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Toyota May Recall Vehicles Over Potential Seat Heater Fires

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is in discussions with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about a possible recall in the U.S. and Ca...

7 Signs You're a Minivan Owner

Jeff Bogle | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

Did you spy the wicked grille up there, junior? How 'bout them sweet curves on the rear taillights, young whippersnapper? Word. That's how I roll.

Climate Change This Week: Faster Heating, A Stitch in Time, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter. DAILY CLIMATE CHANGE: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...

Climate Change This Week: Congressional Climateers, Weather on the Mind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today the Earth got a little hotter. Via The Climate Reanalyzer here How unusual has the weather been? Looking above at recent temperature anoma...

This Toyota Trades Sensibility For Sexiness, But Here's Why It Works

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

It's not often the terms "Toyota" and "sexy" are thrown around together. The company that's known for making such cars as the Camry and Corolla is...

How Miracles Work

Gerit Quealy | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Gerit Quealy

I couldn't tell if it was the rain or the tears. That's not true, it was clearly the rain -- because the windshield wipers weren't working! Again. Te...

Toyota Brings Us One Step Closer To The Future With Hydrogen Concept Car

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toyota said Monday that it expects to sell more hydrogen-powered electric cars in the U.S. than previously planned. The car, which...

9 Brands That Kept My Marriage Stress-free in 2013

Jenny Triplett | Posted 02.23.2014 | Style
Jenny Triplett

Name brands have always been and will always be an integral part of society. They have been instilled in our long-term and short-term memories since c...

Why Are the Detroit Three Resisting New Mileage and Emissions Rules?

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The biggest single step any nation has taken to fight global warming is working. Now if the auto industry -- finally selling cleaner cars and making real profits -- would just stop fighting it.

A New Focus on Driver Awareness

Chuck Gulash | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Chuck Gulash

Modern technology has made it possible to build a true relationship between the driver and an intelligent vehicle, with the two working as teammates with a common goal of safe driving. Each will have a specific role to play, but they'll also need to learn from, communicate with, adapt to and assist one another as necessary.

Climate Change This Week: Super Typhoon, Calls to Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Super Typhoon Haiyan Blasts Thru Philippines; 10,000+ Feared Dead report Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Calum MacLeod at USA Today. Wunderground meteor...

Your Car Is Trying To Tell You Something...

Posted 11.14.2013 | Latino Voices

It's happened to every driver, either early or embarrassingly late in life: You're driving down the road, something lights up on your dashboard ... an...

7 Businesses Making Lots Of Money In Ways You Wouldn't Expect

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business

It's true -- most companies reap profits in obvious ways. Google earns a lot of money through advertising, Apple from selling iPhones and iPads and re...

Major Company Donates Efficiency, Instead Of Money, To Charities

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

Instead of handing over a big fat check, Toyota decided to share its expertise with a New York food bank to help the nonprofit serve more people, more...

5 New Features That Could Be On Your Next Car

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 09.04.2013 | Technology

DETROIT (AP) — Cameras that check around the car for pedestrians. Radar that stops you from drifting out of your lane. An engine able to turn off au...

Is Tesla, Maker of the Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year, a Good Short?

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Tesla stock has been on a rocketship this year, soaring to four times its trading value of a year ago, from $25 to $115 per share! Recently a subscriber asked me if this super hot stock was now a short. My answer: "That's going to require an article. It's not a simple yes or no."

Top Chef Richard Blais Dishes About Food, Family and Liquid Nitrogen

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Taste
The GypsyNesters

Listen in as Top Chef Richard Blais dishes about his liquid nitrogen cocktails, why he's moved to California and how to pack the perfect kids' picnic on the beach!

What Really Defines a Luxury Car?

Brian Moody | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

The idea that you can only get a luxury car from a luxury brand may be specifically American. Brands like Acura, Infiniti and Lexus were invented to sell luxurious Hondas, Nissans and Toyotas to Americans who probably don't think of Hondas, Nissans and Toyotas as luxury cars.

The 2013 Rav 4 is the Original Crossover

Rita Cook | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Rita Cook

Now, almost 20 years later the Toyota RAV4 is introducing its fourth generation offering up its latest reinvention of the world's original crossover sport utility vehicle for 2013.

Automakers From This Country Are Winning The Race For Hispanic Buyers

NBC Latino | Adrian Carrasquillo | Posted 05.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Whether it’s political elections or consumer products, everyone wants to speak to U.S. Hispanics. But when it comes to the auto industry, Japanese a...

Beware of Comics for Conservation

Pete Dominick | Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy
Pete Dominick

Comics love irony. So you might think that there would be truckloads of good jokes floating around about our environment. After all, you've got global warming, melting polar ice caps and millions of cows whose flatulence create less than desirable methane levels.

Automakers Recall Millions Of Vehicles Over Airbag Issue

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* Recall affects vehicles in N. America, Japan, Europe * Supplier learned of issue in October 2011 * Biggest-ever recall...

A New Resume Tool Designed for Our Heroes

Dakota Meyer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

This week, Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota launched the Personal Branding Resume Engine, an online tool that goes beyond typical MOS (military occupational specialty) translation and takes into account all of the skills, training, and accomplishments a person has achieved in the military.

Why It's Never Been Easier to Buy a Fuel-Efficient Vehicle

Brian Moody | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

If you've rejected hybrids, electric vehicles and diesels because of cost, weird driving dynamics or unusual styling, you may be running out of excuses.

The Future in Our Hands in Our Homes and Before Our Eyes

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

CES made clear how much our whole notion of what a computer does is changing. Only a few short years ago, we used computers only at our desks. Now there are laptops, netbooks, the Mac Air, Ultrabooks and tablets of all sizes.