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Test Drive Tips That Could Save You Thousands

Brian Moody | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

When you do take your test drive, there are a few specific things you should be looking, listening and sniffing for. Yes, sniffing.

Leadership in Action: Businesses Large and Small Hiring Vets

Dakota Meyer | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Dakota Meyer

Ever since I received the Medal of Honor, I have made it my mission to help my fellow veterans make the same difficult transition I had to make from service member to civilian.

3 Steps to Planning the Perfect Road Trip

Localeur | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel

Veer off the main road, take pleasure in not being on a cramped, full flight, and let your car do what it was made to do. With the right car, the right company and the right attitude about the journey, the behind-the-wheel world is your oyster for the summer.

Practicing 'Just in Time' Marketing to Women by Focusing on Her Subjects of Interest Rather Than Her as an Object

Jenny Darroch | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Jenny Darroch

Eliminating waste by adopting just in time marketing means to avoid portraying women in different roles "just in case" she is in that role at the time you market to her. What this means is that instead of focusing on women as the object, focus on the subjects of her interest.

The Fastest Launch of Any Company, Part One

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

J.D. Power, or Dave, the founder of J.D. Power and Associates has spent decades not only building a successful global company, but also revolutionizing how consumers access information about product quality.

In Scottsdale it's Spa, Food and Adventure in the 2014 Toyota Corolla

Rita Cook | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

Scottsdale, Arizona is the perfect getaway for a jaunt anytime of the year, and while there are plenty of things to see and do in Scottsdale, consider...

Toyota Recalls 2.27 Million Cars For Airbag Glitch

AP | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag infla...

Can Fuel Economy Targets Survive All the Loopholes?

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The loopholes let the companies undercut the rules' strong targets and turn out cars and light trucks that increase pollution. It's akin to a doctor telling you: "Go ahead and smoke, as long as you go on a diet."

Americans Aren't Fazed By GM Recalls, Apparently

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business

(Adds monthly results by Ford, Toyota, VW) By Ben Klayman and Paul Lienert DETROIT, June 3 (Reuters) - Top automakers on...

Time to Put the Fear of Prison into Executives Who Would Put Profits Over People

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Something is fundamentally broken, and we need radical changes in order to fix it. We need to put the fear of prison time into the heads of top executives before they make the decision to put profits over people.

Toyota Shifts Focus to Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

Richard Ha | Posted 07.27.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Toyota made a major announcement today: It will stop focusing on pure electric vehicles, and begin focusing its attention on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. This is huge.

The Factory That Forged Me: Fremont, the Tesla Motors Plant

Carl Pope | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Ironically, this is the first time I've toured this particular auto-assembly plant (which was first owned by General Motors; then by NUMMI, a joint venture between GM and Toyota; and now by Tesla), even though much of my understanding of innovation and sustainability comes from bird-dogging the evolution of this building over the years.

New Orleans + Toyota Scion = What's Right in the World

Rita Cook | Posted 07.19.2014 | Technology
Rita Cook

Take New Orleans by storm in the sporty, yet still practical 2014 Toyota Scion. After all, New Orleans is all about the food, the people and the atmosphere so why not add to the atmosphere behind the wheel.

Toyota Won't Sing Rick Perry's Tax-Break Tune

Greg LeRoy | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Greg LeRoy

At the very least, you're supposed to make warm, grateful statements about the politician and let your real calculus remain in the corporate black box.

Company's Major Move Gives Perry 'A Walk-Off Home Run'

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he's home — hitting the road hard to t...

Which Roadtrip Movie Character Are You?

Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents

Nothing gets us more pumped for a road trip than watching them on screen: they’re always full of adventure, scenic vistas and personal discovery, no...

Transparency and Reputation: There Is No Place to Hide

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Reputation, brand and image are very important priorities for corporations, organizations and institutions. These characteristics and the products and...

16 Ways 'Kids These Days' Are Missing Out On REAL Summer Fun

Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents

The only thing better than summertime itself is being a kid during the summer. There are beaches to play on, pools to swim in, and friends to hang out...

Will ACA Late Surge Dismay GOP Fans?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


Bob Shrum and Torie Clarke diagnose Obamacare on April deadline. Growing from six enrollees on website's first day to nearly seven million now, is the biggest comeback since Kentucky, down 31, beat LSU by 2 in 1994?

Why Car Companies Are Not Becoming Safer

Kellie Cummings | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Kellie Cummings

This is the paradox of regulations. They make consumers feel safer, but they don't influence a company's misguided moral compass.

Do Corporate Fines Punish Anyone?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.24.2014 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

In my humble opinion, corporate fines for criminal conduct are a farce. Shareholders who are not guilty of the wrongdoing and many of whom did not even own the company's stock at the time of the criminal activity, in effect, pay the fine.

Toyota Admits It Deliberately Misled The Public

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

March 19 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will pay $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into its handling of consumer complaints over safety issues, ...

REPORT: Toyota Set To Pay $1 Billion In U.S. Probe

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business

The Justice Department is expected to announce a settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. as early as Wednesday that could cost the auto maker more than $1 ...

Report: Toyota Could Pay $1 Billion In U.S. Probe

AP | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting the U.S. Justice Department may reach a $1 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp., ending a fo...

Why I Will Not Buy Another Honda

Ira Israel | Posted 05.14.2014 | Business
Ira Israel

Brand loyalty is a commodity; making customers feel valued is an integral part of doing business in the new economy (in most economies, really) -- particularly when it is always possible to find competitive prices on the Internet.