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Jan 6, 2014
Honda and GM will join Audi in using Android operating systems.
Posted In: cars, Google, audi, Honda, GM

Fiat hopes Chrysler deal will help it compete with VW, Toyota

Jan 2, 2014
The Italian carmaker hopes the deal will make them more competitive, and give them more of Chrysler's cash.
Posted In: Fiat, Chrysler, cars

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